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Tribal casino sports betting bill advances in WA Legislature

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A bill to allow Washington tribal casinos to offer betting on sports events is moving forward in the Legislature. The Senate Labor and Commerce Committee on Monday approved House Bill 2638 without amendment and sent it…

GOP lawmakers walkout after Oregon climate bill advances

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Monday boycotted the Oregon Legislature, denying Democrats a quorum in an attempt to doom a contentious climate change bill. Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, a Democrat from Portland, accused Republican senators of “a…

Bernie Sanders campaign headquarters in Seattle vandalized

SEATTLE (AP) — Police are investigating after someone threw a large rock through a glass door at Bernie Sanders’ Seattle presidential campaign headquarters. Sanders’ state field director, Shaun Scott, said staffers don’t know who used the rock to break the…

Five pets killed in Vancouver house fire, cause under investigation

Click here for updates on this story    VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -- A fire tore through a home in Vancouver Friday morning, causing major damage and killing five pets.At around 8:38 a.m., firefighters with Vancouver Fire and Clark County Fire District responded…

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on buses

SEATTLE (AP) — Greyhound, the nation's largest bus company, said Friday it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct routine immigration checks. The company's announcement came one week after The Associated Press…

Judge: Tim Eyman concealed $766,000 in campaign donations

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A judge ruled Friday that initiative promoter and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Eyman violated state campaign finance laws by concealing $766,447 in donations. Thurston County Superior Court Judge James Dixon issued his ruling in a lawsuit filed…

Police say 2 killed, 3 injured in Idaho shooting

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police say at least two people were killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens in Caldwell. Caldwell Police Chief Frank Wyant said the report of an active…