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3 hrs ago | The Horse

Washington Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has reported that an unvaccinated horse from Mesa, in Franklin County, has contracted West Nile virus , the first equine case in that state this year.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, West Nile Virus, Health, Franklin County, WA, Walla Walla County, WA, Pasco, WA

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George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

4 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Wanted man rear-ends Washington police detective

Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road.


Related Topix: Washington Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

5 hrs ago | News Observer

Bucket list adventure: Wine and willows in Washington's Woodinville Wine Country

The best repurposing of a strip center surely has to be in Woodinville, Washington, where deserted malls have been repopulated with wineries - dozens and dozens of them.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Woodinville, WA, Home Gardening, Home

5 hrs ago |

How militarized are Washington's police departments?

In Ferguson, Mo. police used military equipment in response to protestors. Washington law enforcement agencies have some of the same gear.


Related Topix: Thurston County, WA

8 hrs ago |

Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

You can't see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge - color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the speedy youngster fresh out of Virginia Tech.


11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Activist teen refuses to leave tree ahead of mall construction

As of Tuesday evening, it's been more than 24 hours since 19-year-old Chiara D'Angelo climbed up into the tree on Bainbridge Island in protest of an impending development project that will demolish more than 800 trees, KOMO reported.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News Tribune

Will the US fight for a Mideast where minorities can thrive?

Somewhere in the afterlife, Mullah Mustafa Barzani, the eagle of the Zagros Mountains, is smiling.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

Wine Business Online

Washington Wine Auction Sees Gains and Faces Challenges

Three days of tastings, dinners, a picnic and a formal gala, were part of the 27th Annual Auction of Washington Wines that just took place from August 14th to the 16th.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink

Business Journal

Former IRS commissioner: Political environment impedes tweaking the ACA, reforming tax code

IRS Commissioner Mark Everson testifies on ways to reduce the tax gap at a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2007.


Related Topix: Tax, US News

The Columbian

Washington View: Too many of state's youths still seek jobs

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Vancouver, WA

Bellingham Herald

Friends dona t spy? Turkey outraged at Germany

While officials in Berlin sought to play down the reports, Turkey summoned the German ambassador to demand an immediate investigation.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Turkey, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Angela Merkel

The Globe and Mail

With few foreign-policy triumphs, Obama running out of time

President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Angler Guide

Washington - Angler Shatters Tiger Muskie Record

David Hickman of Richland has set a new state record for the largest tiger muskie caught in state waters, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed today.


Related Topix: Ferry County, WA, Chehalis, WA

Covington Reporter

West Nile virus infection confirmed in Washington resident | Washington State Department of Health

A Walla Walla County man is the first Washington resident in 2014 known to have been infected with West Nile virus in our state.


Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Washington Government, Walla Walla County, WA, Shoreline, WA, King County, WA

Kirkland Reporter

WSDOT calls for volunteers to help tally cyclists, walkers this fall in Kirkland

During a three-day survey last year, volunteers counted nearly 66,000 bicyclists and pedestrians across Washington.


Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, us Travel, Travel, Bothell, WA

Bellingham Herald

Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beers

"Ah yeah, look at that foam," says McDonald, the research brewer for the nation's largest hop supplier, which celebrated its 100th anniversary over the weekend.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Yakima, WA, River Road, WA

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cross-border partnership drives Route 97 site

A cross-border tourism partnership launched an eyecatching website giving visitors to North Central Washington state and British Columbia's Thompson Okanagan region a rich new source of information and online links to learn about and explore travel destinations up and down the Highway 97 corridor.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Chelan, WA, Winthrop, WA,

Civil War reenactment this weekend at Columbia Park part of library program

There are some ties. Confederate Gen. George Pickett was based in the San Juan Islands during a dispute with Great Britain before the war, Allison said.


Related Topix: Libraries, Pasco, WA, Painting, Arts, Kennewick, WA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Toxic, cancer-causing PCBs still show up in everyday products despite decades-old ban

Banning the use of toxic chemicals is great and all, but the problem lies with their persistence in the environment, which for many of us can last a lifetime.


Related Topix: Environment, Washington Government

KHQ-TV Spokane

President rejects ice bucket challenge, will donate instead

You won't see the President of the United States dumping a bucket of ice over his head any time soon, but that doesn't mean he isn't supporting the cause of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Okanogan, WA, Okanogan County, WA, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Soap Lake, WA


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