Republican and Democratic lawmakers against the death penalty have introduced a measure eliminating it. But they fully acknowledge that the bill won’t go anywhere this year in Olympia.
In her final speech before she leaves office, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Tuesday urged the Legislature to focus on education and transportation in the coming months of the new legislative session that started this week.
Got a hankering to head out of town? Just a short drive from Seattle will take you to Chelan’s Winterfest, Outhouse Races, Skagit’s Eagle Festival, a Bavarian Ice Festival, a Brewfest, a Wine and Seafood Festival and much more. Here are some of our favorites.
Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday for a new legislative session facing a roughly $1 billion budget shortfall for the upcoming two-year budget, not counting money they will need to spend to improve funding for education.
Whether it’s dressing like Elvis, running in your undies, through mud, foam, with zombies or electric lights, Seattle has got some crazy 5Ks for you in 2013. Get in shape, let loose and have fun! Here are some of our favorites.
Elvis was born on January 8, 1935. Even after his passing in 1977, his music and personal style have lived on in America and around the world. Here in Seattle, you’re invited to remember and celebrate Elvis – from his favorite sweet treat to his favorite music to his visit to Seattle in 1962!
Dog and cat lovers, springtime means fun cat and dog show events! Come support local animal rescues, see beautiful animals doing agility, and learn about products to keep your pets healthy and happy!
When Gov. Chris Gregoire took office eight years ago, it was against a backdrop of a contested election that led to two recounts and a court challenge.
High winds early Monday have knocked out power for about 8,000 Puget Sound Energy customers in south King County and Thurston County.
Thirty-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.