"Like many cases, these murders were the result of the defendant who, because they placed a higher premium on greed and drugs than human life, cruelly took two lives." This was the reasoning presented by Mason County Supreme Court Judge Toni Sheldon on Thursday as she sentenced Charles Longshore to life… Read More +
The governor is proposing a new capital gains tax to help address a projected state budget gap of more than $2 billion over the next two-year budget cycle. Gov. Jay Inslee says a new tax on the sale of stocks, bonds and other assets would raise nearly $800 million during the… Read More +
The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year extension, the team announced this afternoon. "In the offseason, we identified K.J. as one of our core players moving forward and aimed to keep him as a part of the Seahawks family for a long time," said Executive Vice President & General Manager John Schneider. "The timing of this signing gives us the ability to keep as many of our core players together as we possibly can.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department generally discourages the public from feeding wildlife, but the agency is temporarily feeding Okanogan County mule deer to keep them out of orchards in the Pateros area. The feed draws deer away and protects fruit trees.
TUMWATER - A new six-year plan that will be used by the state to develop hunting seasons and guide management of game species was approved by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission during its meeting Dec. 12-13 in Tumwater.