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Flooding prompts Mount Rainier evacuation; multiple warnings around region

Flooding on the Nisqually River has prompted the evacuation of all employees and visitors in Mount Rainier National Park, according to the National Park Service.

Parents of boy shot in face argued about guns

The parents of a 3-year-old boy who was accidentally shot in the face by a 4-year-old neighbor had argued about access to guns at their home, court records show.

More marches in Seattle day after Ferguson decision

Demonstrations following the grand jury's decision in Ferguson are not over in Seattle.

Lawsuit filed to stop dredging

Environmental groups and the Nez Perce Tribe have filed a lawsuit to prevent dredging of the lower Snake River that enables Lewiston, Idaho, to be the most inland seaport on the West Coast.

Bremerton shipyard to hire 850

The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to hire 850 helpers -- an entry-level position that allows workers to advance in production trades.

GeekWire: Which gadgets should you buy the geeks on your list?

What do you buy for that person in your life who always has the latest tech gadget? The guys from GeekWire have some ideas.

What are they building? Seattle's newest skyscraper finally underway

After stalling for several years because of the economic downturn, work is finally well underway on what will become one of Seattle's tallest and most distinct downtown skyscrapers'.

Portland man gets 12 years for Vancouver shooting

A 31-year-old Portland man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for shooting at his girlfriend in Vancouver, reportedly because he suspected she was cheating on him.

Gang blamed for Lakewood home invasion robbery

Pierce County prosecutors say three members of a Seattle gang expected to find marijuana and cash when they targeted a Lakewood home for robbery, but it was the wrong house.

Accused Spokane vice principal resigns

The Spokane Public Schools board of directors accepted the resignation of Ferris High School Assistant Principal Todd Bender who is accused of child molestation.

Seattle: Protest temporarily closes some I-5 lanes

Police say some demonstrators protesting the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, got onto Interstate 5 in Seattle, where highway officials briefly closed all northbound lanes. Elsewhere, officers say Seattle protesters have hurled bottles and rocks. At least two arrests have been reported.

Man fatally stabbed in plasma center

Police in Kennewick, Washington, say a man was fatally stabbed at a plasma donation center as dozens of horrified witnesses watched.

Man, woman found dead in Kennewick home

Benton County officials say a man and a woman found dead in a Kennewick, Washington, home may have died from inhaling toxic fumes.

Sheriff: Burglar flees home, leaves shoes behind

It's not exactly a Cinderella story, but the Grant County sheriff's office says a man accused of burglarizing a Moses Lake, Washington, home and fleeing without his shoes has been arrested -- and acknowledges the footwear is his.

Yakima teen arrest in phone threats

Police in Yakima, Washington, say they've arrested a 16-year old boy accused of making threatening phone calls to area businesses after being inspired by what he saw on the Internet.

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