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15 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
The Port of Astoria has named an executive from Washington state as its fifth leader in less than three years.
19 hrs ago | Sammamish Review
Sometime soon, some parents around the area will be getting a pair of letters. One is a federally-mandated notice informing them that their child's school is failing.
Yesterday | Denver Westword
When Jesse Elliott came to Denver in early 2013, he was only passing through. As the frontman of Washington, D.C.-based rock band These United States, he'd passed through Denver plenty of times.
Yesterday | HeraldNet
Count Naeem Iqbal among the skeptics of an ambitious project to revive salmon habitat in the Snohomish River at the expense of farmland.
The retreat is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at the LOTT board room, 500 Adams St., Olympia.
Tumwater Artesian Brewfest, formerly known as Tumwater Oktoberfest, is set for 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course driving range.
A bombardier's view from the nose of the visiting, "Maid in the Shade" B-25 Mitchell bomber as is cruises over the South Sound August 11th.
Seattlepi.com reports prosecutors filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court last week seeking permission to sell the property.
The commercial corn growers I've talked to recently said they can never remember their sweet corn crops ready for harvest as early as they are this year.
The crash was more than a month ago, but Washington State Patrol is asking the public to help in its investigation of a two vehicle hit-and-run that occurred just before 5 p.m. Friday, July 11, on northbound Interstate 5 in Lacey.
James, 83, Lacey, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Roo-Lan Healthcare Center, Lacey.
Editor's note: This post was written by Anna , a freelance writer and researcher from the Olympia, WA area who loves to obsess about weird topics and then write about them.
Russia's ban on EU food imports this month coincided with the harvesting season and led to a supply glut that is weighing on prices and causing losses for producers.
Jhanka Nath Dhakal of Nepal's National Emergency Operation Center said four helicopters with food, emergency supplies, medicine and medical workers were sent to villages in the west of the country Monday.
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