A TV commercial that opponents of Washington’s same-sex marriage referendum started airing Tuesday says, “Experience shows how Referendum 74 can harm people who oppose gay marriage.”
TUALATIN, ORE. – Entering a fourth-grade classroom, Principal Debi Lorence spies a puddle on the floor – the contents of an overturned student water bottle.
As Washington voters prepare to vote on charter schools again, advocates in Oregon wonder why their neighbors to the north are taking so long to see the merits of charters.
Three times, Washington voters have said no to charter schools. Asked to consider bringing the independent, publicly funded education model to the Evergreen State, voters turned down ballot measures in 1996, 2000 and 2004.
Same-sex marriage supporters in Washington got a double dose of good news Monday.
A Thurston County judge on Friday tweaked the ballot language on a citizen initiative to create a public charter school system in Washington, clearing the way for supporters to begin collecting signatures.
OLYMPIA - Democrats stepped up their preemptive campaign against potential Republican Senate candidate Dino Rossi on Thursday, alleging that $20,000 in delinquent property taxes owed by his business partners shows poor ethical standards on his part.
A lawsuit over allegedly illegal campaign-finance activities by the Building Industry Association of Washington is headed into a long court battle.
The phone has been ringing off the hook at the state Liquor Control Board since the passage of Initiative 502, with most callers asking how to become a producer and retailer of marijuana for recreational use, an agency spokesman said Thursday.
International travel guide Rick Steves set out to make a few remarks Friday in favor of Initiative 502's proposed legalization of marijuana. But about 20 noisy protesters including medical-marijuana advocates disrupted his speech in the state Capitol Rotunda.