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  1. 2 Seattle-area climbers injured in 800-foot slide down Mount StuartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities say two climbers slid 800 feet or more down Mount Stuart in Washington state when one slipped and the anchor points for both came loose as they tried to reach the top of the 9,415-foot peak. The two came to rest on a glacier Monday.

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  2. Farmworker safety training classes fill up in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Surrounded by brushes, respirators and yellow plastic coveralls, Flor Servin held up a white baby onesie and told a room full of farm workers, in Spanish, they must scrub chemical residue from their protective equipment after work, for the health of their families as well as their own. The lesson from Servin, a state pesticide safety education specialist, was just one highlighted earlier this month at the Yakima Convention Center , where instructors taught roughly 190 farm employees how to choose correct respirator cartridges, decontaminate gear and read pesticide labels.

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  3. Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water. The Navy wants to deploy up to 720 sonobuoys at least 12 nautical miles off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and Northern California.

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  4. Federal agents raid eastern Washington smoke shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Federal agents raided smoke shops in Yakima, Wenatchee and Kennewick Thursday and arrested six people accused of selling illegal synthetic drugs. Yakima police spokesman Mike Bastinelli tells the Yakima Herald-Republic agents and officers from several agencies arrested four people in Yakima and two in Kennewick and Wenatchee.

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  5. Man shot, wounded in Soap Lake; wife interviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Grant County sheriff's office says a man has been wounded in a shooting just outside the central Washington city of Soap Lake. Sheriff's spokesman Kyle Foreman says a man in his 70s suffered a single gunshot wound to the abdomen Tuesday afternoon.

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  6. Gonzaga fanatic Don Barbieri joins Cougar NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Gonzaga University basketball team has no more fanatical Spokane fan than retired Red Lion Hotels chairman Don Barbieri, who can be found at The Kennel for home games and on the road suffering as the Bulldogs go out early in the NCAA tournament. He was named to the Washington State University Board of Regents this week by Gov. Jay Inslee, just as the Cougs and Bulldogs were facing each other on the court.

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  7. School consultant hit with Medicaid-fraud lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The state attorney general's office has filed a Medicaid-fraud lawsuit against a Wenatchee-based company for reportedly providing fraudulent training to dozens of school districts around the state. In the lawsuit filed Thursday in Thurston County Superior Court, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the fraudulent training led to tens of millions of dollars in false Medicaid claims.

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  8. Republicans go rural in Washington State Senate leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Republican lawmakers have selected 57-year-old Ritzville wheat farmer Mark Schoesler to become Senate Majority Leader when the Legislature convenes in January, topping a largely rural GOP leadership in the upper chamber. Schoesler will succeed a titular Democrat, State Sen. Rodney Tom, who is retiring from the Legislature.

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  9. Port slowdowns hurt Washington apple exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington apple industry is losing tens of millions of dollars weekly in sales because of the longshoremen's work slowdown at West Coast ports over contract negotiations. "Individual firms have lost millions of dollars a week in orders.

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  10. 3rd Washington judge upholds pot-business banRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The ruling Friday from Benton County Superior Court Judge Vic VanderSchoor was issued in the case of Americanna Weed, which had sued the city of Kennewick over its ban on pot businesses. A Chelan County judge upheld a ban in Wenatchee in October and a Pierce County judge upheld a ban in Fife in August, a ruling that has been appealed to the state Supreme Court .

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  11. Seagull with dart through neck spotted at parkRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Oct. 19, 2014, photo, a seagull is photographed with a dart through its neck in Wenatchee, Wash. The dart appears to be 4 to 5-inches long and it is believed to have come from a dart gun, according to Sgt.

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  12. Washington ferry Tacoma out until summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington state ferry Tacoma that lost power last July off Bainbridge Island will be out of service until next summer. Ferry system director Lynne Griffith says repairs are taking longer than expected because parts for the 17-year-old vessel have to be manufactured in Germany.

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  13. Cashmere farm dog killed, apparently by cougarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The 105-pound yellow lab named Zeus was found Saturday by his owner, Jeff Paton , who said there have been four cougar sightings at his orchard in the past year. Fish and Wildlife Sgt.

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  14. Moses Lake gleaners feed senior center, food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sometimes the field, or the orchard, isn't empty when harvest is over. Sometimes a gardener just can't get to all that produce.

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  15. 2nd Washington judge upholds pot-business banRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The ruling Friday from Chelan County Superior Court Judge T.W. Small came in the case of SMP Retail, which sued the city of Wenatchee over its ban on pot businesses. A Pierce County judge similarly upheld a ban in Fife in August; that case has been appealed to the state Supreme Court .

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  16. Tickets tossed after speeding police weren't citedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington State Patrol is dismissing speeding tickets issued to drivers near Cashmere last Tuesday and Wednesday because as many as eight police officers blasted through a speed trap there without being cited. The officers were headed to a drug-recognition conference in Chelan, The Wenatchee World reported .

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  17. Watch: Troopers ignore speeding cops heading to conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    You can hear the frustration and bemusement in their voices. State troopers watching officers speed past them, well above the posted 60-mph limit, on U.S. 2 near Wenatchee.

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  18. Patty Murray presses for federal ferry supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Senator Patty Murray invited U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on a trip across Puget Sound to emphasize the importance of ferries and hopefully to help secure future funding. During the ride on the Wenatchee to Bainbridge Island on Monday, Murray said the Washington ferry system was an important part the of transportation network.

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  19. Teen pleads not guilty to rape on team bus tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 14-year-old Washington state high school student accused of sexually assaulting three other students on a football team bus trip pleaded not guilty to rape Thursday. Police say the boy penetrated three other boys with his finger Sept.

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  20. Teen charged with sexual assault on team bus tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 14-year-old high school freshman in Washington state has been charged with second-degree rape after prosecutors say he sexually assaulted three students on a football team bus trip. The boy penetrated three other boys with his finger against their will Sept.

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