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When power goes out, crows, birds might be to blame

The lights go out, your WiFi is shut off, and don't even try to kill time watching "Keeping up with the Kardashians" reruns on cable.

Obama declares Washington wildfire emergency

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

Obama declares wildfire emergency in Washington

President Obama has declared an emergency in Washington because of wildfires burning the past two weeks.

Firefighters 'holding up well' despite long hours battling Carlton blaze

Fatigue could become a concern for more than 2,000 firefighters now battling the largest wildfire in Washington state history.

Portland company acquires White's Boots of Spokane

The Spokane maker of outdoor boots known for their "made in America" craftsmanship, White's Boots, has been sold to LaCrosse Footwear of Portland.

Moses Lake couple sentenced for mistreating son, 2

A Moses Lake couple whose malnourished 2-year-old son suffered a heart attack while they followed their belief in alternative medicine were sentenced to six months in jail.

Yakima settles open records lawsuit for $25,000

Yakima will pay $25,000 to settle an open records lawsuit.

Record rain pours on Puget Sound in summer storm

The afternoon commute kicked off Wednesday under a huge rain cloud with the heaviest precipitation near the construction zone on I-90.

Lockdown ends at Connell prison after brawl

Operations have returned to normal at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center following a modified lockdown because of a brawl involving 22 inmates at the prison near Connell.

Rain, dark clouds move in, thunderstorms expected in Washington

A stormy day Wednesday could bring heavy rain to Western Washington and thunderstorms to Eastern Washington where lightning could spark new wildfires and flash floods could sweep debris down freshly burned hills.

Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

Diana Taurasi isn't focused on winning streaks. She's just trying to get the Phoenix Mercury to keep improving.

Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

Man charged in Seattle shooting discusses target

A journal that prosecutors say was written by the man accused in the fatal June 5 shooting at a small Christian university in Seattle indicates the target was chosen largely because it wasn't a school uniquely identified with his city.

President Obama attends Seattle fundraisers

President Barack Obama stopped briefly in the Seattle area for two political fundraisers.

Man's body found hanging from tree near freeway

A Clark County sheriff's spokesman says the body of a man has been found hanging from a tree near the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 in southwest Washington.

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