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3 hrs ago | My Edmonds
Editor's note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot.
9 hrs ago | JD Supra
The Washington State Department of Health has promulgated a new rule clarifying the Department's authority to issue civil penalties against health carriers and third-party administrators.
11 hrs ago | KOMO News
Cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to directly attack a massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington on Thursday.
16 hrs ago | National Journal
The Able Act, which would allow Americans with disabilities to set up tax-free savings accounts, has broad support and is expected to pass both chambers with ease this fall.
21 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., is positively overjoyed with President Obama 's recent bill protecting gays, lesbians and transgenders from discrimination by federal contractors.
The Washington State Department of Revenue will offer a free live webinar about taxes for businesses from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.
In a break from his chamber's often acrid political divisions, a choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisan standing ovations Wednesday when he praised the doctor who helped a congresswoman's infant survive a rare fetal condition.
A wet weather forecast in Washington on Wednesday may help firefighters battle what has become the largest wildfire in state history.
A Clark County sheriff's spokesman says the body of a man has been found hanging from a tree near the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 in southwest Washington.
President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, right, speaks before signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, bipartisan job-training legislation which aims to help job seekers gain valuable employment skills, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Three teenagers are suspected in as many as 50 attacks on homeless people, including beating two men to death over the weekend in what experts say is a growing type of assault against an especially vulnerable group.
While Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana for adults, don't consider it a free-for all.
INSTRUCTIONAL QUOTE OF THE DAY :"You think Michelle Obama does these in the Lincoln bedroom?" - a yoga instructor in Washington Monday night, while making the class repeatedly do chaturanga pushups.
The movements of inmates at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center are currently being restricted following two fights between several offenders.
The court will monitor foster care reform until the state meets all the requirements from the '98 Braam v.
Serving four years in the Marine Corps instilled in me how important quality leadership is to the success of the mission.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:45 pm
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