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FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016


Longview considers squirrel for official city mascot

LONGVIEW, Wash. – Longview is considering making the squirrel the city’s official mascot as the furry creatures are already at the center of an annual summer festival. The Daily News reported that the City Council on Thursday will consider a ...

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First-grader brings flare gun to Port Orchard school

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. – The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a first-grade student brought a marine flare gun to a Port Orchard elementary school. The Kitsap Sun reported that the East Port Orchard Elementary School student attempted to ...

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Planners want to open Pullman to pot

The Pullman Planning Commission appeared to reach a consensus Wednesday night that the city should follow the state’s lead and make many more areas of the city open to marijuana retailers.

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Washington Capitol soon to be home to 30,000 honeybees 

OLYMPIA – About 30,000 European honeybees will arrive at the Washington state Capitol next week. The Department of Enterprise Services announced Wednesday that on April 20, the Olympia Beekeepers Association will be placing the bees in two hives that will ...

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Personal data stolen from Olympia School District employees

OLYMPIA – Personal information of some current and former Olympia School District employees has been stolen by someone posing as the district’s superintendent. The district said in a statement Wednesday that a person pretending to be the superintendent over email ...

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Identity confirmed in dismemberment slaying 

Medical examiners have confirmed that body parts found in a Seattle homeowner’s recycling bin last weekend were that of Ingrid Lyne, a 40-year-old mother of three who authorities say was slain and dismembered in her suburban home.

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Weekend Wild Card — 7.30-31.16

I scratched another back yard honey-do off my list this weekend already by finishing another one of those projects that had been on the waiting list for years. It involved ...

West Nile Virus found in Lake Roosevelt mosquitoes

UPDATE 4:45 p.m. Quote from Dan Foster, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area superintendent: "We are working with the Washington Department of Health, our region, and national staff to understand the ...

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