After eluding detection for several weeks, a nest of Asian giant hornets was discovered in Whatcom County after state officials tracked a hornet with a radio tag back to its home.
The court, which voted 6-3 against Reykdal, released its written opinion in a case involving challenger Maia Espinoza's statement that Reykdal championed a policy that teaches "sexual positions to 4th graders."
Washington's COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund began taking applications Wednesday for requests from some workers who don't qualify for other federal stimulus programs.
Washington could be headed for record turnout in the Nov. 3 election, with as many as nine of 10 registered voters casting ballots.
If you've heard your vote could be voided if someone else uses your name and date of birth to request a replacement ballot, you should know it's highly unlikely.
After Gail Gering didn't receive her ballot this month, she called the Spokane County Elections Office to find out why. Her story should urge all voters to be diligent about checking their registration status, and contact local election officials if they haven't received their ballot by the middle of this week.
WASHINGTON – Amid an intensely contentious presidential race, polls show American politics are marked by a near-unprecedented division along partisan lines, but the candidates in Washington’s two most closely contested House races are bucking that trend. In the state’s 3rd and 8th congressional districts, Democrats and Republicans alike are highlighting their willingness to work across party lines.
Don't expect your license tabs to go down to $30 any time soon. A ballot measure to lower car tab fees and some other taxes for vehicles is unconstitutional, the state Supreme Court said today.
With record primary turnout in August, Washington elections officials have been preparing for a 90% turnout in the general. Washington just sent out ballots within the last week, but if early returns, registration and North Idaho's absentee requests are any indication, the country will experience turnout like it's never had before.
In the race for secretary of state, each candidate has questioned the other’s partisan ties, claiming the chief elections officer should be nonpartisan when it comes to elections. But both candidates’ partisan ties have defined their campaigns.
In her quest for a ninth term in Congress, McMorris Rodgers defended early actions of the Trump administration to stop the spread of the pandemic and argued existing assistance programs would help if they were extended. Democrat Wilson said the White House lost time by publicly downplaying the impact of the virus.
Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton said she's expecting record turnout and a surge of last minute registration and urged voters to update their information and cast their ballots as soon as possible.
With anticipated record high turnout, new COVID-19 restrictions and talks of delays in the U.S. Postal Service, election night won't like any election night of the past.
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.
The first two days of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's hearing were marked with dodging questions and politics on all sides, something that didn't surprise many Washington and Idaho law and politics professors.
With just over two weeks to Election Day, there seems to be some confusion among voters about certain aspects of campaigning and voting. Spin Control offers Mr. Election Answer Guy, to clear up some questions.
Spokane County's preliminary budget was released Tuesday and the county is facing an estimated $11 million shortfall, which they hope to address with early retirements, cutting costs and potentially dipping into reserves.
Candidates for the state's Number 2 executive position agreed Washington needs to reform its tax system, do more to combat racism and hold large companies like Boeing accountable for the breaks they get during a debate Monday night.
Spokane area voters for whom English is not their primary language can get online help from Spokane County Elections Office and the League of Women voters.
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.
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