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The Timberland Regional Library (TRL) recently unveiled a new, custom-designed library card in honor of Native American Heritage Month.  The card is designed by Ovila Mailhot, a Coast … more
The recreational razor clam season on all coastal beaches remains closed until further notice, shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced last week.  … more
OLYMPIA — Not much will change in the Washington state Legislature next session, despite hopes from Republicans that they could take control of at least one chamber. Democrats will enter … more
The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is accepting proposals for forest improvement projects, funded by the Secure Rural Schools program, from now through Dec. 6. Volunteer and nonprofit organizations, … more
Spirit Lake Memorial Highway at Mount St. Helens closed for the season on Thursday, Nov. 10. Maintenance crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation closed the gate to the upper … more
BELLEVUE — Despite what many thought would be a closer-than-normal race, 30-year incumbent Sen. Patty Murray easily defeated her Republican challenger Tiffany Smiley, giving her a sixth term. … more
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)  recently reported evidence that cougars are killing wolves in Washington.  By using radio collar data, WDFW staff were able to … more
In the 1992 election, Patty Murray became the first woman to represent Washington in the U.S. Senate.  Thirty years later, the “mom in tennis shoes” — a title she’s … more
Laying equal claim to the relatable mom Sen. Patty Murray, D-Bothell, has long marketed herself as, Tiffany Smiley, R-Pasco, is taking on the sixth most senior senator in the United States in the … more
Both candidates seeking to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for Washington’s Third Congressional District seat had a chance to go head-to-head in a debate in Vancouver last … more
Come Nov. 8, Washington’s 3rd Congressional District will have a new representative in Congress for the first time since the 2010 election of Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground. The … more
Democratic candidate for the 3rd Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez cut her campaigning teeth in a race for Skamania County commissioner, where she lives just over the county line in … more
Working for the CIA, former Green Beret Joe Kent lived about as covert a life as one can. Now, by the endorsement of former President Donald Trump, the Republican candidate from Yacolt has been … more
WASHINGTON — Nearly 900,000 borrowers in Washington and Idaho are eligible to have thousands of dollars of student loans forgiven under President Joe Biden's new debt relief plan, according to … more
The last of dozens of executive orders issued by Gov. Jay Inslee due to the COVID-19 pandemic will end by November, the governor announced last week. During a Sept. 8 press conference, Inslee … more
As fishers are carnivorous cousins of wolverines and predators of porcupines, one may think researchers would be hesitant about tromping through the Gifford Pinchot National Forest to find them. … more
OLYMPIA — Washington voters will choose between a Democrat and a nonpartisan candidate for Secretary of State this November, bringing back a question asked many times before by candidates, … more
It has been a busy week or so for the Volcano Rescue Team (VRT).  Rescuers from the organization, which focuses on assisting climbers on and around Mount St. Helens, have responded to three … more
Violent crimes and murders increased, while drug and fraud-related numbers decreased along with the number of commissioned officers in 2021, according to a report released last week by the Washington … more
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