state

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Department Seeks Consultant On Health Care Provider Tax

The state health department is seeking consulting help to develop a proposal for a health care provider tax in Alaska.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

File photo of a rat. (credit: ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Health Officials Warn Hantavirus Risks Higher Now

State health officials warn that spring cleaning can involve some health dangers.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

(Photo credit Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

4.3 Earthquake Shakes Cle Elum

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — A magnitude-4.3 earthquake rumbled under Washington state’s Cascade Range, but no injuries or damage have been reported. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says the quake struck at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday and […]

02/18/2015

credit: www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-State-Patrol

New WSP Troopers Sworn in at State Capitol

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.

12/14/2012

credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

New Washington Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirement In 2013

A new requirement for carbon monoxide detectors in Washington homes takes effect on January 1, 2013. The new law requires the detectors in all existing residences, including hotels, dormitories and institutions.

12/04/2012

530954_507942075890387_1714173950_n

Best Small Business Saturday Shopping in Puget Sound

Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the US, and it’s coming on Saturday, November 24!

11/12/2012

credit: www.daughtersofnorway.org

Best WA Getaways November 2 – 4

It’s time to celebrate Scandinavia, emerging artists, great jazz, holidays and arts and crafts! Whether you want to shop, eat, create or admire, there’s something for you just a short drive from Seattle!

10/30/2012

credit: Corey Davis/Getty Images

Coal Fight Heats Up Near Bellingham

The fight over a coal export terminal proposed near Bellingham is heating up, as hundreds turned out Saturday for the first of several public hearings on the project.

10/27/2012

credit: www.facebook.com/WashingtonStateElections

Guide to Election Night Parties in Seattle

Regardless of your party or voting preferences, Seattleites are ready to celebrate come Election Day! Be sure to mail in your ballot, and then mark your calendar for a great party on Tuesday, November 6.

10/24/2012

credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Apple Farmers May See Boon With Bumper Crops

Washington state apple growers, who are already in the midst of a near record harvest, are now looking forward to higher demand and prices for their produce.

10/19/2012

more