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Five Washington counties that for months have had the strictest state restrictions for preventing the spread of COVID-19 were moved Tuesday to Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan. Meanwhile, Spokane County reported a new milestone with 8,000 cases.
Infested apples Gov. Jay Inslee brought to Central and Eastern Washington last month in a goodwill gesture gone bad have been rounded up and destroyed.
Determining a winner or loser in last week's gubernatorial debate is difficult, but there were places where the candidates made points or mistakes.
Washington will extend the moratorium on evicting tenants for non-payment of rent through the end of the year as the state continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheryl Stone winced when she gazed at the capacity crowd cramming the Knitting Factory for a sold-out Alter Bridge show in late February. "I looked at this sea of people in the audience, and I just knew that these people were super-spreaders," Stone said.
Gov. Jay Inslee accused his Republican opponent of being a "mini Trump" and challenger Loren Culp accused the incumbent of being a career politician "who has no clue what it's like in the real world" during a spirited debate Wednesday night
Washington voters can get a look at their candidates for governor Wednesday evening.
Washington voters who like a clear contrast between their candidates should be ecstatic with their governor’s race.
Every so often a politician utters an unusual word – not necessarily a bad word or a wrong word – that makes a reporter go "Wait. What?"
The favorable tax breaks the Boeing Company gets could be in danger if it moves all production of its 787 jetliner to South Carolina, Gov. Jay Inslee said today
At the risk of sounding like a grouchy old Boomer, can I suggest now that we have passed National Voter Registration Day – which was last Tuesday – can every political operative and social media app stop asking me if I'm registered?
Washington officials are asking the state's largest manufacturer what it can do to keep the 787 jetliner production line from moving to South Carolina, Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday.
Travelers using Washington airports will be required to wear face coverings in most areas and observe rules for distancing from other passengers to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
OLYMPIA – When Gov. Jay Inslee traveled to Eastern and Central Washington to bring the state's prayers and comfort to victims of fire-ravaged communities last week, he brought something else.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday directed the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to draft new rules governing the department’s lethal removal of wolves involved in conflicts with livestock.
Lilac Lanes opened this week, with the area's other bowling alleys planning to follow suit in early September. The reopening follows a lobbying campaign by alley owners who've remained largely shuttered since the coronavirus pandemic began and who had anticipated waiting several more months until Phase 4 to be allowed to open the doors again.
Sometime on Thursday night or early Friday morning, some “criminal masterminds” broke into the building on the Capitol Campus with the office for The Spokesman-Review and two other newspapers.
Although Washington Gov. Jay Inslee didn't last long in the presidential race last year, he made appearances at events tied to the first day of the Democratic National Convention, talking about climate change, fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and plugging presumptive nominee Joe Biden.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced a paid sick leave program for agricultural workers who may develop symptoms of COVID-19 but are unable to access state benefits.
Immigrants in Washington who have not been eligible for federal COVID-19 relief programs, despite paying taxes and working in many of the essential jobs that have kept the state running amid the pandemic, will be getting some support from a $40 million fund Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday.