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  1. Washington governor calls fires 'slow-motion disaster.'Read the original story

    27 min ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... flames, Isaacson said. Aircraft were expected to drop retardant in the afternoon. More than 1,150 square miles of Washington are on fire, nearly the size of Rhode Island, the state Department of Natural Resources said. Inslee met with about 20 ...

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  2. Texts on public employee's cell phone public recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Washington Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cell phone are public records. The ruling Thursday came in a case filed by a Pierce County Sheriff's detective who asked for Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's call and text records.

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  3. Washington governor calls fires 'slow-motion disaster.'Read the original story

    12 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... flames, Isaacson said. Aircraft were expected to drop retardant in the afternoon. More than 1,150 square miles of Washington are on fire, nearly the size of Rhode Island, the state Department of Natural Resources said. Inslee met with about 20 ...

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  4. Race to Alaska will return next summerRead the original story

    18 min ago | Homer News

    The boat race that challenged contestants to sail, paddle or pedal their vessels from Washington to Alaska will return next year. This summer's Race to Alaska was a simple concept: teams raced the 750 miles from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan for a $10,000 first-place prize, reported the Ketchikan Daily News.

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  5. Judge sets limits in civil case over deadly Oso mudslideRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Columbian

    A King County Superior Court judge is considering which claims can be brought in a civil trial that will explore whether anyone should be held responsible for the deadly Oso mudslide. The Daily Herald reports that Judge Roger Rogoff ruled that lawyers for people harmed by the slide can't claim the state of Washington and Snohomish County had special duties to protect people living in the Steelhead Haven neighborhood.

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  6. Court: Texts on public employee's celphone public recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Columbian

    The Washington Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cell phone are public records. The ruling Thursday came in a case filed by a Pierce County Sheriff's detective who asked for Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's call and text records.

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  7. Firefighters to parade ahead of memorial serviceRead the original story

    21 min ago | Wenatchee World

    ... to leave their jobs is gonna be here to honor the firefighters," he said. Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell, Washington First Lady Trudi Inslee and other dignitaries to attend. Seating will be opened to the public as space allows, once the ...

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  8. Leavenworth water users asked to cut backRead the original story

    21 min ago | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  9. Icicle irrigators faced with cutting usage or running outRead the original story

    21 min ago | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  10. Join the Land Trust for a full moon viewingRead the original story

    22 min ago | Wenatchee World

    The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust will host a "Full Moon Friday" event at Castle Rock Trailhead on Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The gathering is an opportunity for some late-summer family fun and to learn more about the Land Trust while enjoying a full moonrise. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  11. Island County prosecutor recuses himself from jail death reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Journal of the San Juans

    ... Island County." According to the statement, when Banks decided to pass the case along he initially requested the Washington Attorney General step in but they declined. McEachran was an easy second choice, he said, adding that McEachran is the "most ...

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  12. Washington governor calls fires 'slow-motion disaster'Read the original story

    27 min ago | Marietta Times

    The massive fires burning in Washington state are a "slow-motion disaster," Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday as he praised crews battling the blazes that have burned an area nearly the size of Rhode Island. Inslee spoke in Chelan before travelling to meet firefighters on the lines that he said were exhausted but committed to stop the blazes.

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  13. Women's Soccer Hosts UNC Greensboro, Toledo at The BellRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... p.m. ET. Kentucky capped off its opening weekend of action with a 1-1-0 record, collecting a 1-0 win over No. 20 Washington before falling in a 2-0 decision to the San Diego State Aztecs on Sunday night. Courtney Raetzman scored the game-winning ...

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  14. Black Lives Matter boos Washington mayora s anti-crime plansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    The boos began as soon as Washington's mayor said she was putting more police officers on the streets in neighborhoods affected by violent crime. They didn't let up for the next 18 minutes as Democrat Muriel Bowser laid out her plans to address an increase in homicides in the nation's capital.

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  15. Red Cross volunteer returns from Washington firesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KEPR CBS 19

    Volunteers from the local chapter of the American Red Cross are returning from emergency shelters near the fire lines, and more are being sent out. Red Cross volunteer Jay Augustenborg has deployed to natural disasters before but never to fires like the ones burning in Eastern Washington.

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  16. Supreme Court upholds deal on tribal gas stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KOMO News

    ... that lawsuit on summary judgment. The Supreme Court was asked to decide if the tribal agreements violated Washington's constitution, which limits the use of state fuel tax receipts to highway purposes, and whether the Legislature improperly ...

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  17. Red Lion at the Quay to close October 31Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vancouver Business Journal

    ... e Quay Restaurant. With a 50-year history in the region, the company said it wants to continue to serve Southwest Washington and has The post Red Lion at the Quay to close October 31 appeared first on Vancouver Business Journal.

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  18. Crew from 33 states, three countriesworking on NCW firesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  19. Area the size of Rhode Island burning in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    That means an area nearly the size of the state of Rhode Island, which covers 1,200-square miles, was burning in Washington on Wednesday. The fires are located in many areas of the state, but the majority of the big ones are in northeastern Washington, from Okanogan County east to Pend Oreille County.

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  20. Inslee travels to fire lines to thank firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Gov. Jay Inslee is heading to the fire lines to thank crews battling the huge blazes that have burned in Washington state this year. Speaking in Chelan Thursday before travelling to meet firefighters, Inslee said the crews from Washington, other states and abroad are "exhausted" but "so committed" to the work they are doing.

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