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President Obama attends Seattle fundraisers

President Barack Obama stopped briefly in the Seattle area for two political fundraisers.

Man's body found hanging from tree near freeway

A Clark County sheriff's spokesman says the body of a man has been found hanging from a tree near the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 in southwest Washington.

No referendum for Seattle's $15 minimum wage law

There won't be a referendum this fall on Seattle's $15 per hour minimum wage law.

Presidential hit and run: Time to cut off the ATM

President Obama's latest fundraising foray to the Seattle area is drawing plenty of criticism, especially the timing.

Columbia Sportswear agrees to mislabeling fine

Columbia Sportswear Co. has agreed to pay a fine for distributing mislabeled insect-repellant clothing in violation of federal insecticide laws.

Senators seek emergency wildfire fighting money

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell were among a dozen U.S. senators who sent a letter to Senate leaders asking for passage of emergency legislation to allocate $615 million for use in fighting wildfires.

Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry after a woman donated part of her purchase Tuesday.

Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.

Helicopter crashes near Oso, injuring pilot

Authorities say a helicopter crashed during a logging operation near Oso, Washington, injuring the sole occupant.

Final body found in Oso mudslide

Search and rescue crews have found the last body from the March 22 landslide that killed 43 people in Oso.

No carmageddon: How do we keep these breezy commutes?

Drivers around the region were likely "packing their patience," but it turns out they didn't need it as the anticipated long delays due to I-90 lane closures have yet to materialize. Dori says this adds fuel to a theory of his he's been promoting for years.

Searchers: Last body found after deadly landslide

Searchers on Tuesday pulled what they believe was the last missing body from debris left by a landslide in Washington state that researchers said was likely triggered by heavy rainfall.

Last body found in Washington mudslide

Search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people in Oso, Washington.

Seven men charged in explosions linked to drug making

Federal prosecutors in Seattle are charging seven men linked to explosions and fires caused by the home manufacturing of hash oil.

Helicopter crashes near Oso

A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration says a helicopter crashed Tuesday afternoon near Oso, Washington.

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