SEATTLE — Dot-bong, Marijuana Inc., the Green Rush: Call it what you will, the burgeoning legal marijuana industry in Washington state is drawing pot prospectors of all stripes.
ORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — The largest run of Chinook salmon in decades returned to the Elwha River this fall, according to officials with the Olympic National Park. Fish are streaming into stretches of the Elwha River and its tributaries that were formerly blocked by the Elwha Dam, park officials said Friday on its website.
The day after Machinists emphatically rejected a Boeing contract offer that would have secured the 777X for Washington state, company officials flew out to begin assessing possible alternative locations.
Amid calls by protesters for an end to animal research at the University of Washington, the Board of Regents agreed that the university needs to expand, not cut back, biomedical studies.
Despite a meeting room crammed with protesters, the University of Washington (UW) Board of Regents on Thursday unanimously approved plans for a new, $123.5 million animal-research facility.
The following is a statement from Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler: OLYMPIA — “We have worked for three years to implement the Affordable Care Act in a way that works best for Washingtonians. One goal of our efforts has been to build a stable, fair and competitive individual health insurance market."
The Gilliam County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of investigators from the Oregon State Police Arson Unit and Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, are continuing an investigation into the early Tuesday morning fire that resulted in extensive damage to the Arlington Oregon Church of the Nazarene, according to a news release.
Ignoring warnings from Boeing and pleas from political leaders, members of the Machinists union Wednesday voted 2-to-1 to reject a contract offer that would have ensured the company builds the new 777X jet in Washington state.
The 31,000 local members of the International Association of Machinists District 751 face a landmark vote Wednesday on an offer from Boeing.
To the joy of many current and former Microsoft employees, the company announced Tuesday that it’s getting rid of its controversial stack-ranking review system, the practice of ranking employees against each other during performance reviews.
Supporters and opponents of SeaTac’s $15-an-hour minimum-wage measure remained locked in a dead heat Tuesday, with only 43 votes separating them.
YAKIMA — The Yakima City Council put off discussion of the city’s pit bull ban and dangerous dogs law after supporters and opponents presented testimony and hundreds of pages of information Tuesday.
The Gilliam County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of investigators from the Oregon State Police (OSP) Arson Unit and Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF), are beginning an investigation into the cause of an early Tuesday morning fire that resulted in extensive damage to the Arlington Oregon Church of the Nazarene.
Division and uncertainty within the largest union at Boeing was evident Monday as some local Machinists officials in Everett angrily denounced the company’s proposed contract while their district leader insisted the proposal will preserve aerospace jobs here.
SEATAC, Wash. — Remaining ballots will determine a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $15-an-hour for many workers in SeaTac, home of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
SPOKANE (AP) — Gonzaga University has agreed to review its weapons policy as two students who used a pistol to drive an intruder from their apartment appeal their probation for having guns in their university-owned accommodation.
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