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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Inslee steps onto the biggest stage of his political career

Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Miami could be a turning point for the governor.

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Officials cited a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters.

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Root cause was “extremely lax safety oversight, unclear responsibility, and poor training.”

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Jury selection proceeds in Seattle protest shooting trial

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Agency sets bicycle limits for Seattle water taxis

Bicycles must fit inside the designated storage spaces on the vessels

New Oregon State Police crime lab up and running

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1,500 Seattle public-housing residents to get transit cards

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