The Local News Settlement reached in ACLU lawsuit against CIA interrogation 2017-08-17T08:39:14.000000000-07:00 SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two psychologists involved in designing the CIA’s harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed Thursday. Trial had been sched... Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers 2017-08-17T08:15:12.000000000-07:00 DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from the bones of domesticated turkeys. The DNA shows the Mesa Verde people raised turkeys that had telltale simil... Solar-eclipse forecast: Will there be clouds in Seattle and Oregon? 2017-08-17T07:10:03.000000000-07:00 Here are the chances cloud cover could ruin your view of the most anticipated celestial event in a generation. 3 police officers treated after exposure to heroin smoke 2017-08-17T06:38:57.000000000-07:00 The Arlington officers were treated after police said a woman smoked heroin in front of them at a hotel. Wildfire destroys house near Ephrata in Central Washington, evacuations ordered 2017-08-17T06:13:47.000000000-07:00 The Monument Hill Fire grew quickly, sparking evacuation orders for more than 80 homes near Ephrata. Gore to give keynote at US clean energy summit in Las Vegas 2017-08-17T06:12:10.000000000-07:00 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a national clean energy summit in Las Vegas this fall. Former Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval are co-hosting the Oct. 13 event. Reid launched the first summit 10 years ago, ... The most dangerous intersections in Seattle for bicyclists and pedestrians 2017-08-17T06:00:53.000000000-07:00 While Seattle is one of the country’s safest major cities for pedestrians, we’re not yet at the city’s goal of eliminating pedestrian deaths and major injuries. Where are bike and pedestrian injuries happening? Here are some of the hot spots around the city. Seattle-area bicyclists, pedestrians: How safe do you feel getting around here? 2017-08-17T06:00:00.000000000-07:00 Research by national safety advocates says the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area is one of the country’s safest metropolitan regions for people on foot. Do you agree? Seattle candidate accused of defrauding first-in-nation democracy-voucher program 2017-08-17T06:00:00.000000000-07:00 Five voters contacted by The Seattle Times said they did not contribute to candidate Sheley Secrest in her bid for taxpayer-funded democracy vouchers, although her campaign reported they did. Secrest denies any wrongdoing. Now that we can say white supremacy, we can end it 2017-08-17T06:00:00.000000000-07:00 Charlottesville and Trump should open the eyes of Americans to racism at all levels.