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Woman in wheelchair falls off trail into lake bed

A southwest Washington fire chief says a woman in an electric wheelchair fell off a trail and 15 feet down an embankment to a Camas lake bed but escaped with only minor injuries.

Rain delays reopening of highway hit by Oso slide

The Washington Transportation Department says two days of steady rain have delayed the scheduled reopening to two-way, 50 mph traffic of a section of Highway 530 destroyed by the Oso mudslide last March.

Robbery try suspect's wife begins funding page

A woman charged along with her badly wounded husband in what prosecutors say was a bank robbery attempt has pleaded not guilty.

AP Sportlight

For the first time in the history of photo finishes a triple dead heat for first place is recorded, at Willow's Park, Victoria, British Columbia.

This Date In Baseball

Daffy Dean of the St. Louis Cardinals pitched a no-hitter against the Brooklyn Dodgers for 3-0 victory in the second game of an Ebbets Field doubleheader. Daffy's brother Dizzy, held Brooklyn hitless until the eighth inning in the opener and won 13-0.

BNSF cleaning up diesel spill near Columbia River

Washington's Department of Ecology says BNSF Railway worked quickly to contain a diesel spill on tracks near the Pasco and McNary dam near the Columbia River.

NW boat factory fire ruled accident

A police spokesman in the northwest Washington town of Ferndale says a huge fire at a boat factory has been ruled accidental.

Summer making one last hurrah in Seattle-area

One of the best Seattle-area summers on record is going out appropriately, with sunny skies and near record temperatures.

Seattle restaurant owner dumps Pabst in protest of Russian purchase

For the past 25 years, Seattle's popular 5 Spot restaurant has served Pabst Blue Ribbon on tap. But after owner Peter Levy read Friday morning the brewer of the iconic beer had sold it to a Russian company, he said 'nyet' from now on.

Seattle cop chase leads through doughnut shop

Forget all those jokes about cops and doughnuts. Seattle officers stayed focused on the crime as they chased a stolen purse suspect through a doughnut shop and out into the street.

62 percent turnout expected in Washington

Washington state's top election official is predicting that 62 percent of eligible voters will participate in the November election.

Search underway for Oso search and rescue dog gone missing

A beloved search and rescue dog who helped in search efforts after the Oso mudslide has gone missing and her owner is pleading for help to find her.

Lynnwood accountant kept $1M of family's tax money

A Lynnwood accountant has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for keeping more than $1 million of his relatives' money -- money they thought he was using to pay their taxes.

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