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Washington students gear-up for State Science Olympiad

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 07:58
SPOKANE, Wash. – Middle and High school students from across Washington state geared up for the State Science Olympiad competition. More than 800 students will compete at Eastern Washington University on April 12th and 13th. Students said they have been preparing for months for the competition. "I like to build things and be able for them to work,” said Issac Chan, a 7th grader on the Libby ...

Probable death toll rises to 24 in Washington state mudslide

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:06
Rescue workers searched through mucky rubble on Tuesday with hopes dwindling of finding any more survivors from among scores of people still missing from a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state that killed at least 14.        

Report: State agencies sold PCs with personal info

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 03:20
Agencies in Washington state were reportedly set to sell computers loaded with personal data ranging from Social Security numbers to a psychiatric evaluation.

Ecology finds agriculture, pollution cause bad air in Yakima

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 01:45
The Washington State Department of Ecology sponsored a study of high nitrate levels in the Yakima area's atmosphere. Researchers concluded that ammonia from agricultural activity mixes with pollution from cars to raise nitrate levels.

Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:11
Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks Legal Has Been Optimized The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to give Washington state access to an FBI database so it can run background checks on people who apply to open legal marijuana businesses. Colorado has the same ...

Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:11
Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks Legal Has Been Optimized The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to give Washington state access to an FBI database so it can run background checks on people who apply to open legal marijuana businesses. Colorado has the same ...

Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:11
Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks Washington State Finally Allowed To Use FBI Database For Marijuana Background Checks Legal Has Been Optimized The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to give Washington state access to an FBI database so it can run background checks on people who apply to open legal marijuana businesses. Colorado has the same ...

Feds OK pot background checks by Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:53
After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to an FBI database so it can conduct nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal ...

Feds OK pot background checks by Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:53
After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to an FBI database so it can conduct nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal ...

Feds OK pot background checks by Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:53
After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to an FBI database so it can conduct nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal ...

Washington State Spring Fair is all about youngsters

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:22
The smell hits you even before you walk into the little red barn alongside Interstate 5 in Fife: A dozen pigs and five steers make a heck of a lot of manure. But for the teenagers from Fife High School’s Future Farmers of America group, it’s all part of a day’s schoolwork – and part of the excitement of the Washington State Spring Fair.

Washington State Spring Fair is all about youngsters

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:22
The smell hits you even before you walk into the little red barn alongside Interstate 5 in Fife: A dozen pigs and five steers make a heck of a lot of manure. But for the teenagers from Fife High School’s Future Farmers of America group, it’s all part of a day’s schoolwork – and part of the excitement of the Washington State Spring Fair.

Washington State Spring Fair is all about youngsters

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:22
The smell hits you even before you walk into the little red barn alongside Interstate 5 in Fife: A dozen pigs and five steers make a heck of a lot of manure. But for the teenagers from Fife High School’s Future Farmers of America group, it’s all part of a day’s schoolwork – and part of the excitement of the Washington State Spring Fair.

Washington State Spring Fair is all about youngsters

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:22
The smell hits you even before you walk into the little red barn alongside Interstate 5 in Fife: A dozen pigs and five steers make a heck of a lot of manure. But for the teenagers from Fife High School’s Future Farmers of America group, it’s all part of a day’s schoolwork – and part of the excitement of the Washington State Spring Fair.

Feds finally OK pot background checks by Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:12
After a yearlong effort, Washington state can have access to an FBI database when conducting nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal marijuana businesses, the U.S. Justice Department has decided.

Feds finally OK pot background checks by Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:01
After a yearlong effort, Washington state can have access to an FBI database when conducting nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal marijuana businesses, the U.S. Justice Department has decided.

Editorial: State delivers on big-bucks scholarship program

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:11
Washington state finally ponies up $25 million for a scholarship matching-fund program launched by business, and gives the program a future.

Feds OK pot background checks by Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 05:33
SEATTLE (AP) — After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to an FBI database so it can conduct nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal marijuana businesses.

Feds finally agree to let Washington state use FBI database for pot license background checks

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 03:02
SEATTLE — After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to an FBI database so it can conduct nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal marijuana businesses.

911 outages reported across Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 22:40
CenturyLink technicians are scrambling to get 911 emergency phone service restored in Washington state after the service went out early Thursday morning.