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6:03 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Partial Derailment Of Empire Builder Sends One To Hospital

File photo of Amtrak's Empire Builder in eastern Minnesota.

An Amtrak train carrying passengers from Chicago to Portland and Seattle "partially derailed" in eastern Montana Monday afternoon.

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5:44 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Washington's Fictitious Driver's License Program Larger Than First Reported

Washington Department of Licensing

A new report reveals the state of Washington issued nearly 3,000 fictitious driver’s licenses to police agencies over the last 25 years.

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5:30 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Japanese Retrace Path Of History-Making Castaways, 180 Years Later

File photo of the 'Monument to the Three Kichis,' at Fort Vancouver, Washington.
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Originally published on Mon April 28, 2014 5:48 pm

After 180 years, it is not too late to say thank you. That is what a Japanese delegation did last week as it retraced the history-making path of three  castaways to the Makah Indian Reservation on the Washington coast.

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5:01 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Candidates Jump On Cover Oregon's Troubles

The state of Oregon has decided to scrap its troubled health insurance exchange website.

The finger-pointing is underway now that the state of Oregon has decided to scrap its troubled health insurance exchange website.

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4:01 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

No Permanent Damage After Flood At Washington State Archives

Blue tarps protect historic records from flood waters dripping down from above at the Washington State Archives in Olympia.
Austin Jenkins Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri April 25, 2014 5:07 pm

Clean-up efforts are underway at the Washington State Archives in Olympia after a newly-installed kitchen sink line caused a flood overnight.

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3:11 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Alaska Air CEO 'Confident' As Delta Spreads Wings On Home Turf

Airline rivals and allies converge at Atlanta's airport this week.

Originally published on Fri April 25, 2014 3:59 pm

The parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced strong earnings for the first quarter of the year on Friday.

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5:32 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Tribes Optimistic About Returning Salmon To Upper Columbia Basin

File photo. An aerial view of Hells Canyon Dam on the Snake River, the border between Oregon and Idaho.

Hydropower dams built without fish ladders have blocked migratory fish from the upper reaches of the Columbia and Snake Rivers for decades.

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5:12 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Even University Mathematicians Have Role In Marijuana Legalization

The path to marijuana legalization in Washington state is keeping a lot of people busy -- even university math professors.

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4:29 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Military Says Efforts To Bring Idaho POW Home Not Disorganized

A video released by the Taliban in 2010 shows a man believed to be Bowe Bergdahl.

There is mixed news this week on the fate of American prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl. The Associated Press is reporting efforts to bring home the Northwest soldier are in disarray.

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6:59 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Entire City Council In Idaho Town Faces Recall Effort Over Shooting Of Dog

A group of citizens in the small Idaho town of Filer started gathering signatures this week to recall the mayor and the entire city council.

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