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  • Boy arrested after fatal shooting of man in Forks

    FORKS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Forks, Washington, and a boy has been arrested. KOMO reports police were called just after 5:30 a.m. Sunday. They arrived to find a 19-year-old man dead at the scene from gunshot wounds. A boy described as a “juvenile male” was […]
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    Public Lands commissioner proposes fund to fight wildfires

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state’s commissioner of Public Lands wants to raise $63 million each year to fight wildfires and take steps to prevent them in the first place. Commissioner Hilary Franz says Monday’s proposal would be the largest investment Washington has ever made to expand its wildfire team and restore the health of […]
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    QFCs in Bellevue and Kirkland to begin growing produce in-store

    The Kroger company has teamed up with urban farming network Infarm that would bring modular living produce farms to a few of their QFC stores in Kirkland and Bellevue.
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    Light snow briefly arrives in Western Washington

    The Puget Sound region finally got its first taste of snow for the season, albeit a short-lived one.
  • Kempton, Wirth help No. 22 Gonzaga women beat Purdue 63-50

    ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Melody Kempton had a career-high 18 points, LeeAnne Wirth and Jessie Loera each scored 12, and No. 22 Gonzaga beat Purdue 63-50 on Sunday night to win the Gulf Coast Showcase. Kempton made 7 of 12 from the field and 4 of 5 from the free-throw line. Purdue used a 9-2 […]
  • Small earthquake hits area near Mount Rainer National Park

    PACKWOOD, Wash. (AP) — People living near Mount Rainier National Park report they felt a small earthquake that hit the region. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.6 quake hit a spot 13 miles (21 km) southeast of Packwood, an unincorporated community near the park, at 12:31 p.m. Sunday. The quake had a depth […]
  • Report recommends centralized gun background check system

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A new report recommends Washington create a centralized system for gun-purchase background checks. The state Office of Financial Management report says such a system would increase public safety with more consistent training and oversight and reduce burden on local law enforcement performing more than 440,000 checks annually. The Seattle Times reports […]
  • Wrongly delivered urine sample prompts theater evacuation

    NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — A movie theater in the small Washington city of North Bend was evacuated after authorities say a packaged labeled as containing a “highly contagious human substance” was sent there in error. KOMO reports the package contained a urine sample. Sgt. Paul Graham with Snoqualmie Police says the package arrived at […]
  • Stewart, Washington host SD

    South Dakota (6-2) vs. Washington (5-1) Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Monday, 10:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Two forwards will be on display as Tyler Hagedorn and South Dakota will go up against Isaiah Stewart and Washington. The senior Hagedorn has scored 25 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 20 over his […]
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    Invasive gypsy moths caught in northwest Washington, USDA spraying

    According to the Washington State Department of Agriculture, the gypsy moth is one of the more destructive pests to trees and shrubs that has ever appeared in the U.S.
  • Brown’s 20 points helps Seattle cruise past Idaho 74-55

    SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown scored 20 points, Aaron Nettles added 15 and Seattle beat Idaho 74-55 on Saturday night. Jordan Dallas added 11 points and Mattia Da Campo had 10 for Seattle (4-5), which has won two in a row since snapping a three-game skid. Quinton Forrest had 14 points and 12 rebounds to […]
  • Saturday’s Scores

    PREP FOOTBALL= Class 1A= State Semifinal= Lynden Christian 14, Deer Park 7 Royal 42, Connell 0 Class 1B= State Semifinal= Naselle 70, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 44 Odessa 84, Entiat 20 Class 2A= State Semifinal= Steilacoom 42, Lynden 0 Tumwater 55, Hockinson 7 Class 2B= State Semifinal= Kalama 44, Napavine 42 Onalaska 44, Adna 13 Class 3A= State […]
  • No. 17 Indiana women beat Washington State 78-44

    ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Ali Patberg and Brenna Wise scored 15 points each and No. 17 Indiana pulled away from Washington State for a 78-44 victory Saturday at the Paradise Jam tournament. Mackenzie Holmes added 14 points and Jaelynn Penn had 11 for the Hoosiers (6-1), who overcame a slow start to […]
  • Wirth leads No. 22 Gonzaga women past Middle Tennessee 62-50

    ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Jenn Wirth scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half to lead No. 22 Gonzaga to a 62-50 win over Middle Tennessee at the Gulf Coast Showcase on Saturday night. The Bulldogs hit 10 of 14 shots and outscored the Lady Raiders 25-10 in the pivotal third quarter. Wirth […]
  • Seahawks expect Clowney, Reed to play against Vikings

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks expect defensive linemen Jadeveon Clowney and Jarran Reed to be able to play Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings despite both being listed as questionable. Clowney has been dealing with a core injury that kept him out of last week’s game against Philadelphia. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said […]

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