Stories tagged: state of Liberty
Sat., March 30, 2019, 5 a.m.
Supporters of a new state for Eastern Washington stage another rally at the Capitol, but no vote is expected on their resolution.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Rep. Matt Shea links gun rights, a new state in Eastern Washington at a Capitol rally.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
The week that was: Ferguson sidesteps question on running for governor; state of Liberty gets another try
Spokane group has breakfast with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, asks if he’d like to be Gov. Bob Ferguson.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 5 a.m.
We ought to abandon the “ern” and start referring to our side of the Evergreen State as “East Washington.”
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Proposals to end the death penalty, split the state are among those that fell by the wayside Friday because of a legislative deadline.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
Splitting Eastern Washington off makes sense because its people are ignored, Rep. Matt Shea says.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
A proposal to make Eastern Washington its own state – named Liberty – has a long legislative history, but rarely gets beyond the talking phase.