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May 13, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Record Mother’s Day climb on Mount St. Helens

By ANDRE STEPANKOWSKY The Daily News LONGVIEW — Sunday was the mother of all climbing days at Mount St. Helens. A record number of permits — 971 — were sold to climb the Southwest Washington volcano that day. In honor of Mother’s Day, many of the climbers wore skirts or dresses. “The big draw with Mother’s Day…


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October 3, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Despite government shutdown, WIC program will operate through October

Washington’s Women, Infants and Children’s nutrition program will continue to operate through October, regardless of a federal government shutdown, Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on its website today. The program, which provides assistance and referrals to pregnant and nursing women in low-income households, was expected to operate only until Wednesday, but the U.S. Department…


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