A flight heading from Seattle to Anchorage was diverted after a passenger began threatening staff and people near them and their group refused to follow instructions for mask use.
“Our successful bid reflects our long-term commitment to Columbia Basin agriculture,” Farmland Reserve CEO Doug Rose said.
During a Washington state Department of Licensing system upgrade July 2-5, online voter registration and updates will be unavailable at VoteWA.gov.
In an appearance on TVW Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the third winner of the state’s “Shot of a Lifetime” vaccine lottery. Identified as Marissa P., she was the first among cash-prize winners so far to join Inslee in making the announcement.
For the first time since November of 2019, Washington State is inviting fans back to home football games at Martin Stadium, signaling a return to normalcy following a year that was dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pflugrad, a 27-year-old mother from Walla Walla, said their first in-person visit since the pandemic began last year was May 22 at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center.
Licensed marijuana stores in Washington state can offer free joints to promote on-site COVID-19 vaccine clinics, officials said Monday.
The state Liquor and Cannabis Board said Monday it will allow liquor-licensed businesses, including restaurants, breweries, wineries, and distilleries, to offer one alcoholic beverage at no cost to a customer who shows proof of vaccination.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Monday signed into law a carbon-cap program and a clean-fuels standard, but vetoed parts of those bills requiring a new statewide transportation-funding package in order for the ambitious climate legislation to take effect.
Walla Walla County public health officer, Dr. Daniel Kaminsky, said his department will await guidance from state officials to determine how the next step for the state’s mask mandate will look.
Nobody knows exactly how many people have disappeared or been murdered in and around the Yakama reservation.
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.