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Peace and a message prevail at waterfront protest

A protest against police brutality in the name of slain Minnesota resident George Floyd sent a strong message Monday afternoon in Washington, and was notably ... Read more

18 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

March for justice on the Washington waterfront

Chants of “I can’t breathe!” and “No justice, no peace” could be heard on the Washington waterfront as protesters gathered for the “Together We Rise” ... Read more

20 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Photos: Washington waterfront protest

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20 hours ago by Ashley Vansant.

Local leaders react to George Floyd killing, protests

As two separate marches protesting racial injustice and the killing of George Floyd last week by Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officers,  were set to convene on ... Read more

21 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Second protest planned at Beebe Memorial Park

A second protest has been scheduled in Washington for Monday night. An event on Facebook titled “Black Unity Power Rally” is scheduled for 5 p.m. ... Read more

22 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

Downtown businesses asked to close early, curfew in effect tonight

Downtown businesses in Washington are being encouraged to close their doors by 4 p.m. today in advance of a protest scheduled on the Washington waterfront ... Read more

24 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

Water Street rehab earns Terrell Award in new downtown neighborhood

Three years ago, Bahnson Gray and Alex Anne (Nan) Matthews embarked on a home renovation that would strip a circa-1950s cottage down to its bare ... Read more

2 days ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

City warns of utility phone scams

The City of Washington is warning of scam phone calls threatening local utility customers with service interruptions, despite the fact that utility companies were compelled ... Read more

5 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Little Washington Sailing School sets course for 2020

As camps across the state weigh whether or not to proceed with overnight and day camps this summer, it’s full sail ahead for the Little ... Read more

1 week ago by Matt Debnam.

North Brown Street homeowners recipients of historic preservation award

The home of Val and Rob MacEwan is the first of this year’s winners of the Rena K. Terrell Award. Each year, the City of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

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