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3 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Washington Chardonnay evolves with times, styles

Most of the time, it seems every grape variety except Chardonnay gets headlines - even though it remains America's favorite wine.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Walla Walla, WA

7 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Who are Ukraine's pro-Russia rebels?

The horrifying crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has put the pro-Russia rebels operating in Ukraine's eastern regions center stage -- and raised all kinds of questions about who they are, what they want and who's in charge.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Man's body found hanging from tree near SW Wash. freeway lanes

A Clark County sheriff's spokesman says the body of a man has been found hanging from a tree near the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 in southwest Washington.


Related Topix: Washington Government

KNUS-AM Aurora

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire


Body might be that of last Washington landslide victim

A rain-saturated hillside along the Stillaguamish River gave way on the outskirts of the town of Oso on March 22. Authorities announced Tuesday that workers found a body believed to be that of Molly Kristine "Kris" Regelbrugge.


Related Topix: Landslide, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oso, WA, Arlington, WA, Darrington, WA


Jefferson Co. Deputies Searching for Man Accused in Jail Brawl Beating

A June 16 jail brawl left a detainee in critical condition, while the culprit was released from jail two days later.


Related Topix: Prison

The News Tribune

Washington health exchange glitches affect 6,000

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler told The Associated Press that's about all the time he's going to give the exchange to fix the problem before he starts advising people to buy their health insurance outside of it.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Clarkston, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Last body in Oso mudslide found

The Snohomish County sheriff's office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA

The Town Talk

5 ways you can still get busted for pot in Colo., Wash

While Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana for adults, don't consider it a free-for all.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Washington Government


Cooler Weather Aids Crews Fighting Washington Fire

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.


Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Tonasket, WA, Weather, Okanogan County, WA

Portland Tribune

Historian visits Lincoln exhibit at OHS

With six books and countless appearances to her name, Doris Kearns Goodwin is usually not at a loss for words.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Books, Team of Rivals, Theater, Arts

KHQ-TV Spokane

MTNG Choppers Head to Washington

Early this morning two helicopters and 17 soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard headed to Washington to help battle massive wildfires.


Related Topix: Chinook, WA, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Pateros, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Chelan, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Inmates punished following fight at Washington prison

The movements of inmates at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center are currently being restricted following two fights between several offenders.


Related Topix: Washington Government, Coyote Ridge Corrections Center, State Prisons, Prison

Bainbridge Island Review

Special program explains proposal for universal health coverage in Washington state

Islanders can learn more about a proposed bill to expand health care during a special presentation this week at the Bainbridge Island Public Library.


Inside Bay Area

Wine: Washington's Red Mountain reds

Washington's Red Mountain appellation is the state's smallest, and its viticultural history spans only about 40 years.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Weather

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

Alyssa Jumors leads her horse back to her property after storing it with a neighbor, on July 20, 2014 in Carlton, Washington.


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

Bellingham Herald

Wildfire smoke lowers E. Washington air quality

They say smoke particles could irritate eyes and noses and aggravate heart and lung disease.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Chelan, WA, Asotin, WA, Garfield, WA, Okanogan, WA

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

1 dead as Washington wildfires continue to grow1 dead as Washington...

OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - As cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on wildfire-stricken Washington state, one man has died trying to save his home.


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

Washington's wines

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.


Related Topix: Washington Government, Wine, Drink, Spring Valley (Washington, DC), Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather


Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfires

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.


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


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