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The Department of Licensing is working on a backlog of more than 100,000 pistol transfers.
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The Department of Licensing began November with a backlog of about 106,000 pistol transfers to enter into the database used by city, county and state authorities to find owners of handguns that turn up during investigations.
On Thursday night, we sat around, talking about the lawyer and constitutional expert in the White House, a leader both didactic and charming, peacenik and hawk; the Ivy League academic who improbably ascended to the Oval Office on brains, not beholden to anyone; the Democrat, eager to fight economic inequality and help the 99 percent, who would ... (more)
The Washington State Department of Revenue has released its 2013 High Technology Study, which includes information about how two tax incentive programs have affected high technology businesses in the state.
In this Sept. 16, 2013 photo Sergio Garcia empties a bag of just-picked Golden Delicious apples into a bin at a Valicoff Fruit Company orchard near Wapato, Wash.
There were about 152,335 same-sex married couples and 440,989 same-sex unmarried couples in the United States in 2010 Gay weddings made up 17 per cent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
Jon Talton's column " Fast track risky path for Pacific trade pact " [Online, Dec. 1] fails to capture the importance of fast track authority as a policy tool for both the president and Congress.
Washington state's health insurance exchange remained offline Friday afternoon, following a planned shutdown of the Healthplanfinder web site earlier in the week to tend to technical problems.
An Amber Alert has been activated across California at the request of the Washington State Police in regard to the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old girl, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.
Since the end of World War II, more than a dozen high-profile bipartisan panels have convened to tackle the nation's thorniest fiscal problems.
By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others.
"This Town," a new book about Washington by Mark Leibovich, the chief national correspondent for the New York Times Magazine, is a surprise best seller.
Through the first two months of enrollment, Healthplanfinder, the state's health-care exchange, has enrolled 176,468 Washingtonians in coverage.
Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
Governors of more than a dozen states are rushing to offer incentives such as subsidized training and infrastructure to convince Boeing Co.