OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed into law a measure giving legislative approval to a state program that has already issued hundreds of fake driver's licenses and license plates to law enforcement and government agencies.
SEATTLE — Washington became the fifth state this year to sign into law protections of social media passwords at the workplace and job interviews.
Olympia parks director Linda Oestreich is resigning, nearly two weeks after the conclusion of a city investigation into allegations of discrimination and misuse of city time and equipment in the parks department. Her last day with the city will be July 31.
A 41-year-old funeral director who was struck by a suspected drunken driver on Steilacoom Road Sunday night was still in "critically stable" condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Tuesday, according to the man's employers at Funeral Alternatives in Tumwater.
Thurston County unemployment fell to 7 percent in April from 7.8 percent in March, according to state Employment Security Department data released Tuesday.
Firecreek Grill won top honors for its clam chowder at the Port of Olympia's Boatswap & Chowder Challenge on Saturday.
Olympia police are investigating a stabbing outside King Solomon's Reef downtown that occurred about 11 p.m. Monday night, an OPD spokeswoman said.