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Research on 'Colorado's Rollout of Legal Marijuana is Succeeding'

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:17
Washington state is the second state to legalize marijuana for recreational use and may want to take notes.

Wildfires menace homes in 3 Western states

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:11
BURNEY, Calif. (AP) — Humid conditions gave crews hope in their battle against two wildfires in Northern California that have scorched more than 100 square miles and are menacing a small town on Monday, at a time when firefighters in Oregon and Washington state also aim to combat destructive blazes.

Washington, Gonzaga to renew series in 2016-17

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:27
After a decade-long layoff, Washington and Gonzaga are finally getting together on the basketball court again. ''This series is great for the fans of our state,'' Washington coach Lorenzo Romar said in a statement. ''The fans have shown that they really appreciate the game with Washington and Gonzaga. There was a proposal for a series of ''neutral site'' games played at KeyArena in Seattle ...

Washington state mother pleads not guilty in death of toddler

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:51
A Washington state woman locked in a custody battle pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of murdering her toddler and badly wounding her teenage daughter in an Oregon hotel room, court officials said. Jessica Smith, 40, was arraigned in a court in Clastop County a day after authorities found her sheltering in her car on a logging road near Cannon Beach, 80 miles west of Portland, law ...

Washington-Gonzaga renew cross-state rivalry

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:05
After a 10-year hiatus, one of the most heated rivalries in the Northwest will return after Washington and Gonzaga agreed to a four-year series starting in 2016. The games will alternate between UW's Alaska Airlines Arena and the Spokane Arena.

Washington State Stone Fruit Season the Sweetest Yet

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 04:00
YAKIMA, Wash., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone fruit from Washington state, including juicy peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and prunes are now available on store shelves nationwide while the season lasts, approximately through mid-September. Thanks to the early summer weather in Washington, stone fruit farmers are anticipating a slightly larger crop with some of the sweetest, juiciest ...

Mom accused of killing her toddler, cutting teen

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 03:49
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Washington state woman going through a divorce and custody battle is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter and severely cutting her teenage daughter at a popular inn on the northern Oregon coast, a crime that has shocked tourists and residents.

A dozen Washington homes burn in aggressive West Coast wildfire season

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 03:11
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A newly sparked wildfire was burning unchecked on Monday in central Washington state, charring about a dozen homes and threatening wide evacuations as crews scrambled to contain the blaze in an unusually destructive fire season on the U.S. West Coast. The Snag Canyon fire was burning about 10 miles (16 km) northeast of the city of Ellensburg, east of the ...

A dozen Washington homes burn in aggressive West Coast wildfire season

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 03:11
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A newly sparked wildfire was burning unchecked on Monday in central Washington state, charring about a dozen homes and threatening wide evacuations as crews scrambled to contain the blaze in an unusually destructive fire season on the U.S. West Coast. The Snag Canyon fire was burning about 10 miles (16 km) northeast of the city of Ellensburg, east of the ...

New study shows state-by-state effect of Export-Import Bank

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 03:00
WASHINGTON •When Congress comes back in September after five weeks off, one of the things confronting it will be re-authorization of the Export-Import Bank, a prospect that has the potential of dividing Republicans in the House of Representatives. 

Washington Pooch Running Against Longtime Prosecutor

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:46
Nyima, a Fluffy Mutt, Is Running Against David McEachran as a Candidate for a County Prosecutor

Washington ferry passengers don life jackets

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:37
Washington State Ferries says the Elwha has been repaired and should resume service Monday after a Coast Guard inspection.

Ferry Elwha resumes San Juan Islands service

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:34
(AP) — Washington State Ferries says the Elwha returned to service Monday after engine room smoke Sunday prompted the crew to order hundreds of passengers to put on life jackets. Ferries spokeswoman Marta Coursey (kor-SAY') says it was a precaution on the side of safety while the crew made certain there was no serious fire threat from an electronic component failure in the propulsion control ...

Officials investigating report missing Dundee, Oregon, woman seen on Washington ferry

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:10
Investigators are checking surveillance video from the Washington state ferry system to see if they can confirm a report that a missing Dundee, Oregon, woman was spotted Friday on the ferry out of Anacortes to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands.

Officials investigating report missing Dundee, Oregon, woman seen on Washington ferry

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 01:10
Investigators are checking surveillance video from the Washington state ferry system to see if they can confirm a report that a missing Dundee, Oregon, woman was spotted Friday on the ferry out of Anacortes to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands.

Missing Oregon woman reported on Washington ferry

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:54
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are checking surveillance video from the Washington state ferry system to see if they can confirm a report that a missing Dundee, Oregon, woman was spotted Friday on the ferry out of Anacortes to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands.

Missing Oregon woman reported on Washington ferry

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:54
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are checking surveillance video from the Washington state ferry system to see if they can confirm a report that a missing Dundee, Oregon, woman was spotted Friday on the ferry out of Anacortes to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands.

Deputies searching for 6-year-old Washington girl

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:59
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Kitsap County sheriff's deputies in Washington state are searching for a missing 6-year-old girl who was last seen Saturday night when she went to bed at the family home in east Bremerton.

Washington state voters weigh in on primary

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 21:08
OLYMPIA, Wash.  - Ten congressional races and dozens of legislative contests across Washington state will be decided by voters this week, though many of the races don't offer much competition.     In 95 of the 123 legislative races on the ballot, there's no contest. Twenty-two races are unopposed, and in 73 seats, there's only two candidates running, all of whom will automatically advance to the ...

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