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KXLY-TV Spokane
First day of school for WSU's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicinegoing to be trained in how to take care of people in more rural communities and
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 hours ago
going to be trained in how to take care of people in more rural communities and under served communities. According to the Washington State Department of Health, several counties and population groups within some counties (including Spokane County)... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Arlington police officers sickened by heroin smoke exposureshe said. "I hope we can work together and get rid of this problem, which is no
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 hours ago
she said. "I hope we can work together and get rid of this problem, which is not good for the community." According to the Washington State Department of Health, fentanyl killed 70 people in this state in 2016. It's considered much more deadly than... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
If you leave for the eclipse Monday, be prepared to waitthere might me be more traffic on the highways that go from the Spokane area an
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 21 hours ago
there might me be more traffic on the highways that go from the Spokane area and Seattle area into Central Oregon,” said Washington State Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Al Gilson. The total eclipse may only last a... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine welcomes its first classmore specifically in rural areas and communities with less access to health car
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 22 hours ago
more specifically in rural areas and communities with less access to health care. According to a report from the Washington State Department of Health, nationwide 20 percent of Americans live in rural areas. Only 9 percent of the nation's... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Gig Harbor landowner fined for destroying wetlandsCounty landowner has been fined $90,000 after he destroyed forested wetlands th
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
County landowner has been fined $90,000 after he destroyed forested wetlands that could take 50 years to restore. The Washington state Department of Ecology says Richard Leone of Gig Harbor hired a contractor in 2016 to illegally drain, clear... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Inmate captureda.m. on Aug. 16 at a 7-11 at the corner of Southeast 82nd Street and Powell Blv
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted yesterday
a.m. on Aug. 16 at a 7-11 at the corner of Southeast 82nd Street and Powell Blvd. Jeremy Barclay, a spokesperson for the Washington State Department of Corrections, said a citizen called 9-1-1 to report seeing Munter, who has several facial... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
3 Arlington officers hospitalized after violent reaction to secondhand heroin smokeof the illegal substances is ongoing to determine if the heroin was laced with
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
of the illegal substances is ongoing to determine if the heroin was laced with fentanyl. One person was taken into custody during this incident by Washington State Department of Corrections for a felony drug violation and outstanding... Read more
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The Seattle Times
1 of 2 escaped inmates from Washington captured in Portlandreports that the other escaped inmate is at large. Police say Tyray Munter and
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
reports that the other escaped inmate is at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources fire crew in Klickitat County at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Drivers changing tune about I-405 tolling, WSDOT saysNearly two years after the Washington State Department of Transportation instal
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
Nearly two years after the Washington State Department of Transportation installed express lane tolling on I-405, drivers are beginning to change their opinions about their effectiveness according to a new survey. WSDOT's June 2017 poll shows 60... Read more
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The Columbian
1 Washington prisoner captured in Oregon, 2nd still at largeremains at large. An alert citizen called 911 just before 6 a.m. today after s
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
remains at large. An alert citizen called 911 just before 6 a.m. today after spotting the escaped prisoner from the Washington State Department of Corrections, the Portland Police Bureau reported. Portland police officers responded and... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Escaped inmate captured in Portland; second remains loosebegan in April. He is 6 feet tall and 178 pounds. Tyray Hensley Munter, left,
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
began in April. He is 6 feet tall and 178 pounds. Tyray Hensley Munter, left, and Maksim Konstantin Petrovskiy (Credit; Washington state Department of Corrections) If you see Petrovskiy, do not approach him. Call 911 or the Olympic Corrections... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Escaped inmate captured in Portland; second remains loosebegan in April. He is 6 feet tall and 178 pounds. Tyray Hensley Munter, left,
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
began in April. He is 6 feet tall and 178 pounds. Tyray Hensley Munter, left, and Maksim Konstantin Petrovskiy (Credit; Washington state Department of Corrections) If you see Petrovskiy, do not approach him. Call 911 or the Olympic Corrections... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State officials warn of solar eclipse Armageddon: Wildfires, unprecedented traffic ‘tsunami,’ GPS miscuesstates urge you to have a printed, hard copy of a map with you. “You never kno
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
states urge you to have a printed, hard copy of a map with you. “You never know when you might lose your GPS signal,” said Washington State Department of Transportation spokeswoman Barbara LaBoe. “We think there will be some people who will try... Read more
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OregonLive.com
1 of 2 inmates on lam from Washington fire crew apprehended in Portland, police saywere searching for Maksim Konstantin Petrovskiy, 22. The duo escaped from a Gol
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
were searching for Maksim Konstantin Petrovskiy, 22. The duo escaped from a Goldendale fire work crew early Tuesday, the Washington State Department of Corrections said in a news release. The men had been seen in Portland on Tuesday, the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Escaped inmate captured in Portland; second remains loosebegan in April. He is 6 feet tall and 178 pounds. Tyray Hensley Munter, left,
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
began in April. He is 6 feet tall and 178 pounds. Tyray Hensley Munter, left, and Maksim Konstantin Petrovskiy (Credit; Washington state Department of Corrections) If you see Petrovskiy, do not approach him. Call 911 or the Olympic Corrections... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Craft brewers back bill to shrink federal tax on beerfor the smallest brewpubs to more than $100,000 for larger breweries that produ
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
for the smallest brewpubs to more than $100,000 for larger breweries that produce tens of thousands of barrels. The Washington state Department of Revenue also collects $4.78 per barrel for breweries that make fewer than 60,000 barrels a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Spokane Valley police arrest four on drug and firearm chargesto Deliver, three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Obstructing L
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
to Deliver, three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Obstructing Law Enforcement, Resisting Arrest, and a Washington State Department of Corrections Warrant. 22-year-old Bailey J. Counts was booked into Spokane county Jail for... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
WSDOT seeks new ferry employees as shortages loom; 88% of captains eligible to retire within 10 yearsareas like that,” Koog said. But what if there weren’t enough ferry workers to
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
areas like that,” Koog said. But what if there weren’t enough ferry workers to get Koog across? That’s the question the Washington State Department of Transportation is struggling with. In five to 10 years, 88% of ferry captains are eligible... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Two escape from Goldendale campThe Goldendale Police Department was contacted by the Washington State Departme
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
The Goldendale Police Department was contacted by the Washington State Department of Corrections on Aug. 15, 2017, at about 3 a.m. to report that two convicted DOC prisoners from Olympic Correction Center escaped the fire camp which was at the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
2 inmates escape from Goldendale fire crew, manhunt underwayWashington State Department of Corrections has identified the men as, Tyray Mun
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Washington State Department of Corrections has identified the men as, Tyray Munter, 30, and Maksim Petrovskiy, 22. GOLDENDALE, Wash. – Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire... Read more
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The Columbian
Eclipse fills area hotelswait list going on,” Jonassen said, referring to people trying to schedule trip
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
wait list going on,” Jonassen said, referring to people trying to schedule trips around the eclipse. Bart Treece of the Washington State Department of Transportation said they can’t pinpoint how many people will arrive in Vancouver, but the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Fire closes portion of I-90Brian Moore said both westbound lanes were still closed and had no estimated ti
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Brian Moore said both westbound lanes were still closed and had no estimated time for reopening. Moore said Washington State Department of Transportation was using old Vantage Highway as a detour for traffic going through the... Read more
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The Columbian
Padden Parkway closures to begin Fridayweekend closures starting Friday during paving projects on the east Vancouver r
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
weekend closures starting Friday during paving projects on the east Vancouver roadway. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close a single direction of Padden Parkway between Northeast 117th Avenue... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Driving delay: Anticipate closures East of Snoqualmie Pass and lane closures near VantageSPOKANE, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Transportation said drivers
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Transportation said drivers traveling across Interstate 90 will need to anticipate increased travel time if driving through Snoqualmie Pass or Vantage. WSDOT will close I-90 near Cle Ellum every... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Air quality continues to improveSPOKANE, Wash. — throughout the Inland Northwest. A look at the Washington St
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. — throughout the Inland Northwest. A look at the Washington State Department of Ecology Air Quality Map shows better air quality conditions as of Sunday morning. PHOTO: Washington State Department of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Going to Oregon for the eclipse? Fires could bring smoky skies in some placesthrough southwest Washington. “We could see a huge rush of people and long dela
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
through southwest Washington. “We could see a huge rush of people and long delays,” said Bart Treece, a spokesman for the Washington State Department of Transportation. Motorists are advised to fill their gas tanks outside of the zone of... Read more
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The Columbian
Agendas for the week’s government meetingsStrategic Government Resources for services related to the county manager recru
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Strategic Government Resources for services related to the county manager recruitment process, approval of a grant from the Washington State Department of Agriculture for Japanese knotweed control, approval of a railroad grade crossing agreement for... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Smoke gradually clearing, air quality index map shows signs of better airSPOKANE, Wash. — The Washington State Department Of Ecology air quality map is
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. — The Washington State Department Of Ecology air quality map is showing the first signs of better quality air. As the smoke is projected to move out, green dots signifying satisfactory air with little or no air pollution risk are... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Nat’l expansion for Olympia consultancyof regulatory burdens and find efficiencies in compliance management. CEO Bley
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
of regulatory burdens and find efficiencies in compliance management. CEO Bley, who was the first appointed director of Washington state Department of Financial Institutions in 1993, served nine years there before joining a large Seattle law... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Long lines at Washington State Department of Licensing officesSPOKANE, Wash. -- The Washington State Department of Licensing offices have lon
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Washington State Department of Licensing offices have long lines of people out the door. Friday morning, the line started forming outside the Department of Licensing in Spokane Valley at 6:30 a.m. Some people said they waited... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Don’t expect old Puyallup River Bridge to find new home somewhere in townvalue is to the nation and to the larger bridge enthusiast community who would
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
value is to the nation and to the larger bridge enthusiast community who would want to see this bridge preserved,” said Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) historian Craig Holstine. Now, WSDOT is seeking a new home for the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Multiple violations found at state's nuclear power plant siteThe Washington State Department of Health (DOH) last month suspended indefinite
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) last month suspended indefinitely the shipment of radioactive waste from the state’s sole nuclear power plant. Internal documents obtained by the KING 5 Investigators reveal that the Columbia... Read more
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Breitbart
State Dept.: U.S. Embassy in Cuba to Remain ‘Fully Operational’ Despite Ill DiplomatsWASHINGTON – State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Thursda
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON – State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Thursday that the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba would remain “fully operational” despite reports of American diplomats suffering suspicious physical symptoms that resulted in... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Goosed again? Local beach closes for fecal contaminationBeach – 1 week Houghton Beach – 1 week No beaches were closed in 2013 or 2012
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
Beach – 1 week Houghton Beach – 1 week No beaches were closed in 2013 or 2012 Curt Hart, a spokesperson with the Washington State Department of Ecology, said we’re seeing fewer closures on state saltwater beaches this year than normal... Read more
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The Columbian
Padden Parkway to close for pavingMonday Aug. 18 to 21 and Aug. 25 to 28, according to a news release. During th
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Monday Aug. 18 to 21 and Aug. 25 to 28, according to a news release. During the closures, contractors working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close a single direction of Padden Parkway between Northeast 117th Avenue... Read more
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CTV News
Kuwait offers support for North Korean workers then quickly backtracksaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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FOX Business
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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FOX Business
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. Continue Reading Below In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Kuwait says North Korean workers welcome then refutes itselfaid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Assoc
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story , Kuwait also said it never stopped... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
WSDOT holds open house over viaduct demolitionThe Washington State Department of Transportation held an open house Thursday n
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
The Washington State Department of Transportation held an open house Thursday night to discuss the upcoming demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. After years of construction, delay, and discussion, the viaduct will be coming down in early... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Multiple violations found at state's nuclear power plantThe Washington State Department of Health (DOH) last month suspended indefinite
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) last month suspended indefinitely the shipment of radioactive waste from the state’s sole nuclear power plant. Internal documents obtained by the KING 5 Investigators reveal that the Columbia... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
WA Labor Department: Wondersitter planning to file for bankruptcythe San Francisco-based babysitting agency Wondersitter. On Thursday, 2 Invest
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 days ago
the San Francisco-based babysitting agency Wondersitter. On Thursday, 2 Investigates spoke with a representative from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries who said an attorney notified them Wondersitter had hired a new attorney... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Driving to Oregon to see the eclipse? Read this firstcrunch. If you can, drive down to Oregon on Saturday and stay past Monday. “It
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
crunch. If you can, drive down to Oregon on Saturday and stay past Monday. “It's not a one-day deal," said Bart Treece, Washington State Department of Transportation southwest region communications manager. Vancouver, Wash. hotels are sold out... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle’s Montlake Bridge to close: Your guide to weekend traffic woesrepairs to the steel deck. If the job isn’t done now, an emergency failure and
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
repairs to the steel deck. If the job isn’t done now, an emergency failure and closure might occur later, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The bridge blockage will also close the westbound Montlake exit from Highway... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Driving to Oregon to see the eclipse? Read this firstcrunch. If you can, drive down to Oregon on Saturday and stay past Monday. “It
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
crunch. If you can, drive down to Oregon on Saturday and stay past Monday. “It's not a one-day deal," said Bart Treece, Washington State Department of Transportation southwest region communications manager. Vancouver, Wash. hotels are sold out... Read more
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