Tag Archive for SECTION

More than 2 years for former water district clerk

SEATTLE (AP) — A former office manager of a suburban Seattle water district has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for embezzling about $350,000…. …read more

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Navy seeks permit for Northwest training exercises

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar and explosive exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns among marine mammal advocates…. …read more

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Senate: No tax breaks for pot production

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Senate has unanimously passed a measure that would exclude producers of marijuana and marijuana-infused products from qualifying for agriculture tax breaks…. …read more

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Wash. to issue first pot-growing license Wednesday

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state is set to issue its first legal marijuana business license…. …read more

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Spokane councilman spends staff money on homeless

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane City Councilman Steve Salvatori says the homeless need a place to sleep more than he needs a full-time assistant…. …read more

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Record wine grape harvest in 2013 in Washington

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A record 210,000 tons of wine grapes were harvest last year in Washington…. …read more

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Taxi passenger killed in crash near Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A taxicab passenger was killed and three other people were injured in a head-on collision with a pickup truck early Tuesday on Highway 167 east of Tacoma…. …read more

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2 convicted in Texas drug ring face prison, fines

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Two men face up to life in prison and possible $10 million fines for helping recruit drivers and couriers in a Texas drug trafficking ring…. …read more

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Indiana developer sentenced for W. Pa. kickbacks

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former vice president of an Indiana development company will spend 18 months in federal prison for taking $766,000 in kickbacks to get a Pittsburgh-area construction firm work on two mall projects…. …read more

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Pedestrian killed on Interstate 5 near Woodland

WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — A semi-truck hit and killed a man early Monday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Woodland in southwest Washington…. …read more

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