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2 hrs ago | The Skanner
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.
5 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire smiles as she stands in her office during an interview in December in Olympia.
9 hrs ago | Willamette Week
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.
13 hrs ago | HeraldNet
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.
It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers. When she saw an interview last year with an NBA player and noticed how passionately he talked about trying to improve his embattled union, she wanted to be more than a fan.
North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighters Alex Hickey and Rico LeMay are working with others from Bainbridge Island and Pierce County on a wildland initial attack team in Eastern Washington.
Erratic winds forced crews to cancel a burnout operation that had been planned Tuesday near Washington's biggest wildfire to deprive it of fuel.
There already are a lot more Americans and Europeans older than that, and it's getting better all the time - by the life-expectancy measure.
The governor's office will ask a task force to focus on those two approaches as keys in fighting global warming.
The Centralia School District has agreed to pay $372,000 to a state healthcare agency following a year-long investigation by the state attorney general's office.
A whistleblower in the Fife Police Department has sued the city over retaliation that he says resulted from his opposition to department misconduct that reflected poorly on the city.
Secretary of State John Kerry, joined by Rabbi David Saperstein, nominated to become ambassador at large for international religious freedom at the State Department, left, and Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, speaks at the State Department in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, during a news ... (more)
A proposed new Columbia River Bridge, which would sit east of Interstate 205, could resemble the Vantage Bridge, near Yakima.
Flash Flood Watch issued July 28 at 4:34AM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Garfield, Mesa Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 9:10PM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued ... (more)
Gov. Jay Inslee has announced his intention to increase the official estimate for how much fish we can safely eat in Washington, from 6.3 grams per day to 175 grams per day .
Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 03:48 pm
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