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  1. Man dies, 3 rafters rescued from Lake ChaplainRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a 38-year-old man is dead and three other people were rescued after a raft overturned in Lake Chaplain in Sultan, Washington, on Saturday afternoon.

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  2. Welcome, MisawaRead the original story

    43 min ago | Wenatchee World

    We were asked to share this recent letter to David Kelts, president of the Wenatchee Valley Misawa Sister City Association, from Misawa City Mayor Kazumasa Taneichi. It touches on some important themes as we prepare to welcome the Misawa delegates this week, and shares the benefits and joys of our long sister city relationship: For as little as 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.

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  3. Yes, better togetherRead the original story

    44 min 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. a primary quadrennial quandry | Jerry CornfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Renton Reporter

    That will mean the vast majority of Washington's 3.9 million registered voters won't have a hand in narrowing the field of presidential candidates. On the bright side, canceling the primary will save taxpayers $11.5 million.

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  5. ?Washington Business Report? ? April 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TBD.com

    For this week's One-On-One, Cooper caught up with Seth Goldman, co-founder and TeaEO of HonestTea. Goldman spoke about the birth of HonestTea, and how the company does business and remains Washington-based.

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  6. In Our View: Inslee Awaits Climate WinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    While the game isn't over yet in the 2015 Washington Legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee couldn't help but glance at the scoreboard last week. Using the occasion of Wednesday's Earth Day recognition to assess the work of lawmakers thus far, Inslee said, "It's been an absolute goose egg when it comes to doing anything for the environment."

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  7. County Kiwanis, Key clubs mark global organization's 100thRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... also worked to raise money for the project. The Pacific Northwest District Key Clubs, made up of schools in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and British Columbia and parts of California and Idaho, raised more than $87,000 for Project Eliminate last year. ...

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  8. Japan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... is first among several leaders of Asia, including China and South Korea, visiting the U.S. this year, a sign of Washington's growing attention to the region. He can point to his brief summit the week before with Chinese President Xi Jinping as a ...

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  9. Legislature misses the chance to limit vaccine exemptions | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    The Washington State Medical Association is extremely disappointed that state legislators have failed to pass legislation removing the personal/philosophical vaccine exemption . Given Washington state's nationally low vaccination rates, this bill was our best opportunity for elected officials to rise above politics on this serious public health issue - all but guaranteeing that many of our state's children will remain at risk for outbreaks of preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough.

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  10. Lawmakers can ensure opportunity for students, economic growth with...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    Innovative companies across the state such as Avista and Zulily have made Washington one of the leaders in the country in the concentration of science, technology, engineering, and math jobs. However, our education system is facing challenges to keep up with the demand to produce a diverse and world-class workforce.

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  11. Undefeated Islanders surge past Eastside Catholic | Prep boys lacrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

    ... going to take this win and move forward and try to get better." Next, Mercer Island will face off against Lake Washington (6-3, 5-1) at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 29 at Lake Washington High School. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's ...

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  12. After five years, consumers have embraced the Affordable Care Act | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | North King County

    Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law five years ago, Washingtonians have sent a powerful message: The Affordable Care Act is working, and the quality health-care coverage choices offered on Washington Healthplanfinder are what consumers need, want and like. They have also made it clear they don't want this coverage taken away.

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  13. Pending home sales up 23 percent in Kitsap CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Port Orchard

    ... In comparison, the Northwest Multiple Listing Service region, which includes 21 counties in Western and Central Washington, reported an overall closed-sales increase of 17.66 percent in March and a 13.83 percent decline in inventory. The median ...

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  14. Hiking Steptoe Butte SunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Spokane 7

    ... . Don't forget your camera as you will get the opportunity to see one of the most amazing sunsets in the State of Washington. Additional information emailed after registration.

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  15. Lindquist steps forward in UW's QB battleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    According to head coach Chris Petersen, the University of Washington's quarterback competition will still be a three-man battle heading into fall practices. But based on factors such as experience and poise, not to mention his showing in Saturday's spring football finale, junior Jeff Lindquist is the man to beat for the starting job in the 2015 season.

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  16. Gov. Inslee joins thousands of teachers in rally at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Thousands of teachers and their supporters crowded the steps of the Washington state Capitol's legislative building for a rally Saturday morning to call for teacher pay raises, smaller class sizes and less standardized testing. More than 4,000 people attended the hour-long rally.

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  17. Great whites, pinks from Great NW Wine CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    At last month's Great Northwest Wine Competition - the largest judging ever held of wines from Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Idaho - helped highlight some of our region's top white and ros wines. The competition, which took place at the Columbia Gorge Hotel, drew 1,204 entries.

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  18. Londry-Jackson to Face Former TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... for 3 p.m. The Spokane Shock earned their first win of the 2015 season thanks to one last Carson Coffman to Mike Washington touchdown pass in the overtime to win 56-55 over the Orlando Predators at the Spokane Arena on Saturday night. The Spokane ...

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  19. Sun shines on Washington Coast Cleanup across Peninsula [Photo Gallery]Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    Sally Davis of Port Townsend drains a beer bottle she found stuck in a piece of driftwood on a downtown beach in Port Townsend on Saturday during the Washington Coast Cleanup weekend. Michael Huston of the San Francisco Bay Area films Ken Campbell and Campbell's son, Micah Campbell, age 8, of Tacoma during cleanup at Rialto Beach on Saturday morning.

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  20. Lax medical-pot rules to go as Inslee signs overhaul billRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize it with Washington's new market for recreational pot. The new legislation is effective July 1, 2016.

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