| 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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:23 PM
At least 1,000 signatures submitted as part of a petition to send Referendum 74 to voters are believed to be fraudulent, Secretary of State Sam Reed’s office confirmed Monday.
Preserve Marriage Washington, blocked the gay marriage law signed by...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:49 PM
The Secretary of State's Office announced on Tuesday that Referendum 74 has been certified for November's ballot. The referendum means that Washingtonians will be voting on whether to overturn the same-sex marriage law that was signed by Gov. Christine...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Charlie Coburn is always searching for something on the beach near Moclips, from sand dollars to bald eagles -- but this was a first for him.
“Charlie was running out, he was the first one there, and I said, ‘What is it?’ And he said,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Concern is growing about potentially dangerous Japanese tsunami debris washing up on the Washington coast.
The massive earthquake in March 2011 that rocked Japan triggered a massive tsunami. More than 28,000 people were killed and entire towns wiped out....
| 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...