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  • Family: 3 kids in car when estranged husband kills mother

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A woman who was fatally shot by her estranged husband in an elementary school parking lot had been sitting in the minivan with her mother and her three young children, the woman’s family said in a post on a fundraising website. Tiffany Hill was killed Tuesday outside Sarah J. Anderson Elementary […]
  • Correction: Christmas Trees-Tight Supply story

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — In a story Nov. 28 about Christmas tree prices, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a professor with Oregon State University’s College of Forestry. He is Chal Landgren, not Chad. A corrected version of the story is below: Christmas tree prices remain high amid low supply Experts in Oregon, […]
  • Regulators suggest $20M in repairs needed at power plant

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Washington state regulators have estimated $20 million in needed repairs for a power plant in Montana raising concerns about the life of the generator. The Billings Gazette reported Wednesday that the Washington Utility and Transportation Commission confirmed a superheated portion of Unit 4 of the Colstrip Power Plant is showing signs […]
  • Woman fatally shoots man who violated protective order

    GRAY’S HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Gray’s Harbor woman has fatally shot a man who broke into a home and violated a protective order she had against him. KIRO-TV reported Thursday that police responded to the shooting late Wednesday after the 47-year-old man broke into the home armed with a knife. A 60-year-old […]
  • $15,000 reward offered for information on haystack fires

    EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are searching for those responsible for a dozen haystack fires this year in central Washington. KREM-TV reports a reward of up to $15,000 has been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says the fires have happened […]
  • Mid-Columbia Libraries end overdue book fines

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The Mid-Columbia Libraries will no longer charge fines for overdue library books and other material starting Jan. 1. The Tri-City Herald reports the staff will also be authorized to forgive prior fines. The move follows a national trend, with public libraries in Seattle and Spokane among those that no longer collect […]
  • Oregon Court of Appeals upholds wolf delisting

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has dismissed a lawsuit filed by environmental groups challenging the state’s decision to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves. The Capital Press reported Thursday that the appeals panel has tossed the complaint. State wildlife officials removed wolves from Oregon’s endangered species list in 2015 and […]
  • Impact of WTO protests in Seattle still felt 2 decades later

    SEATTLE (AP) — Nancy Haque worried about the conditions in sweatshops around the world. For Lynne Dodson, it was the possibility of attacks on public education. The plight of imperiled sea turtles got Lisa Wathne. An array of issues brought tens of thousands of protesters to Seattle 20 years ago Saturday, with one unifying theme: […]
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    After judge pauses I-976, Tim Eyman urges supporters to not pay car tab fees

    In response, Eyman is urging voters who supported Initiative 976 to not pay their vehicle registration fees, likening it to civil disobedience.
  • Gonzaga faces Oregon in Battle 4 Atlantis

    Gonzaga (7-0) vs. Oregon (6-0) Battle 4 Atlantis , Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort, Nassau, Bahamas; Thursday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Gonzaga and Oregon are set to collide in the Battle 4 Atlantis. Oregon earned a 71-69 win over Seton Hall in its most recent game, while Gonzaga won easily 94-69 against Southern Miss […]
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    Defense attorney victim of latest attack outside King County Courthouse

    A King County marshal ran out of the courthouse, ordered the suspect to stop and Tased him when he didn't.
  • Tim Eyman, $30 car tabs, I-976

    King County judge pauses $30 car tabs while I-976 goes to court

    A judge ruled in favor of Seattle and King County's bid to put a temporarily halt on I-976, effectively halting the $30 car tabs measure while it plays out in court.
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    Wind, snow slows Thanksgiving travel out of Western Washington

    While snow is no longer likely to reach the lowlands in Western Washington leading into Thanksgiving, it could still cause problems for travelers moving through the passes.
  • vaping, e-cigarette

    Another case of vaping-related lung illness, 19 now statewide

    Another case of lung illness connecting to vaping is being reported in our state. Nineteen people are now known to have complications from tobacco or marijuana vape products.
  • Kispert, No. 8 Gonzaga top Southern Miss 94-69 at Atlantis

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Corey Kispert broke loose from a brutal three-game shooting funk to match his career high with 28 points and hit seven 3-pointers as No. 8 Gonzaga beat Southern Miss 94-69 in Wednesday night’s first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Joel Ayayi added 21 points and 12 rebounds for the […]

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