The Biden administration gave $75 million in aid to the three communities in Alaska and Washington. Eight other Tribal communities received an additional $40 million.
Seattle Pacific University Board of Trustees Chair Cedric Davis says the trustees made their decision based on what they believed was most in line with the college's mission, according to a statement.
The Washington, D.C., hotel run by Donald Trump's family company while he was president has been sold to a Miami-based investor fund.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is extending mandates and restrictions while much of the U.S. celebrates declining COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations.
Health officials are asking more than 300 people who were in attendance to get tested and quarantine after a large wedding earlier this month near Ritzville, Wash.
A change in weather conditions is being seen as a needed assist for nearly 30,000 fire personnel battling blazes. Authorities are also attempting to debunk online rumors about the cause of the fires.
Farmworkers in Washington state have gone to court to demand overtime pay. Coronavirus outbreaks in agricultural communities have focused new attention on working conditions and pay on farms.
The NAACP's president called the move an "exceptional opportunity." He said it will allow the organization to "amplify the voices of the Black people as we fight for the crucial policy changes."
When COVID-19 caused border closures, a woman from British Columbia and her fiancé in Washington state were unable to see each other — not even for their wedding.
Some 1,600 troops airlifted for possible deployment in the nation's capital are returning to their home bases, after President Trump failed to invoke the law required for using such forces.