Wildfire evacuations ordered in Okanogan County

A wildfire between Twisp and Winthrop has prompted evacuations in Okanogan County. Highway 20 is closed west of Twisp and east of Winthrop, the Washington...

“Just another Speeder” But Not to This Grays Harbor Trooper

Hoquiam — Speeding motorists are not exactly on a WSP troopers endangered species list but the extra effort by a Hoquiam trooper to track...

Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Safety Emphasis

-- For most, Memorial Day weekend is the first 3-day weekend many have had off since the beginning of the year. This is...

WSP statement on call for Protestors to block the Freeway System

King County: This release is in response to inquiries to the Washington State Patrol (WSP) about calls for protestors to block the freeway...

Robbery Suspects in Custody after Brief Standoff

Two armed robbery suspects are in custody after a brief standoff earlier this morning. The incident began on 128th in Everett at around 1...

Prevent Wildfire Arson in Washington – Spread the Facts Not the Fire

Wildfire Arson – the intentional and/or reckless burning of underdeveloped wildland or uncultivated land – is the cause of many large and damaging wildfires...

Seizure in Des Moines nets over 2 tons of Illegal Fireworks

The State Fire Marshal’s Office seized an illegal shipment of fireworks at a local moving and storage facility in Des Moines, Washington.  An employee...

Comments sought on 75 mph speed limit request for Interstate 90

A request to increase speed limits on a roughly 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in eastern Washington is being considered and the Washington State...

Motorcyclist Dies in Collision at Evergreen Fair Drag Race

A male riding his motorcycle as part of the Evergreen Fair drag races was killed when he collided with a bus at the track....