Washington law enforcement agencies will be increasing boat patrols over the long Fourth of July weekend as part of a nationwide campaign to draw attention to the dangers of boating under the influence.
Washington’s Democratic Party is set to debut its first advertisement in the race for governor, one that blasts Republican candidate Bill Bryant for not saying whether he supports presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump
You’d think the race to replace retiring Lt. Gov. Brad Owen would be a drowsy affair. Apart from droning bill titles into a microphone and waving a wooden hammer at state Sen. Pam Roach, the perks of the job are few; the pay is decent, but it’s more of a resting place than a launching pad.
MultiCare and CHI Franciscan, the South Sound’s two regional health care giants, told state regulators in 2014 that they had the money and intention to pay to build a badly needed psychiatric hospital in Tacoma.
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen sent a letter Tuesday to one of the candidates looking to replace him, telling Democrat Cyrus Habib he is making campaign promises that “will be impossible to keep and are in fact not within the scope of the job.”