New WSP Troopers Sworn in at State CapitolThirty-seven Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by state Supreme Court Justice James Johnson Friday in a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. The troopers were given their commission cards by Gov. Chris Gregoire and patrol Chief John Batiste.
Gov Gregoire Looks to Broker One More Major Deal Gov. Chris Gregoire's time in office may be best remembered for the major deals she helped broker, often in late-night bargaining sessions in which negotiators were ordered to find a resolution. Now the Democrat, two months away from leaving Washington state government, is looking to finalize one more big agreement.
Gov Gregoire Meeting With Feds Over Marijuana LawWashington state Gov. Chris Gregoire will meet with Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Tuesday to discuss the state's recent passage of a measure to legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use.
Best of Farmers Market Week - August 7 - 13Gov. Christine Gregoire proclaimed August 7 - 13 Farmers Market Week in Washington! And there are some special events going on at participating markets. It's time to shop, support our local farmers, and get some delicious produce!