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23 min ago | Daily World

In 1939, Nelson crab cannery in Tokeland is going strong

About 150 observers, mostly civilians, will participate next week in a "hostile air raid" exercise arranged for western Washington by the headquarters of the Puget Sound harbor defenses at Fort Worden.


Related Topix: Tokeland, WA, Hoquiam, WA, Aberdeen, WA, Westport, WA

4 hrs ago | The Olympian

Some in 'torture' report denied chance to read it

A workman quickly slides a dustmop over the floor at the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Va., near Washington, in this March 3, 2005 file photo.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island Review

City to unveil Olympic Drive options

The city's public works department is hosting a public meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 in the city council chamber to get comments on different options for pedestrian and bicycle improvements that are planned.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Walgreens in Tri-Cities accepting funds for fire victims

Walgreens is accepting cash donations from customers looking to support families and individuals whose lives or property has been disrupted by the wildfires in northcentral Washington.


CBC News

Robert Downey Jr. film The Judge to open 2014 TIFF

The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard and Billy Bob Thornton will have its world premier as the opening film at 2014 TIFF.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Billy Bob Thornton

KNUS-AM Aurora

Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Twisp, WA, Okanogan County, WA

Seattle Times

Readers' lovely photos of Washington's national parks

Mount Rainier, with the aptly named Reflection Lake in the foreground. Submitted by reader Miles Morgan for The Seattle Times' national parks of Washington photo contest.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Olympic National Park, North Cascades National Park

Photographs From the 2014 AT&T Best of Washington Party

Party-goers flocked to the National Building Museum for the sold-out AT&T Best of Washington party on July 16. At the Alice in Wonderland-themed event, guests could roam around two levels of restaurants and enjoy delicious food and drink from more than 70 of Washingtonian's 100 Very Best Restaurants and Best of Washington winners.


Related Topix: Washington Government

NBC Action News

Nicki Minaj bares all for single cover

Heat Advisory issued July 24 at 2:44PM CDT expiring July 25 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Allen, Barton, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cowley, Elk, Ellsworth, Greenwood, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Labette, Lincoln, McPherson, Marion, Montgomery, Neosho, Reno, Rice, Russell, Saline, Sedgwick, Sumner, Wilson, Woodson Heat Advisory issued July 24 at 3:21PM ... (more)


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JD Supra

New Washington Rule Clarifies Authority to Issue Penalties Against TPAs

The Washington State Department of Health has promulgated a new rule clarifying the Department's authority to issue civil penalties against health carriers and third-party administrators.


Related Topix: Washington Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The News Tribune

JBLM National Guard crews keep busy fighting Central Washington wildfires

The situation is similar in nearby Alta Lake. Large plots of fire-scorched land have left behind only ash and scattered burnt trees.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Pateros, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Omak, WA


Cooler Weather Helps Firefighters in Washington

Cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to directly attack a massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington on Thursday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Bellingham Herald

Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines

Every year since 2010, they've watched one outbreak after another of the California fivespined ips, a little brown bark beetle that likes to feast on ailing pine trees.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Skamania County, WA, Klickitat County, WA, Clark County, WA, White Salmon, WA

The Olympian

Herrera Beutler faces two challengers in the 3rd Congressional District

Political experience: Appointed in 2007 to serve as state representative for Washington's 18th Legislative District, and elected in 2008.


Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brian Baird, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, San Jose State University, Washington State University

Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

The crash scene is compromised, key evidence may have disappeared altogether and political complexities could block an international court from hearing the case.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Prison, Netherlands, World News,


Boehner lauds doctor who saved Washington lawmaker's baby

In a break from his chamber's often acrid political divisions, a choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisan standing ovations Wednesday when he praised the doctor who helped a congresswoman's infant survive a rare fetal condition.


Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington Government, John Boehner

KHQ-TV Spokane

Flash Flood Warning: Rainfall poses threat of debris flow for burned areas

KHQ.COM - According to the Washington Interagency Incident Management Team, potential afternoon thunderstorms expected Wednesday are a concern for the Carlton Complex fire because of the possibility of heavy rain and lightning strikes.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Okanogan, WA, Chelan, WA, Brewster, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Troll: Rains raise new worries in Central Washington. For...

The Daily Troll: Rains raise new worries in Central Washington. For sale: big office buildings.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Flood, Tornado, Hurricane

Rain won't extinguish huge Washington wildfire

The Carlton Complex fire burns on the side of a mountain on July 20, 2014 in Carlton, Washington.


Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Carlton, WA, Weather

Growing evidence: Public backs gun rights, more armed citizens

There is growing anecdotal evidence that the public is not as fearful of firearms as gun prohibitionists contend, as underscored by the national popularity of a "guns welcome" restaurant in Tennessee, an open carry eatery in Colorado , and yesterday's reports of spiking concealed carry licensing in South Carolina and Kansas .


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Colorado, Colorado Government, Guns, Kansas, Washington Government


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