A supplemental budget approved by state lawmakers Thursday includes no change to the sales tax exemption for out-of-state shoppers, dropping ...
October 29, 2012
During a drill, small boats follow in the wake of the M.V. Salish as a King County Sheriff helicopter flies overhead Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in the Puget Sound near Whidbey Island, Wash. In winds that kicked up whitecaps and drenched the small boarding boats, the U.S. Coast Guard and several police agencies drilled for a potential terrorist attack on a state ferry Monday by sending SWAT teams aboard the ferry while under sail on Puget Sound between Vashon Island and Everett, Wash. In addition to the Coast Guard, the drill involved Washington State Patrol troopers, King County sheriff's deputies and Seattle police. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)