The fire department in East Olympia is asking residents to support a bond on the Aug. 2 primary ballot that will enhance training, upgrade firefighter equipment and replace firetrucks dating back to 1988.
President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, defending America from a pessimistic Republican view and promoting his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton.
It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process.
A ballot measure to raise the tax levy for the Southeast Thurston County Fire Authority is on the Aug. 2 ballot. It would only maintain the firefighters and equipment they currently have, but it could keep homeowner insurance rates from rising.
After years of losing legislative seats to Republicans, Democrats in Washington state hope the unpopularity of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will push voters to reject Republicans in downticket races.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s convention speech, with an ominous call to “vote your conscience” and a missing endorsement of Trump, sent shock waves through the Washington delegation and chipped away at the already tenuous hope for resolution within the party.
Despite lingering reservations against their party’s nominee, Washington state’s GOP leaders are warming to the idea of a Donald Trump presidency, seeing a new side of the nominee through convention speeches from his family.
A handful of teenage delegates at the Republican convention gathered Tuesday for a Youth Caucus event at the downtown Cleveland Marriott. “(Youth are) about 2 percent of all the delegates but 20 percent of the American population,” said Jack Pickett, 18. “There is a very clear divide — very clear disenfranchisement and disengagement of youth.”
Washington state’s delegates to the Republican National Convention wore hats in the shape of evergreen trees Tuesday as they announced the state’s vote for a Republican presidential nominee. Susan Hutchison, the chairwoman of the state Republican Party, also talked up the state as a source of Christmas trees during her brief floor speech.
It took just four days for Hillary Clinton’s newly minted running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, to drop the t-word. “Let’s talk about trust,” Kaine said in his Wednesday night speech at the Democratic convention. “I trust Hillary Clinton with our son’s life.”
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hosted a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” during the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night and received thousands of questions, but didn’t give many answers.
The stars just kept coming at the third night of the DNC, where Sigourney Weaver and Broadway stars took the stage in Philly. But one star was brighter than all, and Twitter whole-heartedly cast its vote for her.
Hillary Clinton will give a road map Thursday for her possible presidency. So why then, after more than a year of campaigning, has she been unable to craft a clear, cogent message – just a few simple words – that distills what her crusade has been all about?
Hours after Democrats put the first woman in history at the top of a major political party’s ticket, Donald Trump was in a news conference, publicly inviting Russian intelligence services to conduct cyberespionage on Hillary Clinton’s email. It was Day 3 of the convention: With President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, Michael Bloomberg, Gabby Giffords and Leon Panetta. Day 4: Tonight, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
East Olympia Fire District 6 Chief Warren Peterson talks about the need for replacing one for their late 90s-era fire trucks. The district looks to an upcoming bond measure to upgrade several equipment needs.
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