| 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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:11 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:38 PM
On a 4-3 vote, a Washington state Senate committee on Thursday passed and sent to the full Senate a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state.
The Senate Government Operations, Tribal Relations and Elections Committee approved the measure, after...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen announced on Monday that she would support Senate Bill 6239 to allow same-sex marriage. Haugen, who had previously been undecided, gives the bill enough pledged support to pass the Washington state Senate.
Haugen became the 25th...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:39 PM
A bill legalizing gay marriage in Washington passed its biggest legislative hurdle Wednesday night and moved closer to becoming law.
The state Senate — where the legislation faced its toughest test — approved the measure on a 28-21 mostly...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Gov. Christine Gregoire announced Thursday that on Monday she will sign into law the same-sex marriage bill, which will make Washington the seventh state in the nation to allow gay marriages.
Gregoire said she will sign the measure in the state Capitol's...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:27 PM
It started with a soccer ball and fishing boat washing up in Alaska, then a huge dock was found on an Oregon beach, and Friday another battered boat was found at Washington's Cape Disappointment State Park.
A massive amount debris washed away from...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:04 PM
DEA agents, along with federal and local police officers, raided multiple marijuana dispensaries Tuesday under federal law that prohibits owners to distribute, sell and use medical marijuana.
The coordinated sweep involved raids of five dispensaries...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:45 PM
A pair of U.S. governors appealed to the Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday to reclassify marijuana as a drug with accepted medical uses, saying current federal law makes it difficult for states that have legalized medical marijuana to safely...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Art attack: Denver police say a woman was drunk when she attacked and tried to urinate on a painting by famed American artist Clyfford Still at a newly opened Denver museum. The artwork is said to be valued at between $30 million and $40 million....
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Casey Anthony video: Are you ready for Casey Anthony, vlogger? Casey Anthony has surfaced in a video diary that she says could spark more video entries. She makes no mention of her daughter, Caylee, or her acquittal on charges related to the 2-year-old'...