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Fresh Hop Group grants over $100,000 in awards

A local non-profit organization does not only host one of the best beer festivals, but is also giving back. The Fresh Hop Group hosts the Fresh Hop Ale Festival in Yakima every fall, each year raising over $100,000.

Washington county permanently bans heroin-injection sites

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A Washington county unanimously passed legislation that would permanently ban supervised heroin-injection sites.The Daily Herald reports Snohomish County Councilman Nate Nehring proposed the restriction to keep any government-monitored injection sites, where federal nurses look on as users inject the drug, from popping up.

Car prowls plaguing College Place, no suspects

Car prowls continue to plague the city of College Place and the police are asking you to help not make yourself a target. Nearly a dozen cares were broken into during the overnight hours of March 13, over half of…

Washington governor set to sign order on orca protections

SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is set to establish an executive order calling for state actions to protect the unique population of endangered orcas that spend time in Puget Sound.The fish-eating whales have struggled due to lack of food, pollution and noise and disturbances from vessels. There are now just 76, a 30-year low.