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  • Report recommends changes to protect adopted children in state from abuse

    Report recommends changes to protect adopted children in state from abuse
    A report on abused adopted children has concluded that, for the most part, adoptive families in Washington state provide nurturing, loving homes. But the study also said there are problems that need to be addressed. The study, Severe Abuse of Adopted...
  • 48 workers from Washington's ecology department deployed to help hurricane relief effort

    48 workers from Washington's ecology department deployed to help hurricane relief effort
    Washington state's Department of Ecoclogy is deploying 48 Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) AmeriCorps members and staff to New York to help communities struck by Hurricane Sandy. The crews will come from Ellensburg, Port Hadlock, Seattle, Mount...
  • Washington voters approve same-sex marriage

    Washington voters approve same-sex marriage
    Voters in Washington have approved same-sex marriage, making it the third state in the nation to legalize gay marriage in Tuesday's general elections. Voters in Maine and Maryland also approved it. With nearly 2.5 million votes counted in Washington...
  • Inslee to be next Washington governor as GOP's McKenna concedes race

    Inslee to be next Washington governor as GOP's McKenna concedes race
    Republican state Attorney General Rob McKenna conceded defeat Friday night to former Democratic Congressman Jay Inslee in the Washington governor's race. In a video address, McKenna told his supporters, "Today we come to the end of a long journey,"...
  • Republicans score key gubernatorial win in North Carolina

    Republicans score key gubernatorial win in North Carolina
    Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections. Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...
  • GOP Expands Majority in Governors' Mansions

    GOP Expands Majority in Governors' Mansions
    Republicans flipped North Carolina, a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, expanding their national lead over Democrats at the statehouse level, according to CNN projections. Eleven states held governors' races Tuesday. Democrats...
  • Gov. Gregoire's tenants are McKenna supporters

    Gov. Gregoire's tenants are McKenna supporters
    We're pretty sure that Gov. Chris Gregoire doesn't have a clause in her lease that specifies that you have to be aligned with one political party rather than another. But then, we're also guessing that the governor might have been a bit surprised at...
  • Governor bans all outdoor burning east of Cascades; smoke remains a concern

    Governor bans all outdoor burning east of Cascades; smoke remains a concern
    Gov. Chris Gregoire on Friday night amended an emergency proclamation to include a ban on all outdoor and agricultural burning for all counties east of the Cascades until midnight Tuesday. “With more warm, dry weather expected – the potential...
  • Gov. Gregoire declares State of Emergency after wildfires

    Gov. Gregoire declares State of Emergency after wildfires
    Gov. Chris Gregoire signed an emergency proclamation on Thursday declaring a State of Emergency for all counties east of the crest of the Cascades. The move will deploy additional state resources, including air support from Washington’s National...
  • Wildfires a risk west of the Cascades, too

    Wildfires a risk west of the Cascades, too
    As fires rage near Wenatchee, a dry past couple of months have turned the possibility of wildfires into a reality on the west side of the Cascades. A section of grass adjacent to State Route 167 near Puyallup went up in flames Saturday. Authorities don't...
  • More than 20,000 respirator masks sent for state residents dealing with heavy smoke, wildfires

    More than 20,000 respirator masks sent for state residents dealing with heavy smoke, wildfires
    State health officials sent more than 20,000 respirator masks to areas where residents are dealing with heavy, hazardous smoke from wildfires in central and eastern Washington, the Department of Health said Friday. The Kittitas County Public Health...
  • State appeals federal judge's ruling on morning-after pill

    State appeals federal judge's ruling on morning-after pill
    The state of Washington on Wednesday appealed a federal judge’s decision that pharmacists and pharmacies in the state can deny the sale of the morning-after pill, also known as Plan B, because of religious objections. Legal Voice and Planned...