State court’s first black justice dies

King, Kennedy among Smith’s colleagues

Washington state’s first black Supreme Court judge died Sunday.

Recount set for 15th District race

Eleven votes separate challengers

Eleven votes separate two challengers from Selah vying for a 15th District legislative seat.

Primary Results

The top 2 candidates in each race by percentage as of Aug. 3.

Newhouse, Didier rematch likely for Nov. 8 general election

A local resident appears to be headed for a rematch for the 4th District Congressional seat.

Newcomer leads in lands commissioner race

Republican advances to Nov. 8 election

The race to replace Peter Goldmark as public lands commissioner looks like it’ll be a battle between an environmentalist and a conservationist.

Primary results

The top 2 candidates in each race by percentage

Javier Figueroa stumps in Sunnyside

Lieutenant governor hopeful trying to attract primary support

A Friday meeting with the local Republican Club turned into a tour of a local dairy and hop field for lieutenant governor hopeful Javier Figueroa.

State house challenger leads in fundraising

Kearby holds 4-to-1 lead over Taylor

An incumbent in office since 2009 appears to have a strong challenge this election.

Q&A with 15th District candidates

Three candidates are running for a 15th Legislative District seat.

Lower Yakima Valley backing Bryant with its checkbook

Challenger’s funds trails Inslee statewide

The latest tally of gubernatorial race campaign contributions shows the incumbent ahead, but Lower Yakima Valley donors are putting their money on the challenger.

Court ruling backs illegal immigrants

Order allows class-action status

A federal court yesterday granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging thousands of illegal immigrant children have been denied due process in deportation hearings.

High court upholds deportation

A deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court this morning upheld an appellate ruling blocking President Obama’s deferred deportation plan for parents of “anchor babies.”

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Trump dominates Republican primary ballots

Real estate mogul and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump edged closer to his party’s nomination last night with a commanding win in the state primary election.

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Trump rolls to easy win

Washington Republicans choose Trump; Democrats fall in line for Clinton

Commissioner race heats up

After the first day of candidate filing there’s already a four-way race among Republicans for a seat on the county commission.