Utility pulls plug on Puget Sound tidal power plan

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A utility has pulled the plug on a project that would have tested generating electricity from tidal waters flowing in and out of Puget Sound…. …read more

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Yakima voting rights plan going to federal judge

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge will be asked Friday to choose between different plans for improving Latino voting rights in Yakima…. …read more

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Spokane parents camp out for kindergarten spot

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — More than 50 parents camped out overnight at Prairie View Elementary in hope of claiming a spot Wednesday morning in next year’s kindergarten class at the popular school in the Mead School District near Spokane…. …read more

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WDFW lifts fire restrictions on most lands east of the Cascades

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2 Spokane coffee stands robbed; 3 arrests

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane police say they took three people into custody after two coffee stands were robbed within an hour and a half…. …read more

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Wash. man gets 17 years for killing friend

PROSSER, Wash. (AP) — A Grandview, Washington man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for fatally stabbing a friend, then running over his body and stashing it in a car trunk…. …read more

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Seattle police: 2 vehicles hit girl, drive off

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say two vehicles struck and seriously injured a 10-year-old girl as she crossed a street in south Seattle. Witnesses say both vehicles drove off as they tended to the child…. …read more

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Grenade found in Belfair, Wash., trash bin

BELFAIR, Wash. (AP) — The Mason County sheriff’s office says Habitat for Humanity workers in Belfair, Washington, found a World War II-era grenade in a large trash bin next to their building…. …read more

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Former King County deputy gets more prison time

SEATTLE (AP) — A former King County sheriff’s deputy who was sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty to promoting prostitution and other charges has been given a longer term after he was found to have lied to the court…. …read more

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Draft water rules tied to fish consumption out

SEATTLE (AP) — The state Department of Ecology has released a set of draft rules that updates water quality standards partly tied to how much fish people eat…. …read more

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