The University of Washington is among West Coast universities awarded new funding for earthquake early warning systems, announced Feb. 2 as part of a White House Earthquake Resilience Summit.
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Who was the least valuable player in last year’s Super Bowl? Viewers might say it was the tousle-haired young boy in the Nationwide Insurance spot, talking about all the cool things he missed because he was killed in a household accident.
For the third time, the Vancouver City Council has extended its moratorium on crude oil-handling facilities by six months, drawing praise from citizens Monday night.
Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are dominating presidential fundraising in Washington state, but a Republican long shot leads his party rivals in contributions.
MANCHESTER, N.H. —
In co-sponsoring a House bill challenging Washington state’s Human Rights Commission’s rule regarding use of public restrooms and locker rooms by transgender people, Rep. Maureen Walsh, R-College Place, said she is listening to what people are saying.
DON’T MISS: “Grease: Live” — We’ve got chills, and they’re multiplying for this exuberant musical that whisks viewers back to Rydell High and rekindles the romance between Sandy (Julianne Hough) and Danny (Aaron Tveit). With a cast that includes Vanessa Hudgens, Keke Palmer and Carly Rae Jepsen, this adaptation takes “the spine” of the 1978 film and melds it with pieces of the stage play. Hopefully, they’ll go together like a wop-bam-boom. 7 p.m. Sunday, Fox.
A Republican lawmaker wants to tax political campaigns and use the money to teach civics in schools and boost enforcement of the state’s election laws.
Authorities have arrested Ammon Bundy, a leader in the anti-government occupation at an Oregon wildlife refuge, and other protesters after a shooting Tuesday, according to a statement from the FBI and Oregon State Police.
If Rep. Ed Orcutt’s proposed resolution makes it through the session, in November voters will get to consider a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote by both the House and Senate bodies to raise taxes. The Republican from Kalama introduced House Joint Resolution 4215 to make it harder for the Legislature to increase taxes. According to a press release, Orcutt said that Washington state has seen six initiatives to limit tax increases since 1993.