Washington

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Is Now in a Flame War with [Spins Wheel] George Washington

He reportedly said the first president wasn't "smart."
River Donaghey
4.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Highway Forced to Install Mile Marker 68.9 After Thieves Keep Stealing '69' Sign

Nice.
River Donaghey
1.11.19
recomposing

Washington Could Become the First State to Compost the Dead

A new bill wants to let you turn your loved ones into soil.
Sarah Emerson
1.2.19
Work

Five Million People Got a Much-Needed Raise for the New Year

Thanks to increases in the minimum wage across the United States, low-wage workers will collectively bring in $5.4 billion more in 2019 than they did in 2018.
FREE Staff
1.1.19
NFL

Washington Claimed Reuben Foster Because they Can Get Away with It

With Washington claiming Foster—arrested on domestic violence charges last weekend—NFL teams are proving they are as bulletproof as they seem.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Oil Industry Spent Millions to Kill an Anti-Pollution Measure

BP America, Chevron USA, and the Koch brothers were among those who spent $31 million to defeat the ballot initiative.
VICE Staff
11.12.18
Drugs

It's a Really Good Time to Be a Weed Smuggler

Legalizing marijuana has hurt the black market within those states—but opened up more possibilities for cross-state smugglers.
Hayley Fox
11.12.18
2018 election

The Oil Industry Spent $31 Million to Kill a Climate Change Measure

Washington's 1631 ballot initiative would have introduced a revolutionary carbon tax, but thanks to fierce opposition it went down in flames.
Geoff Dembicki
11.8.18
Travel

I Conquered My Debt to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

I felt more in the four months I was on the trail than I had in the 20-plus years that came before then. But to realize my dream, it took an education in frugality to claw me out of financial ruin.
Ayesha Cording
11.6.18
mountain goats

A National Park Is Airlifting Hundreds of Mountain Goats That Have Gone Crazy for Human Pee

Mountain goats in Olympic National Park are obsessed with human urine and are now a public nuisance.
Sarah Emerson
9.27.18
Noisey News

Sasquatch! Music Festival Won't Return Next Year

"I will no longer be producing the festival, nor will it take place in 2019," the festival's founder, Adam Zacks, wrote in a statement yesterday.
Alex Robert Ross
6.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Charlottesville Organizer Initially Approved for Another Rally in DC

The so-called "white civil rights" rally is going to be held on the anniversary of "Unite the Right," too.
Allie Conti
6.21.18
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