Regional News

State unemployment rate falls to 5.8 per


Jul 16, 2014
Washington’s job growth accelerated in June and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in six years, according to…





Challenge to aid cuts worries lawmakers

By Associated Press
Mar 28, 2011
A federal judge's decision to protect a state-funded food assistance program from elimination has raised concerns among…

May be another record year for WA prepaid tuition

By Associated Press
Mar 25, 2011
Washington parents and grandparents have one week left to join the state's prepaid tuition program before prices go up…

WA lawmakers introduce slew of 'title only' bills

By Associated Press
Mar 24, 2011
As state lawmakers push forward into tough budget negotiations, they are proposing a stack of "title only" bills relating…

New Wash. liquor privatization initiative filed

By Associated Press
Mar 21, 2011
Backers of a proposal to break the state's monopoly on booze sales have returned, filing an initiative Friday to…

WA bill would charge perpetual students more

By Associated Press
Mar 17, 2011
College students who stay in school even though they have enough credits to graduate would pay more for tuition under a…