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Tom Steyer gives $1 million to political committee

California environmentalist and billionaire Thomas Steyer has given $1 million to a political action committee he's set up in Washington state.

Prosecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets

Seattle's elected prosecutor said Monday he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law.

KC Exec unveils early childhood levy plan in budget address

King County Executive Dow Constantine wants taxpayers to fund a new levy for early childhood and youth programs, he announced Monday at the unveiling of his proposed budget for the next two years.

Teacher of year: 4th grade teacher from Seattle

A fourth grade teacher from Seattle is the Washington state teacher of the year for 2015.

Kicking game: It is called football, after all

it finished 37-34 for the Eagles.

Seattle's DeShawn Shead proposes after win

Seattle Seahawks reserve defensive back DeShawn Shead won twice on Sunday.

Oso fire chief remembers deadly mudslide on 6-month anniversary

Monday marks the day six months ago the mountainside came crashing down on a small community in Oso, killing 43 people.

Barge runs over pontoon boat on Snake River

Walla Walla County sheriff's deputies say three people are lucky to be alive after a barge ran over their pontoon boat on the Snake River near Ice Harbor Dam.

Seahawks cornerback DeShawn Shead reveals details of post-game proposal

Winning wasn't the only thing that happened for the Seahawks at Sunday's game. One of their players also got engaged.

Woman dies in Walla Walla County Jail

A 32-year-old woman died while in custody Sunday night at the county jail in Walla Walla.

Should Seattle Reign, Nike consider dropping Hope Solo over domestic violence charges?

While no Seattle football players have come up in the recent public debates about athletes and domestic violence, the Washington Post brought a Seattle soccer player into the conversation last week.

Correction: Wrongful Termination Settlement story

In a story Sept. 20 about a wrongful termination lawsuit settlement, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the clerk of Washington's House of Representatives. She is Barbara Baker, not Barbara Bailey.

Totem pole to explain why sun shines in Sequim

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe is donating a totem pole to the new City Hall in Sequim (skwim).

Sex offender suspected of Arlington voyeurism

Police say a man suspected of peeping into a girl's window at Arlington is a 51-year-old Level 3 sex offender with a prior conviction for voyeurism.

Rock quarry working day and night for Boeing 777X

Snohomish County has given a Granite Falls quarry permission to truck rocks, gravel and sand at night until 3 a.m. to keep up with the needs of contractors building the new Boeing 777X factory at Everett.

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