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DNR says dam included only as a variable

CENTRALIA — A recent report released by the Washington Department of Natural Resources said Lewis County has raised some questions about how much of the county’s aggregate rock a proposed dam in the Pe Ell area would use.

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.

Yakima youngsters mix Legos, science

YAKIMA — Most K-2 students wouldn’t dare go into a school library in an empty school on a sunny summer morning — much less to learn about Isaac Newton.

Salmon dying in overheated rivers

SEATTLE — In a quiet, green pool off the Lower Columbia River, upstream from the Bonneville Dam, dozens of sickly sockeye salmon spend their final days.

Fire in Yakima likely killed orchard trees; homes spared

YAKIMA — A Sunday night brush fire in Yakima damaged dozens of fruit trees that are not expected to survive, but quick action by firefighters saved several homes despite significant winds, officials said Monday.

Man in court following police standoff

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver man who allegedly ran naked with a knife through Vancouver’s Ogden neighborhood, prompting a two-hour police standoff Sunday afternoon made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court.

Second body found in SeaTac suitcase

SEATAC — Police in the city of SeaTac said on Monday they had responded to reports of a body found in a suitcase, the second time in six weeks a corpse has been found stuffed into luggage in the area.

Two dead in apparent homicide, suicide

SHELTON — A Shelton man and a 17-month-old child died Thursday night in what the Mason County Sheriff’s Office believes was a homicide/suicide in the Lake Limerick area, 6 miles north of Shelton.

At least 4 injured in log truck crash on Highway 101

SHELTON — Washington State Troopers responded to a serious injury collision at U.S. Highway 101 in Shelton involving a log truck and two cars. The crash occurred around 1 p.m. Friday. Trooper Russ Winger tweeted that at least four people were injured, some critically. A 20-year-old female was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Pharmacy owners cannot cite religion to deny meds

SEATTLE — The state of Washington can require a pharmacy to deliver medicine even if the pharmacy’s owner has a religious objection, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, the latest in a series of judgments on whether religious believers can opt out of providing services.