Northwest

The road to rebuilding Malden; what comes next

The smoke has settled. Now, it's time to rebuild. More than two weeks have passed since a wildfire burned about 100 homes in Malden, and the people who live there are working on a plan to put their town back together.

Seattle City Council overrides mayor's veto of policing cuts

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday evening to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s vetoes of adjustments to this year’s budget. The council’s proposals approved…

New push to retire Native team names headed to Legislature

The first Native American woman elected to the Washington state House of Representatives says she is drafting legislation to remove Native-themed mascots and team names at public schools. This has been a goal of Native American leaders, but has new-found momentum after the Washington, DC, NFL football team’s name change.