The entire congressional delegation from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana is demanding that the Obama administration begin negotiations with Canada to update the landmark Columbia River Treaty.
The majority of Veterans Administration medical facilities in Washington state are meeting timeliness goals for scheduling doctor visits, but centers in Walla Walla, Vancouver and Chehalis have yet to hit their targets.
A bipartisan group of Washington state senators has rolled out a state construction budget calling for $3.9 billion in capital spending over the next two years.
The Washington state Department of Natural Resources is buying more than 1,700 acres of forest land north of the Quinault Indian Reservation on the western Olympic Peninsula. Purchased for $5.2 million from The Nature Conservancy, the land will add to both wildlife habitat and working forests.
Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.
Lawmakers in the House and Senate are expected to vote on their respective budget plans.
Washington’s first charter school is being given one last chance to fix its problems.
A Republican state senator says he won’t schedule a vote for a measure that would phase in a new $12 hourly state minimum wage.
Seattle’s new minimum wage law goes into effect this month.
The Washington State Auditor’s Office said Wednesday its main spokesman is done talking about the investigation into State Auditor Troy Kelley.