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Washington Submits Plan To Move Past No Child Left Behind Act

Washington state officials announced their plan Monday for how to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act.

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Supporters of a so-called “cap and invest” proposal are laying the groundwork for the Oregon Legislature to take on the issue next year.

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Starting next week, Cowlitz County jail will become the first corrections facility in the state of Washington to use body scanners on inmates.

The Oregon and Washington Secretaries of State announced Friday that they have referred dozens of cases of double-voting or dead people voting in the last presidential election for possible criminal prosecution.

The Freeman High School football team will play a home game Friday night on their campus south of Spokane Valley. School will resume Monday after this week’s fatal shooting.


Oregon officials are moving more than 1 million salmon from a hatchery that’s threatened by the Eagle Creek Fire.

UPDATE (7:10 a.m. PST Friday) Oregon Department of Transportation officials said Thursday that woes about the closure of Interstate 84 could continue well into this winter.

Scalers hung from slopes Thursday as they worked to remove rocks that are at risk of crumbling onto I-84 in the Columbia River Gorge.

They've been at this slope near the Bonneville Dam for days now, working as quickly as possible to remove damaged trees and rocks that had prevented ODOT from re-opening the interstate between Hood River and Troutdale.

Teens who take an X-rated selfie and then text the image can be found guilty of trading in child pornography in some cases. That was the 6-3 ruling of the Washington Supreme Court on Thursday.

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After she set her books down in a biology classroom Wednesday morning, Kelby Cochrane got hungry. So she asked a friend to go with her to her locker at Freeman High School in Freeman, Washington to grab a snack. On her way back she heard what she later learned were gunshots.

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson wants to move the state’s next presidential primary to an earlier date. Oregon currently holds its presidential primary in mid-May.

Intelligence experts say North Korea is several years or more away from having the capability to threaten the U.S. West Coast with a nuclear missile. But recent sabre rattling was enough to make Washington state senators hold a hearing Wednesday about preparedness.


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