A man who allegedly threatened to cut out the tongue of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott — rattling the congressman so badly he brought a shovel to his office for protection — has been charged with intimidating a public servant and telephone harassment.
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A federal judge in Seattle has rejected the Obama administration’s effort to dismiss a class-action lawsuit that could force the government to provide attorneys to thousands of children who face deportation in U.S. immigration courts.
The Olympia City Council has approved the purchase of 149 total acres of land for parks.
A sea lion that swam and waddled at least 50 miles from the ocean into an Oakville cattle farm was found dead on Friday in Olympia.
Four veteran members of the KING 5 newsroom, including anchor Dennis Bounds, and a number of other staffers have accepted voluntary retirement offers.
In the end, federal prosecutors weren’t able to convince a jury that state Auditor Troy Kelley stole $3 million, evaded taxes and lied under oath.
The misdemeanor-assault trial for former state lawmaker and Des Moines City Council member Jeanette Burrage was postponed Monday after only nine of the 150 people summoned for jury duty showed up.
The state Department of Early Learning is free to release names and contact information for licensed child care providers, according to a Friday morning Thurston County Superior Court decision.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., and 144 other members of Congress signed a letter Wednesday demanding answers about the Environmental Protection Agency Region 10’s funding of whatsupstream.com.