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Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington says it has returned a $100,000 donation because it came with the provision that the money couldn't be used to support transgender girls.

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Tulalip man died while fighting brush fire

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal's office says a fatal brush fire on the Tulalip Indian Reservation spread from outdoor vegetation burning.

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Fire crews gain ground on central Washington brush fire

State officials say a wildfire that has burned across nearly 5 ½ square miles of sagebrush and grass near the town of Mansfield in central Washington is 50 percent contained.

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Washington Legislature cuts state tuition by 15-20 percent

A decision this week to cut tuition for Washington state's public universities by 15 to 20 percent over the next two years is a rare move.

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Officials getting hand on Wenatchee fire

Sleep Hollow fire has burned dozens of homes

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GP Pier not open for firework-watching

Study says pier is unsafe and failing

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State Patrol: Arsonist setting fires on I-5 in Northwest Washington

As many as a dozen brushfires on I-5 southbound between Marysville and Mount Vernon may have been an act of arson.

Fire broke out in the 1500 block of Samish Way Tuesday, June 30

Blaze torches yard close to So. Bellingham home

The Bellingham Fire Department quickly got the upper hand on a fire that broke out in bushes in front of a home on Samish Way Tuesday morning

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Second Shell drill rig leaves for Alaska

Met by Arctic drilling protesters

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39 local restaurants score well for safe food handling

All received the Silver Platter Award

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Fire damages home on Yukon Way

Four people were able to leave safely.

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