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…





Ex-lawmakers want to eliminate surplus accounts

By Associated Press
Sep 04, 2012
Two former members of the state Legislature said Tuesday it is time for lawmakers to eliminate campaign surplus accounts,…

Gas tax challenge can move ahead

By Associated Press
Aug 31, 2012
Opening the door to questions about sovereignty and compacts in Indian Country, the Washington state Supreme Court said…

Ecology releases updated document on fish consumption data

By NCBI
Aug 31, 2012
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has released an update to a technical document that evaluates available…

McKenna files complaint against Inslee

By Associated Press
Aug 24, 2012
Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna says his Democratic rival is improperly handling his federal campaign…

Wildlife managers kill gray wolf in NE Wash.

By Associated Press
Aug 08, 2012
State wildlife managers have killed a female gray wolf they say preyed on livestock in northeast Washington state. Fish…