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  • Gas tax increases by 7 cents in Washington state
    August 01, 2015 10:32 am
    The price of gas may be going down nationally, but Washington drivers may see slightly higher prices at the pump as the state's gas tax makes the first of a two-step increase.
  • Medical examiner: Man who died in custody inhaled vomit
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 8:16 am
    The Spokane County Medical Examiner says a 37-year-old man who died while being booked into jail was high on methamphetamine and inhaled his vomit while restrained in a prone position.
  • Kitsap sewage spill prompts warning to stay out of water
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 7:40 am
    Health officials are warning people to avoid contact with water in Dyes Inlet and the Port Washington Narrows on the Kitsap Peninsula after thousands of gallons of sewage spilled into the water during a construction project.
  • Miss Tri-Cities loses crown after theft conviction revealed
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 7:05 am
    The reigning Miss Tri-Cities will be stripped of her crown after pageant organizers learned she pleaded guilty this year to a misdemeanor theft charge.
  • Former Everett firefighter gets 8 months for sex crimes
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 6:48 am
    A former Everett firefighter accused of agreeing to pay for sex with a 15-year-old girl has been sentenced to eight months in jail for sex crimes.
  • This Date In Baseball
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 9:04 pm
    The "Hitless Wonder" Chicago White Sox began their AL record 19-game winning streak with a 3-0 win over Boston. The record would be tied by the 1947 New York Yankees.
  • Walker, Cruz lead Mariners to 6-1 win over Twins
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 8:44 pm
    A tough season forced the Seattle Mariners to become sellers at the trade deadline. Taijuan Walker then showed why the future looks promising.
  • Prosecutors charge man in fatal Bonney Lake crash
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 7:49 pm
    A 20-year-old man is accused of causing a three-car crash in Bonney Lake that killed one man and seriously injured two others.
  • Woman, 87, goes missing while picking berries in SW Wash.
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 7:20 pm
    Search and rescue teams on Friday were looking for an 87-year-old Oregon woman who went missing while picking huckleberries near Trout Lake in southwest Washington.
  • New wildfire burns at least 8 structures in Mason County
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 7:08 pm
    Authorities say a fast-moving wildfire in a rural part of Mason County has burned at least eight structures and scorched more than 100 acres.
  • Stricklen hits go-ahead with 8.2 left, Sun beat Storm 67-66
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 6:32 pm
    Shekinna Stricklen scored off a rebound with 8.2 seconds left to give Connecticut the lead and finished with 15 points in the Sun's 67-66 victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night.
  • The Latest: Hamels, Cespedes top names dealt at deadline
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 6:00 pm
    Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball hits a deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):
  • Medical examiner: motorist hit by train killed herself
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 5:09 pm
    The Pierce County Medical Examiner's office says a 77-year-old woman who parked her pickup truck on train tracks in Puyallup Thursday killed herself.
  • Thomas on PUP list to start Seahawks camp
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 5:08 pm
    Seattle Seahawks All-Pro free safety Earl Thomas is starting training camp on the physically unable to perform list.
  • Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 4:52 pm
    Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.
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