Washington State

The nest was found after a worker for the Washington state Agriculture Department caught two of the large hornets in a trap Wednesday.
The suit blasts the action as capricious, lawless, oxymoronic, unconstitutional — and dangerous.
A handful of November House races offer a chance to expand on gains made during the primaries.
Deep-water diving in Turkey, a dog blessing, and drive through Halloween tunnel round out this week's best images.
"I chair the council for King County, Washington — an area larger than 14 states — and we have been voting exclusively by mail since 2009 with virtually zero problems."
Starting next year, drivers must be paid at least $16.39 per hour in addition to their basic expenses.
Catholic activists, in particular, are worried that teens will start thinking it's okay to have sex before marriage if they learn about sexual consent at public schools.
Police are preparing for possible clashes as thousands are expected to attend the Proud Boys-sponsored event.
The Seattle Police Department has placed the officer on leave while the incident is under investigation.
The primary effects of William Barr's eyebrow-raising designation of Seattle, Portland, and New York City as "anarchist jurisdictions" will, for now, be political.