Northwest News

1.4 million unemployment claimants’ data exposed in hack of state auditor

By Jim Brunner The Seattle Times The personal unemployment claims data of…

  • Feb 2nd, 2021

Bill would replace Marcus Whitman statue at U.S. Capitol with one of environmental leader Billy Frank Jr.

By Maya Leshikar The Seattle Times A statue of Dr. Marcus Whitman…

  • Feb 2nd, 2021

Navy gets approval for SEALS training in some state parks

Status of parks on Twin Harbors still to be determined

  • Feb 2nd, 2021

State House passes $2.2 billion COVID-19 relief package, heads to Senate

OLYMPIA — A state COVID-19 relief bill that would allocate $2.2 billion…

  • Feb 2nd, 2021
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Mayor’s embrace of QAnon roils the politics of Sequim

The Seattle Times Sequim, a small town known for its summer lavender…

  • Feb 1st, 2021
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Proposed $25.8 billion transportation plan hikes gas tax 18 cents

By Joseph Claypoole WNPA News Service Washington drivers will pay an extra…

  • Feb 1st, 2021

A bill to waive some graduation requirements in emergencies is closer to becoming law

OLYMPIA — The Washington State House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday…

  • Jan 29th, 2021

Enrollment in Washington health exchange to reopen

The Seattle Times Washington will again open its health insurance marketplace next…

  • Jan 29th, 2021

Lawmakers push competing COVID-19 packages

Both plans aid schools, businesses, vaccine distribution

  • Jan 29th, 2021

Washington boating bill aims to regulate human-powered watercraft in the same way as motorboats

By Eli Francovich The Spokesman-Review A Washington bill aimed at regulating human-powered…

  • Jan 29th, 2021

Alumni donate $2 million to The Evergreen State College

By Rolf Boone The Olympian Three graduates of The Evergreen State College…

  • Jan 27th, 2021

Bill would establish office to investigate police use of force

Investigative panel would not include police

  • Jan 27th, 2021

Boeing suffers huge $11.9 billion loss in 2020 — largest in its history

By Dominic Gates The Seattle Times Hit both by the grounding of…

  • Jan 27th, 2021

Lawmakers want to ban openly carrying firearms at state Capitol, protests

OLYMPIA — Openly carrying firearms or other weapons at public demonstrations and…

  • Jan 27th, 2021

Tribal rights, criminal justice reform on AG Ferguson’s legislative agenda

By Andrew Hammond The News Tribune Tribal rights and criminal justice reform…

  • Jan 27th, 2021
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A bill that would make it a gross misdemeanor to possess large-capacity magazines such as these, except in certain cases, is being considered in the Washington state Legislature.

Bill that would ban large-capacity magazines gets mixed reviews in first state Senate hearing

OLYMPIA — A bill that would ban the manufacture, possession, distribution and…

  • Jan 26th, 2021
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A bill that would make it a gross misdemeanor to possess large-capacity magazines such as these, except in certain cases, is being considered in the Washington state Legislature.

Production of iconic Olympia beer has been paused, Pabst Brewing announces

By Rolf Boone The Olympian Get your Olympia beer now because it’s…

  • Jan 26th, 2021

‘Our work is not finished’

Washington lawmakers propose $2.2 billion for early action COVID-19 relief

  • Jan 25th, 2021

Can Reps. Newhouse and Herrera Beutler survive Trump impeachment votes?

By Jim Brunner The Seattle Times As two of just 10 Republicans…

  • Jan 25th, 2021