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Snohomish Co. Deputy Executive accused of death threats

Snohomish Co. Deputy Executive accused of death threatsThe Snohomish County Council chair is calling for an investigation of workplace harassment against the deputy executive
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 45 minutes ago
Seattle

$14 million added to 2015 Seattle budget ahead of vote

$14 million added to 2015 Seattle budget ahead of voteThe budget is set to increase by more than eight percent to nearly $5 billion.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Local

No police permission needed for body cams, state AG says

No police permission needed for body cams, state AG saysWashington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says interactions with on-duty police are presumed to be public
  • Local
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle mom left out of Obama's immigration reform

Seattle mom left out of Obama's immigration reformMillions of undocumented residents will not qualify for President Obama's immigration reform plan.
  • Seattle
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theoriesA two-year investigation by the House Intelligence Committee found that the CIA and the military acted properly.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Washington voters approve class-size initiative

Washington voters approve class-size initiativeWashington voters have approved Initiative 1351, which would reduce class size and add support staff in K-12 schools.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Class-size initiative leading by small margin

Class-size initiative leading by small marginA statewide measure to limit class sizes in Washington schools was leading by a margin of fewer than 6,000 votes.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Tax credit changes may add to insurance costs

Tax credit changes may add to insurance costsThe decrease in federal subsidies will effectively raise insurance costs for about 22,000 people in 27 counties in Washington state
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Federal Way

Deceased candidate leading in state representative race

Deceased candidate leading in state representative raceIncumbent Roger Freeman passed away days before voters cast their ballots, but he is leading in the State Rep. race.
  • Federal Way
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

What will new taxes cost Seattle residents?

What will new taxes cost Seattle residents?Seattle taxpayers have done it again: voted to tax themselves.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Oregon voters legalize recreational pot

Oregon voters legalize recreational potA measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon has passed, according to KGW news partner The Oregonian.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

UW political science professor: Vote could swing Senate control

UW political science professor: Vote could swing Senate controlUniversity of Washington Associate Political Science Professor Chris Parker discusses how this year's vote could impact the Senate.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Washington ballots must be postmarked for election

Washington ballots must be postmarked for electionBallots for the election in Washington must be postmarked by Election Day or placed in a drop box by 8 p.m.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Inslee looks to election for climate allies

Inslee looks to election for climate alliesThe Democratic governor is hoping for allies for a bill he's expected to introduce capping greenhouse gases.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

WA State Senate race could swing power in Olympia

WA State Senate race could swing power in OlympiaTight race for an Eastside Senate seat could swing political control in Olympia.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Washington justices shift burden in rape cases

Washington justices shift burden in rape casesThe WA Supreme Court said the state cannot put the burden on rape defendants to prove that an alleged victim consented.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Washington state Rep. Roger Freeman dies at age 48

Washington state Rep. Roger Freeman dies at age 48State Representative Roger Freeman has died at age 48 after battling cancer for the past year.
  • Local
  • 4 weeks ago
Politics

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun control

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun controlShe's appearing at a panel discussion on reducing gun violence against women. Organizers say it will focus on background checks for gun buyers.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

King County sheriff backs Oregon pot measure

King County sheriff backs Oregon pot measureSheriff John Urquhart said he made the campaign ad so Oregonians would know, "The sky hasn't fallen" in Washington.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at Didier

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at DidierA political group backed by Slade Gorton has launched a $55,000 ad campaign attacking U.S. House candidate Clint Didier.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Seattle

Seattle's 25 highest paid city employees in 2013 were all men

Seattle's 25 highest paid city employees in 2013 were all menJorge Carrasco, the CEO and General Manager of Seattle City Light, topped the list with a base pay of nearly $244,000.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate race

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate raceMost costly race for longtime Senator Tim Sheldon, D-Mason County.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Gun rights debate heats up at Seattle rally

Gun rights debate heats up at Seattle rallyWe are just weeks away from Election Day, and a pair of initiatives are stirring up the debate over gun rights.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

65 property owners prepare to sue state firefighting agency

65 property owners prepare to sue state firefighting agencyCentral Washington homeowners allege that the state mishandled firefighting efforts in the Carlton Complex fire.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Seattle voters may find November ballot confusing

Seattle voters may find November ballot confusingSeattle voters may need some extra help figuring out the November ballot as four items up for a vote all called proposition or petition No. 1.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Class size initiative again on Washington ballot

Class size initiative again on Washington ballotWashington's class size reduction initiative hits November ballots.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percent

Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percentNumbers released Wednesday show that the September jobless rate was up from August's 5.6 percent rate.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago