| Jun 7, 2012
| 10:05 AM
The gay rights movement may have come further, faster than any civil rights movement in the nation’s history. But the fight over same-sex marriage continues unabated.
The latest front is Washington state, where opponents of a law allowing gay...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:23 PM
At least 1,000 signatures submitted as part of a petition to send Referendum 74 to voters are believed to be fraudulent, Secretary of State Sam Reed’s office confirmed Monday.
Preserve Marriage Washington, blocked the gay marriage law signed by...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:49 PM
The Secretary of State's Office announced on Tuesday that Referendum 74 has been certified for November's ballot. The referendum means that Washingtonians will be voting on whether to overturn the same-sex marriage law that was signed by Gov. Christine...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Charlie Coburn is always searching for something on the beach near Moclips, from sand dollars to bald eagles -- but this was a first for him.
“Charlie was running out, he was the first one there, and I said, ‘What is it?’ And he said,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Concern is growing about potentially dangerous Japanese tsunami debris washing up on the Washington coast.
The massive earthquake in March 2011 that rocked Japan triggered a massive tsunami. More than 28,000 people were killed and entire towns wiped out....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:10 PM
A running account of tsunami debris finds and debris-related news in and around Washington:
June 20: Large piece of metal, refrigerator, television
A piece of metal initially thought to be a 7-foot airplane fuselage is found at Cranberry Beach in...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 10:02 PM
Thousands of Seattleties gathered this weekend for the 38th annual gay pride festival and parade. But as people celebrated, many are looking ahead to November, when Washingtonians will vote on same-sex marriage.
“It's a big year with Referendum 74...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling that struck down key provisions of Arizona’s controversial immigration law could have an effect in Washington. The agriculture sector, in particular, relies on people who are in the country illegally.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:22 PM
A Franklin County judge overruled the Washington law imposing a tax on roll-your-own cigarettes, reports the Tri-City Herald. The 15-cent tax was supposed to go into effect on Sunday.
The judge, Bruce Spanner, ruled that the tax violates the Tim Eyman-...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Politicians in Washington State got to work Thursday responding to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision upholding the constitutionality of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The high court ruled the individual mandate requiring people...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 10:33 PM
NASA's oddly-shaped Super Guppy cargo plane landed in Seattle on Saturday afternoon, carrying the first section NASA's old full-scale space shuttle trainer, which was purchased recently by the Museum of Flight.
It looked like something from the future,...