County in Oregon asserts greater role in use of federal land

A spokesman said the Forest Service would have to wait and see how the county pursues the new policy.

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Legislature must comply with open records law, judge rules

News organizations, including The Herald, had sued to challenge lawmakers’ contention they are exempt.

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Judge set to rule in Washington legislative records case

The news organizations say lawmakers’s records should not be excluded from certain disclosure rules.

Stansfield Turner, who led CIA reforms, dies in Seattle

He was CIA director under President Jimmy Carter. He was 94.

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Procession, memorial honors slain Washington state deputy

About 1,500 law enforcement personnel and 650 patrol vehicles participated in the Tacoma procession.

Umbrella mistaken for rifle causes Kirkland hospital scare

The man recognized himself in a photo that was sent out and contacted hospital security.

Man charged with killing cousin, putting remains in suitcase

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Rep. Newhouse urges state of emergency for Rattlesnake Ridge

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