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  1. Southlake, Texas, police chief named to Bellevue jobRead the original story

    19 min ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    City Manager Brad Miyake announced Monday that Mylett is expected to report to duty in early April, after the offer is finalized. Bellevue, on Seattle's east side, is the fifth largest city in Washington, with a population of nearly 130,000.


  2. Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal threatens Israel's securityRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Columbian

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday that his plans to address Congress are not aimed at disrespecting President Barack Obama, even as he assailed the U.S. leader's bid for a nuclear deal with Iran as a threat to his country's survival. "I have a moral obligation to speak up in the face of these dangers while there is still time to avert them," Netanyahu said during an address to a pro-Israel lobbying group in Washington.


  3. White wines generally cost less, but still taste great | Kitsap WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | North Kitsap Herald

    ... label for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates focuses on the arid and remote Wahluke Slope, which is the backbone of many Washington wines. Aromas of buttered toast, apricot and lemon curd lead to delicious flavors that ooze with caramel, vanilla and apple ...


  4. Blind athlete association fundraiser raises $175,000Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Columbian

    ... programs. The organization serves individuals of all ages who are blind and visually impaired throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Its goal is to enrich lives of the blind and visually impaired by adapting the practices of more than 10 ...


  5. Guest Opinion: Transportation bill neuters WA's climate change response for next 16 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Crosscut.com

    For several years, negotiations have stalled in the Washington state Senate on a transportation package that would fund necessary investment in Washington's roads, bridges, ferries and transit. Two weeks ago, a deal was proposed and moved forward by the top two Republicans and two ranking Democrats on the transportation committee.


  6. Supreme Court Justices Raise Doubts About Arizona Redistricting CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Switched

    JANUARY 20: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy stand before the State of the Union address by President Barack Obama on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to address income inequality, making it easier for Americans to afford college education, and child care.


  7. GOP Launching Last-Ditch Effort This Week To Undo Three Obama Campaign PledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Switched

    In the course of the coming week, Republicans in Washington will be refighting three of the key battles of the elections of 2008 and 2012. On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner welcomes -- against the wishes of the White House -- Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint session of Congress, where the Israeli prime minister will use the forum to challenge President Barack Obama's decision to engage with Iran in nuclear negotiations.


  8. Republican State Senator: Poor, 'Colored' People Are More Likely to Commit CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Stranger

    State senator Jim Honeyford: "I said the poor are more likely to commit crimes, and, uh, colored most likely to be poor." During a committee hearing last Thursday, Republicans in the Washington State Senate had a really hard time wrapping their heads around a proposal that would require the state to carry out racial impact statements on legislation when requested by lawmakers.


  9. Elma City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXRO radio

    ... All Council meetings, located at Elma City Hall at 202 W. Main St., are public meetings subject to the State of Washington "Open Meetings Act." The Elma City Council is composed of five Council members elected at large. The Council meets on the 1st ...


  10. Olympic High and Washington basketball legend Christian Welp dies at age 51Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Central Kitsap Reporter

    Former Olympic High School and University of Washington basketball legend Christian Welp has passed away at the age of 51, according to Ashley Walker, assistant director of Athletic Communications at UW. Welp, a 7-foot center, was Olympic High School standout who help lead the Trojans to the 1983 state championship with a 54-51 four-overtime win over Centralia.


  11. Tree harvest held up: Conservation dispute delays logging near Wallace FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HeraldNet

    ... to generate revenue with the wishes of people who want to use the area for recreation. Since statehood in 1889 Washington has set aside land to make money for schools and public agencies. State timber revenues are shrinking because forest health is ...


  12. Winds Fan 150-acre Fire in Spokane CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FireHouse.com

    ... to Miller Ranch, a hunting ranch located at 25010 W. Martin Road. The wind and dry conditions prompted the Washington Department of Natural Resources to declare a burn ban for this weekend in Spokane, Stevens and Lincoln counties. The cause of the ...


  13. Marysville Pilchuck cafeteria where shootings occurred wona t reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... more than $150,000 on initial work. The money will be paid to Educational Service District 112 out of Vancouver, Washington. The same agency helped with behind-the-scenes work when Marysville Getchell High School and Grove Elementary School were ...


  14. Environmental Groups Will Sue Port of Seattle Over Shell DealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Stranger

    ... of well-respected environmental organizations - including Earthjustice, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Sierra Club, Washington Environmental Council, and the Seattle Audubon Society - announced this morning that they're filing a lawsuit alleging that ...


  15. Milwaukee North's Darrell Riley leads All-City basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Eckford, sr., Bay View; Tommy Harbin, soph., Morse-Marshall; Zeph Herford, sr., South; Nate Hubbard-Cole, sr., Washington; Danya Kingsby, jr., Hamilton; Terrence Lewis, soph., Riverside; Jordan Poole, soph., King; Darrell Riley, sr., North. Jalen ...


  16. Kirkland Choral Society to perform at UW's Meany HallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    The Kirkland Choral Society will perform with the Philharmonia Northwest at the University of Washington's Meany Hall in Seattle at 7:30 p.m. on March 28. War & Peace features two of choral music's paeans to peace in the midst of European turmoil. Haydn's masterful Missa in Tempore Belli was composed in 1796, when Austria had suffered a string of defeats to the young Napoleon.


  17. Rubio makes more 2016 movesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Post

    ... in Palm Beach and earned a strong response for a confident speech on foreign affairs . Rubio will be stuck in Washington most of this week tending to his day job. He's expected to unveil a new tax reform plan alongside Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), a key ...


  18. 'Question everything,' says the creator of Netflix's 'House of Cards'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... of JFK. He had a lot to accomplish in a very short amount of time, and not necessarily the support of everyone in Washington. It's an almost impossible position to be in." The show's writers draw from other past presidencies as well, including ...


  19. E-9 to Open New Barrel HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Exit 133

    ... he press release from E-9 calls it "the first Barrel House in Tacoma, and possibly the state." Read more from the Washington Beer Blog.


  20. NO. 15-4-00114-1Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Vancouver Business Journal