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Lawmakers should raise the smoking age to 21 and tax vaping products the same as all tobbacco.
A 2017 state law made chains of dental clinics legal, but one now faces allegations of violations.
New research finds there’s a cost to government — and taxpayers — when communities lose newspapers.
Democrats and Republicans at the state and federal level have much to prove to voters.
Voters rejected a fee on carbon, but support is strong for addressing climate change. Here’s how:
Edmonds is the first city in a state program to establish a district to promote creative businesses.
Research of Seattle schools’ later start shows students are sleeping more and doing better in class.
A state investment of $110 million will help guide students’ paths to fulfilling and well-paid jobs.
A task force report should guide legislators on greater compliance with the Public Records Act.
Things that can’t be recycled are making recyclables more difficult and expensive to handle.
It wasn’t included in legislative proposals by a state work group, but lawmakers should discuss it.
The effects of a four-fold increase in flights at a Coupeville field warrant an agreement.
Requiring 60 percent approval to pass bonds shortchanges students and isn’t fiscally responsible.
A collaboration improves the state law on police shootings and prepares the ground for future work.
Recent incidents invoving students’ use of hate speech play against a rise in hate crimes in the U.S.
A plan to take statewide actions to address climate change doesn’t require presidential leadership.
Plastic bags are only a small part of the pollution problem, but it’s a simple and inexpensive fix.
Reducing the cost of loans would help young families and provide a boost to the state’s economy.
Until a fourth high school is built, the district needs to rebalance its high school enrollments.