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More trout go into local lakes to boost fishing prospects
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:12:33 -0800

The wheels on the state Fish and Wildlife hatchery trucks are still spinning heading into this Thanksgiving week as two more local lakes received plants of trout. On Monday, 2,000 trout from the Eells Springs Fish Hatchery went into Fish Lake in King County and 11,300 were planted at Lake St. Clair in Thurston County. Elsewhere in King County, Angle Lake south of Sea-Tac Airport was planted Nov ...

Plenty of good trout fishing available in western Washington lakes
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:42:20 -0800

Skip out on the post-turkey shopping madness, and take advantage of what should be some good trout fishing in many western Washington lakes.

Washington area seeks to break free from federal spending
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:53:00 -0800

Mandated program cuts leaving gaping holes in revenue projections from Annapolis to Richmond.

Emotions range from jubilation to displeasure as locals hear immigration plan
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:48:50 -0800

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:58:04 GMT By Mike Faulk, Molly Rosbach and Rafael Guerrero Yakima Herald-Republic Mike Gempler, right, executive director of the Washington Growers League, talks with Kimberly Aleman, Yakima organizer of OneAmerica, on Thursday at the Yakima County Democrats’ office in Yakima. MASON TRINCA/ Yakima Herald-Republic After joining dozens of others watching the president outline ...

Testimony: Murder suspect told dispatcher he ‘finished off’ his stepfather
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:21:45 -0800

Diamond Mason, 23, is accused of killing his stepfather inside their Lawrenceville-area home following a disagreement about a puppy.

Washington state man charged with trying to move river
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:42:42 -0700

A Washington state man accused of using an excavator and a bulldozer to try to alter the Tahuya River was charged on Thursday with environmental violations, the state's top attorney said.

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau Invites Shoppers to Small Business Saturday in Franklin County
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:43:13 -0800

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau highlights the downtown shopping of Franklin County PA for Small Business Saturday, November 29. (PRWeb November 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12357933.htm

1 injured as boat explodes in Washington
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:49:12 -0800

A 22-foot boat exploded at Mason County's Arcadia Point Saturday afternoon, injuring one person.

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:03:28 -0800

Washington state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for October edged up four-tenths of a percent from September, but at 5.8 percent it remains below the 6.5 percent in the same month last year.

Have you seen her? Sheriff’s office looking for Mason County woman last seen Monday evening
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:56:10 -0800

MASON COUNTY — Sheriff’s deputies are hoping the public can help locate a missing Mason County woman who was last seen Monday evening. Elizabeth Ann Olsen was last seen around 11 p.m. Monday leaving a friend’s house in the 4600 block of N. Lexington in Tacoma. She was allegedly on her way back to her […]