Washington Halts Seattle Tunnel Project Over Safety ConcernsWashington transportation officials and Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday halted all digging by Seattle's tunnel-boring machine until the contractor determines what caused a large sinkhole to form over the area where the machine was operating.
Washington National Guardsman Killed In ActionOfficials with the Defense Department have reported that Washington National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew McClintock was killed in action in Afghanistan Tuesday.
Washington Governor Takes Action On Guns After Obama MoveWashington Gov. Jay Inslee signed an executive order Wednesday aimed at curbing gun violence by improving data-sharing among government agencies and starting a new public health campaign on suicide prevention.
Poll: Gov. Inslee Leads Republican Challenger By 9 PointsA new poll shows Washington Gov. Jay Inslee leading his Republican opponent by nine points, with about a third of voters undecided.
Inslee Proposes Millions For Mental Health Services
Gov. Inslee appoints spokesman as new chief of staffThe governor's office also announced that Jaime Smith has been promoted to take Postman's place as chief spokeswoman.
FEMA Rejects Washington State Appeal For Wildfire Victim AidInslee said that he will continue to fight for greater federal support for disaster recovery
Inslee Reverses Panel's Decision To Increase Cougar HuntsGov. Jay Inslee has reversed a state wildlife panel's decision to expand cougar hunting in areas of Washington occupied by wolves.
Washington State First Stop For China President On US VisitWashington state will be the first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to the United States next week.
Court Fines Washington State Over Education FundingWashington officials are considering a special legislative session
Seattle Community Leader Donnie Chin Killed In ShootingA community leader credited with patrolling and protecting the streets of Seattle's International District for decades has been killed in a shooting.
Gov. Inslee Blames GOP For Climate FailuresWashington Gov. Jay Inslee has gained national attention for rolling out some of the most ambitious climate initiatives in the country, signing pacts with other Western states and speaking at an international summit.