OLYMPIA — Seven online vaping supply companies, including one licensed in Washington, were caught violating state laws that ban the sale of those products to people under 21, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Tuesday.
Despite being perilously close to extinction, monarch butterflies will not receive federal protection because 161 other species are a higher priority, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced a broad set of budget proposals Monday to tackle inequities and address systemic racism across the state.
The parking lot of Spiffy’s in Napavine was full Wednesday night — partly with customers, and partly with residents waiting for Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) officers to return to the restaurant, which reopened indoor dining Monday, flouting statewide orders meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. By Thursday morning, the crowd had grown larger and included some individuals in tactical gear toting semi-automatic rifles.
OLYMPIA — Washington certified its 2020 election Tuesday with some 750,000 more ballots cast and counted than ever before, and a turnout just a shade under the record set in 2008.
Jenny Graham won a second term in the State House of Representatives last week, but there was hardly a celebration.
Entomologists with the state of Washington announced Tuesday the first nest discovered in the state contained about 500 pupae and live hornets late last month in Whatcom County.
How much partisan change can you get for $41.2 million? If you were spending it on Washington legislative candidates this year, the answer: "Not much."
OLYMPIA — Jay Inslee was talking of plans for a rare third term in the governor's office Wednesday as opponent Loren Culp was refusing to concede and hinting at fraud in the vote counting.
OLYMPIA — The favorable tax breaks the Boeing Co. gets could be in danger if it moves all production of its 787 jetliner to South Carolina, Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday.
Ask someone outside of Washington to name one of its statewide elected officials other than its governor, chances are they'll say Attorney General Bob Ferguson.
WASHINGTON — With fewer than 50 days until the Nov. 3 election, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign on Wednesday announced the hiring of a state director and a senior advisor for Washington.
Crews fighting large fires in Eastern Washington are nearing full containment, while North Idaho fires will likely take weeks to get there, according to incident overviews Wednesday.
OLYMPIA – When Gov. Jay Inslee traveled to Eastern and Central Washington to bring the state’s prayers, concern and comfort to victims of fire-ravaged communities last week, he also brought something else: Apple maggot larvae.
Washington will lead a coalition of 15 states challenging the Trump administration's decision to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and natural gas production.