The U.S. House of Representatives voted 240-187 to condemn President Trump's "racist comments" about four rookie women-of-color in Congress.
The Washington delegation voted along party lines, although two Republicans, Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Jaime Herrera Beutler, had taken exception to Trump's bitter attacks on four of their House colleagues. Still, they voted no.
A proposed change to Washington's overtime rules, providing a big boost in pay, gets support at Dept. of Labor and Industries hearing. "This rule is an important tool to rebuilding Washington's middle class," said Larry Brown of the Washington State Labor Council.
But business has worries, claiming the ramp-up of wages is "much too steep" and too expensive.
Now that buildings along the waterfront have an unencumbered view of the Puget Sound, demolition crews have started turning their attention toward what's left of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Pioneer Square.
"Our squad": A look at newly elected women-of-color in Congress, singled out for racist abuse by President Trump.
Trump is telling four "Gentle ladies of the House" to go back where they came from. But three were born and raised in the United States. The fourth, a Somali refugee, has been an American citizen longer than Melania Trump.
Prosecutors filed multiple assault charges against a man accused of stabbing three people last week and running from the scene naked in the Westlake shopping district, according to documents filed Thursday in King County Superior Court.