The last week of bill signings by Gov. Jay Inslee is in the books, with North County lawmakers having a number of pieces of legislation signed into law.
Many Washington state businesses will stay closed and gatherings among Washingtonians are banned for another month as Gov. Jay Inslee announced today, April 2, the extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order until May 4.
Washington state’s unemployment claims saw another significant jump in a new report filed Thursday, April 2, painting a dire picture for the state’s long term economic health.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler has put her support behind a House measure to rescind $25 million earmarked for the Kennedy Center as part of the $2 trillion CARES act COVID-19 response funding.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Clark County rose by more than a dozen Wednesday, as the total grew to 130 with the latest data.
State officials including Gov. Jay Inslee and law enforcement heads are asking for voluntary compliance to the governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, stating that citations, loss of business licenses and even arrests are possible for those to refuse to follow the restrictions.
Following Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, several law enforcement agencies covering North County and statewide have assured residents their primary concern is educating the public on the order’s restrictions and not for any action resembling “martial law.”
Millions of N-95 masks and other types of personal protective equipment are being delivered to Washington State as public health and emergency response officials scramble to obtain the equipment needed to respond to the growing COVID-19 outbreak.
To align with state and local measures directing people to stay home to save lives, all Gifford Pinchot National Forest campgrounds, day-use sites, trailheads, Sno-Parks, cabin rentals and other developed recreation sites will be temporarily closed.
The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington has announced more than a half-million dollars in the first round of grants to local nonprofits as support during the COVID-19 outbreak.
OLYMPIA — A controversial bill requiring comprehensive sexual health education be taught at various points in a student's years in public schools was signed into law Friday, but opponents will try to get voters to reject it in November.
Following the passage of a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package in the House of Representatives Friday — and the subsequent approval of President Donald Trump — 3rd Congressional District Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler praised the package and outlined some of what it includes for residents of …