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April 11, 2014

Orcas community trying to stop deportation

Sawmill owners fight to keep undocumented worker

oil refinery

April 11, 2014

Third oil-by-rail terminal proposed on Wash. coast

Port of Grays Harbor propose oil terminal

Washington mudslide survivor Amanda Skorjanc, 25, talks to the media while sitting in her hospital bed with her partner Ty Suddarth at her side on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Seattle. On March 22, Skorjanic said she was trapped in a pocket formed by her broken couch and pieces of her roof and said she remembers hearing the voices of several men coming to her aid. She had two broken legs and a broken arm.

April 10, 2014

Mudslide survivor recounts deadly morning

Woman pulled from Oso rubble begins healing process

Searchers on water and land look through debris following a deadly mudslide, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed.

April 10, 2014

Oso missing list falls to ten, deaths grow to 36

Study shows mudslide speed hit 60 mph

train tracks

April 10, 2014

Wash. Senators push stronger rail safety

Murray, Cantwell speak out at rail safety hearing

shot spill

April 10, 2014

Teenager’s rape serves as warning to parents

Two men arrested for raping teenager at party


April 10, 2014

Police chase ends up tree

Dog trees man running from cops


April 10, 2014

WWU names new campus police chief

Campus Interim Police Chief made permanent

police lights

April 10, 2014

911 service back up

Oregon, Washington 911 problems possibly not connected

President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, as he returns from North Carolina.

April 9, 2014

President plans visit to Oso mudslide

President Obama to see mudslide devastation first-hand

A searcher walks amidst a massive pile of debris at the scene of a deadly mudslide, Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Oso, Wash.

April 9, 2014

Another name added to Oso mudslide deaths

Four mudslide victims yet to be identified


April 9, 2014

Rodeo fans “pass the hat” for Oso relief

Red Cross benefits from PRB rodeo fans


April 9, 2014

Canadian dollar back on the rise

Loonie gains some cents

health exchange

April 9, 2014

Another chance to get insurance in Washington

Sate opens special enrollment for uninsured


April 9, 2014

Deadly motorcyle crash involves Bellingham woman

Motorcyclist killed in I-5 crash

speeding ticket

April 9, 2014

Troopers ticketing drivers using cell phones

Emphasis patrol crackdown on texting drivers

neck pain

April 9, 2014

Burglar pain in the neck for chiropractor

Chiropractic office burglar caught on tape

solar system

April 9, 2014

Universe now in 3D at WWU planetarium

New projector brings Intergalactic interaction to Western

A car passes a small flower memorial, Monday, March 31, 2014, at the fire station in Darrington, Wash., at the beginning of another week of searching for victims of the massive mudslide that hit the nearby community of Oso,Wash. Crews have cleared a path through the muck and devastation wrought by Washington's deadly mudslide, making the painstaking search for victims easier. The makeshift road completed over the weekend links one side of the 300-acre debris field to the other.

April 8, 2014

Dozen still missing in Mudslide

Death toll in Oso at 33

Jammi Parris, a waitress at the Blue Bird Cafe in downtown Arlington, Wash., paints a yellow ribbon and the words "Hold on to Hope" on the window of the cafe, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in tribute to the victims and people missing after a massive mudslide struck Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing from the communities of Oso, and Darrington, Wash.

April 8, 2014

FEMA, state open three aid centers for mudslide

Centers provide 'one-stop' assistance to mudslide victims

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Kingma signs scholarship offer to compete at WWU

Courtesy of WWU Athletics

Kingma played at Oregon as freshman, state Player of the Year as prep

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Rangers steal another one from the Mariners

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus (1) steals second as Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin (6) catches the throw during the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

M's drop 3 of 4 to Texas despite the first home run of the season for Robinson Cano.

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Pryor returned from rehabilitation assignment, optioned to AAA Tacoma

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Seattle 1B Choi banned 50 games for positive test

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The 22-year-old Choi was hitting .394 at Triple-A Tacoma with one homer and five RBIs.