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18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

In Our View/Carlton Complex inferno: Remember the fire next time

A juxtaposition, cruel and humbling. The March 22 Oso mudslide, the greatest loss of life from a landslide in U.S. history.

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

22 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Wildfire that destroyed 300 homes in north-central Washington now 60 percent contained

Officials said Saturday that firefighting crews are making progress against the state's largest wildfire, with the 390-square-mile fire in the north-central part of the state now almost 60 percent contained.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Natural Disasters, Democrat, Wildfire, Fire, Okanogan County, WA, Yacolt, WA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Seattle Times

Oil trains crowd out grain shipments to NW ports

A surge in oil trains hauling North Dakota's energy bonanza is interfering with grain shipments to Pacific Northwest ports, prompting fears of a chronic crisis in which railcars carrying fossil fuels crowd out other products and disrupt exports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Lincoln County, WA

The Raw Story

Washington Republican 'Representative Beefcake' resigns over vote fraud

State officials in Washington are trying to determine whether a now-former state Representative owes them any of the money he earned as a state lawmaker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Ohio Government, US Governors, Jay Inslee

Seattle Times

Guest: Victoria’s sewage does not pollute Washington shores

WASHINGTON residents concerned about Victoria's sewage discharge might take comfort in knowing that it's a treatment system based on research by such august U.S. institutions as University of California, Berkeley, the California Institute of Technology, and the U.S. National Research Council.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, UC Berkeley, California Institute of Technology, Berkeley, CA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Columbian

Sheriff's office won't escort grain inspectors past pickets

Local members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, locked out by United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver, added a 12-foot-tall inflatable rat to their protest on Aug. 15, 2013, at the east gate of the port.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Clark County, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

KING-TV Seattle

State, Snohomish County commission to study effects of Oso slide

The State of Washington and Snohomish County established on Friday a 12-person commission to capture the lessons learned from the March 22 landslide in Oso and use those lessons to further protect communities in the future.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Jay Inslee, University of Washington

KNUS-AM Aurora

Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Twisp, WA, Okanogan County, WA

Evening Sun

Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

About 300 homes - twice as many as previously estimated - have burned in a massive wildfire in north-central Washington, a county sheriff said Friday.

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

Seattle Times

269 children from border surge taken in by Northwest states

Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Washington state, Oregon and Idaho over the past six months.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Jay Inslee, John Kitzhaber

The News Tribune

State Rep. Mike Hope resigns from Legislature

The Daily Herald of Everett reports that the Mill Creek Republican informed Gov. Jay Inslee of his resignation Thursday.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Snohomish County, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Washington state competed for Tesla factory

State officials say Washington competed to win a massive battery factory for Tesla Motors electric cars, but didn't make the list of finalists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, US Governors, Jay Inslee

PaintSquare

NTSB Lays Blame in Bridge Collapse

Poor route planning, insufficient signage, and cell-phone calls all led to a rig crash that took down Washington's Skagit River Bridge last year, federal investigators have concluded.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Vancouver, WA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Will Botched Executions Fire Up - Back Burner' Death Penalty Debate?

Yesterday brought another botched execution , with Arizona convicted murderer Joseph Wood gasping and snorting for nearly two hours before dying of lethal injection.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Jay Inslee

The Oregonian

United Grain operations slow at Port of Vancouver after Gov. Inslee pulls security escorts

Grain loading has stopped at United Grain 's terminal at the Port of Vancouver, where longshore workers are picketing after being locked out last year by the terminal's owners.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Oil Train Derails in Seattle Rail Yard; No Spill

Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

HeraldNet

In Our View/The Oso Mudslide: The last victim; the next step

Four months to the day when a landscape transfigured into a river of earth, searchers recovered the last victim of the March 22 Oso mudslide.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Snohomish County, WA, Arlington, WA, Opinion

US News & World Report

Photos: Wildfires Ignite Washington State

A firefighter drags a hose past a line of fire on Friday in Winthrop, Wash. The Carlton Complex, the largest wildfire in the state's history, destroyed around 150 homes in north-central Washington by Wednesday.

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

SFGate

Obama declares Washington wildfire emergency

On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon, center and Kathy Harding look for family heirlooms they may have been spared at a relatives house after the fire that swept through Pateros, Wash., last Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Washington, Pateros, WA, Weather, Malott, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Thousands remain without power from fire; floods still a danger

With utility poles charred and transmission lines down in the trail of the Carlton complex wildfire, about 7,000 Okanogan County customers remained without power Wednesday, according to the Okanogan Public Utility District.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Carlton, WA, Okanogan County, WA, Okanogan, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington

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