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Sea star disease strikes peninsula marine centers

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — The disease wreaking havoc on wild sea star populations on the West Coast has struck captive collections in the Olympic Peninsula…. …read more

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3.6 earthquake shakes up central Puget Sound

SEATTLE (AP) — A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook up the central Puget Sound area Monday morning…. …read more

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Washington suspect's escape is short lived

EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — A 29-year-old man managed to escape from the Grant County jail on Sunday, but was apprehended less than three hours later…. …read more

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California man presumed drowned in Ocean Shores

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — An 18-year-old California man is missing and presumed drowned in Ocean Shores after a strong rip current pulled in a group of people…. …read more

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Idea for 3rd bridge over Columbia River revealed

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A concept for a proposed third bridge over the Columbia River in Clark County has been revealed, adding another element to a protracted debate on how to ease congestion between these parts of Washington and Oregon…. …read more

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Cost of Washington wildfires so far: $50 million

SEATTLE (AP) — The cost of fighting this season’s wildfires in Washington, including the largest one in the state’s history, has crossed the $50 million mark…. …read more

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Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dies

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76…. …read more

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