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UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 10:12 p.m.

Washington takes another step toward year-round daylight saving time

Year-round daylight savings time will happen in Washington, if Congress gives the OK.

UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Permanent daylight saving time passes Washington Legislature

Permanent daylight saving in Washington inched closer to reality Tuesday with final passage in the Legislature.

UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:32 a.m.

Washington Senate: Yes on year-round daylight saving time, no on public vote

Washington moved a bit closer to going to year-round daylight saving time as the Senate voted overwhelmingly to ask the federal government for the ability to make the switch.

UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 3:02 p.m.

Effort to move to all-year daylight saving time gaining steam in Congress as Patty Murray backs effort

It appears that state lawmakers would prefer to go on permanent daylight saving time. Can that lead to a nationwide switch?

UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 6:49 a.m.

Washington Senate approves bill backing permanent daylight saving time

Senate votes to ask Congress, voters to keep Washington on daylight saving time all year.

The rise, set and rise of daylight saving time

As you grumble about your lost hour of sleep this weekend, just remember: Don’t blame Benjamin Franklin. Despite legend, the nerdiest founding father did not invent daylight saving time. (He …

UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

Washington state House votes for permanent daylight saving time

Not happy about losing an hour’s sleep to daylight saving time? Legislature is trying to do away with the semi-annual clock change.

Washington legislators say it’s high time to get rid of daylight saving time

Some Washington legislators want to get rid of daylight saving time.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 11:03 p.m.

‘Termination of chaos’: How daylight saving solved America’s clock craziness

“Deteriorating situation” of American time-telling, as historian Michael Downing put it in his book “Spring Forward,” is the reason millions of Americans will set their clocks back this weekend for …

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:43 a.m.

Proof daylight saving time is dumb, dangerous, and costly

If you hate daylight saving time and all the confusion and sleep deprivation it brings, you now have solid data on your side. A wave of new research is bolstering …

Measure aims to end daylight saving time in Washington

A state senator is pushing to eliminate daylight saving time in Washington.

Spring forward for Daylight Saving Time

Time to spring into action: Daylight Saving Time is upon us.

Idaho daylight saving time bill withdrawn

BOISE – Idaho’s bill to do away with the “fall back” and “spring forward” of daylight saving time is dead. Turns out, what was proposed – year-round daylight saving time …

Daylight saving time: Set your clocks back tonight

WASHINGTON (AP) — With leaves swirling and an autumn chill in the air, nature reminds us it’s time for most Americans to set the clock back.

It’s time to spring forward for another year

Once again the old calendar on the wall says it’s time to change the clock, trading an hour’s sleep for more evening sunshine.