Archive for August, 2012


Husky fans caught in the middle of TV battle over network change

Saturday’s Washington football opener on the new Pac-12 Network won’t be available on DirecTV or Dish, and some customers are frustrated and angry. The Seattle Times: Local News

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OR police check bearded men after gun report

Police in Portland, Ore., say they temporarily closed a downtown bridge and questioned 13 bearded men after receiving a report of someone with an assault rifle. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Shooting bulletproof glass injures man at Lyman

A man found out what happens when you shoot bulletproof glass after he tried it near Lyman. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Woman survives bear attack

A young woman has survived a bear attack. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Washington man dies after ATV crash in N. Idaho

Authorities say a Washington man died from injuries suffered after crashing his all-terrain vehicle. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Mary’s River Lumber mill burns

The sawmill at Mary’s River Lumber in Montesano burned to the ground Saturday night with firefighters planning to work until the early hours of the morning to ensure the fire remains contained. Montesano Fire Chief Corey Rux said in a late-night interview that the site appeared to be unoccupied when the fire started shortly after […]

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Longtime Relay for Life supporters win Lotto

For years, Darla and Roger Sauer have quietly worked in the background to help with Relay for Life and to assist others in the fight against cancer. On Saturday, good fortune repaid the local couple with the winning numbers for the $ 3.6 million Washington Lotto jackpot. Local

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JBLM soldier from Ohio dies from IED wounds

The Defense Department says a sergeant from Joint Base Lewis McChord has died at an Army medical center in San Antonio, Texas, from wounds he suffered earlier this month from an improvised explosive in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province. The Seattle Times: Local News

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SouthShore Mall sold to N.Y. investor

A New York real estate investor confirmed Wednesday that he is in the process of buying the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen. Mike Kohan said his investment group was hoping to close the sale Wednesday, but declined to disclose the purchase price until the sale was final. Local

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Dear Abby 8/21

Dear Abby: I’d like to respond to “Where the Boys Aren’t” (May 26). We’re right here every day, lady, working in the same building, going to the same functions, eating at the same diners and attending the same churches. But we don’t measure up to the standards you have set. You can find us after […]

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