Bernie Sanders campaign headquarters in Seattle vandalized

“This is not going to be something that deters us,” the candidate’s state field worker said.

  • Feb 22, 2020

 

Bill would ease penalties for HIV exposure in Washington

Health officials say changing the law from a felony to a misdemeanor will reduce the risk of exposure.

  • Feb 22, 2020

 

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on buses

Greyhound, the nation’s largest…

  • Feb 22, 2020

 

Judge: Tim Eyman concealed $766,000 in campaign donations

AG Bob Ferguson accused Eyman of laundering political donations and accepting kickbacks.

  • Feb 21, 2020

False emergency alerts sent to Jefferson County cable users

The warnings claimed there was a statewide radiological incident.

Felons’ voting rights won’t change in Washington state

Released felons still have to complete probation and pay restitution before they can cast ballots.

  • Feb 21, 2020

From China to Sea-Tac to Shoreline: Screening for coronavirus

Officials have put in place a multilayered response incorporating federal, state and local resources.

  • Feb 21, 2020

No Republicans are willing to expel Matt Shea from office

All 56 Democrats signed the letter calling for the state Representative’s ouster.

  • Feb 21, 2020

House members circulate letter calling for Shea expulsion

An investigation concluded the Spokane lawmaker was involved in planning political violence.

  • Feb 21, 2020

Injured transient orca appears healthy near San Juan Islands

“He was surfing the wake of a big tanker and eating a nice sea lion lunch.”

  • Feb 19, 2020

Revenue forecast brings good news for Washington lawmakers

An unexpected jump in estate taxes, along with property taxes, were cited as reasons for the bounty.

  • Feb 19, 2020

Will Boy Scout bankruptcy sweep abuse cases under the rug?

38 scouting officials in Washington were known to be a danger to kids, including one in Everett.

Bernie Sanders draws thousands to rally in Tacoma

Supporters packed the Tacoma Dome. He was introduced by U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle.

  • Feb 18, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee talks about homelessness and the climate

During an Editorial Board interview, he also discussed a wide range of other issues on the state agenda.

Hostages freed after 16-hour standoff; suspect presumed dead

A man barricaded himself in his sister’s home. After the rescue, the house burned.

  • Feb 17, 2020

Hanoko the elephant euthanized at Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Veterinarians in 2018 diagnosed Hanoko with cancer and with tuberculosis in 2019.

  • Feb 16, 2020

Methow Valley residents rally behind man picked up by ICE

He was brought to the U.S. at age 12. People in this small community are fighting to bring him home.

  • Feb 16, 2020

Oregon governor calls for tearing out Snake River dams

Washington’s Republican representatives are outraged at the idea.

  • Feb 15, 2020

Sanders is tops in Washington fundraising among Democrats

Nine hundred Amazon workers gave him money. Boeing workers gave President Donald Trump $38,000.

House approves carve-out for media on birth date disclosure

If made into law, the public wouldn’t have access to government workers’ birthdays, but the media would.

  • Feb 14, 2020