Regional News

Whooping cough outbreak growing in Washington


Apr 17, 2015
Whooping cough is on the rise in Washington and state health officials are urging people to get vaccinated against the disease,…





Dueling bills introduced on paid family leave law

By Associated Press
Jan 25, 2013
Six years ago, Washington state lawmakers approved a program giving parents five weeks paid time off to be with a new…

WA senators to hear workers' compensation bills

By Associated Press
Jan 23, 2013
The GOP-led Washington state Senate Commerce and Labor Committee will on Wednesday consider five bills intended to save…

Feds release plan for Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits

By Associated Press
Jan 23, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday released its final recovery plan for the endangered Columbia Basin pygmy…

Inslee: Extending expiring taxes not an increase

By Associated Press
Jan 18, 2013
Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday that he doesn't consider the extension of temporary taxes _ as proposed by his predecessor…

State senate set to debate Washington's GET tuition program

By Associated Press
Jan 17, 2013
Until a month ago, lawmakers studying Washington's prepaid tuition program were focused on getting rid of a state policy…