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FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016

Snoqualmie Pass shutdowns planned next week

Rock blasting will close Snoqualmie Pass for an hour at 7:30 p.m. three nights next week. The Washington state Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 7:30 p.m. for about an hour Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. During ...

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Oregon unions push big corporate tax hike proposal

PORTLAND – A proposal for the largest corporate tax hike in Oregon history is in the final stages of approval for the November ballot. On Friday a coalition of public employee unions was submitting petition signatures to state elections officials. ...

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GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side

PASCO – Republicans believe they can win more statewide political offices in Washington if they are able to flip Snohomish County to the GOP side. That’s according to Susan Hutchison, chairwoman of the Washington State Republican Party. She spoke at ...

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564 will be newest area code for Western Washington

Washington state is getting a new area code next year. The Utilities and Transportation Commission on Thursday approved a plan to implement 564 as the newest area code in Western Washington. The code will be available in areas currently covered under area codes 360, 206, 253, and 425 as those numbers run out. The new area code will first be distributed to new numbers in the 360 area code in the fall of 2017.

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Group says wounded Idaho veteran climbs Mount Everest

BOISE – A group that helps wounded veterans says a 30-year-old Idaho native has become the first combat wounded veteran to climb Mount Everest. The Heroes Project announced Thursday that retired U.S. Marine Corp Staff Sgt. Charlie Linville had reached ...

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Weekend Wild Card — 9.24-25-16

On Friday, US Sen Ted Cruz finally quit playing hard to get and pledged his support to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, even though Trump used to refer to Cruz ...

The week that was…

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” includes a wrapup of the events of the week, from Fish & Game’s license vendor data-security problems to concerns about funding for the Secure Rural Schools program; ...

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