This year, experts predict voting by mail will surge, especially if voters receive ballots automatically. But not all states have tried-and-tested mechanisms in place.
"What a difference high-speed internet can make. Our children can participate in remote learning, residents can access healthcare," the Hoh tribe tweeted after getting a high-speed connection.
Although Facebook reportedly pledged to stop selling political ads in Washington, the state attorney general says it has sold over half a million dollars in such ads since November 2018.
Experts say that if the invasive hornets do become established in the United States, the biggest threat they pose is to honeybees.
The name, logo and colors of the NHL's 32nd franchise are expected to be announced on Thursday at 12 p.m. ET.
"Several individuals are still currently waiting for available bed space," the Yakima County Health District in Washington wrote in a press release on June 19.
"Today's report shows us there is still reason for strong concern in parts of our state," Jay Inslee said.
Asian giant hornets are known to be capable of killing people with some regularity, including up to 50 per year in Japan, but they're more dangerous to honey bee populations, with the capability to kill 40 bees in a minute.
"I would like to tell you that you would all be able to make reservations for June 1, but I cannot," Inslee said Friday.
New cases in the state have recently been declining but "we aren't ready to ease restrictions yet," Gov. Inslee announced on Tuesday evening.
The masks are for "general use" and will not be mandatory, which has echoed broad guidance from by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"This also applies to some of the most important gatherings in people's lives, like weddings and funerals," Inslee said Monday. "For the sake of all, even these occasions have to be postponed."
Exit polls on Tuesday revealed that 83 percent of Democratic Washington state voters are "angry" about the Trump administration, the highest level of any state to have voted in the primaries so far.
New York has now surpassed Washington state in having the most cases nationwide.
The two tech company staffers, whose exact job titles have not been released, are reportedly located in Puget Sound, which is close to Microsoft's corporate headquarters in Redmond.
The Washington State Department of Health has confirmed 39 positive COVID-19 infections and 10 deaths, with more than 200 people under supervision. Tech companies are now feeling the impact.
A state senate resolution passed Tuesday in Washington congratulated Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings for his accomplishments on the show.
Both men had underlying health conditions and were hospitalized at the EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland.
Several Washington state health agencies confirmed Saturday afternoon that the country's first coronavirus death occurred and that multiple new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the region.
The 26-year-old, who broke his leg while running on a remote trail, called for help after reaching an area with cell phone service.
Vulnerable adult protection orders can be imposed when a judge suspects that the adult is experiencing neglect, abuse or financial exploitation, among other offenses.
On Tuesday, drivers traveling Washington State's SR 240, 20 miles west of West Richland were confronted with an unexpected New Year's Eve surprise.
"People should avoid swatting at the hornets, which may cause these insects to sting," the Washington State Department of Agriculture said.
A report for the Washington state legislature concluded Matt Shea promoted violence.
A Supreme Court decision in 2018 found that the DCYF was liable for injuries to children after they were placed in foster homes, which led to an increase in settlements in 2019 from previous years, said spokeswoman Debra Johnson.
A high level of fecal chloroform bacteria found in a SODO storm drain has been blamed on illegally parked RVs, leaving Seattle wondering who should be liable to clean the mess up.
According to their bylaws, the group embodies the "last defense to protect the citizens and Constitution of the United States if there ever comes a day when our government takes up arms against 'WE the People.'"
John A. Radavich, found guilty of murdering Senator Jon Tester's nephew, Robert, in front of his then-eight-year-old daughter in 2016, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole by a Spokane, Washington judge.
Police in Seattle believe the duo told 911 of a shooting nearby to give them time to make their mistake.
A Washington State man called police to report his truck stolen. But authorities say a review of security footage showed the man burglarizing a nearby business while his vehicle was taken.