The state of Washington said Tuesday it opposes a federal proposal to reclassify some radioactive waste on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation because it fears much of the waste will be left in the ground.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a likely Democratic presidential candidate, is proposing a public health insurance option for state residents as a step toward universal health coverage.
A third incumbent won’t seek re-election in Seattle’s big City Council elections this year. Council President Bruce Harrell, who was first elected in 2007 and briefly served as mayor in 2017, won’t run again, he said Tuesday.
Visitors are no longer allowed to enter Mount Rainier National Park through the main entrance until the government shutdown ends.
The Whitman County Republican Central Committee voted unanimously Saturday to eject far-right agitator and former Washington State University College Republicans President James Allsup from its ranks.
Efforts toward a collaborative policy on temporary farm worker housing in Yakima County are moving forward.
Tens of thousands of people remained without power after windstorms struck parts of Washington state and Oregon over the weekend.
Authorities say a hit-and-run suspect was shot and killed by Kent police after a brief pursuit.
Hundreds of thousands of people were without electricity after strong windstorms hit parts of Washington and Oregon late Saturday and early Sunday.
Records obtained through the Freedom of Immigration Act reveal new details about a man who died after trying to hang himself in the Northwest Detention Center. A source of mystery until now despite media coverage and questions from Congress members and the governor, he told officials he was a victim of racist violence and repression.
Thousands were without power Sunday morning after an overnight windstorm that blew through the Seattle area.
The United States’ northern border is monitored by what is sometimes referred to as an “invisible wall” of patrolling agents and high-tech sensors, a virtual net bisecting the continent between Canada and the United States.
Pullman resident Mohammed Riajul Islam says serving the needy is an essential part of living the Muslim faith.
Washington officials will begin removing creosote-treated logs from the beach at Seahurst Park in Burien as part of a statewide effort to clean up the state’s shorelines.
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined the city of Vancouver $60,000 for spilling nearly 600,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Columbia River.
The Colville Confederated Tribes face significant losses in their timber programs from a continued federal government shutdown, along with losses in social and health services, the tribal chairman said this week.
Holley Gilbert retired on a Friday in March. Come Monday morning, she was on a plane headed toward a three-month visit in Africa.
A fight between two sexually violent predators being held at a special facility on McNeil Island, Washington, ended with one man dead and the other in jail, officials said Friday.
Washington residents with a single misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction can request a pardon online.
The Washington State Department of Transportation reported that a 70-mile stretch of I-90 was closed from North Bend to Ellensburg.
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