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Sultan’s mayor to resign to focus on new duties

5 of the 7 City Council members say they are interested in the position.

Senate panel probes role of Sound Transit in 2016 campaign

The legislators blasted the agency’s release of ORCA card holders’ email address.

When it comes to majorities, Democrats must use them or lose them

Some hope that a Democratic victory in the Senate race will spur a bipartisan Hirst compromise.

The state gets an earful on legalizing home-grown marijuana

At a hearing in Olympia, regulators took comments from the public. They will report to lawmakers.

Everett hearing to air Sound Transit election accusations

The agency improperly handed over email addresses to political forces conducting the pro-ST3 campaign.

Everett mayor election complaint investigation ongoing

The campaign finance watchdog is looking into the circumstances surrounding a $10,000 donation.

Fans’ responses divided over NFL players’ anthem demonstrations

People say they are ripping Seahawks stickers off their trucks, will not watch games.

Lawmakers want to know if Sound Transit conned them on costs

But they didn’t ask for testimony from the transportation committee members who negotiated the bill.

3 women seek open seat in 39th District

The GOP nominees hope to fill the opening created by the resignation of Republican John Koster.

Prosecutor rules against Eyman’s use of ‘B.S.’ in voters pamphlet

Tim Eyman cannot use “B.S.” in a voters guide statement opposing a Mukilteo ballot measure, Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe ruled Monday. “Mr.… Continue reading

This guy is aiming to go from Tweakerville to City Hall

Everett mayoral hopeful Gary Watts is counting on voters’ concerns about the city’s drug addicts.

Bolshevik replaces BS in Eyman’s voters pamphlet statement

The initiative promoter also lost a bid to include a hyperlink to online coverage of the battle.

8 in county may have voted twice in presidential election

They are among 74 cases of potential voter fraud statewide uncovered by the secretary of state.

Write-in mayoral candidate’s eligibility is unclear

Gary Watts is being allowed to run in Everett, but if he wins, the city will decide if he qualifies.

Governor: ‘Much work to be done’ about racism in the US

President Donald Trump “never misses a chance to polarize America,” Inslee says.

Signs show the rates for using the express toll lanes for traffic headed southbound on Interstate 405, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Bothell, Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee announced plans Tuesday to try to decrease congestion on I-405 in answer to commuter complaints that the new express lane tolling system is making traffic worse. The governor said he would not be shutting down the tolling system as some people have called for. But the state transportation department is making plans to add new northbound general purpose lanes to ease some of the congestion and also plan to make it easier to move into and out of the express lanes. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

After a 2-year trial, are I-405’s toll lanes here to stay?

Lawmakers will decide whether to keep them or end the experiment and try something else.

Signs show the rates for using the express toll lanes for traffic headed southbound on Interstate 405, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Bothell, Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee announced plans Tuesday to try to decrease congestion on I-405 in answer to commuter complaints that the new express lane tolling system is making traffic worse. The governor said he would not be shutting down the tolling system as some people have called for. But the state transportation department is making plans to add new northbound general purpose lanes to ease some of the congestion and also plan to make it easier to move into and out of the express lanes. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Now you can take the bus to more places more often

Community Transit’s 68 new trips include Paine Field, Boeing, Bothell, UW and downtown Seattle.

State schools chief going to court over McCleary case

Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn knows school districts use local levies to pay teachers and principals because they don’t get enough money from the… Continue reading

Should he stay or should he go? Just imagine the answers

Taking a cue from the Grand Old Party’s four-day fete in Cleveland, consider the case Republican leaders in this state might make against… Continue reading

What we learned from the initial primary results

As ballot counting continues in the 2016 primary, here are a few story lines emerging from the results already in hand. Bill Bryant is in… Continue reading