U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott is celebrating after a court ruling derailed a colleague's lawsuit over his alleged leaking of an illegally taped cell phone conversation. Expect Sunny Jim to wiretap at will from now on.
The Ten Commandments will remain on a monument at Everett Police headquarters, despite a ruling banning a similar display in Indiana. City officials say they've not only memorized the Commandments, they've put three or four of them into practice.
Airline passengers may get more choices under a new federal plan to get 30 percent more planes in the air. Note to commercial pilots: Remember to leave six plane-lengths between jetliners at all times.
State legislators beware—a proposed initiative would force officeholders to take the same standardized test required for graduation from high school. The Olympia caucuses are offering a crash course on how to spell "potato."
University of Washington students may avoid having their final exam essays graded due to a strike by teaching assistants. The concept of having faculty members do their own work was considered but was shelved as unrealistic.
In a blow to White Center's neighborhood identity, their Chubby & Tubby discount store has been relocated to a Renton strip mall. Where's that landmarks law when you need it?