State Sen. Janéa Holmquist Newbry official announced her candidacy for the 4th Congressional District following the retirement of Rep. Doc Hastings.
Brad Peck, a Franklin County commissioner, has joined a growing number of candidates vying to replace retiring Rep. Doc Hastings in Congress.
State representatives voted unanimously Monday to allow the Department of Agriculture to issue licenses to grow industrial hemp. The measure will now go to the Senate.
Another candidate has joined the 4th Congressional District race. Former professional football player and U.S. senatorial candidate Clint Didier says he'll run for the seat being vacated by Doc Hastings.
The race to replace Doc Hastings may have a new candidate. State Sen. Janéa Holmquist Newbry, R-Moses Lake, says she will form an exploratory committee for a 4th Congressional District run.
During his two decades in office, Hastings tackled issues like water storage and education, and secured money for the Capitol Theatre.
In a surprising announcement, U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings announced his retirement. He will not seek reelection this fall. The ten-term congressman says his decision is about family.
Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., says he won't run for an 11th term in Congress this year.
Election results for Yakima, Kittitas and Benton Counties.
Applications are rolling in for marijuana licenses across the state. So far the Liquor Control Board received 26 applications in Yakima County.
Air Force One touched down at Sea-Tac Airport around 4:15 p.m. amid a gorgeous Seattle sunset.
Supporters of an initiative that would prevent Washington state from adopting universal background checks for gun sales say they have submitted 340,000 signatures with their first batch of petitions submitted Thursday to the secretary of state's office.
A food industry group that contributed heavily to defeat a measure that would have required labeling genetically engineered foods concealed millions more dollars in campaign contributions than has previously been reported, the state attorney general said Wednesday.
The CEO of the Washington state health exchange is getting a 13 percent raise.
Washington state's revenue outlook is holding steady as economists expect a continued trend of slow economic growth.