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  • Release of convicted murderer postponed

    Release of convicted murderer postponed
    UPDATE: The Indeterminate Sentence Review Board has postponed the release of convicted murderer John Athan. Athan was set to be released Monday, after serving only seven years of his sentence for murdering his neighbor, Kristen Sumstad, 13, in 1982....
  • Part of viaduct to be torn down early

    Part of viaduct to be torn down early
    Construction on the southern end of the viaduct is ahead of schedule, the Washington State Department of Transportation said Friday. In fact, WSDOT said that part of the viaduct will come down six months early, saving taxpayers nearly $1 million. “...
  • Kent orders closure of medical marijuana dispensaries

    Kent orders closure of medical marijuana dispensaries
    Kent has joined a handful of other cities cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries. Friday marks the one year anniversary that the Evergreen Holistic Center in Kent has been open. Its director, Charles Lambert, was looking forward to...
  • McKenna announces run for governor

    McKenna announces run for governor
    Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna announced his campaign for governor Wednesday at his alma mater, Sammamish High School. McKenna, a Republican, called for a revitalization of Washington state's education system and said he would work to...
  • 520 Bridge Environmental Study Complete; Construction Bids Begin

    520 Bridge Environmental Study Complete; Construction Bids Begin
    The project to build a new 520 bridge across Lake Washington can now take a big step forward.  An environmental impact statement that took years to complete is finally out. It’s not what you'd consider light reading.  State DOT workers  brought in...
  • Governor Gregoire will not seek third term in office

    Governor Gregoire will not seek third term in office
    At a news conference in Olympia Monday, Gov. Chris Gregoire officially announced she will not seek a third term in office. "The worst thing I can think of for the people of Washington is for me to be preoccupied with a campaign right now. I need to set...
  • Man Arrested For Threats Against Governor Gregoire

    Man Arrested For Threats Against Governor Gregoire
    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...
  • Thousands Gather To Mourn The Loss Of Officer Jayme Biendl

    Thousands Gather To Mourn The Loss Of Officer Jayme Biendl
    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.  Hundreds more...
  • Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Dec. & Jan. Storms

    Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Dec. & Jan. Storms
    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...
  • Budget Cuts Keep Several State Agencies Closed Tuesday

    Budget Cuts Keep Several State Agencies Closed Tuesday
    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...
  • Boeing Wins $35 Billion Tanker Contract

    Boeing Wins $35 Billion Tanker Contract
    Boeing has won the battle for a $35 billion tanker contract against Airbus.  The U.S. Air Force made the announcement Thursday afternoon.  "Boeing was a clear winner," said U.S. Air Force officials.  Boeing estimates it could create about 50,000 jobs in...
  • Kansas lawmakers praise tanker decision

    Kansas lawmakers praise tanker decision
    Lawmakers from Kansas and Washington state praised the Obama Administration, the Department of Defense and the Air Force in finally giving the tanker contract to Boeing. The reaction was not the same in Alabama. Gov. Sam Brownback (R) "I have been...