| May 12, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Hundreds of people lined up outside Group Health’s Burien Medical Center to get a free whooping cough booster shot – the vaccine is also known as "T-dap."
The vaccines were offered to adults who are around children a lot and who can't...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:40 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:43 PM
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,"...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
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;...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:26 AM
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...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 5:03 PM
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...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Mike Gregoire, husband of Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, underwent treatment for colon cancer, the governor disclosed in a statement issued Wednesday. Doctors were able to remove a cancerous portion of his colon.
“Yesterday, my family...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:50 PM
U.S. District Court Judge Ricardo Martinez on Friday issued a preliminary injuction against a new Washington state law intended to force Backpage.com and other Web sites to verify the age of people who place online classified sex ads.
On March 29, Gov....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Voters in Washington State will decide in November if gay couples in the state will be allowed to marry.
Opponents of gay marriage forced Referendum 74 onto the ballot after collecting nearly twice the number of signatures required.
| Jun 7, 2012
| 10:05 AM
The gay rights movement may have come further, faster than any civil rights movement in the nation’s history. But the fight over same-sex marriage continues unabated.
The latest front is Washington state, where opponents of a law allowing gay...