Crime

Sheriff says deputy violated policies in bicycle crash case

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane County Sheriff says a deputy violated policies when he raced through Spokane Valley without his lights or siren and narrowly missed a teenage bicyclist who crashed and died. The Spokesman Review reports (http://bit.ly/1RYC4Fr ) that Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich didn't say whether Deputy Joseph Bodman will face disciplinary actions. Bodman...

Eastside

Whitest big county in the U.S.? It’s us

King County is the whitest of the nation’s 20 most-populous counties. But the county’s fastest population growth is happening among Asian and mixed-race people. The Times’ FYI Guy, Gene Balk, digs into the new Census numbers.

Data

Whitest big county in the U.S.? It’s us

King County is the whitest of the nation’s 20 most-populous counties. But the county’s fastest population growth is happening among Asian and mixed-race people. The Times’ FYI Guy, Gene Balk, digs into the new Census numbers.

Marijuana

A year in, taxes on legal weed yet to yield big windfall for state

The tax windfall predicted by some for legal weed hasn’t materialized in the first year of sales; nor have horrors imagined by opponents. But some data warrants a closer look as Washington charts a course for legalization in other states.

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