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Tina Podlodowski, chair of Washington State Democratic Party, said she expects voters to respond favorably to a slew of Democratic priorities that passed this year through the Legislature. Among others, she cited several voting-rights bills, legislation on women's reproductive health and equal pay, and the ...
The Washington state Military Department, a state agency, has proposed building a “readiness center” in Tumwater at 8311 Kimmie St. SW, according to the city of Tumwater. The project consists of an 81,000-square-foot, two-story readiness center with office, training and storage areas; ...

Plant stimulant kratom linked to Salmonella outbreak in Washington state. Originally published March 17, 2018 at 5:08 pm Updated March 18, 2018 at 3:49 pm. FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2017 photo, kratom capsules are displayed in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mary Esch, File). The unregulated supplement is suspected in ...
I'm one of more than 125,000 people who have moved from California to Washington State in the past three years. Like many of these people, I came to Washington State for its dynamic economy, lower taxes, cheaper cost of living, and the chance to make a better life for my family. I was born and raised in ...
Washington State surrendered an eighth-inning lead for the second straight game and lost to the No. 14 UCLA Bruins 5-4 in Pac-12 baseball at Jackie Robinson Stadium on Sunday in Los Angeles. The Cougars (4-12, 0-3 Pac-12) held a 4-3 lead in the eighth but UCLA (13-4, 3-0) loaded the bases.

“It is an issue that needs to be addressed not only in the state of Washington, but nationally,” said Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima. A recent report from the National Institute of Justice found more than 80 percent of Native American women have experienced violence, while the national Centers for Disease ...
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says two young children and their parents are dead in a murder-suicide in Pierce County. SPANAWAY, Wash. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said two young children and their parents are dead in a murder-suicide in Spanaway, Washington . According to ...

Late last week, after years of gridlock, the Washington state legislature passed, and Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law, a pair of bills that make it easier for prosecutors to charge police officers involved in fatal on-duty shootings. It was only the second time since August 2014—when mass protests in Ferguson, ...
SEATTLE (AP) – The Navy is considering using more Washington state parks along the coastline for training its special operations forces. The Seattle Times reports a draft proposal calls for the possible use of 29 parks in the state for stealth training exercises for Navy SEALs. The Navy currently has a permit ...
One of the world's most highly-anticipated apple varieties is at the core of an unusual legal dispute between Washington State University and one of its own spinoff companies. The “Cosmic Crisp” name was derived from the starbursts on the apple's skin and the name Honeycrisp, one of the varieties from ...
Steven Strachan, third from left, executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, talks to reporters along with Leslie Cushman, left, and Heather Villanueva, second from left, both of De-Escalate Washington, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Olympia, Wash., following a House ...
Washington State Will Do More Study on High-Speed Rail Connecting Seattle, Portland, Vancouver ... The Washington State Department of Transportation studied the possibility of high-speed rail last year after Inslee signed an agreement with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau about creating a "technology ...
The amount is a tiny fraction of the $98 billion in total assets managed by the Washington State Investment Board and is dwarfed by the largest single ... Washington state's pension funds invest about $5.3 million in stocks of ammunition and gun manufacturers at a time when lawmakers have passed or ...
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Washington state wildlife biologists have caught and tagged a 197-pound cougar. CBS affiliate KREM reports that the biologists tagged the massive cat on Monday north of Chewelah. State carnivore research scientist Brian Kertson called the cat a "monster." He said it's so muscular ...


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