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Washington Council Votes to Display ‘In God We Trust’ Motto Amid Controversy

Washington State News Wire - 2 hours 33 min ago
TACOMA, Wash. – Members of a county council in Washington State have voted to display the motto ‘In God We Trust’ in the council chambers following controversy over whether the motto was inclusive or exclusive in its meaning. By a vote of 4-3, the Pierce County Council approved the resolution, making the council the first […]

New Leaf Enterprises Introduces 'Leaf of Hope' Program Providing Hope and Changing Lives for Washington State Families

Washington State News Wire - 3 hours 18 min ago
New Leaf Enterprises, Washington State's industry leader for delivery of safe and effective Dàmà cannabis products, today announced its Leaf of Hope program. Leaf of Hope provides cannabidiol -rich Cannabis ...

Eags to face Texas Tech for 2nd time in 2017

Washington State News Wire - 9 hours 15 min ago
Eastern played Texas Tech on Aug. 30, 2008, in the Eastern head coaching debut of Baldwin. Eastern lost that game 49-24 to the Red Raiders, who were coached by current Washington State University head coach Mike Leach.

Amgen to cut 2,900 workers and close four facilities

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:18
Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it would cut up to 2,900 employees and close facilities in Washington state and Colorado as the Thousand Oaks company moved to rein in costs and focus on new drugs.

Washington ferry with hundreds aboard loses power

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 07:55
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state ferry lost power on the ferry system's busiest route Tuesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in the Puget Sound until the vessel could be towed to the dock.

Washington ferry reaches dock after losing power

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 06:23
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state ferry that lost power while carrying hundreds of passengers on the ferry system's busiest route has reached dock.

Seattle Jewish group calls for NRA lobbyist to quit over Holocaust remark

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 06:23
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Jewish leaders in Washington state called on Tuesday for the resignation of a National Rifle Association lobbyist over comments in which he compared the push for stricter gun control regulations to the policies of Nazi Germany.

Washington State ferry loses power on Seattle to Bainbridge Island run

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:09
A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferries' busiest route has lost power.

Washington State ferry loses power on Seattle-Bainbridge Island run, inconveniencing hundreds

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:04
SEATTLE — A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferries' busiest route lost power Tuesday afternoon. Ferries spokeswoman Marta Coursey said the Tacoma was traveling from Seattle to Bainbridge Island when it lost propulsion.

Washington ferry loses power in Puget Sound

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 04:54
The Washington state ferry Tacoma lost power during a run from Seattle to Bainbridge Island, stranding hundreds on board in the middle of Puget Sound. Tugs were able to tow the ferry to Bainbridge Island, where passengers got off.

Ferry loses power, commuters see long lines and delays as a result

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 04:42
SEATTLE -- The Washington state ferry Tacoma lost power while on a run and got stuck in the middle of Puget Sound Tuesday afternoon, stranding hundreds on board.  The inconvenience didn't end there. The loss of one ferry created a ripple effect that caused long lines and delays throughout the busy afternoon commute. The Tacoma was traveling from Seattle to Bainbridge Island with 405 passengers ...

Distinct voices in 10th District House contest

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:24
Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, faces three challengers in his bid to keep a seat in the Washington State House of Representatives. Republican Brien Lillquist and Democrats Nick Petrish and David Sponheim hope to win enough votes to displace Hayes, who is wrapping up his first term in office.

Washington state pols weigh controversial 'In God We Trust' plaque

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:58
Should “In God We Trust” adorn the chambers of Washington state’s Pierce County Council?

Crownbutte Acquires Washington State Marijuana Consumer Branding Company

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:00
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Crownbutte Wind Power Inc. (OTC Pink:CBWP) ("Crownbutte") today announced the closing of a definitive agreement to acquire Canna & Canna Inc. of Bothell, Washington. ...

Feds need a coherent weed policy, say Colorado and Washington senators

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:38
Concerned that federal policies toward marijuana usage in states that have legalized the drug often are "at odds with one another," the four U.S. senators from Colorado and Washington state are asking the White House to intervene and establish "consistent and uniform" guidelines across the administration.

State Senate races: Republicans dishing dirt through mail

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:25
Republicans have signaled early, in two key State Senate races, that they are ready to go negative with crude attack mailings with November’s election day still 99 days away. The stakes, in what’s expected to be a multi-million-dollar battle, are big scale. A Republican-dominated coalition has run the Washington State Senate for the past two years. Democrats are seeking to take back control. A ...

Washington Pot Shortage Hurts Pot Tourism

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:39
A shag-carpeted vehicle called the CannaBus whisks passengers in Seattle from a marijuana dispensary to a cooking demonstration.

State Department urges Iran to release Washington Post correspondent

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:26
Jason Rezaian was detained last week in Tehran along with his wife and two others.

State Department urges Iran to release Washington Post correspondent

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:26
Jason Rezaian was detained last week in Tehran along with his wife and two others.

State Department urges Iran to release Washington Post correspondent

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:26
Jason Rezaian was detained last week in Tehran along with his wife and two others.