OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - With the Washington state Legislature having passed a key deadline for advancing non-budgetary bills, some prominent measures are still in play while others appear to be dead.
Among those surviving the Wednesday cutoff are a package of business friendly changes to
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A budget developed by House Republicans would add about $550 million to K-12 education in Washington state.
Republican Rep. Gary Alexander unveiled the proposal Thursday afternoon, saying the state can balance the budget without new tax increases.
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - An electrical fire Saturday shut down one of four powerhouses at the Grand Coulee Dam.
A Bureau of Reclamation spokeswoman, Lynne Brougher, told The Wenatchee World (http://bit.ly/15OkWvV ) the fire occurred on a power line that connects a generator to an outside
By GARY FINEOUT and CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The key players behind a purported veterans charity accused of setting up illegal gambling rooms pumped more than $1 million into the campaign accounts of politicians who had the power to regulate or put them out of business
YAHOO.COM - Are Matt Lauer's days on the TODAY couch numbered? A new piece in The New York Times delves into the morning show's continued ratings slump as it languishes in the number two spot behind rival Good Morning America -- and suggests that the network is seriously considering
SPOKANE, Wash. - Huppin's announced on Thursday that it plans to close its downtown Spokane store at 421 W. Main. The electronics retailer will consolidate its bricks and mortar presence to the north Spokane location at 8016 N. Division.
The company will expand Huppins.com and
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Drinking water contamination at North Carolina's sprawling Camp Lejeune military base could date to 1948, five years earlier than researchers had reported previously, a federal report indicates.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease
By PAUL ELIAS and GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Federal authorities on Thursday charged a journalist with conspiring with the notorious hacking group "Anonymous" to deface a story on the Los Angeles Times' website a little more than two years ago.
The federal indictment
OLYMPIA, Wash. - On Wednesday, March 13, the Powerball jackpot rolled over to $216 million. That's enough money to buy the whole city of East Wenatchee (13,190) a snowmobile (up to $16,000).
The next drawing will take place this Saturday, March 16, at 8:00 p.m.!
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A powerful Chicago politician fond of playing slot machines spent thousands of dollars from his campaign coffers at a casino and then falsely declared he'd spent it on authorized campaign expenses, a prosecutor told newly seated jurors