Tuesday, February 19 1:36 a.m. — 800 Block. S. Surf. Report of…
Bill would change curriculum for sexual health in schools; democratic representatives support comprehensive sexual health education; evidence-informed curriculum could change sex education in schools
Recent study reported that Seattle had the most cases of missing and murdered indigenous women than any other city; Rep. Mosbrucker helped pass legislation last year to gather data, now is hoping to create a task force and liaisons; some are calling for the bill to add more liaison positions and elevate more tribal voices
Senator withdraws bill exempting legislature from public disclosure of some records
Proposed bill will hold employers accountable for safety of dancers; lawmakers target unsafe establishments for adult entertainers
Immigration or citizenship status could be added to anti-discrimination law under proposed legislation
Makes discrimination based on immigration or citizenship status illegal; goal is to give those in the citizenship and immigration process avenues for recourse; does not supercede federal law
Would establish a 7-knot speed limit for vessels ½ mile from southern resident orcas; establishes a 650-yard “no-go” zone for whale watchers until at least 2023; regulations would take effect immediately if passed
Prior infrastructure investments helped make 2018 a record-breaking year at the Port…
Two bills in the state Legislature, if passed, would allow a controversial…
Sunday, February 3, 2019 12:23 a.m. — Forrest & Chehalis. Traffic stop:…
Shannon Decker, who grew up in Westport and developed a love of…
More than 3,000 12- to 14-year-olds were charged with crimes in Washington over the last six years; bill would presume this age group incapable of committing crime in an effort to keep more juveniles out of detention; prosecutors worry this would create too many additional procedures and clog courts
Bill would allow homeless people to survive in public without fear of obstruction; law prohibits discrimination based on housing status
Proposed bill designates fourth Saturday of September as Public Lands Day; lawmakers aim to preserve and protect public lands; holiday would promote connection between people and environment
Senate panel holds hearing on providing legislators exceptions to state law.
Would create state Office of H-2A Compliance and Farm Labor; aims to increase domestic worker hiring; program to be supported by fees paid by farmers.
Washington state sheriffs call upon Second Amendment rights; opposition of gun law sparks lawsuits in Washington state; some sheriffs refuse to uphold gun control initiative
Records have been damaged, but none has been lost, officials said.
October could be designated Filipino American History Month.
Tiny homes are an affordable housing option that are difficult to zone in both urban and rural communities.