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Death toll in Washington state mudslide rises to 34

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 02:01
The death toll in a mudslide that devastated a rural Washington state community last month rose to 34 on Tuesday as one more body was extricated from the rubble, the Snohomish County medical examiner said.

Death toll in Washington state mudslide rises to 34

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 01:56
The death toll in a mudslide that devastated a rural Washington state community last month rose to 34 on Tuesday as one more body was extricated from the rubble, the Snohomish County medical examiner said.

Washington State mud slide's death toll rises to 34

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 01:39
The death toll in the mudslide that devastated communities in rural parts of Washington state went up to 34 on Tuesday, as another body was discovered buried in the rubble. read more

Washington considering more party bus regulations

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 21:48
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is considering more regulations on party buses. The state Utilities and Transportation Commission released a report Monday that recommends prohibiting party bus companies from providing alcohol to passengers. KOMO reports (http://bit.ly/R0ivEy) the commission is preparing recommendations for the next session of the ...

Washington considering more party bus regulations

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 21:14
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is considering more regulations on party buses. The state Utilities and Transportation Commission released a report Monday that recommends prohibiting party bus companies from providing alcohol to passengers. KOMO reports (http://bit.ly/R0ivEy) the commission is preparing recommendations for the next session of the Legislature. ___ Information from: KOMO-TV ...

Washington State University Sustains Prestigious Business and Accounting Accreditation

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 21:00
Washington State University’s business and accounting program accreditation has been extended for another five years for all degree levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.

WSU Extends Daugherty's Contract to 2019

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:31
by Washington State Univ. athleticsPULLMAN, Wash. -- Washington State Director of Athletics Bill Moos has extended head women’s basketball coach June Daugherty’s contract through the 2018-19 season, Moos announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not announced. “June, her staff and the entire team are to be commended for a truly fine season,” said WSU Director of Athletics Bill Moos. “Reaching the ...

April 12: Washington State Science Olympiad Visits EWU

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 03:46
Eastern Washington University will welcome 800 of the brightest middle and high school students in the state on Saturday, April 12, for the 2014 Washington State Science Olympiad. Forty teams, divided by class standing, will compete in 50 events – including Disease Detectives, Crime Busters, Robo-Cross and Helicopters. The challenging events are separated into different [...]

April 12: Washington State Science Olympiad Visits EWU

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 03:46
Eastern Washington University will welcome 800 of the brightest middle and high school students in the state on Saturday, April 12, for the 2014 Washington State Science Olympiad. Forty teams, divided by class standing, will compete in 50 events – including Disease Detectives, Crime Busters, Robo-Cross and Helicopters. The challenging events are separated into different [...]

Washington is safe from 'Bieber fever'

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:38
Washington state has the lowest percentage of Justin Bieber fans of any U.S. state or Canadian province, according to a new report from Estately . The report from the real estate site looked at Facebook user data to find the percentage of residents who listed the pop star as an interest. How little do state residents like the pop star? Less than 7 percent of people from the Evergreen State named ...

Washington state mudslide death toll rises to 33

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:31
The death toll from a massive mudslide that devastated a rural community in Washington state last month rose by three to 33 on Monday, with a dozen people still unaccounted for, county officials said.

Washington state mudslide death toll rises to 33

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 00:54
(Reuters) - The death toll from a massive mudslide that devastated a rural community in Washington state last month rose by three to 33 on Monday, with a dozen people still unaccounted for, county officials said. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed without warning on March 22, above the north fork of the Stillaguamish River, sending a torrent of mud over the river and across state Highway 530 ...

Washington state hosting National Work Zone event

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 03:32
The Washington State Department of Transportation is hosting the 2014 kick-off event for National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 7 through 11.

Washington state man gets life in prison for killing, butchering 3-year-old son in Montana

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 02:53
A Montana judge sentenced a Washington state man to life in prison without parole for killing and dismembering his 3-year-old son last summer.

Washington Man Gets Life in Prison in Son's Death

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 02:30
Washington state man gets life in prison for killing, butchering 3-year-old son in Montana

Washington state mudslide survivors consider shrine at site

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 22:41
Rescue teams press on as some of those from the area say they don't want to rebuild homes that were lost Survivors of a mudslide in Washington state that has left dozens dead or missing say they favor turning the area into a shrine to honor those who perished once the bulldozers clear away the destruction wrought by a vast wall of debris. Rescue teams pressed on for an 11th day of efforts to ...

Death toll in Washington state mudslide rises to 30

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:48
DARRINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - The death toll in a Washington state mudslide that wiped out a rural community last month rose to 30 on Thursday as one more body was extricated from a pile of muck and debris, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed without warning above the north fork of Stillaguamish River on March 22, unleashing a torrent of mud ...

Fatal Washington State landslide brings home concerns

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:15
The landslide that brought down a rain-saturated hillside along the Stillaguamish River near the town of Oso in Washington State late last month brings home memories and concerns about similar occurrences in the West Kootenay.

Fatal Washington State landslide brings home concerns

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:15
The recent landslide in Washington State brings home memories and concerns about similar occurrences in the West Kootenay

Death toll in Washington state mudslide rises to 30

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 00:16
The death toll in a Washington state mudslide that wiped out a rural community last month rose to 30 on Thursday as one more body was extricated from a pile of muck and debris, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said.