Washington state

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Washington Circle K shooter apparently kills self as police close in
Police say 21-year-old Jarid Haddock ‘just walked in and started shooting’, killing three in a ‘random situation’

Guardian staff and agencies

25, Jan, 2023 @1:50 AM

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Human toll of deadly US storm grows in ‘blizzard of the century’
Heartbreaking stories pour in about people missing a heart transplant or dying inside a car

Maya Yang in New York

29, Dec, 2022 @9:25 PM

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Western US battles rain and flooding as ‘atmospheric river’ storm hits
Portions of northern California, Oregon and Washington could see an inch of rain an hour, spurring mudslides and debris flows

Victoria Bekiempis

28, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Attacks on Pacific north-west power stations raise fears for US electric grid
Series of attacks come after assault on North Carolina facilities cut electricity to 40,000

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

10, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I don’t have the funds’: a diabetic prisoner pleaded for insulin supplies before his death
Clifford Farrar collapsed after seeking care last year. His death exposes the health crisis in Washington state prisons

Felix Sitthivong in Aberdeen, Washington, and Sam Levin in Los Angeles

15, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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TikTok user entombs bag of Cheetos to be opened in 10,000 years
Meme artist @Sunday.nobody builds $1,200 sarcophagus for cheesy snack ‘for future civilizations to find’

Edward Helmore

08, Nov, 2022 @2:59 PM

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Washington state woman survives bear attack by punching animal’s nose
Woman was taking dog out when she was ‘charged by an adult female black bear’ and sustained non-life threatening injuries

Adam Gabbatt

23, Oct, 2022 @4:53 PM

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Washington state woman survives being stabbed and buried alive
Victim was able to alert contacts via smartwatch after attack by estranged husband, then escape from early grave to seek help

Gloria Oladipo

21, Oct, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Seattle and Portland mired in poor air quality as wildfires smoke up sky
The air was difficult to breathe and residents struggled with haze as numerous fires smolder in US north-west

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Oct, 2022 @1:36 AM

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Six endangered wolves found dead in Washington were poisoned, officials say
The state’s wildlife agency is offering a reward of $51,000 for tips leading to conviction in the case to help protect the animals

Guardian staff and agency

11, Oct, 2022 @6:33 PM

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The experiment that may have saved a Washington town from falling into the ocean
A dynamic revetment project, created from long berms of piled stones and sand, appears to be keeping the shoreline from eroding

Erick Bengel

08, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Republican Senate candidate says she’s anti-abortion but against federal ban
Tiffany Smiley, a trained nurse, wants to win in Washington state, where a 1991 law protects abortion access

Maya Yang

04, Sep, 2022 @7:03 PM

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