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W. Wash. storm brings rain, lightning

Heavy showers and thunderstorms rolled through much of northwest Washington on Tuesday evening, carrying rain, wind and lightning.

Snohomish County: Injured hiker dies of injuries

A Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman says a 56-year-old male hiker injured in a fall near Spada Lake in the eastern part of the county has died from his injuries.

Quinault elders injured in traffic crash

A tribal spokesman says eight Quinault Indian Nation tribal elders and staff members have been injured in a traffic crash in Aberdeen.

Seattle police step up patrols amid Capitol Hill armed robbery spree

The Seattle Police Department has stepped up patrols on Capitol Hill after a string of robberies, assaults and harassment one prominent businessman worries could lead to a rape or murder.

Wash. man dies rock climbing in British Columbia

British Columbia authorities say a Seattle man fell to his death while rock climbing south of Penticton.

Tacoma man charged with shining laser at State Patrol plane

A Tacoma man faces a felony charge for repeatedly shining a laser into the cockpit of a Washington State Patrol plane as it flew overhead early Sunday morning.

State agency spent $600,000 on staff workshops

A state agency is being criticized for spending $600,000 on workshops for more than 2,000 state employees.

Tension as Seattle indigenous vote delayed

The tension at a Seattle City Council hearing about an indigenous day resolution was not about passing the measure, but rather when to sign it.

2 years later most say 'Fail Mary' is history

This story involves a rookie quarterback, a banker turned NFL replacement official, a touchdown that should not have been and actor Cary Elwes.

State claims couple scammed adult group home workers

The state of Washington is suing a Pierce County couple, claiming they sold bogus training certificates to employees of adult group homes.

5 protesters blocking oil train arrested

Five people have been arrested after demonstrators blocked railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett.

Sheep moved away from wolves

A Stevens County sheep rancher has managed to move about 1,800 sheep to protect them from a pack of wolves that have killed at least two dozen of the animals this summer.

Lynch has little to say ahead of Seahawks opener

Marshawn Lynch only stared when asked about his contract situation and only gave brief football-related answers.

Former Seahawk Ware arrested on suspicion of DUI

Former Seattle Seahawks running back Spencer Ware has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence.

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