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  • Harris faces report of underage drinking by intern

    Harris faces report of underage drinking by intern
    Rep. Andy Harris came under fire Tuesday for an incident last summer in which an underage intern was allowed to drink alcohol at a farewell party on a veranda of the U.S. Capitol. A spokesman for Harris, Ryan Nawrocki, confirmed that the party took place...
  • Washington county council to consider moratorium in landslide-risk areas

    SEATTLE A Washington state county council will consider an emergency moratorium on development in areas at risk of landslides. Dave Somers, president of the Snohomish County Council, said he'll propose a vote on the six-month ban at a council meeting...
  • Firefighter who lost wife, granddaughter in mudslide praises community for its support

    OSO, Wash. Seth Jefferds doesn't know how he would be coping if not for the support of his fellow Oso firefighters and the community. Jefferds' wife and granddaughter were among the 30 people confirmed killed in the March 22 mudslide that also...
  • Firefighter training for crude oil train fires inadequate, group tells Congress

    WASHINGTON Citing the sharp increase in the transportation of crude oil by rail, a group told Congress on Wednesday that most of the country's fire departments lack sufficient training to respond to hazardous materials incidents. Elizabeth Harman,...
  • Local political reaction to Obama's support for same-sex marriage

    Local political reaction to Obama's support for same-sex marriage
    Same-sex marriage was signed into law in Washington earlier this year, and will be on the ballot in November. Wednesday, local politicians reacted to President Barack Obama's announcement that he supports same-sex marriage. Here is a collection of their...
  • Koster to concede to DelBene in 1st Congressional District race Friday

    Koster to concede to DelBene in 1st Congressional District race Friday
    Snohomish County Councilman John Koster said Thursday he plans to call Democrat Suzan DelBene on Friday to concede the race for the congressional seat in the redrawn 1st District that runs from Redmond north to the Canadian border. As of 10:26 p.m....
  • Primary results: Inslee and McKenna to face off in November for governor

    Primary results: Inslee and McKenna to face off in November for governor
    Former Democratic Congressman Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Rob McKenna won the top two spots in Washington's gubernatorial primary election Tuesday and will face off in November in what is expected to be one of the closest races for governor in...
  • Airlines fly above air traffic doomsday predictions

     Airlines fly above air traffic doomsday predictions
    Criticism intensified Monday that the Obama administration is deliberately inconveniencing and potentially endangering the flying public by going ahead with threatened staffing reductions at airport air traffic towers and radar facilities, instead of...
  • Statements by Local Leaders on Tucson Shooting

    Statements by Local Leaders on Tucson Shooting
    On the steps of the nation's capitol and across the country; there is heavy mix of shock and sadness.  Members of Congress from from western Washington and other leaders immediately issued statements denouncing the violence and expressing concern for...
  • Washington Congressman Rick Larsen In New Zealand When Quake Hit

    Washington Congressman Rick Larsen In New Zealand When Quake Hit
    Washington Representative Rick Larsen was in New Zealand when the earthquake hit.  Q13 spoke with Larsen's mother, Yolanda Rosenbach Larsen, who confirms he is in New Zealand.  The 2nd Congressional District Democrat was in Downtown Christchurch Monday,...
  • Congressman fires staffers over indiscreet tweets

    Congressman fires staffers over indiscreet tweets
    A congressman from Washington state fired three aides on Thursday shortly after learning of their indiscreet tweets that talked of on-the-job drinking and insulted their boss. Democratic Representative Rick Larsen fired the youthful trio -- Seth...
  • Obama's 'got game,' and competition

     
    by Mark Silva For all the war councils lately at the White House -- and that "beer summit'' on the South Lawn -- the big fall basketball game on the first court promises some real stretches. President Barack Obama, who......