In 1991, activists rallied behind a law protecting abortion access in Washington. Their goal? To limit the reach of attacks on Roe v. Wade in an abortion-hostile political climate marked by Reagan-era influence and the rise of evangelical voters. That could have major ramifications under a conservative Supreme Court.
Authorities say an Ohio man has been found alive after he went missing nearly a week ago on a hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state.
Wearing her signature plastic bag scarf, self-proclaimed “Bag Lady” Carol Sullivan encouraged Burlington residents to support a plastic bag ban Monday at the Burlington Public Library.
The final wrongful death lawsuit from the Oso mudslide can go to trial later this year, a judge has ruled.
Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Kevin Ranker has questions for WSU about Coach Mike Leach’s trip to Cambodia.
A Washington state judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by young activists who argued the state is violating their rights by failing to protect them from climate change.
Washington state’s penchant for getting high is trashing the place.
As American women seek a larger role in politics, fairer wages and an end to sexual harassment, the Girl Scouts see an opportune time to show some swagger in promoting their core mission: girl empowerment.
A U.S. appeals court says a former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Derek Stinson considers the sage grouse a “flagship” species for the shrub-steppe, much like the spotted owl is for the state’s troubled old-growth forests. Wildfires and other threats loom large as Leingang and others fight to save not only sage grouse in Washington, but the unique shrub-steppe habitat that is home to 350 different species of plants and animals.
Lass than a week from the first day of classes at Washington State University, 145 sophomores, juniors and seniors on WSU’s housing waitlist are still waiting for on-campus accommodations.
Republican Rep. Matt Manweller has been fired by Central Washington University effective immediately following the completion of an outside investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct.
Federal court records show a Washington man arrested in southern Wyoming has pleaded guilty to trafficking girls for sexual activity.
Students are continuing to flock to science, technology, engineering and math fields statewide in record numbers.
Aviation instructors, pilots and safety experts suspect that Richard Russell had some sort of training, whether from a flight-simulator game or some form of lessons.
A group called the Spokane Research Club went on an excursion to Gardner’s Cave near Metaline Falls, “the miniature Mammoth Cave.” It was, said the Spokane Daily Chronicle, “one of the most scenic and attractive of the natural wonders” in the state. It was discovered years earlier by Ed Gardner.
An open congressional seat in Washington state officially has its November matchup: Democrat Kim Schrier has advanced to the general election to face Republican Dino Rossi in the race for the 8th Congressional District.
Feeding hatchery fish to a wild, starving orca in an unprecedented move by federal scientists to save her life.
Despite some opposition, drag shows have helped draw support for the region's LGBTQIA community.
Now that a nearly $1 billion court-approved funding package is being distributed to school districts in the Yakima Valley and the rest of the state, disputes are breaking out over how much should go to pay raises and how much should be spent on programs and services.
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