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Flooding at Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park says on its Facebook page that it's temporarily closed due to heavy rain and the runoff of melting snow.

Soldiers to spend Thanksgiving in Ebola isolation

A group of military service members returning to Joint Base Lewis-McChord from Africa will spend Thanksgiving in isolation while the Army monitors their health for signs of Ebola.

Flooding prompts Mount Rainier evacuation; multiple warnings around region

Flooding on the Nisqually River has prompted the evacuation of all employees and visitors in Mount Rainier National Park, according to the National Park Service.

In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't.

Parents of boy shot in face argued about guns

The parents of a 3-year-old boy who was accidentally shot in the face by a 4-year-old neighbor had argued about access to guns at their home, court records show.

More marches in Seattle day after Ferguson decision

Demonstrations following the grand jury's decision in Ferguson are not over in Seattle. Another protest is planned for Tuesday afternoon.

Lawsuit filed to stop dredging

Environmental groups and the Nez Perce Tribe have filed a lawsuit to prevent dredging of the lower Snake River that enables Lewiston, Idaho, to be the most inland seaport on the West Coast.

Bremerton shipyard to hire 850

The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to hire 850 helpers -- an entry-level position that allows workers to advance in production trades.

What are they building? Seattle's newest skyscraper finally underway

After stalling for several years because of the economic downturn, work is finally well underway on what will become one of Seattle's tallest and most distinct downtown skyscrapers'.

Portland man gets 12 years for Vancouver shooting

A 31-year-old Portland man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for shooting at his girlfriend in Vancouver, reportedly because he suspected she was cheating on him.

Gang blamed for Lakewood home invasion robbery

Pierce County prosecutors say three members of a Seattle gang expected to find marijuana and cash when they targeted a Lakewood home for robbery, but it was the wrong house.

Rain filling Western Washington rivers; flood watch

Forecasters say heavy rain in the Cascades is expected to cause minor flooding on some flood-prone rivers in Western Washington.

Accused Spokane vice principal resigns

The Spokane Public Schools board of directors accepted the resignation of Ferris High School Assistant Principal Todd Bender who is accused of child molestation.

Seattle: Protest temporarily closes some I-5 lanes

Police say some demonstrators protesting the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, got onto Interstate 5 in Seattle, where highway officials briefly closed all northbound lanes. Elsewhere, officers say Seattle protesters have hurled bottles and rocks. At least two arrests have been reported.

Man fatally stabbed in plasma center

Police in Kennewick, Washington, say a man was fatally stabbed at a plasma donation center as dozens of horrified witnesses watched.

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