State issues 20-year plan to improve forest health in state

Officials said the plan is needed to break cycle of destructive wildfires east of the Cascade Range.

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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.

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

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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.

Report: No alternatives in fatal Seattle police shooting

Controversial shooting of Charleena Lyles was deemed to be reasonable and necessary.

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