Artistry by Kris Sproul>>

Eight images by Washington photographer Kris Sproul are now on display until January at the Office of Lt. Governor Owen. Sproul specializes in fine art and landscape photography such as this image: Tacoma Narrows Twilight.

Washington State Day in Shantou

Lt. Governor Owen with the delegation to Shantou, a large coastal city in the Guangdong province of China.

Washington State Day in Shantou

Lt. Governor Owen meeting with Zheng Renhao, the mayor of Shantou. (Photo by Solomon Wu)

Washington State Day in Shantou

Lt. Governor Owen takes the welcome stage with Miss Washington Kailee Dunn and Mi Po Seto, a Seattle area business woman affiliated with the Miss Washington Scholarship Organization who served as her chaperone on the mission.


Heroin surpasses marijuana on 2014 ranking; meth contributes most to violent crimes

A regional agency that coordinates drug enforcement activities lists heroin as “a greater drug threat” than marijuana for 2014. The assessment, completed by the Seattle-based Northwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NW

Broadcast of recent legislative meeting on Kinross gold mine closure now on TVW

Proceedings from the Oct. 9 meeting of the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations that examined impacts from the impending closure of the Kinross Buckhorn Gold Mine operation in northeast

Lt. Governor Owen leading trade, cultural and friendship mission to Shantou

Lt. Governor Brad Owen leaves early Thursday for Shantou, joining a group of Seattle area business leaders seeking to invite more trade with the city as part of the “Washington State Day

Lt. Governor speaks at German American Day celebration

The Seattle Area German American School was filled with celebrants on Oct. 5  to mark German American Day and recognize 25 years since the fall of the Berlin wall. Lt. Governor Owen’s keynote