On August 29, Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety confirmed plans to give $1 million to Initiative 594, the gun control push in Washington state. This means Bloomberg is coming alongside other one-percenters–like Bill Gates,…READ MORE
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters……READ MORE
SEATTLE (AP) — With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday……READ MORE
Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., will retire at the end of the year, he announced Thursday in a statement.
“It is with deep appreciation for that privilege that I announce that this will be my final…
Whether it’s commercial airplanes, coffee or computers, Seattle has long been a city known for being ahead of the curve. But now, a range of issues – including a jump in serious downtown crime and…READ MORE
Doctors believe baby Abigail Beutler, the daughter of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler and her husband, Dan, may be the first baby ever to survive Potter’s Syndrome, a prenatal condition affecting the development of a babyâ€™s…READ MORE
Washington Republicans elected former TV news anchor Susan Hutchison as their new party leader in August.
It was a competitive race and several state GOP operatives were doubtful of her chances. The bet was that…
The Washington State Republican Party is the latest state GOP organization suddenly tasked with electing a new party chairman.
The former state chairman, Kirby Wilbur, announced his resignation suddenly in late July. He left the…
Forget Stand Your Ground laws. A man in Washington state is using Vice President Joe Biden as his defense for shooting a gun in the air to scare off what he thought were car thieves.…READ MORE
Hundreds of sign-carrying, flag-waving demonstrators jammed downtown streets Wednesday in a series of May Day marches and rallies â€” some…READ MORE
Seattleâ€™s mayor, reacting to widespread complaints and concerns from residents, has ordered the cityâ€™s police department to drop plans to use two drones it purchased via a federal grant.
â€œToday, I spoke with Seattle Police…
SEATTLE â€“ When the clock struck midnight here on Thursday, hundreds of gay couples were lined up outside the county…READ MORE
(Reuters) – Gay marriage opponents conceded defeat on Thursday in their bid to block passage of a referendum legalizing same-sex matrimony in Washington state, two days after Maine and Maryland became the first states to…READ MORE