Tagged: Washington

Will Washington State Be Held In Contempt Over School Funding?

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll get an update about the legal battle over school funding in Washington state.

News Roundtable: August 8, 2014

OPB |Aug. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Checking In On The Washington Top-Two Primary

OPB |Aug. 06, 2014 12:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll check in with OPB reporter Austin Jenkins on the Washington primary races.

Clemency Offers Little Relief For Washington's Prison System

OPB |July 29, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: As the prison population continues to grow, and older inmates put stress on the system, clemency is a narrow avenue for relief.

Marijuana Retail Stores Open Across Washington

OPB |July 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We're live from Vancouver's first recreational marijuana store, Main Street Marijuana, which opens for business today.

New Law Helps Adoptees Access Records

OPB |July 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A new change in Washington's adoption law will affect how thousands of adoptees find out their histories.

Washington Initiative Campaigns Turn In Signatures

OPB |July 03, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Today is the deadline for initiative campaigns in Washington to turn in signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

Washington Gears Up For Marijuana Sales

OPB |June 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Washington's first licenses for marijuana stores will be issued on July 7. We'll explore how store owners and growers are getting ready.

Primary Election Preview

OPB |May 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Jim Moore, Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation at Pacific University, speaks about some of the races in the upcoming primary.

Candidates Face Off In Washington County Commission Race

OPB |May 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse is challenging incumbent Washington County Commissioner Bob Terry.

Rescue And Recovery Continues In Washington's Deadly Mudslide

OPB |March 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll get the latest on the rescue and recovery efforts in rural Washington state where a mudslide has left 14 dead and more than 176 as yet unaccounted for.

108 Unaccounted For In Washington Landslide

OPB |March 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

The number of people unaccounted for in the Snohomish County landslide is described as "soft" but the situation is grim.

Washington Legislative Session Wraps

OPB |March 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: The Washington legislature has reached an agreement on the state budget.

What's Still On The Table In Washington's Legislature?

OPB |March 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: With about two weeks left in Washington's 2014 legislative session, we'll get an update from Olympia-based reporter Austin Jenkins.

Washington Hospital Association Sues State Over New Rules

OPB |Feb. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The Washington State Hospital Association says new rules that govern hospital mergers go too far.

Could Tolling Save The Columbia River Crossing?

OPB |Jan. 15, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Oregon lawmakers are looking at tolls as a way to fund the bridge project without resources from Washington.

News Roundtable: January 10, 2014

OPB |Jan. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Union Vote Will Determine Boeing's Next Move

OPB |Jan. 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Boeing machinists will vote Friday on a contract that has serious implications for the region's aerospace industry.

Former House Speaker Tom Foley Dies

OPB |Oct. 18, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Tom Foley, former Washington congressman and Speaker of the House, died at age 84.

Buying Liquor In Washington

Aug. 07, 2013 12:06 p.m.

It's been just over a year since liquor sales in Washington went private. We'll find out how things have changed.

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