Besides banning Styrofoam in Washington food service containers, packaging peanuts and coolers, the bill also seeks to cut down on the use of plastic straws, utensils, condiment packages and cold-cup lids.
Former GOP gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp has filed to challenge Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, setting up another potential intraparty contest over the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
A bill that would ban the open carrying of firearms at public demonstrations and at the state Capitol is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk for a final signature.
Full-capacity events are not allowed in Walla Walla right now. Would you be comfortable going to a full-capacity event if they were?
It had been a year since Mike June could visit his wife, Neelima, in her own room at Rockwood Retirement.
The Washington state Senate has approved a measure that would require landlords to provide a valid reason for ending certain leases with tenants.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Wednesday aimed at ensuring public employees’ retirement benefits won’t be reduced due to pandemic-related furloughs or their participation in an unemployment insurance support program.
SEATTLE — The Biden administration has halted its predecessor’s decision to sell the federal archives building in Seattle, following months of opposition from people across the Pacific Northwest and a lawsuit.
The Washington state Senate approved a bill that would set standards for police tactics and equipment statewide, in part banning chokeholds, neck restraints, and no-knock warrants.
Yakima County and the Yakama Nation’s efforts to combat the coronavirus and get people vaccinated are an example to the nation, the country’s second gentleman said.
Six Washington residents have become ill in an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium, believed to be linked to wild songbirds, particularly Pine Siskins, state health officials said Monday. Three Washington cases have required hospitalization.
Washington saw one of the biggest estimated increases in people experiencing homelessness in the country between 2019 and 2020, according to new national figures from an annual report to Congress.
Trade issues and a lack of available shipping containers are affecting fruit exports from the Yakima Valley. Industry officials say it's uncertain when the federal government will act on getting relief on either issue.
If the fight against COVID-19 comes down to a footrace between the vaccine rollout and the variants, both contestants now seem to be picking up momentum.