Bernard Warner

Former Washington Department of Corrections administrator Bernard Warner will return to the department in the fall to become director of prisons.

Survey Indicates Wash. Green Jobs Are on the Rise

A survey produced by the state’s Employment Security Department identified 99,319 green jobs in Washington in 2009, about 3.3 percent of the state’s work force.

Boxing Clever: Coyote Ridge Corrections Center

Washington Department of Corrections’ new $190 million Coyote Ridge Corrections Center, a hybrid-housing design-build project by Integrus, Rosser and Hunt/Lydig, could soon become the first LEED Silver prison campus in the United States.

U.S. Courthouse, Seattle

By Matthew Crawford
With a sleek symmetrical tower that stretches nearly 400 feet into Seattle’s skyline, the federal courthouse that opened in the city in 2004 is one of latest architectural gems created to improve the federal justice system aesthetically and functionally.

McNeil Island

By Morgan Jones
By passing the Community Protection Act of 1990, Washington state was among the first to establish a new kind of treatment center that would confine habitual sex offenders after their release from prison.