From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • Washington’s 39 counties have certified their 2014 election returns, in an election dominated by legislative and congressional races, state and local ballot propositions, and local races. Turnout here, as in the rest of the country, was comparatively low for a mid-term election. In Washington, the county tallies totalled 2.12 million votes, or 54.16 percent of […]
  • Secretary Wyman helps launch our office’s new exhibit on 1889 Washington. Seated from left are former Sen. Stuart Halsan, Shanna Stevenson and Russell Holter.   If you missed attending the recent grand opening of our office’s latest historical exhibit, no worries. TVW has the event available for viewing on its website. The new exhibit is […]
  • Centennial Time Capsule, located at the south end of the Capitol, will receive more items soon. Have you ever wanted to send a message to the future? Now’s your chance. The Capsule Keepers are asking Washingtonians to write messages to future generations that will be kept inside the state’s Centennial Time Capsule. Messages will be […]
  • (Photo courtesy North Olympic Heritage/Washington Rural Heritage) Since Washington’s 125th birthday celebration has come and gone, you’d think we’d be done with looking back at the year we reached statehood. Think again. This photo offers a side view of the inauguration of our  first governor of the new state, Elisha P. Ferry, in Olympia on […]
  • Secretary Wyman (middle) stands with representatives of companies recognized at the Corporations for Communities Award ceremony in her office. Four companies – three from Western Washington and one from Eastern Washington – have been honored for their generosity and contributions to their local communities. These companies are recipients of the 2014 Corporations for Communities Award, […]