Housing affordability has become a challenge in Chelan and Kittitas counties as recreation and smaller communities draw Puget Sound residents.
States without income tax lean on inequitable sales and consumption revenues.
If a proposal passes today, a workgroup of government agencies and local nonprofits could move to address underreporting as soon as November.
Washington cities and counties claimed more than $750 million of federal relief as ‘revenue replacement’ – and they don’t have to say where it’s going.
The softer approach to prosecution has seen double the referrals since tough-on-crime city attorney Ann Davison took office in January.
Burdened with slow federal action, King County health officials are scrambling to get a limited supply of vaccines to the estimated 40,000 people who are at risk.
State leaders and labor advocates are pushing for regulations to protect workers who feel torn between working in dangerous heat and losing wages.
The number of Washington schools that qualify to offer free lunch to every student could more than double since before the pandemic after a $44 million change in state law.
Researchers found that taxes on sweetened beverages funded programs mainly benefiting lower-income households, including grocery subsidies and pre-K education.
The federal agency is failing to meet community needs in the wake of major disasters. Climate change isn't helping.
After decades of national efforts to erase Native language and identity, the Oregon-based Northwest Indian Language Institute is helping students reclaim and preserve their roots.
Washington groups explore what it means for people of color to connect with nature.
The final stretch of North Spokane Corridor construction reopens old wounds in East Central — and sparks a pilot program to address historical damage.
Without passageways to cross dams along the Columbia, salmon are dying. Tribes say the U.S. government isn't cooperating as they try to help the fish recover.
The new system for reaching crisis counselors could bridge barriers for Black residents seeking mental health support. Yet, some advocates are hesitant to call it a victory.