Regional News

Hawkins appointed to Washington State Arts Commission


May 25, 2017
Sen. Brad Hawkins is the newest member of the Washington State Arts Commission. He was appointed yesterday by Lt. Gov. Cyrus…





Washington Legislature may restrict tanning beds

By NCBI
Feb 09, 2011
Hearings are scheduled Thursday in Olympia on bills that would put age restrictions on tanning beds in Washington. HB…

WA Senate approves unemployment tax break

By Associated Press
Feb 04, 2011
Washington businesses would get a break on this year's unemployment taxes under a bill approved by the state Senate. The…

Hikes may doom prepaid tuition credits

By Associated Press
Feb 02, 2011
The prospect of big tuition hikes at state universities has Washington lawmakers considering scaling back a popular…

Bill would make radical change in teachers layoffs

By Associated Press
Jan 28, 2011
The sponsor of a bill that would make teacher effectiveness the main determining factor during layoffs says the proposal…

New initiative proposal to legalize pot in Wash.

By Associated Press
Jan 26, 2011
Marijuana activists are again trying to legalize the drug in Washington state through a ballot measure. Douglas Hiatt,…