I was raised in Washington State, and until I was in my teens, I didn't think anything bad could ever happen between our Washington State borders, that's the other states

I was naive.

Ok, more so, I was oblivious to the real world. News just seemed like "news" to me. But like other states, Washington State is full of mysteries, secrets and horrible people.


I like many, like to fall asleep to creepy stories, and true crimes. Why not have this little number to read as well before you turn the lights off (unless they already are, then don't put your foot over the bed.)

How about a good mystery? Why so many Ghost towns in WA?

8 Lost Ghost Towns in Washington

Looking to see a piece of history? Pack up for a road trip and check out these Washington ghost towns.

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Okay, okay, now let's really dive into the gore. While I also want to take the time to say this.

If you or anyone you know is/was a victim of any of the following crimes, our deepest condolences to you and your loved ones.

The 12 Deadliest Serial Killers in Washington State's Bloody History

Every state is known for something. Florida has swamps and beautiful weather, Iowa has wrestling and corn, New York has Manhattan and Brooklyn-style pizza, Maryland has crabcakes. Washington has apples, wine, IPAs, and serial killers. This article is not meant to glorify these evil people in any way, just shed some light on a bizarre Washington truth. From Bundy to the Green River Killer, these are twelve of the deadliest killers in Washington state history.

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Ted Bundy, a name that residents of Washington State shutter when they hear the name. One on the list, Joseph Kondro, I had no clue about! So, chilling.

Is there something in the Water in Washington State?

No, it's just a sad part of life and I wish it wasn't even possible.

Are there any stories from Washington State that stick out to you? As I've grown older, I see more and more of the bad, but we have to remember, there is plenty of GOOD out there still, even in Washington State.

LOOK: 50 Washington Innovations

Invention and innovation happen all over the world, all the time - but there's no denying that Washington State has contributed a distinct collection of ideas that have changed the world. Here's a look at over 100 years of innovations created in Washington, as chronicled in part by the Washington State Department of Commerce.

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The 15 Best Places to Retire in Washington State

The Wrong Shoes for Washington State Hiking

Please, if you do attempt a hike in WA State, make sure you are wearing the right shoes. You do not want to end up in pain from wearing the wrong ones. And if you wear any of the shoes below for your hike, don't say I didn't warn you.

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