Stories tagged: Washington Department of Licensing
Mon., Dec. 9, 2013
Washington’s firearm database lags behind sales
EVERETT – The Washington firearms database is missing information from thousands of handgun sales as the state struggles to keep up with the speed of purchases. The Department of Licensing …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2012
Getting There: Driver testing going private
The state of Washington is phasing out its driver examination program and turning it over to private driving schools across the state. As of Jan. 1, the Spokane Valley licensing …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2012
Getting There: Testing for motorcycle endorsement gets tougher
Shaun Albritton stood on the warm asphalt at Westside Motorsports waiting for instruction. Albritton, of Spokane, is taking up motorcycle riding and wants to learn the right way.
Sat., Nov. 6, 2010
Licensing rules tightened
Washington is cracking down on fraudulent driver’s licenses by requiring proof of legal state residency if applicants don’t have valid Social Security numbers. The new measures by the state Department …
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010
Vestal: Foul called on Evergreen towing
Sometimes, the refs make the right call. First, the owners of Evergreen State Towing, in collaboration with two property owners, set out to tow scores of cars parked downtown for …
Tue., Aug. 17, 2010
Doug Clark: Bureaucrats scuttled the boat, but not the dream
Arrgghh. Bad news today, mateys. Humor-impaired pirates have harpooned Spokane’s beloved nautical automobile – LaBoata.
Wed., April 28, 2010, 7:56 a.m.
Washington driver license changing to protect IDs
The Washington Department of Licensing is changing driver licenses to help protect against identity theft.
Tue., April 20, 2010
Spokane County deputy faces license suspension
A Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputy faces a one-year driver’s license suspension after refusing to take sobriety tests during an off-duty drunken driving arrest early Friday. Darin Schaum, a 12-year …