2 hrs ago
Nurse Says She Was Fired For Complaining About Doctor's Erratic Behavior
A northern Idaho nurse is suing Kootenai Medical Center, saying she was fired last year in an act of retaliation against her for complaining about a doctor's erratic behavior.
2 hrs ago
Wash. Gov Declares State Of Emergency For Bridge
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency in three counties around a collapsed Interstate 5 bridge.
2 hrs ago
Consumer Alert: Aaa: Average Price Of Gasoline In Washington $4
The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $4, heading into the Memorial Day weekend.
4 hrs ago
Police Searching For Suspect Of Another Armed Robbery In North Spokane
Late Thursday evening police responded to an armed robbery at the Zip Trip on Madison and Wellesley in North Spokane.
5 hrs ago
Highway bridge collapses in Washington
State officials say a truck with an oversized load set off a chain reaction on a busy freeway, causing partof the bridge to collapse and sending two vehicles and three people into the icy waters of the Skagit River.
Thu May 23, 2013
U.S. Senators Murray, Cantwell Release Statements On I-5 Bridge Collapse
Thursday night, U.S. Senator Patty Murray released the following statement in response to the I-5 bridge collapse in Skagit County, WA.
KHQ Weather Authority: A Few More Days Of Showers
Friday: Still a little coolstarts mostly sunny to partly cloudy then becomes mostly cloudy with a few scattered showers building during the last ½ of the day.
Tea party vs. old guard in GOP Senate rift
In this Feb. 7, 2013, file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, questions Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen.
Capitol Hill appalled by sex-case data
After new accounts of retaliation against troops who report sexual assault emerged in a San Antonio Express-News series this week, Washington lawmakers and advocates condemned the military's handling of the issue and expressed growing urgency for reform.
The Huffington Post
Senate Confirms Key Obama Nominee As Filibuster Fight Looms
The Senate on Thursday unanimously confirmed key Obama nominee Sri Srinivasan to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, a vote that comes amid tensions surrounding a potential Senate showdown on filibuster reform this summer.
The Washington Post
Tea Party Senators jump the shark
This is really remarkable stuff, and again goes to a basic fact about today's politics, which is that Tea Party lawmakers have - willfully, it seems - decided that they no longer have any obligation to engage in basic governing.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Army sergeant accused of videotaping female cadets
An Army sergeant at the Military Academy has been accused of videotaping female cadets in the showers a West Point , a defense official said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of sex-related incidents that has rocked the armed forces.
Wed May 22, 2013
Greens to Corps: 'Comprehensive' coal study a must
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must undertake a comprehensive, region-wide study of all possible impacts of three remaining proposals to export coal from Wyoming and Montana out of Northwest ports to China, public health and environmental groups said Wednesday in a petition filed with the Corps.
Sen. Murray demands briefing from high-ranking USAF officials on tanker basing decision
U.S. Senator and Bothell resident Patty Murray demanded a formal briefing today from high-ranking United States Air Force officials on the decision-making process for basing the KC-46A tanker program.
Tue May 21, 2013
McCain bucks party by objecting to restrictions on budget conferees
Sen. John McCain bucked members of his own party Tuesday by objecting to a GOP request to prohibit budget committee conferees from raising the debt ceiling.
Sat May 18, 2013
Facing A Problem Of Community In Governance
At church the other morning, the pastor's sermon was about community. She asked us to look at what kind of relationship we had with others in the community.
Ben Franklin Transit's electric bus to hit Tri-City streets
The bus, which will hit the streets this summer, can go more than 130 miles on a single charge, said Dick Ciccone, Ben Franklin’s manager of fleet, facilities and special projects.
Fri May 17, 2013
Marine Corps Times
Questions of independent prosecution hang over sex assault legislation
Lawmakers are wrestling with changes in the military justice system to improve investigation and prosecution of rape and sexual assault cases, with a push toward handling have sex crimes handled outside the normal chain of command.
Thu May 16, 2013
B Reactor park bill passes Senate committee
Senators on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee left the floor of the Senate briefly this afternoon and approved the bill to create a new Manhattan Project National Historical Park, according to Sen.
Wed May 15, 2013
NIH Saves Lives: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Calls on Congress to Restore Full Funding
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center , one of the nation's top cancer research and prevention centers and pioneer of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, today called on Congress to support restoring full funding to the National Institutes of Health , which supports pioneering research that saves lives.