The system will be similar to so-called “silver alerts” that are in place for missing vulnerable adults.
Sarah Augustine lashed out at officials for refusing to defend the legislative maps from a legal challenge.
A bill heading to governor will prohibit the “open carry” of firearms in certain civic settings.
The measure passed the state House 55-42 in a vote late Friday night. The governor is expected to sign it.
GOP Rep. Robert Sutherland of Granite Falls told the crowd he was denied entrance to the statehouse because he refused to get tested.
Lawmakers retooled a law that police said stops them from assisting people in crisis and protecting the public.
The new owners will no longer stage shows with the orca under an agreement with federal regulators.
Hospitals opposed a bill limiting the number of patients per nurse. It died in a committee this week.
One staffer filed a formal complaint, saying Mike Kreidler bullied him and antagonized other employees.
They want an end to mask mandates, which are already ending in the state and across the country.
$3 million goes to charities that fight hunger, and $6 million to the state’s Transparency Account.
The Center for Whale Research also reported the loss of two other pregnancies in the endangered whales.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his office would appeal to the state Supreme Court.
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Her district encompasses eastern King, parts of Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.
The governor also urged private companies in the state to consider cutting ties with Russia.
Washington, Oregon and California together will lift mask requirements in most, but not all, settings.
There are few programs here to help them. Disability advocates accuse lawmakers of shortchanging special education.
The Everett Democrat said Gov. Kate Brown “is living in fantasyland” in response to her criticism of a proposed tax on exported fuel.
Hospitals in Washington, including ones in Everett and Edmonds, are the targets of a lawsuit by the state attorney general.