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Salmon fishing shut down in Grays Harbor and along all of its tributaries

ABERDEEN — Salmon fishing in Grays Harbor and along all of its tributaries has been closed three months early after catch data suggested that the return of coho salmon would be significantly less than predicted, according to a press release from the state Department of Fish &Wildlife.

Troopers emphasize ‘move over’ law

MOUNT VERNON — State Patrol troopers throughout the state will conduct emphasis patrols today through Thursday that target drivers who fail to comply with the state's "move over" law.

No health insurance? Open enrollment starts Nov. 1

SEATTLE — Health-insurance holdouts — people who don’t want or haven’t found coverage in the era of Obamacare — will be the focus starting Nov. 1 as state and federal officials launch the Affordable Care Act’s third open enrollment period.

EU says Starbucks owes tens of millions in taxes

SEATTLE — The European Union said Wednesday that the Netherlands gave Starbucks an illegal break on its tax bill, and it ordered the Dutch government to collect between $23 million and $34 million from the coffee company.

Seattle on track to open city-sponsored homeless camps

SEATTLE — Homeless encampments sanctioned, regulated and supported by the city are on course to open next month in Seattle’s Ballard and Interbay neighborhoods, and a third likely will open in the Industrial District before the end of the year.

Woman escapes fire

BELLINGHAM — A two-alarm fire sent a Bellingham woman to a Seattle hospital with severe burns to her hands and face Friday.

Parents of Marysville victims want records from district

One year after the deadly shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, the parents of the students killed or injured say the district hasn’t been transparent in providing records about events leading up to the shooting.

Yakima man sentenced in rape case

YAKIMA — A 20-year-old Yakima man who admitted befriending underage girls on Facebook to arrange sex with them was sentenced Friday to four years in prison.

Man raises pigeons to be birds of a pageant

SEATTLE — Keith Chadd has always loved pigeons. He found his first bird when he was 5 years old, in Coos Bay, Oregon. His parents were chopping wood on the beach and he crawled underneath the pier, and spied a baby pigeon. He snagged it and brought it to his mom.

School unfriendly for Native Americans

SEATTLE — Last fall, federal education officials asked Native Americans in seven states, including Washington, to tell them what was happening with their children in the nation’s public schools and colleges.