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Washington state ski resort to require reservations

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A ski resort in Washington state has announced plans to reopen with restrictions, including limiting how many people are allowed on the mountain to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Colorado-based ski company Vail Resorts,…

Standoff at Prosser home ends with missing suspect

UPDATE: According to Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher the couple was living together and in the process of separating. The man refused to go to the train station this morning and armed himself, threatened her, and she immediately left. [field59_video…

Man arrested after police car fire at Seattle protest

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Bremerton man was arrested and charged in federal court after authorities believe he set fire to a Seattle police car during a May 30 protest in downtown Seattle that turned destructive following the police killing…

56-year-old man arrested for Kennewick hit and run

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick Police Department arrested Jeffrey Montgomery, 56, after hitting a woman crossing Columbia Center Blvd. Thursday evening and leaving the scene. According to police, the woman sustained non-life threatening injuries, but had be transported to an…

Emergency siren test planned Thursday in Tri-Cities

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- No need to be alarmed when you hear an alarm sound midday Thursday, emergency officials say. Benton and Franklin counties, Energy Northwest and the Department of Energy will conduct annual siren tests Thursday, October 15, between 10…

Twitter to pay $100,000 over campaign finance violations

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Twitter is the latest social media giant to pay for violations of Washington state’s campaign finance disclosure rules. Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Tuesday the company agreed to pay $100,000 for failing to maintain records related…