PENDLETON (AP) — Curly Bear is back.
Washington’s first legal recreational pot grower was introduced by state officials Wednesday as an entrepreneur who followed the rules and out-hustled other applicants to the finish line.
Minimum-wage workers and their advocates packed a public hearing at Town Hall Seattle on Wednesday night to advocate for a $15-an-hour minimum wage in the city.
OLYMPIA — The House approved a supplemental budget Tuesday that would restore cost-of-living increases for teachers and put additional money into the state’s public education system.
Seattle Tunnel Partners spent three work shifts trying in vain — as temperatures spiked, motors shut down and mud flooded in — to budge its giant boring machine after stalls Dec. 6 and 7, newly released records show.
A Benton County judge Tuesday chastised two Yakima County sheriff's detectives, saying it was inappropriate and amounted to misconduct when they tried to persuade a murder suspect not to request an attorney.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hanford budget would drop by $73.5 million in the next fiscal year under a proposal released Tuesday by the Obama administration.
Visitors to a redesigned Seattle waterfront could pass through a curtain of mist near sea-stack rocks reminiscent of the Washington coast, kick off their pumps and loafers, and head into a shimmering wave pool, leaving their day jobs behind.
SPOKANE — Lobbying behind closed doors, Washington’s largest health insurance company persuaded Republicans in the state Senate to gut a widely supported bill that aimed to reveal health care price and quality information to consumers.
State lawmakers spent last week looking at ways to address problems left from the voter-approved initiative to privatize liquor sales.
A massive crack in a major Columbia River dam poses enough of a risk of dam failure that Grant County authorities have activated an emergency-response plan.
SALEM (AP) — Oregon prison guards are one step closer to winning authority to keep guns in their cars during the workday.
Hockey optimism was palpable as a 34-member Seattle delegation of sports, business and political leaders returned Thursday from a 24-hour trade mission north of the border.
In two separate but parallel 5-4 decisions, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that text messages are private and protected from warrantless searches by police, even when a sender can’t be sure who reads a text after it is sent.
Demolition of the incineration plant at the former Umatilla Chemical Depot has been completed, leading to the layoff of more workers.
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