National Politics

Politics Armed gun-rights advocates rally in Olympia Armed gun-rights advocates rally in Olympia (Photo Gallery)
A gun-rights rally drew about 50 people, mostly armed, to the steps of the Capitol on Saturday morning for a demonstration they hoped would end with their arrest. To raise money for bail, some protesters hawked caps with "Fight Tyranny - Shoot Back" printed on them and sold out.
Politics Maui to vote on GMO crop ban Maui to vote on GMO crop ban
Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.

A group backed by companies growing the crops counters with ads playing heavily on the airwaves that urge rejection of what they are calling the "farming ban."