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The ship responsible for the biggest NW Drug Bust in history- Helena Star
(US Coast Guard Photo- 3rd Class Petty Officer Scott Wingfield)

Washington to Prosecute Owner of Derelict Freighter Sunken Near Tacoma

It's being called the biggest case of environmental crime in Washington in over a decade -- and the sunken boat in question was once part of the biggest drug sting in U.S. history!

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Vista Field 1948
(Courtesy US Geological Service-Abandoned And Forgotten Airfields Website)

Vista Field – A Piece of Tri-City History Goes Away (PICTURES)

It's been featured quite a bit in the news the last couple of years, mainly for economic and political reasons.  But few are noticing the history of one of the Tri-Cities most unique landmarks that will now be going away.

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Post Falls Dam
(Townsquare media image)

Post Falls, WA Is Rich in History and Scenery — Great for a ‘Staycation’ [PHOTOS]

It does take a few hours to get there, but it's worth the scenery.

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Oregon History Museum exhibit
(Oregon History Museum)

Vacation Idea: Oregon History Museum to Feature Never-Before-Seen Presidential Memorabilia

The Oregon Historical Society has scored a coup with its new collection.

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Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler coming to Tri-Cities
(Courtesy of Portland Spirit website)

Historic Columbia Gorge Sternwheel Ship Coming To Tri-Cities in April

A chance to experience river travel as it was done a century ago.

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50 things we don't do anymore due to technology
(Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

50 Things We Don’t Do Anymore – Due To Technology

How times have changed. Perhaps if you're old enough, you recall some of these.

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What are Seattle's chances for Super Bowl?
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

No One to Blame For Seahawks Loss – It’s Just Playoff Football

Facebook and the web were full of blame Sunday afternoon after the 'Hawks loss.

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Most popular baby names in Washington for last year
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Top Baby Names in Washington Last Year – Is Yours on List?

The Washington State Department of Health says parents are becoming more "creative" than in decades past.

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Christmas History
Getty Images, Wiki Commons

10 Unusual Historical Events That Happened During Christmas

Everyone knows Christmas Day is all about tearing open presents, spending time with loved ones, gorging on lots of good food and celebrating the holiday spirit in general. Even though most of us have got the holiday thing down by now, some folks out there might not be aware of some of the unusual and history-making events marking Christmas Day and Christmas Eve in the past.

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Pearl Harbor attack
National Archives and Records Administration

This Day in History for December 7 — Attack on Pearl Harbor, and More

Here’s a look at some  events that took place on this day in history:

1787: Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution (more info)

1941: In an early-morning sneak attack, Japanese warplanes bomb the U.S. naval base at Oahu Island's Pearl Harbor, causing the United States to enter World War II (more info)

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