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Poll: Competing gun initiatives in Washington could pass

A new poll on two competing gun initiatives on the November ballot shows that both could pass, indicating voter confusion over what the conflicting background check measures do.

Getting their goat: City of Seattle rents ruminants to help clear tough overgrowth

As weeds and invasive plants crowd hillsides around Seattle, city workers are out in force in the annual effort to clear them. And one unique crew is drawing plenty of attention for the way it really sinks its teeth into the job.

Utility alters plan for Skykomish River dam

The Snohomish County Public Utility District has changed plans for a hydroelectric project on the Skykomish River near Index.

Seattle firefighters accused of beating homeless man won't face charges

The King County Prosecutor's Office won't file felony charges against two Seattle firefighters and another woman accused of beating a homeless man in Pioneer Square last month after a Sounders match, the office announced Tuesday.

Marijuana vending machines might be coming to Washington state

Pot stores in Washington state might be getting vending machines. They'll make their debut next month in Colorado's medical marijuana dispensaries and the company says they're "gearing up" for Washington.

Cracked dam can handle migrating fish

Modifications on the cracked Wanapum Dam will allow migrating salmon to pass through the structure starting this week on their journey to spawning grounds.

Capitol Hill Block Party (partial) lineup released

The initial Capitol Hill Block Party lineup has been released:

Poll: Competing gun could both pass

A new poll on two competing gun initiatives on the November ballot shows that both could pass, indicating voter confusion over what the conflicting background check measures do.

Questions for CenturyLink on Washington 911 fail

The Washington Emergency Management Division believes the 911 system is stable now, but it still wants assurances from CenturyLink there won't be a repeat of Thursday's statewide outage.

Google Glass available for one-day for $1,500; should we be interested?

For two years, Google has been building the buzz around their revolutionary new glasses and for the first time on Tuesday they will be available to the public for one day for $1,500, but we wonder after two years has the public already tired of them?

Oso mudslide death toll 37; community meets to discuss future of SR 530

The death toll of the Oso mudslide has reached 37. Thirty-six of those victims have been identified.

Priest accused of luring girl in Vancouver

A Catholic priest is accused of trying to lure a 14-year-old girl into his car as she walked home from school in Vancouver.

Murray to cut ribbon at VA clinic

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash, will help cut the ribbon at the new Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in Walla Walla.

Troopers hospitalized after two WSP cars crash

Two State Patrol troopers are recovering at home after crashing their patrol cars into each other early this morning in Lynnwood.

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