Stories tagged: state capitol
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Trump protesters gather at Washington Capitol in Olympia
While Donald Trump was sworn in at the U.S. Capitol, protesters gathered on the steps of the Washington Capitol.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Honeybees get new homes, new jobs at the Washington state governor’s mansion
Two swarms of honeybees got new homes and a new job Wednesday on the governor’s mansion lawn.
Mon., Feb. 11, 2013
Washington state Capitol allows firearms
OLYMPIA – For Rep. David Taylor, a gun is like an article of clothing. He wears it everywhere – even on the floor of the state House of Representatives. “I’ve …
Fri., April 8, 2011
Protesters march through Capitol
OLYMPIA – Sixteen protesters were arrested in Washington’s Capitol outside the governor’s office Thursday in the third day of demonstrations over proposed cuts to state spending. Fifteen, including three from …
Sun., April 3, 2011
Spin Control: Groups plan to make noise: Cut tax breaks, not spending
OLYMPIA – When the party that’s in becomes the party that’s out, one can expect an increase of unhappy people coalescing and demonstrating against the new order. But if one …
Fri., Nov. 19, 2010
Crèche won’t find home in rotunda
OLYMPIA – Thanksgiving is still nearly a week away, but the annual Christmas controversy over religious displays in the Capitol has begun. A tree will go up in the Rotunda …