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Plane headed to Vancouver’s Pearson Field missing

VANCOUVER — The Piper PA-28 Cherokee, a single-engine aircraft, had one person on board and was bound for Pearson Field, according to regional Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer. It look off 4:30 p.m. Tuesday from Creswell’s Hobby Field, which is more than 120 miles from Pearson. The pilot didn’t file a flight plan, Kenitzer said.

Teachers strike over pay

SEATTLE — Thousands of teachers across state held the first in a planned series of one-day strikes on Wednesday to demand higher pay, better benefits and a reduction in class sizes, the state’s largest teachers’ union said.

Hill claims he stabbed Geike in self-defense

TACOMA — The Joint Base Lewis-McChord infantryman accused of murdering a fellow soldier insisted in court on Tuesday that he was acting in self-defense when he plunged a knife into the chest of another soldier.

Man charged with burning girlfriend previously arrested

SEATTLE - A man charged with dousing his girlfriend with a flammable liquid and setting her on fire outside her Seattle home had previously been arrested for drenching a woman and her five-year-old son with gasoline, court officials said on Tuesday.

T-cell therapy sending patients into remission

SEATTLE — A year ago, Meagan Mullanix was waiting to see whether the experimental therapy would work, whether her own genetically reprogrammed immune-system cells could truly target and destroy the cancer that nearly killed her.

Judge: County clerk’s conduct harming courts

YAKIMA — Yakima County Clerk Janelle Riddle has been deceptive and untruthful in recent months regarding an agreement that allows some of her employees to work as court reporters, actions that harm the judicial system, Presiding Superior Court Judge David Elofson said in a strongly worded letter Monday to the embattled clerk.

PACs give $90,000 to Newhouse in first quarter

Freshman Congressman Dan Newhouse has already raised $127,000 for his re-election campaign, and nearly three-fourths of that money came from political action committees.