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  • Boeing Workers Celebrate Victory Win Over Tanker Contract

    Boeing Workers Celebrate Victory Win Over Tanker Contract
    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...
  • Federal Investigators Begin Review at Monroe Prison

    Federal Investigators Begin Review at Monroe Prison
    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...
  • Boeing labor spat bubbles up in Paris

    Boeing labor spat bubbles up in Paris
    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...
  • Jay Inslee launches campaign for governor

    Jay Inslee launches campaign for governor
    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. Inslee,...
  • Vail resigns as state Corrections Department chief, citing 'personal reasons'

    Vail resigns as state Corrections Department chief, citing 'personal reasons'
    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,...
  • Part Three: "They Can't Eat And They Can't Play," busting the Whale Watch violators

    Part Three: "They Can't Eat And They Can't Play," busting the Whale Watch violators
     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...
  • EADS Will Not Challenge Air Force's Tanker Deal With Boeing

    EADS Will Not Challenge Air Force's Tanker Deal With Boeing
    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...
  • Update: Tsunami Advisory Canceled For South Washington Coast

    Update: Tsunami Advisory Canceled For South Washington Coast
    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...
  • Murdered Lakewood Officers' Memorial Unveiled

    Murdered Lakewood Officers' Memorial Unveiled
    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...
  • Same-sex marriage supporters plan to match opponents' fundraising

    Same-sex marriage supporters plan to match opponents' fundraising
    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,...
  • State House Democrats' budget plan would delay funding for K-12 schools

    State House Democrats' budget plan would delay funding for K-12 schools
    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...
  • State lawmaker's plan would allow local governments to raise sales tax

    State lawmaker's plan would allow local governments to raise sales tax
    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...