| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:33 AM
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.
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:05 PM
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,...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 9:45 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 5:13 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2010
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...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 10:32 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2011
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...