The state's crackdown on nursing homes continues as the Cheney Care Center was recently cited for more than 30 violations.
For the first time in at least 10 years, the only nursing home in Cheney is forbidden from admitting new residents until its problems are resolved.
The battle for the state insurance commissioner's job pits a warrior against a peacekeeper.
Incumbent Deborah Senn infuriates insurance executives, legislators and subordinates with her combative style. She vows to continue fighting for consumers.
State Sen. John Moyer's latest attack ads suggest his opponent, Lisa Brown, coddles sex offenders and votes to unleash them near elementary schools.
Brown said she is astonished and insulted by the ominous ads that feature mug shots of convicted sex criminals and warn viewers that Brown refuses to protect Spokane's children.
The 3rd District legislative races feature two of Spokane's best-known politicians, a radio personality and three youngsters.
The battle for the Senate seat pits incumbent Republican John Moyer against Democratic challenger Rep. Lisa Brown.
The state insurance commissioner campaign has turned into one of the hottest races in Washington this year.
The once-obscure post is now a lightning rod as incumbent Deborah Senn continues to infuriate the insurance industry.
Republican challenger Anthony Lowe is trying to capitalize on Senn's clashes, including an ongoing feud with some of her employees.
Third District legislative campaigns are turning malicious as one candidate is increasingly cast as a pot-head and another tarred as a communist.
Renegade yard signs portray Democrat Alex Wood as the statehouse candidate for marijuana smokers and everyone else who wants to legalize drugs.