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Police Surround Toulouse Shooting Suspect
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Police Kill Naked Sailboat Sniper Off Washington Coast

Bainbridge Island Police say a man who opened fire on officers responding to calls in Eagle Harbor around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night was fatally wounded when he raised his rifle as SWAT officers approached after an hours-long standoff...

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Sockeye Fishery Closed Saturday

In case you missed the emergency rule, as of 12:01 am Saturday morning, sockeye fishing closed on a significant portion the Columbia River.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued an emergency rule this week ordering sockeye fishing to close from the Washington/Oregon border to Chief Joseph Dam...

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Local Corn Is Here

Nothing better for the soul than watching your kids discover shucking fresh sweet corn with your mother.

Locally grown sweet corn is the best corn in the country if you talk to certain folks in the know...

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Townsquare Media / John Taylor
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Last Weekend For Yakima Salmon

It isn't often that we get salmon fishing here in our backyard and your window is closing.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fishery managers have announced the closure of our little stretch of the Yakima River...

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Travel Destination: Western USA
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Don’t Be The Dead Tourist

Another hiker from another state fell off a cliff to their death in the Northwest this week.

This is a new trend in Northwest tourism: The Dead Tourist...

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YouTube/Erik Von Gohren
YouTube/Erik Von Gohren
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Thorp Rd. Wildfire Increasingly Encroaches Upon East Valley Farmland [VIDEO]

Shot by amateur videographer and 94.5 KATS listener Erik Von Gohren on Thursday afternoon (7/6/17), this short clip shows how perilously close the Thorp Rd...

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YouTube/Erik Von Gohren
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Chopper Airlifts Water To Help Battle Thorp Rd. Blaze In East Yakima Valley [VIDEO]

State resources have been called in to help battle the Thorp Rd. fire that has engulfed over 5,000 acres in east Yakima Valley.

A helicopter can be seen in this video, captured by 94...

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National Association of State Boating Law Administrators
National Association of State Boating Law Administrators
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Operation Dry Water Underway

If you noticed a few extra law enforcement out and about over the holiday weekend, it wasn't your imagination.

From aviation division troopers from Washington State Patrol monitoring I-90 to extra troopers between Yakima and the Tri-Cities, law enforcement is also on the water.

Operation Dry Water kicked into full gear over the Fourth of July weekend.

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Home For The 4th

There is no place like home.

So much for camping and escaping the trappings of wifi and watching presidential gifs on Twitter.

My sister had brain surgery a week ago and the family is gathering at my house...

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Nothing says America, like a locally-sourced meal.
Nothing says America, like a locally-sourced meal.
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Hendo’s 4th Of July Salmon Recipe

Let's celebrate an authentic Northwest Independence Day, complete with local produce and salmon on the grill.

This summer there is no shortage of fishing opportunities...

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Flickr, beltzner
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Target Shooting And Fire Dangers

It might not be a bad time to go try some of the indoor shooting ranges around town.

This 4th of July weekend, not only are there more folks out and about camping and hiking but folks out target shooting...

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Near Brewster on the Columbia River
Near Brewster on the Columbia River
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Summer Chrome Awaits

Nothing better than the sun glistening off chrome in early July.

No, not the shine you get after hours of detailing your car.

Summer chinook and sockeye salmon are moving up the Columbia River right now and it's time to capture the true Washington summer experience...

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