Three presidential electors in Washington who refused to vote for Hillary Clinton after she carried the state in the 2016 election can be fined $1,000, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
The difference four years makes in Washington elections is probably most obvious in the state attorney general's race.
Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has taken a voluntary 10% pay cut for one year and turned down a $50,000 retention bonus as the university works to regain its financial footing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OLYMPIA — Five candidates are running in Washington's Aug. 4 primary against incumbent Chris Reykdal for Superintendent of Public Instruction, calling for more local control of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has disproportionately affected people of color both nationwide and in Washington state.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee will meet with some leaders of the protests against police violence and racial injustice, whom he credited with keeping some violence in check during recent demonstrations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With November's general election just five months away, primaries in eight states, including Idaho, and the District of Columbia on Tuesday relied largely on mail-in ballots and offered a preview of a high-stakes fight over how Americans will vote amid COVID-19.
Gen. James Mattis, the Pullman native and former U.S. Defense Secretary, broke his silence on his former boss, President Donald Trump, on Wednesday, accusing the commander-in-chief of an "abuse of executive authority" in responding to peaceful protesters outside the White House earlier this week.
OLYMPIA — The Legislature should meet in special session this month to begin cutting the state budget to adjust for the loss of revenue brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senate's top Republican said Wednesday.
Washington voters are unlikely to complain about their lack of choices for governor this year. They can choose among 36 people who want the job, a record for a statewide race.
OLYMPIA — Spokane Valley Rep. Matt Shea is being billed $4,700 for the cleanup of olive oil he poured on the steps of the domed Legislative Building in early March, part of a Christian group's response to an earlier demonstration by Satanists who had marched around the building.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced this week that test results from samples taken from a juvenile elk in the Yakima herd confirmed the presence of elk hoof disease, known scientifically as treponeme-associated hoof disease (TAHD).
George Washington never took any wooden nickels.
May 1 has traditionally meant protests and demonstrations in Olympia to mark May Day. On Friday, though, demonstrators at the Capitol included those lashing out against Gov. Jay Inslee's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, which he extended through May 31.
Lewis County Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer is asking all inmates released in Lewis County under Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent direction to voluntarily contact their local health care providers for evaluation and testing after one former inmate tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
Washington initiative promoter Tim Eyman and state Rep. Matt Shea were among about 50 protesters who gathered near Spokane City Hall on Thursday in defiance of Gov. Jay Inslee's stay-home order.