The mayors of more than 40 cities across Washington have sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee and legislative leaders, urging them to consider an 8 cent per-gallon gas tax as a way to help pay for transportation needs.
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.
Gov. Chris Gregoire is preparing a new transportation package that would rival the major deal she helped approve in 2005.
With lots of mountain snowpack, rivers that both flow lazily and roar with whitewater, Washington state has the water, nature and fun to take you on your next rafting adventure!
Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.
The new 144-car ferries on order for the Washington state ferry service will be known as the Olympic class of vessels, named for the Olympic mountains.
Traffic officers along Interstate 84 in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge say a lead-footed driver was in such a hurry to make a court date on a meth possession charge that he racked up $2,000 worth of speeding tickets in an hour.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A confidential settlement has been reached in the case of a 2007 Kittitas County helicopter crash that killed four people and ignited a 485-acre forest fire. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the […]