| Mar 21, 2011
| 7:17 PM
After a week-long investigation by the National Institute of Corrections, the Governor announced more than a dozen security recommendations made by the federal team.
Nearly all them echo what we were told by the panel of corrections officers who...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Friday is the deadline for the Washington state senate to vote on legislation aimed at providing the Department of Corrections various security upgrades.
House bill 20-11 gives state corrections officers the right to negotiate over workplace-safety...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 9:54 PM
Governor Chris Gregoire has signed a bill into law that acknowledges same-sex marriages sanctioned in other states as domestic partnerships in the state of Washington.
Supporters said it fixes a technical loophole.
Previously, the state only...
| Jan 4, 2011
Based on last year, the Mariners need all the support they can get... but next season, thousands of fans who live across the sound may stay home.
If they can't catch a ferry after the last inning, they're not going to come to the games.
| Jan 5, 2011
Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new State Department of Education that would take over duties handled by State School Superintendent Randy Dorn.
Gregoire announced the plan Wednesday, part of her efforts to streamline government during the...
| Jan 6, 2011
Governor Chris Gregoire wants to transform the ferry system from a state-only operation to a regional ferry district with state subsidies, giving local counties taxing and operational power.
In an announcement Thursday, Gregoire said the change is...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Gov. Chris Gregoire delivered her annual State of the State address Tuesday. She showed optimism over the state's ability to return to the type of economic vibrance we have seen in the past.
The governor took aim at those who doubt the state's...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Gov. Chris Gregoire proclaimed a state of emergency Wednsday. The action by the governor is in response to the severe winter storms that struck western and south central Washington counties back in December.
The governor’s action followed the...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 11:42 AM
A Graham man is facing some serious charges after he allegedly made threats against Governor Chris Gregoire.
Robert R. Locke is accused of making internet based threats that he sent to the Washington Governor's office.
Detectives from the Washington...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 9:29 PM
A somber day as thousands gathered in Everett Tuesday to honor the life of Ofc. Jayme Biendl.
The procession began at the Monroe Correctional Complex where Biendl worked and it ended at Comcast Arena where thousands gathered to honor her.
| Feb 15, 2011
| 10:08 PM
Today Washington Governor Christine Gregoire declared a state of emergency in 17 counties from the severe storms that hit between January 9th and 26th.
In places like Randle, the Cowlitz River spilled over the highway and cut people off.
The damage is...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:04 AM
Washington's budget shortfalls are keeping several state agencies closed Tuesday.
The closures are part of a law signed by Gov Chris Gregoire last year that requires state agencies to not operate ten days out of the year to save money.
The law assures...