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  • Idaho man to serve month in jail in moose poaching case

    COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho philanthropist convicted of poaching a moose near Mica Bay has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail. The Coeur d’Alene Press reports 66-year-old John A. Huckabay was sentenced to two years in prison, but 1st District Judge Benjamin Simpson then suspended that sentence and ordered Huckabay […]
  • Motorcyclist hits student after he got off school bus

    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) — An elementary school student was hit by a motorcycle after getting off his school bus in Lake Stevens, Washington Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports it happened around 4:00 p.m. Thursday. Police say the motorcyclist passed a police cruiser going the opposite way. When the officer turned around, the motorcyclist sped off and […]
  • Copper River salmon delivered to Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — Copper River salmon arrived at SeaTac Airport early Friday morning. The arrival of fresh Copper River king and sockeye salmon is a rite of spring in Seattle where the fish are prized for their flavor. They typically bring the highest prices at restaurants and fish markets. KOMO reports several Alaska Airlines flights […]
  • Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition to cost nearly $94 million

    SEATTLE (AP) — A contractor has been chosen to demolish Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct. The Seattle Times reports that Kiewit Infrastructure West submitted the winning bid at $93.7 million. Washington State Department of Transportation program administrator Brian Nielsen says it will be challenging to tear down the major roadway that runs along Seattle’s waterfront but […]
  • Port of Skagit, utility district form broadband company

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The Port of Skagit and the Skagit Public Utility District have approved an agreement to jointly oversee the construction of a fiber optic network that extends from Anacortes to Concrete. The Skagit Valley Herald reports the port and utility district approved the agreement Tuesday and formed a joint company called […]
  • US Supreme Court asked to review Yakama gas tax exemption

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Solicitor General has recommended that the nation’s highest court consider whether Yakama tribal members are exempt from state gas taxes on the reservation. The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to announce whether it will review the matter. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the case stems a state Department of Licensing […]
  • Man charged with cruelty after 7 starving bison rescued

    CHIMACUM, Wash. (AP) — A 72-year-old man has been charged with animal cruelty after seven starving bison were removed from a Chimacum Valley Field last month. The Peninsula Daily News reported Thursday that seven of the eight animals were removed April 25 and taken to Center Valley Animal Rescue in Quilcene by order of Jefferson […]
  • Tigers put together late rally for 3-2 win over Mariners

    SEATTLE (AP) — Jose Iglesias’ two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning gave Detroit the lead, and Tigers’ pitchers allowed just two hits over the final six innings in a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. Detroit rallied against Seattle’s bullpen and specifically eighth-inning regular Nick Vincent (1-1) to take the opener […]
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Hood Canal bridge

    POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and several others were injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on the Hood Canal Bridge in Poulsbo. Washington State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger said on Twitter that the crash Thursday involved five vehicles and one unloaded flatbed truck. Winger says the bridge was closed to traffic […]
  • Seahawks sign draft picks Shaquem Griffin and Tre Flowers

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks continued to lock up their 2018 draft class by signing linebacker Shaquem Griffin and cornerback Tre Flowers to rookie contracts Thursday. Third-round pick Rasheem Green is now Seattle’s lone unsigned draft pick. Griffin and Flowers were both selected in the fifth round. The Seahawks also signed free agent […]