From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • Secretary of State Kim Wyman, the state’s chief elections officer, has certified the returns of the 2014 Washington Primary. The 39 counties tallied 1,222,710 ballots, 31.15 percent of the state’s registered voters. That is considerably lower than the 40 percent average of the two previous mid-term primaries, although both of those elections had U.S. Senate […]
  • A sign directs drivers where to go while Sid Snyder Avenue is closed during a construction project.  If you’ve been to the Capitol Campus over the past week and noticed that the road is closed between the Legislative Building and Capitol Way, there’s a reason for it: A construction project is happening. According to the […]
  • Secretary Wyman and crew this week celebrated a new partnership with Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts. Wyman and her Legacy Washington team traveled to the newly renovated Karshner Center in Puyallup, meeting with Puyallup School Superintendent Tim Yeomans and top officials of the district and the Center that operates one of America’s […]
  • As state history buffs and many others know, this year marks the 125th anniversary of Washington reaching statehood in 1889. Several key events that year led up to the historic date of November 11 when we became the 42nd state. Among those events happened on August 19 that year when the Constitutional Convention approved one […]
  • Washington 125 Years of Statehood logo. (Images courtesy of Legacy Washington) A Kickstarter private fundraising deadline is fast approaching for the latest Capitol exhibit — this one devoted to some of the biggest stories of the year of statehood, 1889. This is the 125th anniversary of being admitted to the union. Legacy Washington, a program […]