OLYMPIA — A lot was going on, but not much was happening Thursday as state lawmakers concluded a monthlong special session.
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OLYMPIA — One special session won’t be enough for state lawmakers to end their budget stand-off so there will be another starting Friday.
BELFAIR — Mason County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on suspicion of murder Wednesday morning following an investigation of a death at a residence between Belfair and Tahuya.
Congress is working on rewriting the rules that determine how federal financial aid for college is distributed, and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, is playing a key role. On Tuesday, Murray spent an hour talking to three Washington college students about how financial aid has worked for them — and how it hasn’t.
OLYMPIA — Contract negotiations between the state and its employees’ unions should be open to the public and legislators, Senate Republicans insisted Tuesday.
Plains All American Pipeline, the company whose oil pipeline this week leaked thousands of gallons of crude on the California coast, has an unlikely Seattle connection: maverick billionaire and environmental advocate Paul Allen.
Entrance and user fees at Olympic National Park will increase on June 1, the park announced Friday.
Paperwork giving state lawmakers an 11 percent pay hike was turned in Tuesday.
OLYMPIA — The sister of two men shot by an Olympia police officer Thursday said she saw the incident but did not realize members of her family had been wounded.
OLYMPIA — State lawmakers received a new forecast of revenue Monday, and it seemed like pretty good news, but perhaps not good enough to make their jobs easier.
The way Washington pays for public schools is illegal.
OLYMPIA — Two men suspected of attempting to steal beer from the west Olympia Safeway were shot by an Olympia police officer early Thursday morning.
Scientists at the Burke Museum in Seattle announced Wednesday that they have discovered the first dinosaur fossil found in Washington State — a 35-foot ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex that lived here 80 million years ago.
OLYMPIA — State Sen. Jim Hargrove continues trying to jimmy open a source of funds for basic education.
The cataclysmic eruption of the stratovolcano Mount St. Helens morphed the landscape with an awesome force rarely seen in modern history. It obliterated several glaciers, took the lives of 57 people, spread ash into 11 states and has gone down in history as the most deadly and economically destructive volcanic eruption in American history.