Gov. Chris Gregoire on Friday directed the state Department of Commerce to monitor rising gas prices in the state and asked the agency to recommend what actions can be taken to help reduce costs to drivers.
The White House press office says the president will travel to Nevada, Washington and California next week for campaign events and an unspecified official event regarding the nation’s economy. He will be in Seattle on Thursday, May 10.
If you’re making plans for a cruise to Hawaii, you’re not alone. More than 104,000 travelers arrived in the islands on cruise ships — mostly from the West Coast — in the first 11 months of last year, up 14.5 percent.
The president will be making a short visit to Seattle in September, according to a report from the Seattle Times.