Supporters of higher pay for minimum wage workers hailed a federal judge’s decision clearing the way for Seattle’s new minimum wage law to take effect as planned next month.
Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency for three regions in Washington state.
Washington lawmakers say they want to study the impacts of closing a huge coal-fired power plant in southeastern Montana that provide powers to the Northwest.
Washington high school students who participated in a statewide survey say marijuana is easy to get and they do not perceive any risk from smoking pot once or twice.
The state says Washington’s wolf population grew by more than 30 percent last year and formed four new packs.
Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.
Some lawmakers are pushing proposals to advance nuclear power as part of Washington’s future energy mix.
A magnitude-4.3 earthquake that rumbled under Washington state’s Cascade Range early Wednesday was “not a great advertisement” for an early warning system undergoing tests, an official said.
ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — A magnitude-4.3 earthquake rumbled under Washington state’s Cascade Range, but no injuries or damage have been reported. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says the quake struck at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday and […]
Washington state has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by a former foster child who said she was sexually abused by a foster father who was a convicted sex offender.