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Seattle, Everett, Tacoma urge water conservation

SEATTLE — The cities of Seattle, Tacoma and Everett are urging careful use of water in response to historically low river levels, record-setting heat and increased water demand in the Puget Sound Region, according to a Tacoma Public Utilities news release.

Ships available to tour

SEATTLE — People can tour three U.S. Navy ships, three Canadian Navy ships and one Coast Guard vessel during Seafair Fleet Week activities.

Seamstress who aided escapees pleads guilty

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — A prison seamstress pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping two murderers escape from a maximum security prison in upstate New York last month.

Seven dead in separate small airplane crashes

WISCONSIN/MINNESOTA — Seven people have been killed in two crashes of small airplanes in western Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota, officials said on Tuesday.

Bomb kills Bahraini policemen

DUBAI — A bomb killed two Bahraini policemen on Tuesday and the explosives resembled some seized at the weekend that the government say were smuggled in from Iran, state news agency BNA reported.

Second suspect in 10 days dies in custody of Houston police

HOUSTON — Police are investigating the deaths of two suspects in their custody in the past 10 days, incidents that have come as national attention has been focused on Texas police after a black woman was found hanged in a jail cell in a nearby county.

Teen arrested after body of missing California girl found

SANTA CRUZ, California — Authorities have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the death of an 8-year-old girl missing since Sunday whose body was discovered in a recycling bin at a residential complex in Santa Cruz, California, police said.

Maine farm boy turns up safe after night lost in woods

AUGUSTA, Maine — A 7-year-old Maine farm boy was found safe on Tuesday after spending a night alone in the woods in the state’s rural northeast when he lost his way looking for the family dog, authorities said.
Jason Lundgren

5 things | Salmon recovery caught in middle of many demands

Hello, my name is Jason Lundgren and I’m the executive director of the Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group (CCFEG), a local North Central Washington non-profit dedicated to improving conditions for native fish through habitat restoration and community education programs.

Oroville School Board tables arming staff, for now

OROVILLE — A week after hosting a community forum on whether to arm some staff members with guns in case of a school shooting, the Oroville School Board tabled the idea on Monday.

Cooler waters entice sockeye to migrate

LAKE WENATCHEE — Cooler weather over the last week has brought down water temperatures in the Wenatchee River and enticed thousands of sockeye to migrate to Lake Wenatchee.

Ukulele ladies learn and laugh

WENATCHEE — When you're smiling, the whole world smiles with you. And when you're playing ukulele and singing old tunes, it's pretty darn hard to keep from smiling.

A little off the top

Workers remove roof tiles from Lincoln Elementary School in Wenatchee on Friday.