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September 25, 2014 at 6:01 AM

Police: small dog fatally mauled on Ore. streetcar

Portland (AP) — Police say a Pomeranian dog was fatally mauled by a pit bull Wednesday night on a Portland streetcar. The Oregonian reports that one witness says a woman and her pit bull boarded the car in northwest Portland and the larger dog almost immediately lunged at the Pomeranian already on board. Witness Cole…

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September 24, 2014 at 10:42 AM

Oregon man sentenced for selling MDMA or ‘Molly’ at The Gorge

Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA – An Oregon man was sentenced to a year in prison after admitting to selling MDMA or “Molly” at The Gorge Amphitheatre in June during the Paradiso Festival. Vincent Sproul, 22, pled guilty to delivery of a controlled substance charges after undercover police saw him sell a white powdery substance to numerous festivalgoers,…

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September 24, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Spokane sewage could be tested for marijuana level

SPOKANE (AP) — The author of Washington’s recreational pot law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC as a general measure of pot use by residents. American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Alison Holcomb proposed the idea at a Tuesday meeting of the City Council’s marijuana policy subcommittee, More

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September 24, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Wednesday Memo: Port secrecy … Exploding Marshawn? We hope not … Pot in the potty

Is secrecy in government ever a good idea? Secrecy of meetings by Seattle, Tacoma ports questioned Not quite sure what the headline means, so you’ll just have to read the story. What Seahawks learned: Exploding Marshawn Lynch myth and more Measuring pot use by testing sewage … No really. They’re talking about it in Spokane….

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September 23, 2014 at 8:35 AM

Spokane woman sues North Idaho resort over fireworks injury

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — A Spokane woman has filed a lawsuit against a northern Idaho resort contending she suffered severe burns and disfigurement when a mortar shell firework struck her in the face during a Fourth of July display. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports in a story on Tuesday that Alivia Norwood filed the lawsuit…

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September 23, 2014 at 7:12 AM

Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt

PORTLAND (AP) — After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when the officers showed up at their home, but they started laughing when they received the pizza. They’re thanking…

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September 23, 2014 at 6:45 AM

Tuesday Memo: Garbage out … Hope Solo ruling … Don’t pet the moose

Seriously? Yeah, yeah, we know, it’s good for the environment: But geez … Does the City of Seattle really have to start giving out fines to residents for putting too much compostable material into the trash? Though at $1, the fine is more of a symbolic reminder. Hope Solo can continue to…

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