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November 24, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Marysville students and staff to dismantle shooting memorial

The Associated Press MARYSVILLE — The pictures, balloons and flowers that covered a fence at Marysville-Pilchuck High School after last month’s shooting are being removed. The chain-link fence became a temporary memorial to the four students who were shot to death and the wounded student who is recovering. There are also kind words for the…

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June 6, 2014 at 7:07 AM

2 remain hospitalized after Thursday’s shooting at SPU

UPDATE, 3:12 p.m.: The 19-year-old woman has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, according to Harborview Medical Center. She is now breathing on her own and conscious. The 24-year-old man remains in satisfactory condition. ORIGINAL POST: Two people remain in a Seattle hospital after Thursday’s shooting at Seattle Pacific University. Harborview Medical Center says a 20-year-old…

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September 20, 2012 at 10:31 AM

Ellensburg park honors, Washoe, first sign-language chimp

The Associated Press ELLENSBURG — A park in downtown Ellensburg will be dedicated Saturday in memory of Washoe, the first chimpanzee to communicate with American Sign Language. Washoe came to Central Washington University in 1980 with professors Roger and Debbie Fouts who researched communication with chimpanzees. Washoe was born in Africa and took her name…

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February 27, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Flags at state agencies to fly at half-staff to honor fallen trooper

In memory of Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu, Gov. Chris Gregoire has announced that flags at all Washington state agency buildings will be lowered to half-staff this coming Thursday. Radulescu, 44, was shot to death Feb. 23rd in Kitsap County while making a traffic stop near Gorst in Kitsap County. The lowering of flags coincides with…

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October 13, 2011 at 12:19 PM

Former Gov. Rosellini memorial services scheduled

Memorial services will be held Sunday and Monday for former Gov. Al Rosellini, who died this week at the age of 101. Rosellini served as governor from 1957 to 1965. He died Monday in Seattle after complications from  pneumonia. Perhaps best known for championing the Highway 520 floating bridge that bears his name, Rosellini was honored…

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