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  • I-940

    Lawmakers want to fast-track amendment to I-940

    State legislators want to fast-track an amendment to I-940 as their new legislative session begins.
  • Sammamish deaths

    Three people found dead in Sammamish home

    King County deputies dispatched to the Klahanie neighborhood in Sammamish for a welfare check found three people dead in a home. 
  • Biking Fremont Bridge Viadoom

    City reports massive increase in biking as Viadoom begins

    Viadoom traffic has been easier than expected, as commuters change their habits. Is a huge increase in biking across Seattle the reason?
  • Issaquah School District

    Issaquah School District staff will hold strike vote Tuesday night

    At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, hundreds of staff members at Issaquah School District will consider whether to leave their posts and head to the picket lines.
  • Alaska

    Alaska Air to add 3K jobs in 2019, mostly in Washington

    Alaska Air Group says it plans to add more than 3,000 jobs this year, with three-fourths of the positions opening in Washington state.
  • Governor Jay Inslee State of the State

    Gov. Inslee speaks on ‘new tipping point’ in State of the State address

    Washington Governor Jay Inslee gives his State of the State address Tuesday, where he's expected to focus on his two-year budget for the state. 
  • rape kits

    WSP crime labs asks Legislature for $6 million to address rape kit backlog

    As Washington state looks to clear a massive backlog of untested rape kits, additional funding is needed form the Legislature to reduce the turnaround.
  • Washington State establishes Steve Gleason Institute

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State is creating a neuroscience center named for former Cougars and New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason. The Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience is expected to open at the school’s satellite campus in Spokane in the second half of the year. Daryll DeWald, chancellor of WSU Health Sciences Spokane, […]
  • Sheriff’s Office: 3 found dead in suburban Seattle home

    SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been found dead from gunshot wounds in a suburban Seattle home. The King County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that deputies were sent to the home in Sammamish to check on the welfare of people there. The Seattle Times reports sheriff’s spokesman Ryan Abbott […]
  • Officials: Contagious kids with measles at Portland airport

    VANCOVUER, Wash. (AP) — County health officials in southwest Washington state are warning people who may have crossed paths recently with unvaccinated children contagious with measles at the Portland International Airport in Oregon. KATU-TV reports that the Clark County Public Health department said the two children — one a young child and the other an […]
  • Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s bodyguard in confrontations with U.S land management agents became the last of 19 defendants from 11 states to be sentenced on Tuesday in an armed standoff nearly five years ago. Brian “Booda” Cavalier, 47, of Mesa, Arizona, was told he won’t serve any more time than the […]
  • Federal trial for ‘AK-47 Bandit’ set for March in Nebraska

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal trial in Nebraska has been pushed to March for a man suspected of being the “AK-47 bandit,” who investigators believe robbed banks in five states. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that a federal judge on Tuesday denied a motion by Richard Gathercole for a new court-appointed attorney and set […]
  • The Latest: Inslee: More to do on education funding

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State address (all times local): 12:44 p.m. Gov. Jay Inslee thanked lawmakers for their bipartisan work on addressing a multiyear effort to address the funding of basic education in the state, but he said there’s more to do. He stressed a focus […]
  • Washington governor highlights climate in State of the State

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee told a joint session of the Washington Legislature that more action needs to be taken by the state to address “the imminent threat of climate change.” Inslee, who is mulling a possible 2020 presidential bid, highlighted climate Tuesday as his top issue in his annual State of […]
  • WSU creates Steve Gleason Institute in Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University in Spokane is creating the Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience to develop care and cures for brain disease. The Gleason Institute is expected to open in Spokane in the second half of this year. Daryll DeWald, chancellor of WSU Health Sciences Spokane, announced the project on Tuesday. He […]

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