Top Politics

Primary drama: One race to watch

Primary drama: One race to watch

Most legislative races don’t get much attention, especially in the August primary.  But the State Senate race in the 35th district, stretching across Mason County and parts of Thurston and Kitsap, is particularly intriguing in the primary.  Incumbent Democrat Tim Sheldon, who attracted statewide attention when he crossed party lines to caucus with Republicns, is now being challenged from both [...]

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Top Local

New police chief nominee pledges to restore public trust

New police chief nominee pledges to restore public trust

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray nominates Kathleen O’Toole for Seattle Police Chief.  The former Boston Police Commissioner pledged to restore public trust and improve morale in the police department, while complying with federal oversight of the department.  

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Top Money

Pining for Pine-Sol

Pining for Pine-Sol

When Pine-Sol tried to quietly change its formula, the social media backlash was severe.  From blogs to Facebook to Twitter, loyal customers voiced their dismay.  Now, the Chlorox company is pledging to answer its angry customers.  But there’s a reason the “original” formula isn’t coming back to store shelves.

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This Week Webcast

Senator’s blunt assessment of Governor, fellow lawmakers

Senator’s blunt assessment of Governor, fellow lawmakers

State Senator Rodney Tom talks about his sudden decision not to seek re-election this fall.  The Democratic senator, who joined Republicans to form a majority coalition caucus, speaks bluntly about who he blames for the lack of a state transportation package.  And he talks about his role as majority leader and the petty things he won’t miss about the legislature.

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