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Missing teen found safe in Ohio

SPOKANE — Spokane police put out an Amber Alert for 16-year-old Kiera Inman on Monday, saying she appeared to have run away with Zachary Wayne Jones, a 30-year-old man she met online.

For one town, the savior they’re waiting for is Trump

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — He used to wake her up nights, shouting out his terror in the dark, his tattooed biceps continuing their clench-and-spasm dance long after a shift feeding cedar logs into the endless maw of the lumber mill.

Bellingham enhancing drinking water treatment

BELLINGHAM — It should take less chlorine to sanitize city water and there should be fewer byproducts from that disinfection process once a roughly $15.6 million pretreatment system is added to the water treatment plant.

Anti-capitalist protesters clash with Seattle police

SEATTLE — Hurling rocks, bricks and even Molotov cocktails, anti-capitalist protesters clashed with police in downtown Seattle Sunday, as May Day mayhem erupted again following a peaceful march.

Warmer future for Northwest forests foreseen

VANCOUVER — Pacific Northwest gardeners might consider planting banana and avocado trees in the not-too-distant future, according to new research coming out of Washington State University Vancouver.

Top court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by business groups to a trendsetting Seattle law that will raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, leaving in place a lower court’s decision to uphold the ordinance.

Former Yakima County sheriff candidate charged with assault

YAKIMA — Anthony Bosworth, a former candidate for Yakima County sheriff and a conservative activist, faces two assault charges in connection with an incident in which he is accused of attacking his teen daughter and striking a woman who tried to intervene.

Yakima woman dies after crash

SEATTLE — A Yakima woman died Thursday night following injuries suffered in a car car crash earlier this week, the Washington State Patrol reported Friday.

Jaya, Point Defiance tiger, critically ill

TACOMA — Jaya, one of the first Sumatran tigers to come to Tacoma, is critically ill, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has announced. The zoo put Jaya under anesthesia last week after she showed signs of illness. When she stopped eating, the zoo found the bacterial infection.