A rally and workshop in Pasco brought people on both sides of the Lower Snake River dam issue - and both sides of the state - under the same roof Monday night. The snowy roads didn’t deter local leaders and…
OLYMPIA, Wash. — A bill that would regulate drinks that come in restaurant kids’ meals made it past a first reading in the opening day of the Washington legislature. House Bill 2383 was proposed by Rep. Monica Jurado Stonier, a…
Businesses across Washington are preparing for wage increases due to new state laws going into effect Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Minimum wage will increase to $13.50 an hour statewide as a multi-year plan instated by I-1433 will continue. Since 2017,…
Former Republican representative Leonard Christian has entered the race for Representative Matt Shea's seat in Washington's fourth legislative district.
Spokane Valley Rep. Matt Shea responded to the release of an investigative report on Thursday, saying he will not resign, despite requests by several local leaders to do so.
A report on Spokane Valley lawmaker Rep Matt Shea says the state representative poses a "present and growing threat of risk to others through political violence."
Spokane Valley Rep. Matt Shea has been suspended from the House Republican caucus and removed from his position on the House Environment Committee in the wake of a report detailing serious allegations against him.
The findings of an independent investigation into whether Representative Matt Shea condoned political violence are set to be released on Friday.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that the Public Records Act fully applies to state lawmakers.
A bill proposed in the upcoming Washington legislative session would allow voters to set a limit on how many terms a Washington governor could serve.
After months of tumultuous changes and tribulations, the City of Wapato is hoping that a change in power will result in a new beginning for the city.
The city of Pasco will soon evaluate city ordinances on dog breeds labeled as "dangerous or potentially dangerous animals" to comply with new state law.
Voters in the city of Spokane elected Nadine Woodward as their new mayor on Tuesday.
Benton Co. Fire District #1's $3 million bond on this year's ballot is passing.The bond will go towards renovating the Badger Canyon station to include living quarters so it can be staffed 24/7. It would also go towards the replacement…
Here's a list of the preliminary results for mayor and city council races in Yakima County:
While votes are still coming in for the primary election, results from Tuesday night indicate Wapato City Council member Keith Workman will be serving the city as Mayor in the next term.
Bonds and levys were another big part of the ballot for voters in both Washington and Oregon.All propositions are currently passing except one, concerning the Toppenish School District. The results below were pulled from the 8 p.m. update.BENTON CO. Benton…
The general election is coming up on November 5. Here are some things voters need to know, from registering to vote to candidate races to ballot-measure breakdowns.
Several female Benton County employees have filed a complaint against Sheriff Jerry Hatcher. Commissioner Jerome Delvin said around four or five women filed the complaint earlier this year. He says a full report will be given to…
A federal judge in Spokane granted the Washington Attorney General's request for a nationwide injunction blocking President Trump's "public charge" rule.
BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- All four unions that represent employees at the Benton County Sheriff's Office are calling for Sheriff Jerry Hatcher to resign.
An environmental group says state and federal officials are moving too slowly to implement cleanup plans for Washington waters.
With Wapato Mayor Dora Alvarez-Roa refusing to resign and the Wapato City Council reportedly powerless to remove her, the task of ousting the mayor has fallen to prosecutors — and an old, rarely-used state statute.
A Richland vape shop is shocked by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's executive order to temporarily ban flavored vaping products and says vape shops shouldn't be held responsible for illnesses.