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Local Legislature adjourning Friday, returning in special session Legislature adjourning Friday, returning in special session
The Legislature's 2015 regular session is scheduled to end Friday afternoon, two days ahead of schedule, but only because lawmakers are already set to return for a special session next week to finish their work on a two-year operating budget.
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Local Inslee to sign bill changing medical marijuana rules Inslee to sign bill changing medical marijuana rules
Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign into law an overhaul of Washington's medical marijuana market that seeks to eliminate unregulated dispensary sales now that the state's recreational market is in place.
Local Pasco high student wins Gates Millennium Scholarship Pasco high student wins Gates Millennium Scholarship
Daphne Gallegos is the latest Pasco student to earn the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship. This year 52,000 students applied for the scholarship and Gallegos was one of the 1,000 students to earn the scholarship.
Local 3 Idaho quakes rattle residents from Wash. to Montana 3 Idaho quakes rattle residents from Wash. to Montana
Three earthquakes up to magnitude-4.2 and nearly a half-dozen aftershocks have jolted northern Idaho, with residents from Washington state to Montana saying they felt the tremors.
Local Richland man dies in Oregon crash Richland man dies in Oregon crash
MORROW COUNTY, Ore -- A Richland man has died in a car crash in Morrow County, Oregon. According to Oregon State Police the crash happened on Highway 207 Wednesday afternoon.
Local Campaign finance reform bill stalls in Senate Campaign finance reform bill stalls in Senate
A campaign finance reform bill to require more disclosure of political spending appears dead in the Senate weeks after that chamber voted unanimously for a previous version of the measure.