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Mayor Says Seattle Pride Parade Celebrates Unity
SEATTLE (AP) — As temperatures began to rise, hundreds of men, women and children carrying rainbow flags hit the streets in the Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said on Twitter that the city is celebrating unity and a strong community...
Shooter Sent Message to Controversial Speaker
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who told police he shot and wounded another man during a demonstration over the appearance of a far-right commentator at the University of Washington sent a social-media message to Milo Yiannopoulos an hour before the shooting...
Helpers or Law Breakers? Oregon Standoff Trial Begins
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The leaders of an armed standoff at a rural wildlife refuge say they came to Oregon's high desert country to help locals deal with an overreaching federal government that has abused people's land rights for decades.
Occupier Ryan Bundy said as a federal trial beg…
Group Protests Eradication of Profanity Peak Wolf Pack
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Dozens of protesters gathered outside of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to decry the killing of a pack of wolves in northeastern Washington.
The group rallied in opposition of the agency's decision to eradicate the Profanity Peak pack in order to prote…
Protesters Who Shut Down Trains in Bellingham Arrested
BELLINGHAM (AP) — BNSF Railway says five people who blocked the main rail line in Bellingham during a protest against oil and coal trains have been arrested.
KOMO-TV reports that the group of demonstrators was arrested early Sunday after holding up two Amtrak trains and four freight trains...
52 Activists Cited for Trespassing Washington
SEATTLE (AP) — Fifty-two climate activists were cited for trespassing Sunday morning after authorities cleared their protest campsite on top of railroad tracks leading to two oil refineries in Washington..
One person was also cited for resisting arrest...
Hundreds to Protest at 2 Oil Refineries Near Anacortes
SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of people are gathering at the site of two oil refineries near Anacortes to call for action on climate change.
The three-day event begins Friday and includes protesters in kayaks, community workshops and a three-mile march along the shores of Fidalgo Bay in front of the …