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Federal Way

Deceased candidate leading in state representative race

Deceased candidate leading in state representative raceIncumbent Roger Freeman passed away days before voters cast their ballots, but he is leading in the State Rep. race.
  • Federal Way
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

What will new taxes cost Seattle residents?

What will new taxes cost Seattle residents?Seattle taxpayers have done it again: voted to tax themselves.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Measure to expand gun background checks passes

Measure to expand gun background checks passesWashington voters on Tuesday were passing a measure that would seek universal background checks on all gun sales and transfers.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Oregon voters legalize recreational pot

Oregon voters legalize recreational potA measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon has passed, according to KGW news partner The Oregonian.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

UW political science professor: Vote could swing Senate control

UW political science professor: Vote could swing Senate controlUniversity of Washington Associate Political Science Professor Chris Parker discusses how this year's vote could impact the Senate.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

WA State Senate race could swing power in Olympia

WA State Senate race could swing power in OlympiaTight race for an Eastside Senate seat could swing political control in Olympia.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Washington state Rep. Roger Freeman dies at age 48

Washington state Rep. Roger Freeman dies at age 48State Representative Roger Freeman has died at age 48 after battling cancer for the past year.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Seattle

Ethics questions raised over Seattle's Office Fund

Ethics questions raised over Seattle's Office FundIt's a key part of how Seattle's elected officials operate, but almost no one knows about it. We're talking about Office Funds.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun control

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun controlShe's appearing at a panel discussion on reducing gun violence against women. Organizers say it will focus on background checks for gun buyers.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Politics

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at Didier

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at DidierA political group backed by Slade Gorton has launched a $55,000 ad campaign attacking U.S. House candidate Clint Didier.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Politics

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate race

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate raceMost costly race for longtime Senator Tim Sheldon, D-Mason County.
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Gun rights debate heats up at Seattle rally

Gun rights debate heats up at Seattle rallyWe are just weeks away from Election Day, and a pair of initiatives are stirring up the debate over gun rights.
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Local

65 property owners prepare to sue state firefighting agency

65 property owners prepare to sue state firefighting agencyCentral Washington homeowners allege that the state mishandled firefighting efforts in the Carlton Complex fire.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Seattle voters may find November ballot confusing

Seattle voters may find November ballot confusingSeattle voters may need some extra help figuring out the November ballot as four items up for a vote all called proposition or petition No. 1.
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Class size initiative again on Washington ballot

Class size initiative again on Washington ballotWashington's class size reduction initiative hits November ballots.
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Local

Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percent

Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percentNumbers released Wednesday show that the September jobless rate was up from August's 5.6 percent rate.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Seattle

Former Seattle mayor spokeswoman claims discrimination

Former Seattle mayor spokeswoman claims discriminationRosalind Brazel was Murray's press secretary when he took office in January. She was replaced in March.
  • Seattle
  • 2 months ago
Local

Poll: Washington class size initiative leading nearly 3:1

Poll: Washington class size initiative leading nearly 3:1More than 60 percent of likely voters plan to vote for an initiative on the November ballot to reduce class sizes.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Local

Gabby Giffords coming to Washington on gun law tour

Gabby Giffords coming to Washington on gun law tourThe former Arizona congresswoman, who was severely wounded in a 2011 shooting in Tucson that killed six people, is visiting nine states.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Poll: Competing gun measures have lost some ground

Poll: Competing gun measures have lost some groundOne measure seeks to expand background checks on gun sales. The other seeks to make sure the checks don't go beyond national standards.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
News

It's Your Time: Candidates speak on the issues

It's Your Time: Candidates speak on the issuesWe give Washington state's political candidates uninterrupted time to answer questions about some of the biggest issues in the campaigns.
  • News
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Rival gun measures on ballot in Washington state

Rival gun measures on ballot in Washington stateWhat happens if both pass on Nov. 4 is anyone's guess.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Renton

VP Joe Biden visits Renton Technical College

VP Joe Biden visits Renton Technical CollegeCommuters should expect traffic congestion as Biden's motorcade moves from downtown Seattle to Renton and back.
  • Renton
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Washington may toughen texting while driving law

Washington may toughen texting while driving lawTraffic safety leaders say the 7-year-old law is outdated and doesn't account for the ability to surf the web or use social media.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

ACLU says Burien 'hygiene' law is unconstitutional

ACLU says Burien 'hygiene' law is unconstitutionalThe ACLU is joining the list of opponents of a new "hygiene law" in Burien.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Television

Report: NBC wanted Jon Stewart for 'Meet the Press' host

Report: NBC wanted Jon Stewart for 'Meet the Press' hostThe report says NBC News president Deborah Turness held negotiations with Stewart and was prepared to compensate him handsomely.
  • Television
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Seattle

Vice President Biden arrives in Seattle, eats dinner in Belltown

Vice President Biden arrives in Seattle, eats dinner in BelltownVice President Joe Biden is overnighting in Seattle in advance of two events that are part of a West Coast political swing.
  • Seattle
  • 2 months, 1 week ago