An anticipated legislative proposal by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee could result in consumers paying more at the gas pump to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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What started out as some housekeeping on the Centralia Floodplain Management ordinance turned into lofty discussion of unnecessary regulations Tuesday night.
Skeletal remains found in Centralia earlier this year have been identified as an 18-year-old Spanaway man missing for more than two years.
A woman charged with running down a Fife police officer and shooting at police during a pursuit on Interstate 5 was arrested Thursday night in Lakewood.
Lewis County can be a great place to live and work, but it needs a great deal of help to remedy major issues such as unemployment, obesity and alcohol abuse.
In the wake of a new marijuana moratorium — this time lasting a year — a local retail license holder is fed up with the process.
YAKIMA, Wash. — In an unprecedented move, tribal leaders from the Northwest and Canada, including the Yakama Nation, have teamed up with the region’s religious communities to call for updates to the Columbia River Treaty.
Double-digit tuition increases. Class cuts that would make it harder to finish a degree in four years. Enrollment cutbacks that would make it more difficult to get admitted to a state university.
As teen pregnancies decline nationally, new data suggests the dip may be even steeper in Spokane.
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, reacting to one police officer’s personal campaign to write citations for public marijuana use, plans to seek dismissal of more than 85 tickets issued during the first seven months of the year, according to two City Hall sources.
The latest man charged in a string of South Sound bank robberies told police he did it to buy a gun because a man hurt his young daughter but instead spent the stolen cash on drugs, court records show.
With action to reauthorize or rewrite the No Child Left Behind education law stalled at the federal level, states across the country are left trying to navigate the waters of a widely unpopular law. Washington and Oklahoma have lost their waivers, and other states are in jeopardy of doing the same.
It was warm, it was dry, it never got too hot, and all of it made for a running topic of discussion these past three months, with more than one person overheard asking, “How about this summer, huh?”
BELLINGHAM — The first recreational marijuana stores in Bellingham opened with long lines and much fanfare this July, but college officials say legal marijuana hasn’t had much effect on local campuses.
The student body continues to grow at Washington State University Vancouver, where enrollment increased by 5.4 percent over last fall.