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Crime

Police: Man stabs vet workers after cat dies

Police: Man stabs vet workers after cat diesPolice say a 57-year-old man has been arrested for attacking two veterinary workers with a knife after his cat died.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Vancouver student remembered as adventurous, giving

Vancouver student remembered as adventurous, givingDozens of people gathered Wednesday night for a vigil to remember a 7-year-old girl who died after reportedly falling off a swing at her school playground.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Wash. texting-driving law needs update, agency says

Wash. texting-driving law needs update, agency saysThe Washington Traffic Safety Commission is asking state lawmakers to upgrade the texting-while-driving law.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Washington

Marijuana sodas explode at Wash. pot shop

Marijuana sodas explode at Wash. pot shopBottles of marijuana-infused soda delivered to a Bellingham pot shop started exploding on the store shelf.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Crime

Wash. man accused of sex with hypnotized woman

Wash. man accused of sex with hypnotized womanCourt documents say the 25-year-old hypnotized the woman June 4 at his home in Kennewick. He reportedly had used hypnotism several times in the past to help her with her problems.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Crime

Wash. woman accused of breastfeeding while on drugs

Wash. woman accused of breastfeeding while on drugsA woman accused of giving her daughter methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana through breastfeeding is back in jail in Tacoma while she awaits trial on a charge of endangerment with a controlled substance.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Animals

Ranchers want wolves moved to Western Washington

Ranchers want wolves moved to Western WashingtonRanchers in northeastern Washington offered a simple solution to keep wolves from killing their livestock: Pack up the predators and ship them to western Washington.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Vancouver

Fire damages several planes at Camas airport

Fire damages several planes at Camas airportA fire and several explosions tore through ten airplane hangar bays at Grove Field Airport in Camas Monday night.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if neededHarborview Medical Center in Seattle says it is willing to receive U.S. patients who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Vancouver

Vancouver student, 7, dies after playground injury

Vancouver student, 7, dies after playground injuryA student at Fisher's Landing Elementary School in Vancouver died Friday morning after a brain injury that reportedly occurred on the school playground earlier this week, the school district said.
  • Vancouver
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

5 more Hanford nuclear plant workers evaluated for vapors

5 more Hanford nuclear plant workers evaluated for vaporsFive more clean-up workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation have been evaluated for symptoms related to vapors from waste storage tanks.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Swings too dangerous for schools in Washington town

Swings too dangerous for schools in Washington townSwing sets are being removed from the playgrounds at Richland elementary schools because they're too dangerous.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Crime

Vancouver man sentenced for assaults on K-9, handler

Vancouver man sentenced for assaults on K-9, handlerA Vancouver man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a police dog and his handler has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Crime

Police search for handcuffed man in Clark County

Police search for handcuffed man in Clark CountyPolice in Clark County are still looking for a fugitive who escaped in handcuffs Thursday.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Crime

Comcast sued over Washington home invasion

Comcast sued over Washington home invasionAfter brutal home invaders nearly killed their teenage son in Kirkland last year, a mother and father are suing Comcast.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Travel

Yakima Airport gets grant for direct flight to Portland

Yakima Airport gets grant for direct flight to PortlandYakima Airport will receive a $290,000 grant to boost travel service to Seattle and establish a new flight to Portland.
  • Travel
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Washington

Inslee: More work needed to prevent oil train spills

Inslee: More work needed to prevent oil train spillsGov. Jay Inslee says more needs to be done to prevent and respond to oil spills, as trains increasingly move volatile shipments of crude oil through Washington state.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Utility pulls plug on Puget Sound tidal power plan

Utility pulls plug on Puget Sound tidal power planA utility has pulled the plug on a project that would have tested generating electricity from tidal waters flowing in and out of Puget Sound.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Gonzaga pays $400K after student dies on school trip

Gonzaga pays $400K after student dies on school tripGonzaga University has paid $400,000 to the family of Christopher Gormley, a student from Everett who died on a kayak trip organized by the school.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Traffic

I-5 HOV speeder had teddy bear in passenger seat

I-5 HOV speeder had teddy bear in passenger seatNot only was a woman speeding at 74 mph on Interstate 5 in Lynnwood Monday morning, she also was alone using the HOV lane.
  • Traffic
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Comparing Mt. St. Helens with deadly Japan eruption

Comparing Mt. St. Helens with deadly Japan eruptionMt. Ontake's last large eruption was in 1979, one year before Mount St. Helens.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Crime

Man jumps into Columbia River to elude police

Man jumps into Columbia River to elude policeA man who fled from Wenatchee police into the Columbia River could not be found.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Culture

Owners want to expand Gorge Amphitheater; residents upset

Owners want to expand Gorge Amphitheater; residents upsetOn concert weekends, the Gorge Amphitheater becomes the largest community in rural Grant County in central Washington.
  • Culture
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Seattle suburb told to boil water for E. coli

Seattle suburb told to boil water for E. coliResidents of the wealthy Seattle suburb of Mercer Island are being told to boil their tap water before drinking because tests have found E. coli in the city's water.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
Crime

Suspect sought in WinCo store theft

Suspect sought in WinCo store theftPolice are looking for a man suspected of stealing a wallet and other personal items from a WinCo vendor's coat Saturday morning.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Vancouver

Free state parks day Saturday in Washington

Free state parks day Saturday in WashingtonSaturday is a free day at Washington state parks. Visitors will not need a Discovery Pass to visit and park.
  • Vancouver
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Green

Major work planned on Columbia River jetties

Major work planned on Columbia River jettiesThe Corps of Engineers plans major work on the jetties on both sides of the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and Washington.
  • Green
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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