The campaign to uphold the state’s gay marriage law raised $2.8 million in cash contributions over the past six weeks.
A U.S. Census Bureau snapshot of Seattle shows that the median household income here was more than $60,000 in 2011, which is about $10,000 more than the national average.
WA residents are digging deeper for gas money. The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $4.07, which is 17 cents higher than the national average.
Police say a man who worked for Seattle Public Utilities siphoned more than $1 million in water main extension funds into his private bank account.
Federal authorities aren’t sure yet who shot several sea lions in the Puget Sound region in recent weeks, but a conservation group has offered up $10,000 for information that helps convict the perpetrators.
The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state isn’t meeting its constitutional obligation to amply pay for basic public education, but the justices gave an endorsement to the reform work the Legislature has already started.