| Feb 25, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Hundreds of Boeing workers gathered in Everett to celebrate the win of a $35 billion tanker contract against Airbus.
State representatives were on hand excited about the jobs coming to the state. It's estimated about 10,000 jobs will be created by...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 5:13 AM
Federal investigators arrived at the Monroe Correctional Complex Monday for a week-long visit. They will be reviewing prison procedures, staff structure and the offender classification system.
Governor Christine Gregoire asked for the review after the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:11 AM
A fierce debate over Boeing Co's new non-union airplane factory in South Carolina boiled over thousands of miles away this week at the Paris Air Show, with key players swiping at one another in a battle for jobs back home.
In April, the National Labor...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA), officially announced his campaign for governor Monday at a press conference in Seattle.
Inslee's opportunity to seek the governor's seat came after sitting governor Christine Gregoire said she would not seek a third term.
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Washington Department of Corrections Secretary Eldon Vail unexpectedly resigned Friday, citing "personal reasons." Gov. Chris Gregoire immediately appointed Prisons Director Bernie Warner to serve as the acting DOC chief.
Speaking of Vail's resignation,...
| Nov 11, 2010
Allison Lance grabs her megaphone and joins other animal activists in confronting whale watch boats that get too close to the endangered Southern Resident Orcas.
“Attention whale watch operators and customers, you are breaking federal law by...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Airbus parent EADS conceded defeat in an epic, decade-long contest to sell aerial tankers to the Pentagon and confirmed it would not protest the award of a $30 billion contract to Boeing Co .
EADS North America Chairman Ralph Crosby expressed...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 10:32 PM
Along the west coast of the United States, we waited and watched as a wall of water raced across the Pacific. The Washington coast was impacted by the tsunami, but Oregon and California were hit hardest.
A state of emergency has been declared in 4...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 11:02 PM
Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar's voice filled with emotion as he remembered the four officers killed by a gunman one year ago.
Chief Farrar says, "I told my command staff they only have to hold it together one more time so bear with me. Mark and...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Just a day after Gov. Christine Gregoire signed same-sex marriage into law, the fight between supporters and opponents over a referendum effort shifted into high gear. Tuesday, same-sex marriage opponents said they would raise up to $6 million. Today,...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:25 PM
State House Democrats unveiled their $30.7 billion supplemental spending proposal that aims to fix the state's budget shortfall, primarily by delaying funding for K-12 public schools.
The delay in education funding into the 2013-15 biennium would account...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Better revenue forecasts and some unexpected cost savings means the state budget problem isn’t as big as was thought just a few weeks ago; the deficit is about $500 million smaller.
As a result, many Democrats think they can fill the $1 billion...