The office of Washington state auditor Troy Kelley was turning over documents to the federal government Thursday in response to a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice, just days after federal agents searched his home.
Washington’s unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent in February, the state Employment Security Department reported on Wednesday.
An international group that lost its latest court battle to block Seattle’s new minimum wage law says it will keep on fighting.
A citizen committee’s recommendation to raise the Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls 50 cents each of the next two summers has been approved by the Washington State Transportation Commission.
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.