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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.        

Washington State introduces Kent as new coach

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 23:14
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - New Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent says the rebuilding project he faces in Pullman won't be a long one.

Ernie Kent introduced as Washington State's new coach

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 20:57
New Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent says the rebuilding project he faces in Pullman won't be a long one.

Washington state honors its Medal of Honor recipients

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:12
Three Washington state soldiers recently awarded the Medal of Honor were celebrated Wednesday in the state Capitol.

Washington state honors its Medal of Honor recipients

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:16
Three Washington state soldiers recently awarded the Medal of Honor were celebrated Wednesday in the state Capitol.

State plans for pot-shop license lotteries

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:12
Washington state will hold lotteries this month for its coveted legal marijuana retail licenses.

Kent introduced as Washington State's new coach

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:01
New Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent says the rebuilding project he faces in Pullman won't be a long one. ''I am feeling confident that you have a winning basketball team sitting there,'' Kent said, pointing to the players who attended his introductory news conference Wednesday. Athletic director Bill Moos said Kent signed a five-year contract that will pay him a guaranteed $1.4 ...

Washington plans for pot-shop license lottery

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 06:54
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington state will hold lotteries this month for its coveted legal marijuana retail licenses. The state Liquor Control Board on Wednesday adopted a plan for the lotteries, which will be held for any cities or counties where there are more pot-shop applicants than licenses allotted. The board says the lotteries, to be held April 21-25, will be double-blind to ensure security ...

Washington plans for pot-shop license lotteries

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 06:41
Washington state will hold lotteries this month for its coveted legal marijuana retail licenses. The state Liquor Control Board on Wednesday adopted a plan for the lotteries, which will be held for any ...

Washington State All-American safety Deone Bucannon visits Lions

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 01:43
One prospect with similar size to James Ihedigbo in the draft is former Washington State safety Deone Bucannon, and the Lions hosted him on one of their 30 allotted pre-draft visits Wednesday.