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Washington dad imitates daughter's sexy selfies to teach lesson

An Eastern Washington dad took a more hands-on approach to addressing his daughter posting "sexy selfies" on social media. "So my daughter has been posting sexy selfies of herself and instead of telling her to stop, well I thought of…

Supreme Court rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Supreme Court is allowing Washington state to require pharmacies to dispense Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, rejecting an appeal from pharmacists who said they have religious objections to providing the drugs. Washington state Attorney…

Will Yakima drop the 29-year-old pit bull ban?

The Yakima City Council is reconsidering a 29-year-old ban on pit bulls within the city.Reversing the ban will be discussed at the council's June 21 meeting after a motion was made to revisit the ordinance last week by Councilwoman Carmen…

New president says WSU spending habits not sustainable

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - The new president of Washington State University says the school's spending habits are not sustainable. Kirk Schulz, who took over as president on Monday, first raised concerns about WSU's financial situation in a letter posted to…

Washington leaders grieve for victims of Florida shooting

SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says Seattle police has increased security at Seattle Pride events this month following the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Florida.Murray said in a statement Sunday he is grieving the loss of…

Rep. Newhouse visits local memory care facility

Rep. Dan Newhouse visited the Fieldstone Memory Car Facility in Kennewick Thursday to see first had what resources the community has for seniors in terms of memory care.Fieldstone Memory Care, which opened Sept 2015, is one of the first facilities…

Didier to potentially challenge Rep. Newhouse

The 4th Congressional District race that gained the attention of the entire state in 2014 could be set for a sequel. Congressman Dan Newhouse, a republican from Sunnyside, only beat the Eltopia farmer and former professional football player, Clint Didier,…

Yakima Police seeks public help to find missing woman

The Yakima Police Department is searching for a missing woman who was last seen by her husband on Tuesday.Lorraine J. Edwards was last seen when she was leaving to go to her prayer group at Holy Family Church and her…

Idaho father takes pregnant teen daughter to marry rapist

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho man will spend about four months in jail for taking his 14-year-old daughter to Missouri to marry a 24-year-old man who raped and impregnated her.The Idaho State Journal reports that the father pleaded…

Bodies of missing Arlington couple found

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say they have found bodies they believe to be a missing Washington state couple. The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says they were found in a remote spot north of Seattle near the couple's home. Sheriff's…

Olympia mom shares her son's adventures with his toy truck

A mom from Olympia is sharing her toddler's adventures with his toy truck on Facebook for all to enjoy.Allie shares the all the fun her two-year-old son, Miles, gets into on her Facebook page "Alaina Lynn Photography."Miles takes his truck…

Washington, California sues over pelvic mesh implants

SEATTLE (AP) Washington state and California are suing Johnson & Johnson, saying for more than a decade the company misrepresented the risks of vaginal mesh implants it sold. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Tuesday his office filed the consumer…

Washington woodshop teacher attacked with zip tie around his neck

(CNN) -- Amid tightened security at a Washington state high school, police are still looking for whoever attacked a woodshop teacher five days ago and placed a zip tie around his neck.Cal Pygott, 63, was in his classroom at Bothell…

Washington Closure Hanford to lay-off 435 employees

Washington Closure Hanford is going to lay-off 435 employees, according to the Employment Security Department of Washington State. The Washington Closure Hanford project is coming to a close. They were able to complete the project ahead time, saving the tax…

Moses Lake PD searching for missing man

The Moses Lake Police Department is asking for the public's help in Washington and Oregon to find a missing Moses Lake man. Stanley Ranch's family last heard from him on Tuesday, May 3 around 6 p.m. at his Moses Lake…

WSP trooper dies in Kuwait

A Washington State Patrol trooper died in a non-combat incident while serving in the Washington National Guard in Kuwait. David A. Bauders, was deployed with the Washington State National Guard 176th Engineer Company for a one year deployment in February…

6 Hanford workers seek medical treatment

Six Hanford workers have sought medical attention after experiencing odors today. All six were evaluated at the on-site medical provider; one of the workers was sent to Kadlec Regional Medical Center for further evaluation, subsequently released and, consistent with site…

Woman finds man's body in her living room

Grant County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a fatal shooting at a home in the 8700 block of Neppel Rd. Northeast near Moses Lake.The female occupant of the home called 911 around 11 p.m., saying she had heard a loud noise…

Molotov cocktails, violence at Seattle protests

(CNN) -- May Day protests in Seattle turned violent on Sunday, as protesters lit fireworks and threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police, Seattle Police said.After a peaceful march was held earlier in the day, nine people were arrested and…

UW Cheer tryout look post receives backlash

Want to be a University of Washington cheerleader? Make sure to not wear your hair in a ponytail or put on too much makeup. And don't wear any top that covers your midriff. These are just a few of the…