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    Climber rescued after falling into crevasse on Mt Rainier

    MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — A climber is in the hospital after being rescued from a crevasse on Mount Rainier. Mount Rainier National Park officials say three people climbed the mountain on Saturday and were descending on skis and snowboards when a 24-year-old female fell about 100 feet (30 meters) into a crevasse […]
  • Seattle Mariners' Christian Bergman delivers a pitch against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) AP State

    Cano, Heredia homer in Mariners’ 5-0 win over Red Sox

    BOSTON (AP) — Christian Bergman rebounded from a miserable start with seven shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners halted Boston’s season-high six-game winning streak with a 5-0 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday. Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer and Guillermo Heredia a solo shot for the Mariners, who averted a three-game sweep with […]
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    Olympic National Park puts up bilingual entrance signs

    OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Olympic National Park is constructing bilingual entrance signs that include the language spoken by the Klallam Tribe. The Peninsula Daily News reports ( ) the new Olympic National Park entrance signs will have a Klallam phrase for “welcome” and its English translation. A sign is at the park’s main […]
  • AP State

    Seattle police investigate double shooting

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police gang unit is investigating a shooting in the Pioneer Square neighborhood. Police say they received 911 calls just before 11 p.m. Saturday reporting that shots had been fired. Witnesses told officers that there was an altercation between two people before one got in a car and drove off. The […]
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    Prosecutor: Off-duty officer justified in shooting

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A police officer who shot a man while off duty has been cleared. The Kitsap Sun reported ( ) Friday that the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office found Lakewood Police Officer Darrell Moore was justified in non-fatally shooting Thomas St. Clair after an altercation Jan. 29. In a statement, prosecutors say, […]
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    Mount St. Helens climbing permits sold out

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The sun has finally arrived in the Pacific Northwest, but permits to climb Mount St. Helens have already sold out. The Columbian reports ( ) that permits to climb to the volcano’s 8,363-foot summit are sold out until at least Sept. 27, as are the first two weekends in October — […]
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    Ferris wheel company seeks testimony on accident

    PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — The company that runs a Ferris wheel in Port Townsend, Washington, has taken legal action in the case of the family who fell off earlier this month. KIRO-TV reports ( ) that Portland-based Funtastic Traveling Shows plans to get a deposition from the employees who were operating the ride at […]
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    Postal truck crashes into creek; boxes float away

    LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — Boxes of medical supplies and auto parts floated away after a crash involving a Postal Express truck sent the vehicle into the Peshastin Creek. KOMO-TV reports ( ) the accident occurred Saturday morning about six miles southeast of Leavenworth. Washington State Patrol Troopers Brian Moore says the driver, who suffered minor […]
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    Carbon cap rule in Washington faces legal challenge

    SEATTLE (AP) — Even as the Trump administration seeks to roll back Obama-era rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, Washington state is forging ahead with its own rules to cap carbon pollution from large polluters. But the state faces legal challenges as it begins requiring large industrial facilities to gradually reduce […]
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    Police up Alki patrols for holiday and warmer weather

    The Seattle Police Department increased patrols around Alki beach, and stationed a mobile precinct after another shooting in the area.
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    City limits concession hours, after complaint from labor union

    A concession stand was forced to shut down after pressure from a high school labor union that didn't like the competition with its lunch room.
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    Daly collapses during match, treated for heat illness

    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Dash forward Rachel Daly collapsed during the final minute of a National Women’s Soccer League match against the Seattle Reign as temperatures climbed into the 90s. The 25-year-old Daly was stretchered off the field and taken to the hospital, where the team said she was being treated for heat illness. The […]
  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Brian Johnson, left, and television field reporter Guerin Austin, are doused after a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park in Boston, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Johnson threw a complete game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) AP State

    Johnson beats M’s 6-0 for Boston’s 6th straight win

    BOSTON (AP) — Brian Johnson pitched a five-hitter in his first big league appearance at Fenway Park, and the Boston Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 6-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Brought up from Triple-A Pawtucket, Johnson (2-0) gave up five singles, struck out eight […]
  • Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei leaps to knock a ball over the cross bar during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) AP State

    Cristian Roldan scores early, Sounder beat Timbers 1-0

    SEATTLE (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored on a header off a corner kick in the fourth minute and the Seattle Sounders held on to beat Portland Timbers 1-0 on Saturday. The first of three matchups in the regular season between the Cascadia rivals landed on a sun splashed afternoon where the quality of the weather […]
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    Washington judge sentences 5 people involved in sex sting

    LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — Washington officials say five people involved in a prostitution sting at two Lakewood massage parlors have been sentenced. The News Tribune reports ( ) a Superior Court judge sentenced Jing Su and Yuan Chu, the women in charge of the two massage parlors involved, to time on electronic home monitoring. Jiusheng […]

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