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September 22, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Barge runs over pontoon boat on Snake River

WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County sheriff’s deputies say three people are lucky to be alive after a barge ran over their pontoon boat on the Snake River. The sheriff’s office says a man with his 11-year-old grandson and a 16-year-old exchange student were night fishing and asleep early Sunday when their pontoon drifted into barge lanes. After…

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September 22, 2014 at 8:48 AM

Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

ANCHORAGE — A reporter for an Alaska TV station revealed on the air that she owns a medical-marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday night’s broadcast, KTVA’s Charlo Greene identified herself as owner of the business and said she would be devoting all…

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September 21, 2014 at 12:27 PM

1 killed in collision with patrol car near Ephrata

EPHRATA  (AP) — The Washington State Patrol is investigating a vehicle collision that killed a 22-year-old woman and injured a Grant County sheriff’s deputy. The crash involving the two drivers happened Saturday morning about 8 miles south of Ephrata. The Patrol says 22-year-old McKenna B. Fuglie, of Ephrata, died at the scene. The Grant County sheriff’s office said…

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September 21, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Man sought in Sequim-area stabbing

SEQUIM (AP) — The Clallam County sheriff’s office is searching for a 20-year-old man who fled after allegedly stabbing the mother of his child in an alley near Sequim. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the stabbing happened at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say witnesses reported seeing Deeon Emilio Gonzales stabbing the woman in an alley…

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September 21, 2014 at 9:38 AM

2 clinging to boat rescued near Westport

GRAYS HARBOR  (AP) — Coast Guard crews have rescued two boaters and a dog who were found clinging to their overturned vessel in the water near Westport Saturday. A crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion spotted the three while on routine patrol of the waters. They launched a small boat to rescue the 52-year-old man,…

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September 21, 2014 at 9:07 AM

Sunday Memo: Seahawks Sunday … Domestic violence: We’re worse than NFL … Corgi shot dead remembered

The Seahawks‘ game against the Denver Broncos this afternoon may appear to be a rematch of their Super Bowl meeting of last season, but not really … See was sport’s writer Bob Condotta has to say about it. And speaking of the NFL, the reported domestic violence incidents involving some of its players…

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September 18, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Thursday Memo: Pot-store problems … Cross-country dog … Armpit fire … M’s poll

You need a good business plan, people: OK, a lack of preparedness by applicants isn’t the only reason there’s only one pot store operating in Seattle, but the retail marijuana biz isn’t going smoothly due to a number of factors, including a lack of supply, limited locations, and red tape. Dog gone, dog…

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September 18, 2014 at 6:47 AM

Man arrested after 75-mile high-speed chase

RITZVILLE — Washington State Patrol troopers have arrested a 52-year-old Spokane Valley man after a 75-mile high-speed pursuit that took them from the Spokane area southwest to Ritzville along Interstate 90. KREM-TV reports that troopers say they had received several reports of a man driving erratically Wednesday on I-90 in Spokane. They say he refused to…

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