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  • Calls for megadairy moratorium increase

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Environmental groups are doubling down on demands for a megadairy moratorium in Oregon as a new owner takes over a troubled operation in northeastern Oregon. The Statesman Journal reports that Easterday Farms, based in Pasco, Wash., just bought the shuttered Lost Valley Farm in Boardman, Oregon, which was permitted to have […]
  • 1 killed when bus hits stalled car on I-90

    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — One person was killed and another was injured when their stalled car was struck by a bus along Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie, Washington. KOMO reports the crash happened in the westbound lanes just east of State Route 18 before 6 a.m. Friday. Troopers say the transit bus was brand new and […]
  • Seattle teen sentenced to 19 years in prison for murder

    SEATTLE (AP) — A 19-year-old Seattle-area woman has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for killing a man she intended to rob. SeattlePI.com reports Maryanne Atkins was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in December to second-degree murder and unlawful firearm possession in the shooting death of Emmanuel Gondo in February 2016. Atkins […]
  • Spokane dentist pleads guilty to federal drug charges

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane dentist has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he improperly prescribed painkillers. The Spokesman-Review reports 50-year-old Dr. James Stein-Sheridan Shelby pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of conspiring to distribute drugs and three counts of distributing hydrocodone without a legitimate medical purpose. He was indicted on 31 counts of […]
  • 35th Avenue, Rob Johnson, death threat

    Seattle Councilmember Rob Johnson to resign in April

    Seattle Councilmember Rob Johnson is expected to resign from his council position in April, starting the process to replace him amid an election season.
  • No drama: No. 1 Zags roll past Fairleigh Dickinson in NCAAs

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When it comes to a 16 seed beating a 1, it’s still true — anything really can happen in the NCAA Tournament. Just not on Thursday night. And not against Gonzaga. One year after dreamers and underdog lovers rejoiced at top-seeded Virginia’s first-of-its-kind, first-round loss, the Gonzaga Bulldogs crushed any […]
  • Jonathan James Wilson

    Seattle suspect has long history with police, state mental health

    The man arrested for allegedly attempting to throw a woman off of a Seattle overpass has a history of attacking strangers, and being arrested, but the legal system has often dropped his cases.
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    Mariners food: T-Mobile Park adds Paseo, Li’l Woody’s, Fat’s to lineup

    There are plenty of new food offerings at Mariners T-Mobile Park, in case you need something to make you feel better during their rebuilding year.
  • Oso Memorial

    ‘This is Home’: Mailbox sculpture to be unveiled on 5th anniversary of Oso slide

    On the fifth anniversary of the Oso mudslide that devastated a community, a memorial is set to be unveiled on Thursday.
  • Man fatally shot in Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park

    SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man was fatally shot in Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Seattle police say witnesses began calling 911 around 10 p.m. Wednesday to report a shooting had happened following a disturbance at the basketball courts. Police say officers found the 21-year-old man unresponsive with a gunshot […]
  • Ex-Starbucks executive Schultz slams Trump for Syria pullout

    DENVER (AP) — Former Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz is slamming President Trump for pulling most U.S. troops out of Syria. Schultz is mulling a presidential run as an independent candidate. He criticizes Democrats for moving too far left and Trump for cheapening the nature of politics. Schultz was asked about foreign policy at a […]
  • Company applies for mining permit in Skagit River headwaters

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Canadian company has applied for an exploratory gold and copper mining permit in the headwaters of the Skagit River, which flows from British Columbia and through northwest Washington state to Puget Sound. The Seattle Times reports Imperial Metals has applied to drill for mineral deposits for as many as five years, […]
  • Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land. The secretarial order comes amid longstanding complaints that millions of acres of state and federal land […]
  • Washington, Mike Hopkins agree to extension through 2025

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Washington has rewarded coach Mike Hopkins for getting the Huskies back to the NCAA Tournament by giving him a contract extension through the 2025 season. The ninth-seeded Huskies open the NCAAs on Friday against No. 8 seed Utah State. It’s Washington’s first appearance in the tournament since 2011. Hopkins is 47-21 […]
  • Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs “Dolores Huerta Day” bill

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure designating April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day. The measure honoring the Mexican-American social activist passed the Legislature earlier this week. Inslee signed the measure Thursday, saying that called Huerta a woman of “tremendous accomplishment” and saying that workers everywhere are indebted to her. Huerta, […]

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