SEATTLE — A day after being sued by legally married, gay engineers, the nation’s largest freight rail carriers announced they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees.
ROY, Wash. — Emergency crews have recovered the body of a feed mill worker who was buried Monday under tons of spilled corn at a collapsed grain silo, a fire chief said late Wednesday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee stood with the governors of California and Oregon and a Canadian province official several weeks ago and agreed to put a price on greenhouse gas pollution and mandate the use of cleaner-burning fuels.
Last weekend’s doozy of a storm followed a classic Northwest weather script.
Exactly one month after SeaTac voters narrowly approved a $15 minimum wage for some workers, supporters of the effort will march from there to Seattle City Hall on Thursday to urge the city’s elected officials to quickly pass a similar measure.
A new report suggests that Washington state should fight drunken driving by increasing penalties and establishing random sobriety checkpoints.
SEATTLE — Washington political leaders are locked in lengthy negotiations this week as they struggle to develop an agreement to spend billions of dollars on transportation projects.
Two engineers for BNSF Railway have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the company — one of the country’s largest rail carriers — alleging it refuses to provide medical benefits to their same-sex spouses.
Michael Walter King went from landing his “dream job” as executive director of the now-defunct Senate Democratic Campaign Committee to busing tables at a Ballard restaurant after he was fired for embezzling at least $330,000 in campaign contributions — money he spent on booze and blackjack, according to his defense attorney.
SEATTLE — Temperatures are below freezing across Washington and the National Weather Service says they are likely to stay that way through the weekend.
The latest livestock attack by Oregon’s Snake River wolf pack puts it one bite away from a potential state kill order.
SEATTLE — Education will be a focus when the Washington Legislature convenes in January, but money won’t be the only issue on the table.
Local organizations can now apply for state-funded conservation grants, according to the Washington Recreation and Conservation Office.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Four years ago, Washington lawmakers set out to make the state parks system self-sufficient — surviving on visitor fees alone.
PORTLAND (AP) — The pace of transactions for Oregon wineries and land in wine country is picking up significantly, and it’s being helped by capital infusion from California, France and Washington state.
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