From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • 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 […]
  • Are you a Washington resident who is eligible to vote but hasn’t registered yet? Expect a postcard in the mail soon that encourages you to register in time for this fall’s General Election. That’s the word from state Elections Division officials, who are joining Washington’s 39 county auditors to mail voter registration information to 210,000 […]
  • (Photos courtesy of Washington State Archives) It doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as Independence Day. It doesn’t offer an excuse to have a barbecue and shoot off fireworks. But Sept. 17 is a very important date in American history. It’s the date when the United States Constitution was signed by 39 delegates to the […]
  • CFD Program Manager Philip Kerrigan (left) and Special Programs Director Stephanie Horn (second from right) with the winning four-man team (left to right): John Pazer, Andrew Brown, Thomas Bishop and Rob Hannigen. (Photo courtesy of Heather Lucas) They came. They played golf. And they helped veterans. Not a bad way to spend a Saturday for […]
  • Several years ago, we unveiled a fun, colorful booklet called Simply Washington, which highlights and explains many aspects of our great state. Not being ones to sit still, we decided it was time to create a whole different look and feel to this publication, which is popular with teachers, students and tourists. We’re pleased to […]