SPOKANE — The state of Washington will defend a new law that helps employees at a former nuclear weapons production site win worker compensation claims, after the federal government filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the law.
PORTLAND — Public records show Portland officials are in the early stages of exploring whether the city may create a jail alternative for people arrested for non-violent acts related to mental health or addiction.
A woman who works for the Washington State Bar Association has accused an executive of its governing board of sexual harassment and claims the agency didn’t hold him accountable despite an investigation that backs up her allegations.
Seattle officials have delayed action until next year on taxing downtown-property owners as much as $200 million to help pay for a new waterfront park and promenade, along with a new pedestrian connection to Pike Place Market.
PORTLAND — After being fired from Kaiser Permanente on accusations of recording co-workers in the bathroom, pharmacist Johnny Tuck Chee Chan was arrested again last week and accused of hiding a camera in the bathroom of his new workplace.