A lot of rabid bats are being found in Washington

21 have tested positive so far this year, compared to 20 for all of 2016.

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Report: Wolf population increase not hurting deer numbers

Wolves started migrating into the state in the early 2000s from Idaho and Canada.

Longtime medical marijuana JoAnna McKee activist dies at 74

She was a fixture at marijuana policy hearings at the Legislature, where she testified from a wheelchair.

State lawmaker accused of harassment won’t resign

Rep. Matt Manweller, a professor at CWU, has been investigated for alleged sexual harassment.

Investigation into Washington poaching widens

Three suspects are are accused of animal cruelty, and unlawfully hunting bears and wild cats with dogs.

Former Skagit sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to assault

Russell Whitmore, 34, allegedly choked his wife and threatened to shoot himself and his wife.

Charge dismissed against ex-cop accused in 1986 murder

Former Pasco officer Richard Aguirre, 53, had been charged with killing a prostitute in Spokane.

Tribal members sentenced in separate sex crime cases

One case involved rape of a child in Taholah, the other sexual assault on the Puyallup reservation.

Oregon town seeks first microbrewery, offers benefits

Madras sits between irrigated farmland and high desert within sight of the snow-capped Cascade Range.

Tribe wary of new monument in Montana as others reduced by Trump

The White House is pursuing creation of a new monument on the border of a Montana reservation.

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