BLM approves 30 advisory committee charters

The federal Bureau of Land Management has renewed charters for 21 of 37 Resource Advisory Councils. The councils assist in the development of committee recommendations on public land management issues.

March 19, 2018 5:19 p.m. read more..

Second student protest looms

Two more political action committees are encouraging students to protest guns, while raising money under the guise of safe schools

March 19, 2018 11:25 a.m. read more..

Gov. Inslee signs 'Erin's Law'

Public schools will be providing age-appropriate information on sexual abuse to school district under a law signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday, March 15. The so-called “Erin’s Law,” or House Bill 1539, was introduced by Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, to help students who have been sexually abused.

March 16, 2018 10:27 a.m. read more..

Court: Local jurisdictions can ban pot sales

A three-judge state Court of Appeals panel today ruled that local jurisdictions have the authority to ban marijuana sales, agreeing with Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s arguments and a 2014 Attorney General Opinion. This is the first appellate court to rule on the issue.

March 14, 2018 5:53 p.m. read more..