(NATIONAL) – The billions in tax breaks cities are offering Amazon to host its “HQ2,” Amazon’s bare-knuckled push to squash a business tax in Seattle and recent strikes for better working conditions in Amazon facilities have all fueled a growing conversation about the retail behemoth’s toll on on communities.
(REGIONAL) – If you’re a wantin’ to go festivaling this weekend or next, you’ve got your pick of a high cotton crop because right now Washington state is in the middle of the beating red heart of festival season.
(ALEXANDRIA, VA.) – If you listen closely you can almost hear the phones in Hollywood crackling, verily burning with tense orders uttered under gritted, cigar-stained teeth to script writers both good and bad: “I wanna first draft script as soon as you can bang it out on the Manafort trial. This baby's got $120 Million domestic take alone in the first two months written all over it!”
(OLYMPIA, WA.) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed an emergency proclamation Tuesday for all 39 counties in the state to ensure the immediate response of firefighting resources to protect people, homes, businesses and public and private property from the threat of wildfire.