A year after liquor privatization, it looks as though state and local governments are getting more revenue, and customers are paying more. Above, warehouse worker Patouli Siliga fills orders at Southern Wine & Spirits' facility in Puyallup. The distributor sold 57 percent of the liquor in Washington last year.
UPDATE - 08:36 PM
Vulnerable bridges not so rare in state
Inspectors believe 95 percent of Washington's bridges are in good health, but that still leaves hundreds of aging bridges that could collapse in a bad confluence of events.
UPDATE - 08:15 PM Bridge closure could pinch area economy
UPDATE - 08:53 PM Bridge failure a new impetus for boosting state gas tax?
UPDATE - 08:14 PM Maybe now we’ll pay attention to ailing bridges | Danny Westneat
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- Issaquah Press | King County urges caution on lakes, rivers over the long Memorial Day weekend
- My Edmonds News | Point Edwards lighting project cuts energy use by more than half
- West Seattle Blog | Seattle Police surveillance cameras: Alki Point off the list
Higher education delivers results for the state: ideas, graduates and tax revenues. Yes, these are rich dividends for relatively modest state investments.Lance Dickie: "The multiplier effect of skimping on higher education"
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