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Man Arrested for Shooting at Police Station, Other Targets

A 43-year-old Granite Falls man accused of shooting at police stations and other targets in three Snohomish County towns last week is now in jail.

The Herald reports that Hans Hansen was booked into Snohomish County Jail on Saturday for investigation of first-degree assault with a weapon and drive-by shooting.

Hansen had been taken to a local hospital wit

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Retired State and Public Employees To Benefit from Luxury Resort

Washington's retired public employees could start receiving dividends from a new luxury resort that has opened on a Tahitian island once owned by Marlon Brando.

KPLU-FM reports that the Washington State Investment Board is a majority owner of the company that owns the resort.

The Brando is a $4,000-per-night resort that ma

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Millions in Grant Money Headed to UW for Language Fellowships

College students interested in some of the less-commonly taught languages will be pleased to hear that the University of Washington has received a $16 million grant that will support about 140 language fellowships

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Council Member in Spokane Owns Pot Farm

Around the time Karen Stratton was appointed to the Spokane City Council, she planted her first marijuana crop.

The Spokesman Review reports that Stratton owns a pot farm with her husband, two family members and an unnamed partner. They spent tens of thousands of dollars on the ope

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Man Arrested for Shooting at Car Prowlers

The Seattle police arrested a 63-year-old man who shot repeatedly at two men who allegedly broke into the man's van as he slept inside.

Police went to Rainier Valley at 12:30 a.m. today after reports of shots fired

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Great Washington Shakeout at 10:16 This Morning

More than 1 million people in Washington are registered to participate in Today’s Great Washington Shakeout Earthquake Drill.

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Complaint Against Newhouse Aid Resolved Before Election

A federal judge has decided that U.S. House candidate Clint Didier's complaint against a campaign volunteer for opponent Dan Newhouse will be heard before the Nov. 4 election.

Attorneys on Wednesday argued over a motion Didier's campaign has filed against Chris Voigt, executive director of the Washington State Potato Commission, the commission itself and Newhouse's campaign

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Teen Dies in Idaho Corn Maze

Authorities say a Washington state man has been struck and killed by a bus inside a zombie attraction at an Idaho corn maze.

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Jeremy McSpadden Jr

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Late Night Tremors Shake Puget Sound Area

A small earthquake rattled the southern Puget Sound area, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.5 temblor struck shortly before midnight Saturday and was centered about 8 miles northeast of Olympia

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Speeding Tickets Dismissed Over Fairness Controversy

The Washington State Patrol says it's tossing speeding tickets issued near Cashmere last Tuesday and Wednesday because as many as eight officers blasted through a speed trap there without being cited

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