Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:49:01 GMT
Washington Rep. Dave Reichert, the Puget Sound area's lone Republican congressman, begins to break with the Trump budget. He is part of bipartisan team defending public broadcasting.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:23:33 GMT
The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld Dennis Thompson's 2014 conviction for murder and three aggravated assault charges on Tuesday. Lawyers representing Thompson unsuccessfully argued a recorded police interview should not have been allowed on the record as evidence and that the lower court erred in refusing to allow specific jury instructions on the concept of reasonable doubt.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:55:20 GMT
The site of the Oso landslide is seen three years after a portion of the hill collapsed March 22, 2014. A pipe band, first responders and family members take part in a memorial procession event photographed Sunday, March 22, 2015, on the one year anniversary of a landslide that left 43 dead in the town of Oso, Washington.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:27:18 GMT
Jeramy M. Allen, 24; 45 days in jail, two counts of assault and two counts of malicious mischief personal property. Rochelle A. Eden, 38; 30 days in jail with credit given for 17 days served, 12 months probation, two counts of no contact/protection order violation.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:21:19 GMT
A gray whale surfaces near the mouth of the Duwamish River. Seattle's only river is a Superfund cleanup site, the legacy of years of industrial pollution.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:59:05 GMT
Washington governor Jay Inslee preps to strike a weld during the keel laying ceremony for Washington State Ferry's newest vessel, the Suquamish, in a warehouse at VigorOs Harbor Island Shipyard. Inslee has touted the energy efficiency of the new vessel.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:21:16 GMT
When federal identification standards take effect for air travel in January, Washington residents, like others across the country, will need an enhanced driver's license or a passport to board a domestic flight. That could be a problem if Washington doesn't soon comply with federal standards.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:21:15 GMT
Donald Trump has won the presidency after narrowly carrying a few states to put him above 270 electoral votes. But... At his Senate confirmation hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath that he had never had contact with the... Daily Kos Election's project to calculate the 2016 presidential results for every state legislative seat in the nation hits the state of Washington, where one rogue Democrat gives the GOP control of the state Senate and where Democrats have a bare state House majority.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:05:49 GMT
That's how Governor Jay Inslee describes the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act . In this state, Inslee said, killing Obamacare could reverse years of progress, driving the numbers of uninsured Washingtonians to levels higher than before the ACA.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:43:48 GMT
The Ancient Lakes, approved in 2012, is an area of about 160,000 acres around the northcentral Washington communities of George and Quincy. About 1,600 acres of vineyards are planted, the oldest of which are at Cave B Estate Winery adjacent to the famous Gorge Amphitheater.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:29:42 GMT
The Trump administration will make its debut at large-scale multinational diplomacy Wednesday as representatives from 68 countries in the anti-Islamic State coalition converge on Washington for a two-day summit to discuss strategy and the road ahead. Major players in town include Iraq 's prime minister, Turkey's foreign minister and a high-level delegation from Saudi Arabia, but some key countries, most notably Russia and Iran, will be missing.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:21:24 GMT
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch kept his cool for the most part during today's one-part-contentious-one-part-treacle confirmation hearing . Mostly the news TV cameras following the hearing lapped up his Mr. Smith Goes To Washington routine, complete with engthy explanation to bemused Washingtonians about the fine art of mutton busting, and the annual stock show parade that makes its way up Denver's 17th Avenue each year.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:56:38 GMT
The Army recommends Brig. Gen. Ron Lewis keep his security clearance despite a stinging rebuke for drinking and frequenting off-limits sex clubs on duty.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:30:00 GMT
The European Union's trade chief says she appreciates having Justin Trudeau and his international brand on her side in the fight against the forces of anti-trade populism. But these days, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is channelling another prominent Canadian - legendary singer Joni Mitchell - as she fights the protectionist and isolationist sentiments roiling the globe in the seismic wake of Britain deciding to leave the EU and the election of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:29:59 GMT
George Osborne, Britain's longtime Chancellor of the Exchequer until the fall of the Cameron government, seems to have raised some eyebrows recently with his announcement that, beginning in May, he will become editor of the [London] Evening Standard. And keep his seat in the House of Commons.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:29:58 GMT
Expanding on the success of its miniseries that examined slices of America's past, like Hatfields & McCoys , History is embarking on its most ambitious scripted effort yet. The cable network, which will be presenting today as part of A+E Networks' upfront, is developing The Commanders , an anthology scripted series envisioned as an annual television event ranging from four to 10 hours in length.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:58:17 GMT
March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar . There are 285 days remaining until the end of the year.