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July 1, 2014 at 6:13 AM

Woman trying to save dog drowns in Wenatchee River

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County sheriff says a 29-year-old Cashmere woman intent on rescuing her dog from the Wenatchee River has drowned. The dog made its way to shore and survived. Sheriff Brian Burnett says a friend of Sabra Crafton told dispatchers he tried to reach her when she began to struggle in the water at…


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May 23, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Friday Memo: Hwy. 20 crash … canine reunion … rain and traffic for holiday

Deadly crash: The Washington State Patrol is reporting a deadly crash on Highway 20 near Sedro-Woolley. There are two confirmed dead and 3 injured, according to tweets from Trooper Mark Francis. Two of the people were airlifted with life-threatening injuries. Highway 20 is closed and will remain closed for at least …


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May 19, 2014 at 7:40 AM

Dog rescued from Kennewick ravine

The Tri-City Herald Two emergency responders using ropes and harnesses were lowered into a ravine to rescue a dog south of Kennewick. Firefighters from Benton Fire District 1 and the Kennewick Fire Department were called out early Saturday to help the dog from a washed out area behind the Zintel Canyon Dam, said Capt. Devin Helland with…


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April 4, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Kirkland police dog hit while tracking suspect

The Associated Press KIRKLAND, Wash.  — A police dog was hit by a vehicle while tracking a suspect early Friday in Kirkland. The dog named Thor suffered a bump on the head and was taken a veterinary clinic. He’s expected to recover. KIRO reports  the driver was not believed to be at fault. The suspect who was wanted in…


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March 27, 2014 at 7:07 AM

Thursday Memo: Many may never be found … Helped dog or stole it? … Dust storm season is here

One of the many things that are so haunting about the massive mudslide: Volunteer firefighter Jan McClelland said she doesn’t think the number of victims trapped in the mud is as high as the number of missing-person reports, which stands at 90 and at one point was 176. However, she believes most victims have…


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March 12, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Wildlife officials spay female wolf

SPOKANE (AP) — State wildlife officials had to capture and spay an endangered female gray wolf after she hooked up with a domestic guard dog in Pend Oreille County. The Spokesman-Review reported Wednesday the wolf was one of two females in the Ruby Creek Pack that biologists have been tracking with GPS collars since July. Biologists learned…


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January 15, 2014 at 7:40 AM

Man arrested after small dog is punched, killed

EVERETT (AP) — A 33-year-old Everett, Wash., man accused of fatally punching his girlfriend’s small dog on Christmas has been arrested for investigation of felony animal cruelty. The Daily Herald reports  that police say the 14-pound Cockapoo named Romeo was beaten while the man and his girlfriend were having guests over for a holiday dinner. The…


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