More Washington Articles

  • Feds seen as more lenient than Oregon and Washington on coal exports

    The Obama administration has signaled that it might be more willing than Oregon and Washington to allow coal exports from the states. 

  • Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beers

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Foam shoots from the lip of a freshly filled bottle of lager in the research brewery at John I. Haas. Virgil McDonald likes what he sees, "Ah yeah, look at that foam," says McDonald, the research brewer for the nation's largest hop supplier, which celebrated its 100th...

  • A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Matt Mason and two friends drove to Tacoma from Indianapolis, ready to unveil what Mason called "tobacco grinders" at CannaCon. That's canna as in cannabis and con as in convention. Mason calls them "tobacco grinders" because he comes from a state where possession of a...

  • Everything that's detestable about Washington and Hollywood rolled into one terrible video

    There are more unkind things to be said about Hollywood and Washington than we care to list.

  • Washington state primary results show Democratic decline, but probably no serious House contests in November

    In the past, Washington primary results, adding up the totals for candidates of both parties, have been pretty good indicators of the general election results, notably in 1994; but not always and not always reliably.

  • Wash. AG challenges Avista rate increase request

    Ferguson SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced on Thursday that his Public Counsel Unit challenged electric and gas rate increases by a Spokane-based utility company. Avista requested that temporary rates that went into effect on Jan. 1 be made...

  • Wash. AG sues two mortgage rescue firms

    Ferguson SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced lawsuits on Wednesday against two mortgage rescue firms that allegedly took advantage of homeowners by falsely promising they could delay or prevent foreclosure. Delay My Sale Date and US Recovery...

  • Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill

    SEATTLE (AP) — Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists. "This is a warning of how dangerous this could be," said Kerry McHugh, communications director for the Washington Environmental...

  • The latest in lavish Obama praise, Washington governor edition

    Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., is positively overjoyed with President Obama's recent bill protecting gays, lesbians and transgenders from discrimination by federal contractors.

  • Export-Import Bank subsidy beneficiary wants to let Export-Import Bank expire

    Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers is from Washington State, which makes her hesitance on the Export-Import Bank raise eyebrows. A local paper, the Spokesman-Review, blasted her for her reluctance, citing Washington's status as "the nation's most trade-dependent state."

  • Imagine if a Republican made this gun ad

    Estakio Beltran, a Democrat who's running for Congress in Washington state, released an ad this week featuring him gunning down the Republican Party mascot.



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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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