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Man’s body found in Capitol State Forest

OLYMPIA — The body of a deceased man was found at 1:30 p.m. Thursday off of Waddell Creek Road SW in Capitol State Forest, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

Extermination of Profanity Peak wolf pack halted

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has “suspended pursuit” of the Profanity Peak wolf pack that was marked for elimination after repeated killings of cattle in northeast Washington.

Eight injured in Oregon bagel shop gas explosions

Three firefighters, three civilians and two police officers were injured on Wednesday after a natural gas leak caused a pair of explosions at a bagel shop in Portland, Oregon, Portland Fire & Rescue said.

Yakima County eyes fees on new wells

YAKIMA — Rural Yakima County residents could someday have something in common with their more urban neighbors: water bills.

Sumner teacher named state finalist for award

On a raspberry farm where she grew up on the outskirts of Sumner, Tricia Hukee remembered her mother telling her that she couldn’t ride her new three- wheeler bike until her math skills improved.

Jail updates policies on inmate voting

In the months since August’s primary election, the Clark County Jail and other county jails in the state have done more to help inmates register to vote and increase access to the ballot following a dim audit from a state watchdog.

More state funding could be headed to John Wayne Trail

ELLENSBURG — After a lawmaker’s attempt to get rid of the state’s undeveloped John Wayne Trail in Eastern Washington failed last year, the state parks program now is seeking several million dollars to improve the trail in coming years.

South Cle Elum man hurt in rollover crash on I-90

SNOQUALMIE PASS — A South Cle Elum man was injured Friday morning when he rolled his pickup on Interstate 90 a mile east of Snoqualmie Pass, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Megafires to be discussed at CWU

ELLENSBURG — Paul Hessberg, researcher of the Pacific Northwest Research Station and the University of Washington, will speak about megafires next week at Central Washington University.

Clinton eyes post-election challenges

SEATTLE — Even as her campaign and top surrogates ratchet up their warnings about the turn Donald Trump’s campaign has taken, Hillary Clinton aims to keep her focus in the closing days of the race to the task ahead after ballots are counted.

Oklahoma man hurt in crash outside Easton

EASTON — A Ponca City, Okla., man was injured Friday afternoon when the SUV he was driving rolled down an embankment off Interstate 90 outside of Easton, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Columbian white-tailed deer rebound

VANCOUVER — Hailed as a conservation success story by wildlife officials, the Columbian white-tailed deer has been downlisted to threatened after being federally classified as endangered for nearly 40 years.