Case closed on skinned dog carcass

OLYMPIA – Authorities say the dead dog found skinned and with a tail cut off outside Olympia had been euthanized at the end of its natural life. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says the dog was a
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Converting a jail into homeless housing

SEATTLE – Seattle-area officials say they are planning to convert a wing of a downtown jail into a shelter for the homeless. King County Executive Dow Constantine announced Thursday that the county will transform the Seattle jail’s
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More on Lakewood cop charged with DUI

LAKEWOOD, Wash. – More details are coming to light in the case of a police officer in Lakewood who was arrested for driving under the influence. Officer Eric Bell was arrested in September with a blood-alcohol level
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Couple convicted in fraud case

SEATTLE – A Washington state man who served three years in prison for an $800,000 fraud – only to steal $12.7 million in a different scam after his release – has now been sentenced to a much
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Senate backs tribal village plan

YAKIMA – The U.S. Senate is backing a plan to build a tribal village along the Columbia River for families who were not compensated for the loss of their homes when dams were constructed. The Senate on
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