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3 hrs ago | 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.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KOMO News

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sunherald.com

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.

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

KOMO News

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.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Burned cat rescued from Washington fires hopes to be reunited with family

Fueled by erratic winds, the wildfires in Central Washington continue to blaze a swath of destruction.

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Related Topix: Pateros, WA, Chelan, WA

UnionLeader.com

Teen, 19, stabbed in Concord; man charged in Rochester choking

Police were called to the area of Centre and Washington streets around 2:40 a.m. for a report of a stabbing and found the victim.

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Related Topix: Concord Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

NWCN.com

Carlton Complex fire now 299,000 acres

OKANOGAN, COUNTY, Wash. - The Carlton Complex has grown to more than 299,000 acres with zero percent containment, fire officials said Sunday morning.

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

The News Tribune

Q&A: East Pierce fire chief talks about fighting wildfires in Eastern Washington

It takes a village – or more like several dozen – to fight the kind of fires burning in Central and Eastern Washington.

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Related Topix: Bonney Lake, WA, South Prairie, WA, Goldendale, WA

Sunherald.com

13 candidates seek open House seat

A crowded field of candidates is seeking to replace retiring Republican Rep. Doc Hastings.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Barack Obama, Eltopia, WA

Central Kitsap Reporter

Washington Chardonnay evolves with times, styles | Kitsap Week

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

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Walla Walla, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Firefighters on the front lines of Carlton Complex

The Carlton Complex fire has exploded to more than 200,000 acres and it's already destroyed nearly 100 homes.

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Related Topix: Fire, Spokane, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Gusty winds fuel destructive Washington wildfire

An American Flag waves in the breeze as a wildfire approaches on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Malott, Wash.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Washington Government, Weather, Malott, WA

Christian Science Monitor

2014 wildfire season worse than usual across the West

A massive, swiftly-moving wildfire has destroyed some 100 homes in several small communities in Washington State northeast of Seattle , sending residents fleeing under mandatory evacuation orders.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Oregon, Oregon Government, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington Government, Arizona, Arizona Government

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KSTP

High Winds Push Growing Washington Wildfire

Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.

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

USA Today

Wildfire continues to rage in Washington

A growing wildfire pushed by gusty winds continued to threaten homes in central Washington, fire officials said Saturday.

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

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