Prosecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets

By By GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s elected prosecutor says he’s dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law…. …read more

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Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

By By JEFF BARNARD A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming…. …read more

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Just in time for fall: New section of SR 502 set to open to traffic

Drivers and residents along State Route 502 who have been patient through all of the construction activities will soon be rewarded with a brand new stretch of paved road just before the construction season gives way to the rainy season. …read more

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Totem pole to explain why sun shines in Sequim

SEQUIM, Wash. (AP) — The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is donating a totem pole to the new City Hall in Sequim (skwim)…. …read more

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Sex offender suspected of Arlington voyeurism

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Police say a man suspected of peeping into a girl’s window at Arlington is a 51-year-old Level 3 sex offender with a prior conviction for voyeurism…. …read more

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Big fence to protect Skagit farm from elk herd

BIRDSVIEW, Wash. (AP) — More than two miles of fencing over 6 feet high is being installed at a cattle breeding farm near the Skagit River in an attempt to prevent elk from barging in and eating the cattle feed…. …read more

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9 missile silos near Spokane held nuclear bombs

By By TOM SOWA SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Back in 1961 the U.S. Air Force, without any attempt at secrecy or stealth, hauled nine long-range ballistic missiles by truck from California to Eastern Washington…. …read more

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Worker dies at Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A worker for an electrical contractor died while installing wiring at the Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview…. …read more

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Woman dies in Walla Walla County Jail

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — A 32-year-old woman died while in custody Sunday night at the county jail in Walla Walla…. …read more

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Spokane man shoots pit bull attacking service dog

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — No charges are expected against a man who shot a pit bull in Spokane because it had attacked his service dog…. …read more

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