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Washington state revenues up nearly $1 billion

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state’s economy is projected to have nearly $1 billion more than previously assumed through mid-2023.  Updated numbers by the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council show that...

Makah Tribe wins legal battle in Seattle over whale hunting rights

A judge recommended the tribe be allowed to resume its hunt of gray whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will make the final decision. NEAH BAY, Wash. — A Seattle...

Port of Everett works to clear sandbar stranding boaters at Washington's busiest boat launch

According to the port, the sandbar formed due to storm events that pushed an unprecedented amount of sediment out of the mouth of the Snohomish River. EVERETT, Wash. — A sandbar,...

Former Washington state employee charged with stealing unemployment funds during pandemic

De La Cruz, III, 47, of Moses Lake, was arrested and charged with defrauding the government of at least $360,000 in jobless benefits. Editor's note: The above video on an investigation...

Seattle mayoral candidate Lorena González reveals plan to address homelessness

With tensions about encampments in parks and public spaces running high in Seattle, mayoral candidate and current City Council President Lorena González detailed her plan for addressing the city's homelessness crisis if...

Seattle reaches tentative agreements with city unions over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

The Seattle Police Officers Guild has still not reached an agreement with the city on COVID-19 vaccine requirements. SEATTLE — The city of Seattle announced Friday that it has reached two...

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North Carolina Gets Surprise Upset Over Clemson

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