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Oct. 26—The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which shut down in 2017 after a storied 146-year run of three-ring entertainment around the world, could be making a comeback. Officials from Ellenton-based Feld Entertainment, which owns the circus operation, said during a recent panel discussion for venue operators that a new version of the circus without animals is expected to make its ...

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SEATTLE — An investigation headed by former U.S. Attorney Brian Moran has found Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer violated policies on bias-free policing and other professional standards during a controversial January encounter with a Black newspaper carrier. The 48-page report, released Tuesday, faulted Troyer’s late-night off-duty decision to follow a car driven by then-24-year old Sedrick ...

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Oct. 26—Yakima County's operating budget is headed in a positive direction if a projected rise in sales and property tax revenues is accurate. "The overall budget outlook is good, but we are cautiously optimistic the revenue will stay strong for 2022," county Finance Director Craig Warner said. Yakima County commissioners approved a 2022 proposed operating budget Tuesday that includes revenue ...

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Oct. 26—Yakima police arrested a man who they say was carrying a gun and had a stolen car following a nearly two-hour foot chase that triggered a school lockdown. The incident began around 1:10 p.m. when a Yakima police officer investigated a stolen car and the suspect, a 23-year-old Tieton man, ran from him and produced a handgun, said Lt. Chad Stephens. During the chase, the suspect went ...

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Two more election specialists are headed for government jobs, continuing President Biden's run of nominating civil and voting rights experts to his administration and the federal courts. Myrna Pérez, director of the voting rights and election program at New York University's Brennan Center for Justice, was confirmed this week to serve on the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. She will be the first ...

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Oct. 26—Maine's Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday it is taking a series of steps in response to a consultant's report last week that outlined broad recommendations for improving the state's long beleaguered child protective system. In a news release, DHHS said it already has begun implementing some of the recommendations from Casey Family Programs, a Seattle-based nonprofit ...

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During his decade with the Seahawks — in which he has become the unquestioned greatest quarterback in franchise history — Russell Wilson’s greatest attribute has been his ability to close out games, to steal a phrase from baseball, his other favorite sport. Wilson’s 35 fourth-quarter or overtime comebacks in 165 career games (including playoffs) since 2012 is the most in the NFL. And as coach ...

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Oct. 26—Grace Coffee Co. burst onto the Madison coffee house scene in May 2019 and rapidly expanded to six locations. But behind its stylish veneer are concerns about cut corners, poor management and a significant number of health code violations, including sugar contaminated by wastewater, fly-covered pastries and improperly stored raw meat. Of the 564 restaurants and retail food stores the ...

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Oct. 26—Cowlitz County's COVID-19 cases continue to decline, but at an apparently slower rate than earlier this month. The county recorded 93 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, bringing the total to 11,911 confirmed and 1,423 probable cases. An updated number of COVID-19 deaths was unavailable because of a delay in the state's data process, according to the Department of Health website. ...