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.
Washington Health Officials Warn Hantavirus Risks Higher Now State health officials warn that spring cleaning can involve some health dangers.
4.3 Earthquake Shakes Cle Elum
New WSP Troopers Sworn in at State CapitolThirty-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.
New Washington Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirement In 2013A 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.
Best Small Business Saturday Shopping in Puget SoundSmall 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!
Best WA Getaways November 2 - 4It'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!
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.
Guide to Election Night Parties in SeattleRegardless 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.
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.
Sen. Patty Murray Pushing Pentagon on PTSD ReviewU.S. Sen. Patty Murray is pushing the Pentagon to move forward with its military-wide review of how soldiers are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and other behavioral health.
Bill Gates, Paul Allen Donate Money for Charter School InitiativeThe campaign to bring charter schools to Washington raised nearly $5 million in cash contributions during the past six weeks, including donations from Bill Gates and Paul Allen.