Two Seattle Police officers placed on leave in probe into Capitol mob

Seattle’s police chief says two city officers were apparently in Washington, D.C., Wednesday when a violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol and that an investigation will be launched to find out whether they committed criminal acts.

Washington family loses home in wildfire, then all test positive for COVID-19

Many people have said 2020 has been one blow after another, and one local family knows that all too well. Soon after losing everything in the Babb Road Fire in eastern Washington, all seven family members tested positive for COVID-19. Now they’re trying to pick up the pieces, while also battling the virus.

Smoke chokes West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing

Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year.

High alert: Deadly Northwest fires burn hundreds of homes

Deadly windblown wildfires raging across the Pacific Northwest destroyed hundreds of homes in Oregon, the governor said Wednesday, warning it could be the greatest loss of life and property from wildfire in state history.