Gov. Jay Inslee has promoted self-driving cars as a way to reduce traffic and pollution. But it’s possible driverless vehicles could make congestion worse unless people dramatically change they way they use cars, experts say.
Researchers at Harborview’s Injury Prevention and Research Center found that nearly 40 percent of fireworks injuries come from shell-and-mortar style fireworks. They are legal in Washington state, but the injuries they cause are more similar to those inflicted by illegal fireworks
Brittany Marquez is not a mixed martial arts fighter and only recently started to appreciate the sport, so she surprised even herself by opening an MMA studio in Kelso Monday just weeks after hatching the idea.
The fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles by Seattle police has energized efforts to change Washington’s deadly-force law. A group plans to announce an initiative soon that would establish statewide standards for officer training in de-escalation techniques and crisis intervention.