From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • (Image courtesy of Washington State Archives) With the 125th anniversary of Washington reaching statehood just weeks away, our State Archives is getting into a festive mood by using the big birthday celebration as its Archives Month theme – “125 Years of Making History” — this year. “It’s just a natural to tie in Archives Month […]
  • (Images courtesy of Washington State Archives) Two big dates for Washingtonians are coming up this fall – the statewide General Election that ends Nov. 4 and our 125th birthday as a state on Nov. 11. Since we often like to blog about history or elections, our State Archives staff once again has come through, retrieving […]
  • With the General Election just weeks away, the public and media are casting their eyes on the key races, measures and dates before voters cast their ballots. As the chief elections official in Washington, Secretary of State Kim Wyman is being interviewed more and more leading up to the fall election. Wyman recently sat down […]
  • (Images courtesy of WTBBL) The widely acclaimed Washington Talking Book & Braille Library is known for providing audiobooks and other services to thousands of patrons across the state who can’t read standard-print material. Now, until early December, it’s hosting a great new photo exhibit that focuses on the people who benefit from the library’s services […]
  • Washington’s General Election is under way.  About 65,000 military and overseas ballots were going out by Saturday, Sept. 20, many of them sent electronically, and those voters are able to begin voting as soon as they receive their ballots. The other 3.8 million registered voters will be getting ballots and Voters’ Pamphlets by this time […]