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Seattle City Light hopes new forest better prepared for climate change

A new forest near Carnation includes trees native to Oregon and California in hopes they will better withstand a potentially hotter, drier climate in the future.

        

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Party selection issues may invalidate more than 36,000 Washington ballots

Washington voters are required to select Republican or Democrat on the outside of their ballot envelopes. Tens of thousands made mistakes.

        

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Judge scolds Public Health, orders release of Seattle Children's mold records

A King County judge was swayed by statements from two doctors who did not agree with Seattle Children's reasoning to withhold documents related to mold deaths.

        

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Seattle-based companies skip conferences over coronavirus concerns

Amazon and DocuSign are two companies making last minute changes because of concerns over coronavirus.

        

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Maple Valley man kills wife in murder-suicide, sheriff’s office says

A Maple Valley man killed his wife and then died by suicide several weeks later, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

        

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Lessons from the Nisqually quake that shook Pacific Northwest 19 years ago

An emergency management official recalls living through her “worst day” when the Nisqually earthquake shook western Washington in 2001.

        

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Proposal would strengthen Washington state's derelict vessel removal program

The proposal would remove the spending cap on the Vessel Turn-In Program, which DNR said is currently limited to spend no more than $200,000 per biennium.

        

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Trial over the murders of Susan Powell’s children continues in Washington state

A civil trial against the state of Washington continues with the parents of Susan Cox Powell claiming the state should have done more to protect their grandsons.

        

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Washington state health officials say 'no need to panic' about coronavirus

State Health Officer Dr. Kathy Lofy said they are currently in the "containment phase," which means keeping the virus out of the state.

        

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Washington families claim KeyBank won't redeem their bank bills

A group of Washington families claims KeyBank refuses to honor their decades-old investments.

        

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