Stories tagged: Washington Capitol
Tue., April 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Cherry blossom time at state capital brightens spring days
Flowering cherry trees are a colorful addition to the state Capitol Campus grounds.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: City official excited about University of Idaho research pointing to cheaper gas
From our archive, 100 years ago The possibility of making gas – the kind used in gas lamps – from wood instead of coal had local officials optimistic about cheaper …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 5:47 p.m.
Oh! Tannenbaum a bit too big for Capitol Rotunda
The Holiday Kids’ Tree needs a bit of trimming before it gets set up in the Washington Capitol Rotunda.
Sun., Dec. 7, 2014
Spin Control: By any name, it’s a very hopeful scene
OLYMPIA – ’Tis the night before Christmas, plus about 18, and all through the statehouse not a creature is stirring with complaints about how Washington is waging war on the …
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 …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2011, 8:42 a.m.
No drama this year over holiday displays
Washington state officials granted permits for three groups to put up holiday displays this year – two religious, one atheist – at or near the Capitol Campus, and all are …
Tue., Dec. 7, 2010
State’s WWII memorial on Capitol campus restored
OLYMPIA – The “ghosts” of World War II have returned to the Capitol campus while there are still some veterans of that conflict left to appreciate them. On the 69th …
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 …