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PHOTOS: Downtown Spokane 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protest

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, which sparked outrage amongst many Americans, including hundreds in Spokane. A "Bans Off Our Bodies" protest was held in front of the Foley Federal Courthouse, with several…

City of Vancouver bans protests outside officials’ homes

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The City Council in Vancouver, Washington, has passed a measure that would make it illegal to picket outside the homes of city employees and elected officials. Opponents of the move called it an unconstitutional violation of…

Senator Murray, other U.S. Senators speak on International Workers' Day

SEATTLE, Wash. -- U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, issued the following statement on International Workers' Day: “Washington state’s workers—including immigrant workers—are the backbone of our economy. They are what keeps our…

Hundreds protest Washington Gov. Inslee’s vaccine mandate

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered at the state Capitol in Olympia on Saturday to protest Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate. The mandate, which Inslee announced in early August, requires most state workers, healthcare workers and school employees…

WA commissioner walks out of meeting during mask protest

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — The regular meeting of the Franklin, Washington, County commissioners disintegrated into a rally against the state’s mask mandate, with one commissioner walking out in protest. The mandate reinstated Monday to curb the surging number of COVID-19…