Washington state

Keith Price in 2012 (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Huskies Preview: Vegas Bowl Rematch In New Stadium

A rematch of the 2012 Las Vegas Bowl gets underway on Saturday night as the Washington Huskies host the 19th-ranked Bosie State Broncos at the newly-remolded Husky Stadium.

1090 The Fan–08/28/2013

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Primary Turnout ‘Dismal’ 23 Percent

The Washington secretary of state’s office says the turnout in Tuesday’s primary election was “dismal,” but in line with similar off-year elections.

CBS Seattle–08/08/2013

File photo of Governor Jay Inslee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Wash. Lawmakers Adjourn, End Grueling Year

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.

06/29/2013

(photo courtesy WSDOT)

Washington One Week Away From Gov’t Shutdown

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.

CBS Seattle–06/24/2013

Screen capture of Sen. Don Benton. He said he was prepared to go into another special legislative session to ensure that the Legislature preserves the Senate goal of not raising taxes. (Credit: donbenton.src.wastateleg.org)

Wash. Lawmakers May Miss Another Major Deadline

Washington lawmakers may not complete their work on time — again. This time, the stakes are getting higher.

06/07/2013

File photo of students taking a test. (Photo by MARCEL ANTONISSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands May Not Graduate Because Of State Math Test

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.

CBS Seattle–04/14/2013

Marv Harshman (photo courtesy of The University of Washington)

Former Coach Marv Harshman Dies

Former Washington and Washington State men’s basketball coach Marv Harshman has died at 95.

1090 The Fan–04/12/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Wash. State Sues Florist Who Refused To Provide Wedding Flowers To Gay Couple

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide wedding flowers to a same-sex couple.

04/10/2013

Washington State Department of Transportation geologists inspect a mudslide. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Whidbey Island Landslide Shifted Massive Amount Of Earth

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.

CBS Seattle–03/28/2013

File photo of prochoice activists (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Wash. Weighs 1st Abortion Insurance Mandate In US

In 1970, Washington became the first — and remains the only — state in the country to legalize elective abortions by a popular vote.

03/23/2013

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