Jay Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs legislation to help keep production of Boeing's new 777X in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee suspends death penalty

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to “join a growing national […]

02/11/2014

Machinists gather  to vote on Boeing's contract at the Aerospace Machinists Union headquarters in Everett, Wash., Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Mark Harrison)

Boeing may move 777X out of Washington state

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing’s ties to the Pacific Northwest date back more than a century, when William Boeing purchased a Seattle shipyard that would become his first airplane factory. In recent years, however, those ties […]

11/14/2013

Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs legislation to help keep production of Boeing's new 777X in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington governor signs Boeing incentive bills

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee gave final approval Monday to a package of tax breaks for Boeing Co. in hopes of landing the company’s new 777X, signing legislation at Seattle’s Museum of Flight at […]

11/11/2013

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NTSB says Wash. bridge collapse is wake-up call

SEATTLE (AP) — The collapse of an interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state should be a wake-up call that prompts an expansive safety review, according to the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. […]

05/26/2013

A portion of the Interstate-5 bridge is submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit river, Mount Vernon, Washington. (AP Photo)

Quick and long-term fixes in works for Wash. bridge

SEATTLE (AP) — It’s going to take time to find both short- and long-term fixes for the bridge that collapsed on Interstate 5, Washington state officials said Saturday as federal inspectors scoured for clues that […]

05/25/2013

Workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation near Richland, Washington. (AP Photo)

Nearly 250 laid off at Hanford nuclear site

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Pink slips went out to nearly 250 workers and more than 2,500 others were notified they face furloughs of several weeks at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site, where cleanup will be slowed because of automatic federal budget cuts.

03/19/2013

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