Campaigners for Initiative 123 filed enough petition signatures to qualify a ballot measure that would create a public-development authority to begin work on a new elevated park along the waterfront using a piece of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
The president’s new clean-power plan released Monday is expected to mean additional momentum to Pacific Northwest efforts already under way to reduce the use of coal-fired electricity.
The Seattle City Council made an official gesture of regret Monday for anti-Chinese laws passed in the 1800s.
The deadline for sending in your ballot for the primary election is Tuesday.
Negotiations between the University of Washington and Seattle City Hall over redeveloping Rainier Square offer a rare look at the anatomy of a deal and raises the question: Did the city leave millions in affordable-housing fees on the table?
Tuesday’s primary election features some intriguing races for Seattle City Council, Port of Seattle Commission, Seattle School Board, Bellevue City Council and Snohomish County executive.
WASHINGTON — Here’s how Washington state’s members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 31. The House is now on its summer recess until Sept. 8. The Senate meets for another week before its summer recess begins. House Civil-service job protections By a vote of 256 for and 170 against, the...
OLYMPIA, Wash (AP) — The price of gas may be going down nationally, but Washington drivers — already paying above the national average — may see even higher prices at the pump following Saturday's 7-cent-per-gallon increase in the state's gas tax. The increase is the first of a two-step jump to pay for transportation projects...
The mayor is blaming the media for the failure of part of his big housing and zoning plan. He should have let the sun shine in from the beginning.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday that he would set aside a draft rules for clean water standards that has been in the making for a year.