4 hrs ago
22 questions the Corcoran should address before it splits itself up
The fate of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design appears to be a fait accompli.
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12 hrs ago
Thousands get new health coverage under exchange
Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and others celebrated the success of the program and recognized the unprecedented efforts in the state to bring health insurance to people who could not have afforded it in the past.
13 hrs ago
Washington Department Of Corrections Fined For Unsafe Asbestos Removal Program
A known carcinogen, asbestos needs to be removed with the use of safety equipment including respirators.
17 hrs ago
Flashback - April 2006-April 2008
April 23, 2006 Fitial offers land to honor Japan emperor Gov. Benigno R. Fitial has volunteered his family land for the construction of a memorial commemorating the 2005 visit of Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko to Saipan.
'Scandal' season ender a TV ratings winner for ABC
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much... In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Three counties in Eastern Washington facing deadly birth defect
Three counties in Eastern Washington aren't making much progress when it comes to a rare and deadly birth defect.
Half-eaten cinnamon roll leads police to vehicle thief
A half-eaten cinnamon roll led a State Department of Corrections officer to the man who stole his vehicle early Monday morning, Madison police said.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington: Corrections officer charged with smuggling contraband to inmate.
Darren Malry, 51, a corrections officer, has been arrested and charged with bribery following an undercover FBI investigation in which he allegedly accepted money for smuggling contraband into the District of Columbia's Correctional Treatment Facility.
Wash. man's invention turns cellphone into microscope
A 23-year-old Olympia man who studied mechanical engineering at the University of Washington is finding a market for his invention - lenses that turn your cellphone into a microscope.
2 More Washington Mudslide Victims Identified
Two more victims of the Washington mudslide have been identified, and the missing list is down to two.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Lottery set this week for marijuana retail licenses in Wash.
A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.
The Washington Post
The best picture of President Obama and the Easter Bunny you will ever see
The star of the show was, naturally, the Easter Bunny. And, anytime you have a life-sized rabbit walking around the White House, hilarity ensues.
State ends inmate asbestos-cleaning program
The News Tribune of Tacoma reported Monday that the state also has paid a fine of more than $70,000 to settle a state investigation into cleanup practices used last June at the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Purdy in which the Department of Labor and Industries says workers were exposed to asbestos.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Voice of America
Synetic Theater Celebrates Shakespeare Anniversary with Historic Hamlet
April 23 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of famed playwright William Shakespeare.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
State, feds square off over Hanford
Attorney General Bob Ferguson says legal action against the U.S. Department of Energy could begin as early as next week.
Double-shell Tank AY-102 is shown under construction in 1969. The...
Tank AY-102 is leaking radioactive waste between its shells and the state has ordered DOE to begin pumping waste from the tank by September.
Bangor Daily News
How Maine can shut the revolving door of incarceration for young adult offenders
Debra Heintz, an inmate at the Washington Corrections Center for Women, talks recently during an "If Project" session about prison and the things she's missing.
'High' standards - Wash., Colo. dealers remain strict on pot use
While it's now legal for employees of Colorado and Washington tire and automotive service shops to get "high," that doesn't mean their employers can't hold them to "higher" standards.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Wash. auditor questions $17M in CRC funds
VANCOUVER After the Columbia River Crossing bridge deal fell through, a Washington State auditor is questioning where millions paid by the state went, according to an Oregonian report .
Plan gathers momentum that would make Wash. relevant in prez races
With legislation signed by New York's governor on Tuesday, April 15, the state became the 10th to sign onto a compact calling for the national popular vote for president.