Yakamas sue over mining of potential tribal burial ground

Under the 1855 treaty, the tribe retains hunting, fishing and other rights in the 11 million acres.

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Group submits endangered-orcas proposals, including tour ban

Disturbances and noise from boats can interfere with the whales’ ability to find food or communicate.

Port Angeles pot producer accused of selling on black market

The WSLCB issued two emergency marijuana license suspensions for North Coast Concentrates.

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The tweet of an edited video made it appear former President Obama made statements he had not made.

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House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

Many slammed the bill as a last-ditch effort by Republicans to push a pro-rancher agenda.

NRA sues to block voter-approved gun control measure

The federal lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Initiative 1639, which passed overwhelmingly.

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On an average weekday, more than 81,000 people ride Link, up from 74,900 last year.

Republic wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners

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