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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Part Three: "They Can't Eat And They Can't Play," busting the Whale Watch violators

    Part Three: "They Can't Eat And They Can't Play," busting the Whale Watch violators
     Allison Lance grabs her megaphone and joins other animal activists in confronting whale watch boats that get too close to the endangered Southern Resident Orcas. “Attention whale watch operators and customers, you are breaking federal law by...
  • 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...
  • Contact Governor, State Legislators and Dept of Corrections

    Share your thoughts on the current state of Washington prisons with Gov. Gregoire, your state legislators or the Department of Corrections. Here's a list of links: Governor Chris Gregoire Locate your district and contact your state legislators...
  • Experts Say Japanese Radiation Not Problem For Washington

    Experts Say Japanese Radiation Not  Problem For Washington
     US customs is tracking cargo from Japan, something they do all the time and it's normal to find some radiation at international ports and airports.  Officials won't say how much, if any, they've found at Sea-Tac but do say no harmful levels of...