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Idaho wildfire season worst since 1926

BOISE — Fire conditions in Idaho are the worst they’ve been since 1926, the state forester reports, and things are only looking to get worse.

Suspect in fatal shooting spree held on $5 million bond

SEATTLE — A Seattle-area man has pleaded not guilty to killing a 71-year-old man and spraying bullets at a woman during a shooting spree last week and is being held in lieu of $5 million bail, county officials said on Tuesday.

Cooler temperatures help contain Cougar Creek Fire

GLENWOOD — At the end of the narrow, undulating highway that leads to this small town of about 600 just south of Mount Adams, the nearby Cougar Creek wildfire means the incident command has taken over Glenwood School.

About half of students pass state’s new, tougher tests

Slightly more than half of students in third through eighth grades are proficient in English/language arts and slightly less than half are proficient in math, according to statewide test results released Monday.

State fined $100,000 a day over school funding gap

SEATTLE — Washington’s top court on Thursday fined the state $100,000 per day for failing to put forward a plan to fully fund education from kindergarten through high school, which the court said was required by its previous orders and the state’s constitution.

Alleged gunman who killed man remains in hospital

A suspected car prowler who police say fatally shot a 71-year-old Puyallup man and fired at officers and bystanders remained in the hospital Wednesday while police tried to piece together more details about what happened.

Should protesters have interrupted Sanders?

SEATTLE -- Protesters with Seattle's Black Lives Matter movement took the stage and refused to let Sen. Bernie Sanders speak Saturday at a rally celebrating the 80th birthday of Social Security at Westlake Park.

CWU selected for U.S.-Cuba partnership program

ELLENSBURG — Central Washington University is one of just 12 institutions across the country chosen to participate in a U.S. — Cuban partnership program that could one day lead to an exchange between faculty and students at CWU and a Cuban university.