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Washington lawmakers’ attempt to exempt themselves from the state’s Public Records Act earned them a “dishonorable mention” by a national journalism organization.
A group backed by the soda industry is seeking to bar cities and counties in Washington state from imposing their own taxes on sodas or other sweetened beverages through a proposed statewide initiative.
Two former Pierce County sheriff’s deputies are suing the county, saying the agency tried to cover up how a man obtained a gun before killing his wife and himself.
You’re not seeing double – or triple, or quadruple. Drivers along Everett’s Evergreen Way are noticing readerboard signs with the same message: “Don’t Forget to Open.”
Shane Chen, 62, is an inventor in Camas, Washington, who has been fighting patent infringement for years.
Authorities in western Washington said a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 28-year-old Spanaway man attempting to get into the deputy’s patrol car.
The federal government is demanding that the company building a giant nuclear waste treatment plant in Washington state provide records proving that the steel used in the nearly $17 billion project meets safety standards.
A former Washington State University student arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats against the campus has pleaded guilty to a felony.
The head of Washington state’s Employment Security Department has resigned after an outside investigation found several employees complained about him putting his arms around them or looking at their bodies in ways that made them uncomfortable.
Maru Mora-Villalpando is seeking to have her removal proceedings thrown out by a judge, saying authorities are targeting her for her political activism in violation of her free speech rights.
A former top staffer at Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for raping a co-worker in 2014.
A missing snowshoer was found dead Tuesday in Mount Rainier National Park.
The Chronicle reports that Steve Skinner, leader of the solid waste division of Lewis County Public Works, said on Tuesday that nearly 800 tons of assorted trash costing the county about $98,000 was removed from the Centralia property.
With the number of endangered Puget Sound orcas at a 30-year low, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed an executive order directing state agencies to take immediate and longer-term steps to protect the struggling whales.
Seattle’s Catholic Archdiocese and a Tacoma-area school district have agreed to pay a $2.45 million to a man to settle his lawsuit claiming that both institutions allowed a known pedophile teacher to keep working with children.
A dispute in staffing size between the east county firefighters union and the Camas-Washougal Fire Department has gone public after the union wrote about its issues in a Facebook post that has been seen more than 180,000 times since it was published March 7.
A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other kids on base.
Authorities say a suspect is in custody following a possible dispute along a river in Washington over stolen property that led to a woman being shot in the foot, a burned treehouse and a dead, burned man.
The Navy is considering using more Washington state parks along the coastline for training its special operations forces.
Authorities say a member of the U.S. Air Force in Washington state fatally shot his two young children and their mother before killing himself.
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