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Researchers discover how mice whistle

VANCOUVER — An adorable discovery made with the leadership of a Washington State University Vancouver student could have real implications for the medical field.

Pressure mounts on Lower Snake dams

Over his lunch hour, Steve Pettit used to tug on his waders, grab his fly-fishing rod and scramble down the hill from his Lewiston office to the Clearwater River.

Jury completes day one of deliberations in Oregon refuge trial

PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal court jury completed its first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict Thursday in the trial of six men and a woman charged with conspiracy for their roles in the armed takeover of a U.S. Wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year.

Man’s body found in Capitol State Forest

OLYMPIA — The body of a deceased man was found at 1:30 p.m. Thursday off of Waddell Creek Road SW in Capitol State Forest, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

Extermination of Profanity Peak wolf pack halted

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has “suspended pursuit” of the Profanity Peak wolf pack that was marked for elimination after repeated killings of cattle in northeast Washington.

Eight injured in Oregon bagel shop gas explosions

Three firefighters, three civilians and two police officers were injured on Wednesday after a natural gas leak caused a pair of explosions at a bagel shop in Portland, Oregon, Portland Fire & Rescue said.

Yakima County eyes fees on new wells

YAKIMA — Rural Yakima County residents could someday have something in common with their more urban neighbors: water bills.

Sumner teacher named state finalist for award

On a raspberry farm where she grew up on the outskirts of Sumner, Tricia Hukee remembered her mother telling her that she couldn’t ride her new three- wheeler bike until her math skills improved.

Jail updates policies on inmate voting

In the months since August’s primary election, the Clark County Jail and other county jails in the state have done more to help inmates register to vote and increase access to the ballot following a dim audit from a state watchdog.