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.
So what's next for the 4th Congressional District? It covers parts of eight counties, stretching from the Tri-Cities to the Canadian border. Whether you agreed with his politics or not, Congressman Hastings has been a strong voice on Capitol Hill for issues affecting our region. KEPR looked at some of his accomplishments and what some expect to come next.
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.
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.
An analyst imagines a Clinton/Locke ticket as the former Washington governor prepares to come home.
Senate Democrats in Washington state have chosen a new leader for their caucus.
Washington state's unemployment rate was relatively constant over the past two months, but the state saw an estimated loss of 9,500 jobs over the same period, according to numbers released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department.