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WSU Could Open Medical School

Projecting a looming shortage of doctors in the state, Washington State University is exploring the creation of its own medical school.

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A Near Magnitude Five Earthquake Hits Idaho

A 4.9-magnitude earthquake shook central Idaho, flinging items off walls and scaring residents but otherwise producing no reported damage or injuries in the sparsely populated mountain area.

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Wanapum Crack to Cost Millions

A crack in the Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River and the ensuing reduction of water levels have prompted crews to spend $7 million on fish ladders for chinook salmon.

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CenturyLink Identifies 911 Outage Cause

CenturyLink says a seven-hour outage in Washington state 911 service early Thursday was caused by a technical error by a third-party vendor.

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Wildfire Season Underway, Construction on Snoqualmie

  • The wildfire season officially starts next week in Washington but it is already well underway in the Yakima Valley says Dave Leach Chief of the West Valley Fire Department.

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Water Pressure May Have Caused Crack in Wanapum Dam

The Grant County Public Utility District says pressure from the water behind Wanapum Dam may have contributed to the big crack that has disrupted operations at the dam.

The utility said Wednesday that it has ruled out four other causes for the crack. Ruled out were seismic activity

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Sunnyside Celebrating Many Accomplishments

The City of Sunnyside has a lot to brag about lately.

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Leaf Burning Results in Big House Fire

A big fire cost a family in Sunnyside their home and all of the contents Saturday afternoon.

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FEMA Visiting Mudslide Area

Leaders of two federal agencies responding to the Washington mudslide visited the debris field on Sunday.

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Two More Names Released as Toll in Mudslide Rises to 30

The number of confirmed deaths in the Washington state mudslide has risen to 30 with the release of two more victim names.

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