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  • Most, not all, Washington-based Everest teams accounted for
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
    Several Washington state-based mountain-guiding companies are reporting their teams are OK after a massive earthquake in Nepal sent an avalanche sweeping into a mountaineering base camp on Mount Everest, but at least one said it does not have all staff accounted for.
  • Gov. Jay Inslee, thousands of teachers rally at Capitol
    April 25, 2015 12:08 pm
    Thousands of teachers and their supporters crowded the steps of the Washington state Capitol's legislative building for an hour-long rally to call for teacher pay raises, smaller class sizes and less standardized testing.
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 9:00 am
    Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
  • Hernandez dominant, Cruz goes deep as M's beat Twins 2-0
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 12:36 am
    There was an extra twinge of disappointment for Felix Hernandez as he watched Trevor Plouffe's line drive fall into the grass of right field for a base hit.
  • AP Sportlight
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 9:05 pm
    Jack McCarthy of the Cubs became the only outfielder in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate, each of whom became the second out of a double play. The victims were the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 2-1 loss.
  • This Date in Baseball
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 9:04 pm
    Cleveland's Addie Joss pitched a one-hitter in his major league debut. Joss allowed a scratch single to Jessie Burkett as the Indians beat the St. Louis Browns 3-0.
  • Bears: Remote area of Wash. national park closed to camping
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 8:40 pm
    Olympic National Park says it has closed a remote area to camping after recent visitor reports of black bears approaching hikers and eating human food.
  • Seattle places RHP Hisashi Iwakuma on 15-day disabled list
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 6:32 pm
    Hisashi Iwakuma has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain, leaving a hole in Seattle's rotation.
  • Legislature adjourns, will return in special session
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 6:16 pm
    The Washington state Legislature adjourned Friday night, ending its regular session two days early, but only because lawmakers are already set to return for a special session to finish their work on a two-year operating budget.
  • Legislature passes oil train safety bill
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 5:48 pm
    The Washington Legislature has passed a measure to improve the safety of oil transportation due to a sharp increase in the number of oil-carrying freight trains in the state.
  • Washington gov. signs overhaul of medical marijuana market
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 5:12 pm
    Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize it with Washington's new market for recreational pot.
  • Car parked in front of hydrant delays response to Seattle fire
    Kipp Robertson | April 24, 2015 2:10 pm
    A fire caused more than $50,000 in damages to a SoDo district business.
  • Recall hearing set for Washington state auditor
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 11:20 am
    A court hearing for a petition to recall embattled Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has been set for May 8.
  • 'Batman' and 'Spiderman' adopt Edmonds corner parks
    Kipp Robertson | April 24, 2015 11:07 am
    Batman and Spiderman have come to Edmonds to clean up around town ... specifically, its parks.
  • Wind-powered vehicles approved for some Wash. ocean beaches
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 9:44 am
    State park officials are allowing wind-powered vehicles such as kite buggies on state-managed ocean beaches in southwest Washington.
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