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Immediately following Gov. Jay Inslee's announcement of his moratorium on the death penalty, cheers could be heard in certain African-American communities throughout the state and elsewhere.
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It was 28 days before her 19th birthday, just 10 months after her high school graduation.
A Ten Commandments monument sits in Farmin Park in Sandpoint, but perhaps not for long.
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The city of Snoqualmie issued a call to action this week, calling on residents to help fight a bill that changes the property tax burden paid by Washington's Indian tribes.
For those keeping count, 11 had been added to the books as of Wednesday afternoon with dozens of bills still to be sent to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signing in the coming weeks.
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed Saturday as Backcountry Horsemen Day to acknowledge contributions of the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington, a statewide nonprofit organization that provides volunteer services to federal, state and local government agencies to help maintain recreational trails, trailheads, campgrounds and other facilities.
Washington's many technology employers are hungry for qualified workers, from the folks who install and maintain the systems that keep buildings running in downtown Spokane, to nuclear physicists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, to agricultural workers in Yakima Valley, to software engineers at Microsoft's campus in Redmond.
The Legislature moved this year to restrict gun access for people who are subject to restraining orders, a move supporters heralded as a victory for victims of domestic violence.
Governor Jay Inslee is expected to sign a bill that will make Washington State the sixth in the country that would prevent minors from using tanning beds, which has owners of local tanning salons, who rely on teen business, concerned.
The Washington Legislature was closing in on a final supplemental budget agreement Wednesday evening that would let lawmakers adjourn their 60-day session on schedule by midnight Thursday.
Former state Rep. Geoff Simpson resigned from the state Gambling Commission on Wednesday after hearing that some senators opposed his nomination because of an 2008 domestic-violence arrest.
Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler would be subject to more oversight under a bill approved by both houses of the Legislature and now on its way to Gov. Jay Inslee.
Salvador Mendoza, Jr., who could become the first Latino federal judge in Eeastern Washington, got his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
Last month a small but vocal group gathered on the steps of Seattle's city hall to demand greater restrictions on the controversial transportation of oil by railway tanker through the Northwest.
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