Northwest News

AG threatens to sue if feds don’t reverse ‘illegal’ decision to close National Archives at Seattle

By Erik Lacitis The Seattle Times Calling “illegal” the decision to close…

  • Feb 26th, 2020

 

Washington lawmakers consider restrictions on insulin prices

OLYMPIA — Eight-year-old Levi Markland told lawmakers Tuesday he’s not supposed to…

  • Feb 26th, 2020

 

Lewis County commissioners up the ante in bottled water battle

By Colton Dodgson The Chronicle The Lewis County Board of Commissioners put…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

 

Mount Rainier National Park reopens after February mudslides

The Chronicle After being closed for more than two weeks, Mount Rainier…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

Storms blow away 225-day marine heat wave

It was the second recent heat wave and scientists are watching carefully

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Here’s how leaders in Legislature want to spend an extra billion in tax revenue

OLYMPIA — House and Senate leaders released plans to spend an extra…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

Bill would allow Washington State Patrol to destroy confiscated guns

By Jerzy Shedlock The Columbian Holdover legislation from previous sessions that would…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Eyman violated campaign finance law, concealed nearly $800,000 in payments, judge rules

By David Gutman The Seattle Times Tim Eyman has been in violation…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Lawmakers here and elsewhere open groundwater fights vs. bottled water companies

OLYMPIA — Washington state, land of sprawling rainforests and glacier-fed rivers, might…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Sanders promises a progressive political revolution at Tacoma Dome rally

TACOMA — With a packed crowd in the Tacoma Dome cheering him…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Sports betting bill easily passes House, heads to Senate

OLYMPIA — The odds in favor of sports betting becoming legal at…

  • Feb 17th, 2020

Ore. governor: Tear out Snake River dams. Wash. reps outraged

By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald Oregon’s Democrat Gov. Kate Brown said removing…

  • Feb 15th, 2020

Lawmakers consider car-tab tax cuts, new electric-vehicle fees

By Heidi Groover The Seattle Times OLYMPIA — Facing persistent complaints about…

  • Feb 15th, 2020

State sued over Cooke Aquaculture plan to farm steelhead in Puget Sound

By Evan Bush The Seattle Times Four nonprofit organizations sued the Washington…

  • Feb 14th, 2020

Tim Eyman says he’ll run for governor as Republican, not independent

By Jim Brunner The Seattle Times Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman says he’ll…

  • Feb 14th, 2020

Washington House OKs bill to centralize gun background checks

Brian Blake is only Democrat to vote against the bill

  • Feb 14th, 2020

Washington Senate gives go-ahead to the ‘Idaho stop’

OLYMPIA — Something that’s been legal in Idaho for nearly four decades…

  • Feb 14th, 2020

Popularity of state’s new paid family and sick leave law leads to processing backlog

By Arielle Dreher The Spokesman-Review Washington state’s new paid family and medical…

  • Feb 10th, 2020

RIP to these Washington state legislative bills

OLYMPIA — Four weeks into the 2020 legislative session, it’s impossible to…

  • Feb 10th, 2020

House Democrats split on any action regarding Shea

OLYMPIA — House Democrats remain divided about what action, if any, to…

  • Feb 10th, 2020