As the March 31 deadline to sign up for 2014 health-insurance approaches, Washington state’s online exchange has enrolled more than 500,000 people in qualified plans or in Medicaid.
The Department of Energy wants to provide additional access to Hanford land as it is cleaned up, a top official said Thursday.
You might call it a “tale of two states.” According to estimates released on Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, King County enjoyed remarkable population growth for the year ending July 1, 2013. But the census data also reveal that 11 of the state’s 39 counties — including Garfield County — are dying undergoing what demographers call “natural decrease,” with the number of deaths exceeding the number of births in that one-year period.
KENNEWICK — Anglers should expect strong salmon runs this year, state Fish and Wildlife officials said Thursday.
ARLINGTON, Wash. — They are searching for their own. Families and friends are desperate to find the ones who were home on a Saturday morning when the earth ripped open and crashed across so many lives.
Three months ago, when a new $15 minimum wage took effect in SeaTac for hundreds of airport-related workers, Lou Lehman looked forward to an extra $5-an-hour in her paycheck.
As evidence of just how complicated the intersection of religion and same-sex marriage can be, World Vision has reversed a decision it made only two days earlier to hire married gay Christians — a move as stunning as the initial announcement.
PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon state geologists say they’ve been watching a recent swarm of small earthquakes on Mount Hood.
RICHLAND — Two more Hanford tank workers were taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center Wednesday after developing symptoms believed linked to tank vapors.
SALEM — Oregonians will have an extra month to sign up for subsidized health insurance, and the state’s health insurance exchange is planning a $1 million push to get the word out, officials announced Wednesday.
ARLINGTON — Up to 90 people now are considered missing, or worse, as a result of the Oso mudslide.
OLYMPIA — A Senate committee voted Tuesday to give an extra $30 a day to senators and an additional $10 daily increase to legislative assistants while the Legislature is in session.
OLYMPIA — As the search continues for survivors of a deadly mudslide in Washington state, the first steps in helping those affected have already begun.
ARLINGTON, Wash., — The confirmed death toll has now climbed to 24 after a massive landslide near Oso on Saturday.
ARLINGTON, Wash. — No survivors were found overnight and the death toll was expected to continue climbing today as more searchers converged for the fourth day of trying to find people caught up in a massive mudslide that buried a neighborhood in Oso on Saturday.
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