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3 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Some people are swimming in and out of the Ebola quarantine zone in the seaside capital of Monrovia.
8 hrs ago | Kent Reporter
Yes, the Evergreen State is home to a diverse group of residents. Washingtonians speak 167 different languages, according to the United States Census Bureau, and nearly 60 languages are spoken by more than 1,000 residents.
9 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island Review
Officials with the Bainbridge Island School District hailed new test results released this week that show a gain in island students meeting state standards.
13 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
To Tedd Wetherbee, the vacant storefront seems a suitable spot for selling pot. It's in a strip mall across from BJ's Bingo parlor, in a long commercial stretch occupied by fast-food joints, dry cleaners and massage parlors.
16 hrs ago | Crosscut.com
Watching Washington communities stand up to wildfires and mudslides that destroyed property and lives left Gov. Jay Inslee "humbled, inspired and, most importantly, resolute."
20 hrs ago | City Paper
When Roy Slade came to the Corcoran College of Art + Design as dean in 1970, he found an institution at rock bottom.
The Auction of Washington Wines gala events were held August 14th -16th, centered at the grounds of Chateau Ste.
The state's taxable retail sales totals grew to $27.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014 , recording a 4.9 percent increase over the same period in 2013.
Highline College has joined a partnership of state organizations on an initiative to help state manufacturers "Make it in Washington."
Washington public school students are doing about as well on state tests as they have done over the past few years, but many more schools are failing to meet federal standards because the rules have changed, state education officials announced Wednesday.
Police who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha struck and killed a crew member with the "Cops" television show and the suspect, who was carrying a pellet gun, authorities said Wednesday.
Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.
They can't get enough, this is what they live for; it's in their blood and embedded in their psyche.
Many Washington officials are hitting the beach this week, but Microsoft isn't letting that stop its campaign against the Justice Department's storage of emails.
According to a new statewide poll 88% of likely 2014 Washington voters polled say that we should plan our communities and schools to make sure children can walk or bike to school and stay safe from traffic and 87% say every child deserves to walk or bike to school on a safe route.
When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal for shipping 48 million tons of Powder River Basin coal annually from Montana , Wyoming and North Dakota to ... (more)
The University of Washington Bothell came in sixth best in the nation for offering students the most value for their money.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:12 pm
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