Gov. Jay Inslee

(Photo credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Government Task Force On Drones Meets

A government task force assigned to propose regulations for drone use in Washington state is holding its first meeting in Olympia on Monday.

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

Stock photo (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Washington Prepares For Marijuana Retail Sales

As Washington state prepares to issue the first licenses for marijuana retail stores, Gov. Jay Inslee and other state leaders on Tuesday announced steps the state is taking to keep pot out of the hands of minors, including making sure that marijuana-related labels aren’t attractive to kids.

1090 The Fan–06/24/2014

File photo of a sewage treatment plant. (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/GettyImages)

Washington-BC Relationship Tainted By Victoria Sewage

Victoria’s long-delayed sewage treatment plans have become an international irritant, with Washington state demanding the British Columbia government step in to stop the flow of raw waste into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2014

(KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Data Released On Health Exchange Enrollees

About 164,000 Washington residents have signed up for private health insurance through the state’s health care exchange, with the bulk of people enrolling in the final three months leading up to the March deadline, state officials announced Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–04/23/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the firehouse in Oso (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Surveys Scene Of Sadness, Death At Mudslide

Swooping over a terrain of great sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month.

CBS Seattle–04/22/2014

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Flags To Fly At Half-Staff For Mudslide Victims

Gov. Jay Inslee and other state officials will gather on the steps of the Legislative Building at noon Tuesday before lowering the flags.

CBS Seattle–04/14/2014

(Photo by Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

36th Victim Of Oso Mudslide ID’d; 8 Still Missing

The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office has now identified all 36 victims it has received from the Oso mudslide.

CBS Seattle–04/11/2014

(Photo by Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

Inslee Seeks Farm Disaster Aid For Mudslide

Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the federal government to declare Snohomish County as a farm disaster area so farmers and ranchers affected by the deadly Oso mudslide could seek financial and other help.

CBS Seattle–04/11/2014

US Army Staff Sergeant Ty M.Carter stands with his Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ceremony Held In Olympia For Medal Of Honor Recipients

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, and Capt. William D. Swenson all received the nation’s highest military honor for risking life in combat, beyond the call of duty, in the Afghanistan War.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2014

Crews work at the Oso mudslide site on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 28

Estimated financial losses from the deadly Washington mudslide that has killed at least 24 people have reached $10 million, Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday in a letter asking the federal government for a major disaster declaration.

04/01/2014

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,652 other followers