Washington officials say they will stop placing foster children at the Clarinda Academy in Iowa. A report from Disability Rights Washington alleges kids there were abused and segregated from the outside world.
The city of Lacey has released a mailer that explains how Proposition 1 will work. That’s the ballot measure that seeks to create a Metropolitan Park District to raise money for future park investments.
Democrats running for office this fall are coming to the defense of the Affordable Care Act, a marked contrast with previous election cycles. In Washington, ACA premiums are expected to spike next year.
An 11-year-old Centralia boy allegedly grabbed a teacher by the neck and punched her, and fourth-degree assault charges are now being considered by the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office, according to Centralia police.
The state Department of Transportation will pay $28 million to Skylar Seward, who at the age of 15 was left quadriplegic by a DuPont wreck Oct. 12, 2013, her attorneys said. Seward’s lawsuit alleged negligent highway design.
October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence isn’t just physical abuse, and it isn’t always between couples. Domestic violence can include sexual, emotional, economic, or other abuse. The abuse can include stalking, cyberstalking, and threats.
A man was killed when he was struck by a train Sunday morning in Steilacoom, officials said. The man was walking just south of Chambers Creek when he was hit by an Amtrak engine after avoiding a freight train.
Is it fair for an election referee also to be on the ballot? In Georgia, Kansas and Ohio, secretaries of state oversee elections even as they run for higher office. No laws say they have to resign to run.