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  1. Everett mayor wants air service to Paine Field, despite some local opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson offers the fact that he answered questions about commercial air service to Everett's Paine Field from his car, while driving from Olympia to Everett, as evidence for how important it is to the community. The hard-fought issue is moving toward some kind of a resolution, with a possible Snohomish County vote scheduled for March 2, after a spirited council meeting Tuesday, during which council members got an earful about opponents opposition, according to press reports.

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  2. No 'green rush'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... and Jason Smit co-founded Avitas, which grows top-shelf weed for recreational pot stores from Bellingham to Olympia. When voters in 2012 approved Initiative-502 to legalize recreational marijuana for adults, Smith saw an entrepreneurial opportunity. ...

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  3. Budding marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... and Jason Smit co-founded Avitas, which grows top-shelf weed for recreational pot stores from Bellingham to Olympia. When voters in 2012 approved Initiative-502 to legalize recreational marijuana for adults, Smith saw an entrepreneurial opportunity. ...

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  4. in Re: the Welfare of a.W. and M.W. State of WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... & Koch PLLC, Seattle, WA, for Appellant. Anne Elizabeth Egeler, Carrie Hoon Wayno, Office of the Attorney General, Olympia, WA, for Respondent. A 1 In 2010, the legislature enacted a new guardianship statute, chapter 13.36 RCW (new statute), to ...

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  5. LWHS student Sam Dorsey serves as page on OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... Washington farmers, potato farmers, the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and small businesses. "Each person came to Olympia because they wanted to help make a difference in the state," Sam said. "Although some might not succeed, the dedication they ...

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  6. Editorial: Exports-dependent economy on trade agenda - Sun, 22 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... did during the Great Depression. Washington thrives in a robust trading environment. By year-end, we need action in Olympia and Washington, D.C., that assures we have one.

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  7. Tickets on sale for Clallam GOP's March 7 Lincoln Day DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... corner of King County. Attendees will hear what is happening politically, not only in Port Angeles but also in Olympia and other areas, organizers said. Auction items will include a Remington 870-20-gauge, pump-action shotgun; a salmon fishing trip ...

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  8. Boeing a big topic at rally in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | HeraldNet

    On Friday, he stood on the steps of the state Capitol with several hundred workers from other unions at a rally where one of the themes was to stop giving Boeing such a generous tax break if it continues reducing its workforce in the state. "I bleed Boeing blue and I have since I was a little boy," Nowlin said.

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  9. Lawmakers look at capping price of college text booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... kind of expensive but I mean that would be better than $200," Shaw said. A second bill is also being looked at in Olympia. It would create a pilot program at Eastern Washington University. The program would allow the university's library to give up ...

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  10. WA house OKs bill banning ticket botsRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    WA house OKs bill banning ticket bots House Bill 1091 passed the chamber Monday and now heads to the Senate for consideration. Check out this story on KREM.com: OLYMPIA, Wash.

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  11. Some state lawmakers want more focus on costs of voter initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    Initiative activist Tim Eyman, right, talks to reporters in 2011 at the Capitol in Olympia as he stands next to a chart of state government spending over the years. The fiscal impact of initiatives passed by Washington voters has led lawmakers to introduce a handful of bills in the 2015 legislative session addressing the initiative process and informing voters of potential costs on the ballot.

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  12. Eye on Olympia: Portion of U.S. Highway 101 would be called Medal of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... grenade into his midsection before it exploded in the battle for Roi Namur in the Marshall Islands. Meanwhile in Olympia, Tharinger cosponsored legislation requiring "after-the-bell" breakfasts for needy students. According to Van De Wege, Helen ...

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  13. Westneat: Legislature's gun ban smacks of hypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... the state just did. Why? Because they won't let us." When about 20 protesters went into the House viewing gallery in Olympia last month and waved around their rifles and pistols, our typically pro-gun Legislature suddenly got very uncomfortable. ...

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  14. Community Events in the River Valley & Ozark AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    ... perform at 2 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Winter, a banjo-pickin' songstress from Arkansas who now lives in Olympia, Washington, stems from an old-time bluegrass band grown from punk roots as she weaves a poetry of song, old and new. Lee, a ...

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  15. Rachel Corrie's Family Denied Justice From Israel's Highest CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | OpEdNews

    ... death, on charges that the military either killed her deliberately or was negligent. Corrie, who hailed from Olympia, Washington, had been volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement for two months in Gaza when she was run over and ...

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  16. Sleater-Kinney brings back the riot in DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... place. Corin Tucker, Carrie... There's nothing like a seven-year vacation to put things in perspective. For the Olympia, Wash., rock act Sleater-Kinney , it seems to be just what they needed. The band, the most influential to come out of the "riot ...

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  17. Record high temps in Redmond, NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The National Weather Service says both Seattle and Olympia, Washington, set high temperature records on Friday, as did Redmond, Oregon, while the Portland suburb of Troutdale tied the record high for the date. Olympia's high was 63 degrees, breaking the old record for Feb. 13 of 58 degrees, set in 1996.

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  18. Israel Top Court denies justice to Family of Slain Activist Rachel CorrieRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Juan Cole

    ... death, on charges that the military either killed her deliberately or was negligent. Corrie, who hailed from Olympia, Washington, had been volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement for two months in Gaza when she was run over and ...

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  19. Editorial: Self-serving bills need impartial scrutiny - Sat, 14 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    A suggestion for elected officials: Hire an average citizen as a consultant, and run so-called reforms past him or her. If an idea induces eye-rolling, drop it.

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  20. Record high temps in Seattle, Olympia, Wash.Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The National Weather Service says both Seattle and Olympia, Washington, set high temperature records on Friday while the Portland, Oregon, suburb of Troutdale tied the record high for the date. Olympia's high was 63 degrees, breaking the old record for Feb. 13 of 58 degrees, set in 1996.

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