OLYMPIA -- U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Dan Newhouse decline to fire back at Gov. Inslee over climate, Ex-Im Bank.
OLYMPIA -- Eastern Washington's Republican members of Congress should stop being "climate deniers" and turn their efforts reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank, Gov. Jay Inslee said today.
Margaret Hurley, the grande dame of North Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District who battled tax increases and the North-South Freeway during more than three decades in office, died recently, just 12 days shy of her 106th birthday.
Per capita sales make a nice headline or tweet, but there's more going on in that study that's hit the Web in a big way this week.
Last week’s column about the error rate of the state system that scans license plates and generates bills for people using toll roads and bridges had an error of its own.
Labor Day weekend is the point in the calendar when average folks start paying attention to this year’s elections. It’s also the point when political junkies start getting serious about next year’s elections.
Republican Matt Shea and Democrat Bob Hasegawa offered ideas - including using precious metals as currency - on how to avoid what they saw as a rapidly approaching economic crisis at a event hosted by Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase on Wednesday.
The Washington state Supreme Court will hear a case about 2013's Community Bill of Rights initiative, which was blocked from the ballot that year by a Superior Court judge.
For the second day in a row, Shar Lichty has released a scathing comment against Spokane Mayor David Condon, who she is challenging in November's election. Yesterday, she took Condon to task on the issue of police oversight. Today, it's about his budget proposal.
Mayoral candidate Shar Lichty is taking aim at Mayor David Condon for what she says is a failure to provide independent police oversight in Spokane.
If you got roped into buying expensive sets of Pimsleur Approach CDs through an Internet scheme, you might be entitled to a refund.
Rep. Ross Hunter, the House Democrats' chief budget writer, will leave the Legislature to become director of the Department of Early Learning.
OLYMPIA -- The recount of the 9th Legislative District House race confirmed that former Franklin County Sheriff Richard Lathim will run against appointed Rep. Mary Dye in the general election.
OLYMPIA – Republican members of Congress from Eastern Washington think it’s great their Democratic governor is helping to boost foreign trade, but they want him to back off on carbon reduction plans and any efforts that could block new coal terminals.
Steve Bartel says the county is working on installing additional security at the courthouse and Public Safety Building, but those efforts have been stalled by budget concerns.
The Washington senator joins 28 other Democrats saying they'll support a nuclear deal with Iran brokered by the Obama administration.
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