Washington lawmakers adjourned for the year Saturday, bringing an end to a grueling six months of work that included two overtime sessions needed to resolve budget disputes.
Legislators from both parties said Sunday they were still searching for a final budget compromise that would avert the temporary layoff of many state workers. Negotiators described ongoing progress but acknowledged that there was a possibility that talks could continue dragging on.
Washington lawmakers may not complete their work on time — again. This time, the stakes are getting higher.
Thousands of high school students in Washington’s Class of 2013 don’t know yet if they will get a diploma later this spring because they have not yet met the state’s newest graduation requirement: a math exam.
Former Washington and Washington State men’s basketball coach Marv Harshman has died at 95.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide wedding flowers to a same-sex couple.
Twenty properties on a scenic island hillside were damaged by the massive landslide in Washington state that displaced 200,000 cubic yards of earth, or about 40,000 dump truck loads, officials said Thursday.
In 1970, Washington became the first — and remains the only — state in the country to legalize elective abortions by a popular vote.
Scott Suggs scored 19 points, C.J. Wilcox added 11 and Washington held off a furious rally for a 64-62 win in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament Wednesday night.
Brock Motum scored 31 points and Royce Woolridge added 25 as Washington State closed out the regular season by crushing USC 76-51 on Saturday.