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  • Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Dec. & Jan. Storms

    Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Dec. & Jan. Storms
    Today Washington Governor Christine Gregoire declared a state of emergency in 17 counties from the severe storms that hit between January 9th and 26th. In places like Randle, the Cowlitz River spilled over the highway and cut people off. The damage is...
  • Budget Cuts Keep Several State Agencies Closed Tuesday

    Budget Cuts Keep Several State Agencies Closed Tuesday
    Washington's budget shortfalls are keeping several state agencies closed Tuesday. The closures are part of a law signed by Gov Chris Gregoire last year that requires state agencies to not operate ten days out of the year to save money. The law assures...
  • Boeing Wins $35 Billion Tanker Contract

    Boeing Wins $35 Billion Tanker Contract
    Boeing has won the battle for a $35 billion tanker contract against Airbus.  The U.S. Air Force made the announcement Thursday afternoon.  "Boeing was a clear winner," said U.S. Air Force officials.  Boeing estimates it could create about 50,000 jobs in...
  • Kansas lawmakers praise tanker decision

    Kansas lawmakers praise tanker decision
    Lawmakers from Kansas and Washington state praised the Obama Administration, the Department of Defense and the Air Force in finally giving the tanker contract to Boeing. The reaction was not the same in Alabama. Gov. Sam Brownback (R) "I have been...
  • Boeing Workers Celebrate Victory Win Over Tanker Contract

    Boeing Workers Celebrate Victory Win Over Tanker Contract
    Hundreds of Boeing workers gathered in Everett to celebrate the win of a $35 billion tanker contract against Airbus.  State representatives were on hand excited about the jobs coming to the state.  It's estimated about 10,000 jobs will be created by...
  • Federal Investigators Begin Review at Monroe Prison

    Federal Investigators Begin Review at Monroe Prison
    Federal investigators arrived at the Monroe Correctional Complex Monday for a week-long visit.  They will be reviewing prison procedures, staff structure and the offender classification system. Governor Christine Gregoire asked for the review after the...
  • Boeing labor spat bubbles up in Paris

    Boeing labor spat bubbles up in Paris
    A fierce debate over Boeing Co's new non-union airplane factory in South Carolina boiled over thousands of miles away this week at the Paris Air Show, with key players swiping at one another in a battle for jobs back home. In April, the National Labor...
  • Jay Inslee launches campaign for governor

    Jay Inslee launches campaign for governor
    Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA), officially announced his campaign for governor Monday at a press conference in Seattle. Inslee's opportunity to seek the governor's seat came after sitting governor Christine Gregoire said she would not seek a third term. Inslee,...
  • Vail resigns as state Corrections Department chief, citing 'personal reasons'

    Vail resigns as state Corrections Department chief, citing 'personal reasons'
    Washington Department of Corrections Secretary Eldon Vail unexpectedly resigned Friday, citing "personal reasons." Gov. Chris Gregoire immediately appointed Prisons Director Bernie Warner to serve as the acting DOC chief. Speaking of Vail's resignation,...
  • EADS Will Not Challenge Air Force's Tanker Deal With Boeing

    EADS Will Not Challenge Air Force's Tanker Deal With Boeing
    Airbus parent EADS conceded defeat in an epic, decade-long contest to sell aerial tankers to the Pentagon and confirmed it would not protest the award of a $30 billion contract to Boeing Co . EADS North America Chairman Ralph Crosby expressed...
  • Update: Tsunami Advisory Canceled For South Washington Coast

    Update: Tsunami Advisory Canceled For South Washington Coast
    Along the west coast of the United States, we waited and watched as a wall of water raced across the Pacific.  The Washington coast was impacted by the tsunami, but Oregon and California were hit hardest. A state of emergency has been declared in 4...