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Record setting rainfall across Western Washington

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Saturday's rain set records across Western Washington, from Olympia to Bellingham. And the National Weather Service says the rain isn't over yet.

Record rainfall of 1.71 inches was recorded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Saturday. The weather

Scientists working to define Cascadia Subduction Zone

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Scientists are just back from a monthlong research cruise in the Pacific Ocean off Washington state, where they were trying to find the stickiest point on a section of the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ), the

Whooping cough cases decrease in WA but not gone

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — As Oregon and national health officials raise the alarm about whooping cough in the Pacific Northwest, Washington health officials report the illness is declining.

The Daily News reports (http://is.gd/kcEqfK ) that by mid-July this year, there were

Fisher making a comeback in Washington State

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A weasel-like mammal that saw its numbers in Washington state dwindle to nothing over the past century is in the midst of a comeback. Wildlife officials reintroduced 90 fishers to the Olympic peninsula a few years

Wash. woman gets nearly 3 years in swindle

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say an Ocean Park, Wash., woman has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for swindling a retired St. Helens, Ore., man out of nearly $650,000.

Lisa Mottaghi was sentenced Wednesday in federal court

Cops dealing Doritos at post-legalization Hempfest

SEATTLE (AP) - A few things will be different at this year's Hempfest, the 22-year-old marijuana-friendly "protestival" on Seattle's waterfront.

When it starts Friday, the haze of pot smoke might smell a little more like victory, after Washington and Colorado became

Dog defends owner in Castle Rock attack

CASTLE ROCK, Wash. (AP) - Police in the southwest Washington community of Castle Rock say a female jogger's dog attacked and chased off a man who had knocked the woman down in an attempt to grab her cell phone.

The Daily

Amber Alert ends with teen found safe in Idaho

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) - The FBI says it's sending a team to Idaho to investigate the shooting that led to the death of a man suspected of killing a California woman and her young son and abducting her 16-year-old daughter.

Forty-year-old

Washington high court tosses Elma drug homicide conviction

OLYMPIA, Washington (AP) - The State Supreme Court has unanimously thrown out an Elma woman's conviction for controlled substances homicide due to a defect in the charging papers filed against her.

Brenda Zillyette was charged after investigators in Grays Harbor County

Feds to start shooting barred owls

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to start dispatching hunters into Northwest forests this fall to start a last-ditch effort to save the threatened northern spotted owl from extinction.

The agency on Tuesday released a