JUNEAU - Bills that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana have been put on hold while lawmakers wait for a new draft that better reflects the intent of voters. During a joint session of the House and Senate Judiciary committees Wednesday, Rep.
Recent Board of Fisheries appointee Roland Maw's relationship with the state government has been mischaracterized, according to the president of the fisheries organization where Maw served as executive director.
Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed 10 percent decrease in school formula forward-funding for fiscal year 2017 will have to be made up for in future years, a deputy commissioner at the Department of Education and Early Development said, but the state does have a little wiggle room to figure things out.
SEATTLE - A plan to allow Royal Dutch Shell PLC to use Seattle's waterfront as a homeport for its Arctic drilling fleet is drawing opposition from environmental groups that say it's not consistent with the region's environmental goals.
SEATTLE - Port of Seattle commissioners are looking at a major expansion at Sea-Tac Airport to accommodate expected passenger growth over the next 20 years, starting with a new international arrivals facility in 2019.