This is the grave of Isaac Stevens. Born in North Andover, Massachusetts in 1818, Stevens had a rough childhood. His father was an unloving taskmaster who forced the boy to work in the sun until he su
Above: Elsie Parrish On March 29, 1937, the Supreme Court decided the case of West Coast Hotel Company v. Parrish. This 5-4 decision upheld Washington’s minimum wage law for women as constitutio
This is the grave of Dixy Lee Ray. One of the weirdest governors in a weird era of American politics, Ray was born Marguerite Ray in 1916 in Tacoma. When she was 1930, only 14 years of age, she change
This is the grave of David Clough. Born in 1846 in Lyme, New Hampshire, he grew up poor on a farm that relied on a lot of logging. He went into that as a career and moved to Minnesota in 1872, just be
As this story on Washington demonstrates, one of the many sad ironies of the election is that the counties most reliant upon the ACA for health care are also the counties most likely to vote for the f
Since the Trump Administration is going to SAVE COAL!!!, I wonder how it will respond to the western states refusing to allow coal development in the ports required to ship it overseas. Washington sta
One policy many voting reform advocates like are top-two primaries. But they are terrible because they don’t actually give voters choices. What you often see is the situation we now have in Wash
If you are in Washington and you want to buy marijuana with the union label, you can thanks to UFCW Local 367, who represents workers at a processing plant. Union Yes!