County officials expect to spend more than $1.9 billion over the next decade, and would like the money to fund a broader range of projects to tackle polluting stormwater runoff into creeks, rivers and Puget Sound.
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Soon after it passed, Seattle, King County, the Garfield County Transportation Authority and a handful of other groups sued, claiming the initiative is unconstitutional.
The appointment makes Montoya-Lewis the first Native American justice in Washington Supreme Court's history.
U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, Olympia Democrat, announces retirement with slam at Trump, loss of civic discourse
Heck, a fourth-term Democrat who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, said in a prepared statement that he made the decision now that the bulk...
Precinct-by-precinct results released this week tell a more detailed tale about the district races and highlight where exactly divisions slice through the electorate.
New research is intended to help everyone vulnerable to being fooled by online manipulation — whether it's schoolkids unsure about which news sites are trustworthy...
King County's emergency decision to close off its Third Avenue doors because the street outside is too dangerous is being panned on the street outside....
After 120-day ban on flavored vaping products, Washington will aim for permanent ban, tougher regulations
The plan is one of the latest in a yearslong push by some state lawmakers to pass tougher regulations on the vaping industry, whose biggest players...
The court has received continued reports of assaults outside the courthouse, Presiding Judge Jim Rogers wrote in the order.