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A Native American woman, Pilchuck Julia played her part — in life and after — in the region’s history.
Needing a quick source of revenue, Democrats took only 55 hours to propose and adopt the bank tax.
With only a few exceptions, state legislators passed numerous policy improvements and investments.
They need the confidence that vaccines are safe, effective and best for their kids and community.
Lawmakers avoided layoffs for some districts but have work ahead to meet the state’s paramount duty.
Rural areas are lacking in mental health professionals; telemedicine can deliver care patients need.
An accurate count in the census will factor into representation and funding of vital programs.
Lost in a furor over card-playing nurses are the needs of health care workers and rural hospitals.
As lawmakers make their final choices on what to include, we’ll make a final pitch for two programs.
Woody Guthrie’s song implied the duty we have to act as good stewards of our parks and public lands.
The opening of Cocoon House’s Hub marks the first of three projects with the promise to change lives.
State lawmakers’ last-ditch attempt to pass a bill left consumer advocates out of the conversation.
The return of gillnets would work against state efforts to increase salmon numbers and help orcas.
The structure to allocate funds to health districts is in place; now, adequate funding is needed.
Everett will soon start work on a local response to curbing global warming and its impacts.
Voter approval would recognize an effective partnership and provide funds needed for public safety.
The “levy swap” lawmakers adopted in 2017 has left some districts facing deep budget shortfalls.
Programs that promote literacy and pay for college courses in prison prepare them for life after.
The House has renewed the Violence Against Women Act, with added protections the Senate should keep.
Compromise legislation will help set standards for rail cars carrying volatile Bakken crude oil.