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Lake Stevens Parents Face Charges of Criminal Mistreatment and Abandonment

A Washington state man and woman accused of leaving three young children alone without food in a cold, filthy house have been charged with criminal mistreatment and abandonment of a dependent person.

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Citizens of Arlington, Oso and Darrington to Get Medal of Valor

Washington lawmakers have moved one step closer to awarding one of the state's highest honors to the people of Arlington, Oso and Darrington for their heroism following last March's deadly mudslide.

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Pullman and Washington State University Await Decision on Golf Course

Golf is slow, but this is ridiculous.

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Washington State Ferries Temporarily Renamed After Seahawks

If your Super Bowl plans on Sunday include travel on Washington state ferries, you can step aboard the "M/V Russell Wilson" or possibly the "M/V Marshawn Lynch."

Gov. Jay Inslee has directed that the ferries be temporarily renamed in honor of the Seattle Seahawks

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Cigar Bars Could Return to Washington State

For the fourth time since a smoking ban took effect, Washington state is seeing a movement to give cigar lovers state-regulated places to smoke.

A bill passed unanimously Thursday by the Commerce and Gaming Committee of the Washington state House would legalize cigar bars and smoking rooms in tobacco shops, allowing 115 new venues to smoke pipes and cigars

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Indictment Handed Down to People Who Stole from Yakama Nation Scholarship Fund

Fifteen people have been accused of stealing $179,000 worth of scholarships from the Yakama Nation Higher Education Program.

An indictment in federal court in Yakima says they were awarded 67 checks for studies at colleges and universities that reported the students had never enrolled or completed coursework

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I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass to Close Temporarily Tuesday

 

Eastbound and westbound lanes will close for about an hour Tuesday just east of the Snoqualmie Pass summit for maintenance work, the Washington State Department of Transportation warns.

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Teenager Dies at Mission Ridge

The Chelan County sheriff says a 17-year-old boy has been fatally injured in a skiing accident at the Mission Ridge ski area.

Sheriff Brian Burnett said the Chelan teen was skiing Friday with a friend when the friend saw him lose control, leave a ski run and plunge down an embankment, ending up among some trees

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Clallam County Becomes Fourth County Hit by Avian Flu

Avian flu has reached Clallam County. It's the fourth county in Washington to be hit by the H5N2 bird flu.

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Injury Numbers Increase in Massive Oregon Pileup

Authorities have increased the number of injured people in an icy interstate pileup in eastern Oregon to 12.

State police say black ice is believed to be the cause of the crashes early Saturday morning involving more than a dozen tractor-trailers

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