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.
The contest for the job of managing billions of dollars that come into and go out of state coffers hinges in part on a comparison of résumés.
-Mail delays at the U.S. Postal Service have caused alarm in the run-up to a high-stakes general election that will see an unprecedented level of mail-in voting due to COVID-19, but USPS leaders and union officials say the agency is prepared to handle election mail and the real causes of the delays have been widely misunderstood.
The Trump administration plans to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across most of the nation by the end of the year, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced this week he is leading a coalition of states that filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in Washington state challenging changes at the U.S. Postal Service that opponents say could threaten critical mail delivery and could undermine the national election in November.
Family, friends, fellow law enforcement officers and the Lewis County community as a whole got its opportunity Wednesday to formally pay respects to a local Washington State Patrol Trooper Justin R. Schaffer, who was killed in the line of duty back in March.
There were no bugs buzzing around the lights in the parking lot.
As a law student at Gonzaga University, Allison Drescher spent three years preparing for the bar examination -- two consecutive days of multiple-choice questions and complicated essay prompts that test not only the legal wit of aspiring lawyers but also their mental stamina.
Washington has joined a multistate lawsuit against the Trump administration, alleging the federal government is reducing state government authority in determining whether a building project will affect water quality.
OLYMPIA — Washington leaders should look for ways to make the state's economy stronger by making it more equitable as it recovers from the pandemic, the head of a national center on growth told a special Senate committee Tuesday.
While driving to work on a recent morning, Spokane County Health Officer Bob Lutz saw people holding signs that read "Lutz is nuts" and "Lutz is a tyrant."
The state is at a standstill.
Three candidates will take on Republican incumbent Secretary of State Kim Wyman in the Aug. 4 primary, and as COVID-19 forces the country to rethink voting systems, election reform is on candidates' minds.