Robert Nelson, who rose through the ranks of Seattle Public Schools to serve briefly as superintendent, led the district through a teachers strike in the mid-1980s.
The Legislature is finally working to eliminate a sprawling waiting list for developmental disability services.
Strong, bipartisan legislation to protect Washington children from toxic flame retardants passed the House. The Senate needs to step up.
You might think that given Washington’s wealth of STEM employers, we would be doing better than the rest of the country — but you’d be wrong, writes guest columnist Robin Lake.
Syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker writes that President Obama didn’t do enough to highlight the erosion of religious liberty in the U.S. in the recent National Prayer Breakfast.
Although many companies remain wary of associating with the health law while it remains a political lightning rod, the Affordable Care Act is increasingly entering the mainstream as major corporations, sports teams and others integrate it into their business.
Support for laws allowing the use of medical marijuana is gaining momentum in Southern states, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills.
Captives in the Guantánamo detention center for terrorism suspects have designed a self-sufficient agricultural business as a reason for being released to return to Yemen.
Sounders FC capped the Arizona phase of training camp with a 2-1 win against Vancouver on Sunday, a familiar scoreline this preseason.
While I applaud the politicians of Washington state for considering legislation that would grant financial aid to students in the U.S. illegally, it just seems like another instance where U.S. citizens get the short end of the stick [“Help all students go to college with Real Hope Act,”
Gorge concertgoers seeking medical help have cost the Quincy Valley Medical Center more than $500,000 in 2013
The mentioning of Seattle Times preps reporter Sandy Ringer's name immediately had Washington teammates Talia Walton and Mercedes Wetmore flooded with memories of good times back in the day. Even though that day was really about four years ago.
Noah Cuzzetto pinned all three of his opponents Saturday and was one of four Lake Stevens champions, including sophomore Michael Soler at 113, who won a state title at 106 last year. The Vikings’ other winners were Jake Douglas (126) and Cody Vigoren (195).
The Fly Fishing Film Tour or F3T is coming to the Gig Harbor Galaxy Theater on Wednesday, Feb. 26, and is hosted by the Gig Harbor Fly Shop.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock, valued at more than $970 million, to a Silicon Valley nonprofit in December.
I'll be hosting a live chat during Sounders FC's preseason game against the Vancouver Whitecaps, starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.