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A groundbreaking drug assistance program by the Washington State Department of Health will help pay for an expensive daily pill that could reduce the chance of HIV infection, the Buzzfeed site reports.
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Capt. George Capacci, says that will be made possible by the return of the ferry Wenatchee, which has been in drydock in Vancouver, British Columbia.
President Barack Obama, whose election in 2008 as the first black American president sparked huge expectations in Africa, will at last hold a summit next week for the continent's leaders.
Fifteen Washington high school seniors will participate in the 57th annual Distinguished Young Women Washington scholarship program at 7 p.m. Saturday.
After canceling a vote on funding to address the border crisis because not enough House Republicans supported it, GOP members were scrambling for a new solution so they don't go home to face constituents with nothing.
More than $161,000 in independent ads or phone calls have now flooded into the 35th Legislative District on behalf of state Sen. Tim Sheldon, most of it in the past week as Tuesday's primary election approaches.
The ongoing dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the operators of several Northwest grain terminals has been overshadowed by other port labor issues, including the union's feud with ICTSI Oregon Inc. at the Port of Portland and negotiations for a new contract with the Pacific Maritime Association.
A soldier based at a Yakima training center has been federally charged with one count of possessing child pornography after a cache of sexually explicit photographs of young girls were discovered on his barracks computer.
Meanwhile, the ESPN Blog included a ton of Huskies in the top-25 Pac-12 players countdown.
After many weeks of suspense, the title in the Estes Valley Library's fourth annual One Book One Valley project has been announced.
Officials are thankful for the gifts, but they're now pleading with the public to stop donating goods and asking them to donate money instead.
His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.
Cars of all kinds are getting better mileage now than ever before. That's good news for the environment, but bad news for state transportation budgets, since road repairs have traditionally been funded by gas taxes.
Former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire smiles as she stands in her office during an interview in December in Olympia.
What do a hedge-fund billionaire, an online sex-toy mogul and the nation's most beloved expert on backpacking in Europe know about Oregon that voters here do not? That it should be legal for the state's adults to smoke marijuana, and that they are willing to spend their personal millions to make it happen.
If you want to understand what makes Washington state's wines so delicious - and sometimes so unique - all you need to do is just look at the place.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 09:34 am
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