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April 10, 2014 at 7:12 AM

Thursday Memo: 911 emergency … Pellet gun and brass knuckles … Determined elk

The emergency 911 system that was out throughout the state since very early this morning is now up and running, says CenturyLink, Earlier item: The emergency 911 system is out throughout the state and the provider, CenturyLink, is working to fix it. If you have an emergency, you’re asked to call the numbers…

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January 17, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Five vehicles strike elk on I-5 near Woodland

The Columbian (MCT) Two elk walked onto Interstate 5 north of Woodland late Tuesday night, causing a crash involving five vehicles. The northbound lanes of the freeway, about two miles north of Woodland, were closed for about 10 minutes following the crash, reported at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn. The crash started…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: 5-vehicle accident, elk, killed

November 21, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Elk hooks up with soccer net in Maple Valley

MAPLE VALLEY (AP) — A young elk needed an assist after its horns became tangled in a soccer net at Rock Creek Elementary School in Maple Valley, says the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department. Officer Bruce Richards cut the net last Friday and freed the elk. A King County sheriff’s deputy who also responded recorded this video.

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December 16, 2011 at 7:03 AM

Morning Memo/Friday: Barefoot bandit sentencing … elk reprieve … sunny today?

Weather: Hey, partly sunny this afternoon with a high near 50 degrees. Not bad for December! We like that. But then it’s expected to be mostly cloudy. And then partly sunny Saturday, too, and again a high near 50. But, uh-oh, 50 percent rain Saturday night and early Sunday. No rain expected Monday, though. More

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