First, Congratulations on your perspective move. WA is a nice area.
Second, a couple corrections/clarifications. Then at the end my recommendations regarding location.
Originally Posted by RCW 9.41.050Originally Posted by RCW 9.41.010
Originally Posted by RCW 9.41.073
a) You may apply for a WA CPL when your here for your interview, It will be mailed to your VA residence.
b) If you don't apply when your here for interview, you may apply at any time once you move here. It will help to already have your WA Drivers License but its not a requirement, you may do so as soon as you move or visit next.
Originally Posted by RCW 9.41.070
As for location, you will find several answers based on the person but I prefer the East side of Lake Washington (Woodinville, Kirkland, Redmond, etc), however these areas are also going to be fairly expensive. Areas to stay out of would be Seattle Proper (expensive, liberal and crime), Tacoma (crime), Everett (crime), Renton Proper (crime). All areas have high and low crime areas including my preferred locations but you just have to investigate the areas, you can normally tell the worse off areas just by driving through.
Good luck with your interview and your move if you do get the offer.