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Conservation Groups Emphasize Nonlethal Wolf Control

Eight conservation groups are complaining that it is too easy to kill wolves that attack livestock in Washington state.

The groups recently filed a petition asking the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to require livestock producers to exhaust nonlethal measures to prevent wolf depredations before any wolves are killed.

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Police Find Ephrata Man Stabbed to Death After Standoff

Authorities in the central Washington community of Ephrata say a man was stabbed and later died Friday.

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DNR Issues Warning on How to Prevent Fires

The Cottonwood 2 Fire that started on Tuesday north of Selah and burned nearly 9,000 acres is 100 percent contained.

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Jobless Rate Remains the Same

Washington state's unemployment rate is holding steady at 6.1 percent, and the state's employers added 4,000 jobs last month.

Numbers released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department show that the job growth reported for May comes following a strong month in April, where upward revised numbers showed a gain of 8,900 jobs

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Attack at Walla Walla Prison Sends Two to Hospital

State officials say some prison officers were injured while breaking up an early morning attack at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla.

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College Only Getting More Expensive

Community college and university officials have been told to plan for more budget cuts to balance the state's 2015-17 budget.

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Toppenish School District In the Spotlight Again

The Toppenish School District has gained national attention after announcing that it is arming administrators to protect kids when classes start again the fall.

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Cantwell Calls VA Wait Unacceptable

A new report shows that wait times for new patients seeking a primary care doctor at Washington state's three largest Veteran's Affairs facilities range from 28 to nearly 59 days.

The numbers were released Monday by the Department of Veterans Affairs as part of a national audit

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Lawsuit Challenges Pot Ban in Wenatchee

A lawsuit in Chelan County is challenging the right of cities in the state to ban the recreational sale of marijuana.

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Two Dead in Oregon School Shooting

 

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon say a teen gunman fatally shot a 14-year-old student at a high school near Portland, then apparently turned the gun on himself.

Authorities said the suspect also was dead.

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