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New grant will help community colleges share their best ideas

SEATTLE — Washington’s community colleges have won a $500,000 grant to create a center for faculty and staff, making it easier for them to share ideas about how to better educate students at the 34 community and technical colleges around the state.

Four arrested, two remain after home invasion

HOQUIAM —Four people have been arrested for first-degree burglary after a home invasion in Hoquiam late Sunday night that left one man injured, according to a statement from the Hoquiam Police Department.

New tanker completes first in-air refueling

SEATTLE — An Air Force testing program that includes Joint Base Lewis-McChord passed a milestone Sunday when Boeing’s next-generation refueling tanker successfully delivered fuel to a fighter jet.

Suspect named in Yakima homicide

YAKIMA — Yakima police are looking for 37-year-old suspect in a shooting last week that killed one woman and left a second hospitalized.

Green paint added to bike lanes to study safety

VANCOUVER — In an ironic twist of fate, a spokesman for the Washington Department of Transportation almost got hit by a car while biking through an intersection that had recently been painted to be safer for cyclists.

Firefighters rescue hiker near Nooksack Falls

GLACIER — Firefighters rescued a hiker in a daring high-angle rope operation Sunday after she was seriously injured in a 50- to 75-foot fall from a cliff near the scenic Nooksack Falls east of Glacier.

Yakima-area men arrested in Kittitas County burglary

ELLENSBURG — Two men from Yakima and Selah are jailed after Kittitas County sheriff’s deputies say they were spotted on security cameras burglarizing a home west of Ellensburg Saturday.

Theater shooter tried to ditch gun

RENTON — A 29-year-old man who apparently was drunk when he accidentally fired his handgun in a Renton movie theater, wounding a woman, tried to dump the weapon after the shooting.