OSO — A new lawsuit filed over deaths and property destruction from last year’s catastrophic mudslide makes a startling claim.
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OLYMPIA — Eastern and Western Washington are so different they should be two separate states, says a new bill that would set up a way to split them apart.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — State and federal officials are investigating an oil spill from a railroad tank car at Washington state’s largest refinery last November, but key agencies were kept in the dark about it for at least a month.
OLYMPIA — Washington State University wants to continue to collaborate with the University of Washington on medical education, WSU President Elson Floyd told legislators Thursday. But it wants its own medical school in Spokane, too.
OLYMPIA — Medical marijuana growers and sellers have a series of unfair business advantages, their recreational pot counterparts told legislators Thursday.
OLYMPIA — Raising Washington’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2019 was described Monday as too much for some businesses and not enough for some workers.
Lawmakers are looking at ways to make the election process cheaper for voters, easier to see who is funding campaigns, and harder to run initiatives with financial consequences.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants to give young people more time to decide whether or not they become smokers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama called on Americans to “turn the page” in a State of the Union address Tuesday night that laid out a sprawling, post-recession domestic agenda aimed at leveling the economic playing field — and revitalizing his presidency in its final two years.
PORT TOWNSEND — Opposition to a program that would use roads in Olympic National Forest for electronic warfare exercises dominated Congressman Derek Kilmer’s recent town hall meeting at Port Townsend.
OLYMPIA — Ask people if they like the idea of making companies pay for what they pollute and using the money for schools, roads and a cleaner environment, and many will tell you yes.
OLYMPIA — State Rep. Kevin Van De Wege isn’t likely to become a best buddy of Olympic Ambulance owner Bill Littlejohn of Sequim.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marilyn Tavenner, who oversees the nation’s Medicare and Medicaid programs and played a central role in implementing the Affordable Care Act, is stepping down.
Earth’s average surface temperature was the warmest since record-keeping began in 1880, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Friday set the stage for a long-awaited showdown over same-sex marriage, as justices agreed to hear multiple challenges to state bans on the practice.