Seattle's higher minimum wage led to higher wages but a drop in hours for low-wage workers, University of Washington study concludes.
Primary ballots coming into the Spokane County elections office.
When rockin' out on the campaign trail, politicians should pay attention to lyrics and the sensibilities of thin-skinned musicians.
Spin Control was asked if a candidate for the Legislature in a West Side district has Spokane ties.
Emails begging for cash fill Inbox come from all sides but have a familiar ring.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will not have a prime-time speaking role at next week’s Republican National Convention and won't attend the gathering in Cleveland.
I-1501 and I-1464 turn in petitions before the Friday afternoon deadline with enough signatures they are likely to make the November ballot.
Supporters of Initiative 1491 turned in their first batch of signed petitions Thursday, saying that by Friday afternoon they will submit a total of 330,000 signatures.
From wages to guns to restroom access, ballot measure topics for voter cover a wide spectrum of issues in Washington this year. To have a chance of making the ballot, signatures on petitions must be turned in by week's end.
For Washington voters unhappy with their presidential choices from the two major parties, there will be other options.
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen says Sen. Cyrus Habib may be too partisan to replace him. Habib says he wants to office to be more active.
When candidates for statewide office claim ties to Spokane, it doesn’t hurt to quiz them.
The Spokane Home Builders Association, a trade group representing construction interests, has some harsh words for the settlement agreement the county signed with neighborhood groups over urban growth issues. "It looks like they're kind of giving away the farm," said Michael Cathcart, government affairs director for the organization.
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