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  1. Washington Legislature's to-do list hasn't changed muchRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Columbian

    ... sides said they still do not have a deal on a two-year state operating budget. ( OLYMPIA - The to-do list for the Washington state Legislature hasn't changed much since lawmakers first gathered in Olympia in January. Create a two-year state ...

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  2. State to release Puget Sound steelhead in lakes, not riversRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | KOMO News

    Thousands of hatchery-raised steelhead trout will be released into Washington lakes rather than Puget Sound rivers this year, after federal biologists said they want to do a fuller review to ensure that hatchery fish don't harm federally threatened wild steelhead. The decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service means that for a second year, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife will keep nearly 300,000 early-winter hatchery steelhead out of the Dungeness, Nooksack and Stillaguamish rivers.

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  3. City refines its look into voting districtsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  4. Wilf Woods: A tale of two Roosevelt cousinsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  5. Mayor's Beat | The joys of being Langley's mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

    I'd like to relay some recent joys of being mayor of Langley: attending the Revitalize Washington Conference and witnessing the Langley Main Street Excellence Awards. The Spark Radio Museum in downtown Bellingham was the perfect venue on Thursday, May 7, for some well-deserved recognition and appreciation.

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  6. Rare footage captures Charles Lindbergh's Seattle visitRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A donor has given the University of Washington rare footage of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh's 1927 visit to Seattle as part of his 48-state tour. The Seattle Times reports the film captures the national hero at the height of his fame in 1927, months after his solo flight across the Atlantic ocean.

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  7. Web headRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Almaden Resident

    ... of bees to pollinate blooms. "If you see a bee around, let me know," he told me. "Write me a letter." PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury ...

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  8. Matt's Action Cam: Chattaroy Cheese CoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A sheriff's officer says that when three Pacific Crest Trail hikers from Spokane, Washington, left a phone message with the trail association saying they had lost the trail in central Oregon and needed a return call, they had no idea their message would trigger a two-day search. OLYMPIA, Wash.

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  9. Washington Legislature's to-do list hasn't changed muchRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... a second special session to begin Friday. Photo: Ted S. Warren, AP OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The to-do list for the Washington state Legislature hasn't changed much since lawmakers first gathered in Olympia in January. -Create a two-year state operating ...

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  10. Woman gets 30 months for tax-fraud scheme hatched in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... received about $56,000 in tax refunds through a scheme she hatched between 2007 and 2007 while an inmate at the Washington Women's Correctional Center in Purdy. According to prosecutors, Henderson became friends with inmates across the country and ...

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  11. No simple fix to school funding issue | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    ... tax levies. This is envisioned as a dollar-for-dollar trade. Another idea would create a capital-gains tax on Washington's wealthiest 7,500 residents to generate a pot of money that could displace some of those local levy dollars. Complicating ...

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  12. Crabbing season to open soon in select Washington areasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

    ... allowing for an early start to the fishing season in that area, said Rich Childers, shellfish policy lead for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. "Sport crabbers in that area have fallen short of reaching their catch quota in recent ...

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  13. Spokane hikers trigger Oregon search with phone messageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... BEND, Ore. - A sheriff's officer says that when three Pacific Crest Trail hikers from Spokane, Washington, left a phone message with the trail association saying they had lost the trail in central Oregon and needed a return call, they had no idea ...

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  14. Governor signs bill to incorporate financial education into K-12 learning requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Central Kitsap Reporter

    Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Substitute Senate Bill 5202, making Washington State one of only 20 other states requiring financial education incorporation into existing K-12 learning requirements. "As the owner of two small businesses, I've noticed that a number of my younger employees lack the basic tools to make good personal financial decisions," bill sponsor Senator Mark Mullet said.

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  15. Get your car ready for summer trips | Sound DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    ere in Washington we have many opportunities for summer outdoor adventures, ranging from day trips to weekend trips to a week or longer. The last thing anyone wants is a summer-vacation-turned-nightmare because of car trouble. Car trouble near home ...

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  16. Repeat offender pleads guilty to child porn offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old man previously convicted of child pornography offenses in Florida moved to Lake Tapps, Washington, and volunteered to baby-sit for families in his neighborhood so he could gain access to young boys and produce more child porn. The U.S. attorney's office says Caleb Dean Eccles pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Tacoma to production, possession and distribution of child pornography.

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  17. State waives license for free fishing daysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

    ... During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington. Also, no vehicle access pass or Discover Pass will be required during Free Fishing Weekend to park at any of the nearly 700 ...

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  18. Toward a more informed citizenry | in Our OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island

    ... the Legislature this year, requires schools to use the curriculum, "Since Time Immemorial: Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State," which is available at no cost to school districts. "Since Time Immemorial," developed by the Office of the ...

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  19. Talking herbs: When and where to plant | the Compleat Home GardenerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    ... never water it all. Rainfall alone is enough to keep lavender producing blooms and fragrant foliage in Western Washington. A. Yes! Ignore the sun-loving basil, and thyme and if you have partial shade enjoy parsley, fennel, lemon balm, and sweet ...

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  20. Turnek's success leads to tough choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Whidbey News-Times

    ... dream is to play for the USA national team, but there is no guarantee she will be selected. University of Washington head coach Amy Griffin, who is recruiting Turnek to play for the Huskies, recently reached out to the USA national soccer program on ...

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