Washington state expands abortion coverage

After five years in the making, the Reproductive Parity Act passed both chambers by slim margins and largely along party lines. Senate Bill 6219 passed with a 50-48 vote Feb. 28 and awaits Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

DeRuyter, Borrego serve as pages in state Senate

Two Yakima Valley teenagers recently wrapped up their stints as pages in the state Senate. Tristan DeRuyter of Zillah and Genevieve Borrego of Cowiche both assisted 15th Legislative District Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside for a week in the Capitol Building and in their offices.

March 6, 2018 4:43 p.m. read more..