Regional News

Minimum wage will increase to $9.47 in 2015


Sep 30, 2014
Washington's minimum wage will increase 15 cents to $9.47 an hour beginning Jan. 1, 2015. The Department of Labor…





GRAHAM MAN ARRRESTED FOR THREATENING GOVERNOR

By NCBI
Jan 26, 2011
Detectives from the Washington State Patrol Criminal Investigative Division (CID) have arrested a Graham-area man for…

Cantwell: Make sales tax deduction permanent

By Associated Press
Jan 25, 2011
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington has introduced a bill that would make the sales tax deduction permanent on…

WA foster parents sue state in federal court

By Associated Press
Jan 20, 2011
A Washington foster parents group has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, saying the state has a low reimbursement…

Lawmakers pressed to act on business tax cut

By Associated Press
Jan 17, 2011
Lawmakers were pressed Monday to quickly pass a couple of bills that Gov. Chris Gregoire's office says will cut taxes to…

Feds drop appeal on lynx habitat, will revise plan

By Associated Press
Jan 17, 2011
Wildlife officials have dropped their appeal of a court ruling that forces the government to revise its flawed plan to…