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Family rescues Idaho girl from jaws of mountain lion

SALMON, Idaho — Idaho wildlife managers on Monday praised family members who charged a mountain lion and rescued a young girl from the jaws of the animal which was attempting to drag her off for the kill.

Community comes out to support Idriss mosque

SEATTLE — For 15 years, North Seattle’s Idriss mosque has thrown a summer barbecue as thanks to a community that has embraced the place of worship — and shielded it from periodic anti-Muslim threats.

Republican Bryant doesn’t back Trump

SEATTLE — Bill Bryant, Washington state’s Republican candidate for governor, has finally taken a public stand on the Donald Trump question: He doesn’t support the GOP nominee for president.

GOP claims Inslee ad broke rules

OLYMPIA — Washington Republicans are calling foul over a recent commercial in the governor’s race, claiming Jay Inslee’s campaign is violating federal election law by showing a photo of Donald Trump and saying he and GOP hopeful Bill Bryant are “wrong” for the state.

Feds critical of oil refinery safety measures

MOUNT VERNON — A federal agency issued new oil refinery safety recommendations Thursday that it says if not followed would leave the industry vulnerable to more incidents such as the explosion that killed seven workers in 2010 at Anacortes Tesoro Refinery.

MIA soldier laid to rest after long journey home

VANCOUVER — The first burial for Pfc. William Butz was 66 years ago, in a hasty grave on the Korean battlefield where he died; he would be listed as an MIA — missing in action.

Hanford contractor beats DOE expectations

RICHLAND — Washington Closure Hanford has exceeded expectations, finishing its contract by chewing through 80 waste-filled, vertically buried pipes just north of Richland on the Hanford nuclear reservation.

Toothless inmate sues prison over dentures policy

WALLA WALLA — An inmate at the Washington State Penitentiary has filed a federal lawsuit claiming prison officials refused to provide him with dentures after removing all of his rotten teeth, forcing him to live on a diet of soft and blended food.

State seeks commercial fishing fee increases

VANCOUVER — A proposal to increase commercial fishing license fees — including a new crew member charge — has been unveiled by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.