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Congratulations, Mount Rainier National Park — 116 and Going Strong! — Dave’s Diary

In 1899, Mount Rainier National Park was created. Who here among us hasn't marveled at that awesome mountain on a sunny day?  What a great icon of the Pacific Northwest.

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Oregon Measure Wipes Out Most Exemptions to Vaccinations

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Parents who want to maintain the right to refuse vaccinations for their children are mounting a strong fight against an Oregon bill that takes aim at the state's highest-in-the-nation rate of non-medical vaccine exemptions

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Seattle High School’s Leaders Defy Rules, Skip Common Core Testing

SEATTLE (AP) — The leadership team at Seattle's Nathan Hale High School has decided not to give its juniors the new high school tests tied to the Common Core standards.

The Seattle Times reports that the decision has put the school in hot water. State schools chief Randy Dorn s

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More Lane Closures Planned for I-90 Snoqualmie Pass Wednesday

 

Drivers traveling on Interstate 90 on Wednesday need to plan for delays due to single-lane closures in both directions about six miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit.

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West Coast Dockworkers Back on the Job This Weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez says dockworkers will return to West Coast ports Saturday evening.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Perez said that both the dockworkers' union and their employers agreed to resume weekend work now that they have reached a new contract

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Washington AG Releases Statement Regarding Richland Same-Sex Descrimination Case

In light of yesterday’s Benton County Superior Court ruling that a Richland florist violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act by refusing to serve a same-sex couple seeking to buy wedding flowers in 2013, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement Thursday afternoon.

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Judge Says Richland Florist Violated Consumer Protection Law in Same-Sex Descrimination Case

A Benton County Superior Court ruling Wednesday held that a Richland florist violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act by refusing to serve a same-sex couple seeking to buy wedding flowers in 2013.

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Port Angeles Hospital Isolating Measles Patients in Tent

PORT ANGELES (AP) -- A hospital in Port Angeles has erected a tent to isolate patients with measles symptoms and prevent the disease from spreading inside the building.

The public health officer for Clallam and Jefferson counties, Dr

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Pasco Hispanic Group Asks Feds to Review Police Shooting

PASCO (AP) -- The leader of a Hispanic group in Pasco is asking the Justice Department to investigate the fatal police shooting last week in Pasco.

Consejo Latino Chairman Felix Vargas says he supports law enforcement in general but he believes there's a conflict of interest in the investigation by a local law enforcement team, the multi-agency Tri-City Special Investigations Unit

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Anger, Frustration Run High at Pasco Rally [UPDATED]

PASCO (AP) -- Hundreds gathered in the Tri-Cities Saturday to protest police brutality in the wake of a deadly shooting of a man who had been throwing rocks at police.

But the rally ended peacefully, though KNDO-TV reported that a smaller group of demonstrators blocked traffic in the area of 10th and Lewis streets

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