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Hastings to Retire From Congress

 

Fourth District Congressman Doc Hastings announced today that he will not see re-election and he will retire from Congress.  In  a press release today Congressman Hastings issued the following statement.

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Governor Slaps Moratorium on Death Penalty

No more death penalty in Washington State, at least for a while. Today Governor Jay Inslee announced that he is imposing a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty.

The Governor's decision comes after months of careful review of the status of capital punishment in Washington state including research on current cases, discussions with prosecutors, law enforcement officials, and family members of homicide victims, and a tour of death row and the execution chambers at Walla Walla State Penitentiary

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Concerts at Gorge Costly for Local Hospital

Gorge concertgoers seeking medical help have cost the Quincy Valley Medical Center more than $500,000 in 2013.

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Relief in Sight For Parts of Western Washington

A storm across the Northwest blanketed Western Washington with several inches of snow overnight, but warmer temperatures are expected late Sunday and into the week.

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Charges Filed Against Tacoma Teacher

The Pierce County prosecutor has filed charges against a 24-year-old Tacoma, Wash., high school math teacher accused of engaging in sexual conversations and activity with three teens, including two current students and a former student

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Another Phone Scam Hits Washington State

The Washington State Patrol is warning of another phone scam that has hit Washington State residents shortly after the "one-ring" scam.

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Central Students Still Working With Chimpanzees

Central Washington University’s (CWU) primate behavior and ecology (PBE) academic programs are thriving despite the relocation of chimpanzees Tatu and Loulis to a sanctuary in Montreal.

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Meat Recall For Sausages Among Other Products

The inspection wing of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a Class II recall affecting various bratwurst, sausage and other meats.

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Selah Home Lost to Fire

Around 7:00 p.m. Saturday, the Selah Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 500 block of S. Rushmore Road.

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Washington State Considering Bill Guaranteeing Paid Vacation

Workers in Washington state could be the first in the country to be guaranteed paid vacation time under legislation being considered by state lawmakers.

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