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  • Avista thanks customers for patience during worst outage since 1996 ice storm

    Avista thanks customers for patience during worst outage since 1996 ice storm

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:34:10 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista is extending a heartfelt thank you to customers for their patience during restoration efforts in the wake of the worst storm damage since Ice Storm in 1996. For four days, Avista crews throughout the region, along with contract crews, worked around-the-clock to restore power to nearly 40,000 customers.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista is extending a heartfelt thank you to customers for their patience during restoration efforts in the wake of the worst storm damage since Ice Storm in 1996. For four days, Avista crews throughout the region, along with contract crews, worked around-the-clock to restore power to nearly 40,000 customers.
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  • Sea star disease strikes peninsula marine centers

    Sea star disease strikes peninsula marine centers

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:04:54 GMT
    PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) - The disease wreaking havoc on wild sea star populations on the West Coast has struck captive collections in the Olympic Peninsula.The Peninsula Daily News reports Monday that sea stars at Port Townsend's Marine Life Center and Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles have died of the disease, known as sea start wasting.More >>
    PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) - The disease wreaking havoc on wild sea star populations on the West Coast has struck captive collections in the Olympic Peninsula.The Peninsula Daily News reports Monday that sea stars at Port Townsend's Marine Life Center and Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles have died of the disease, known as sea start wasting.More >>
  • Nominate great women in Spokane for prestigious YWCA recognition

    Nominate great women in Spokane for prestigious YWCA recognition

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:49:55 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. –YWCA of Spokane is calling for nominations for its 2014 Woman of Achievement Awards. The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2014.For 32 years, YWCA of Spokane has celebrated high achieving women in the community at this annual luncheon. >>>Learn how you can nominate a deserving woman>>>More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. –YWCA of Spokane is calling for nominations for its 2014 Woman of Achievement Awards. The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2014.For 32 years, YWCA of Spokane has celebrated high achieving women in the community at this annual luncheon. >>>Learn how you can nominate a deserving woman>>>
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  • Crews make progress in Carlton Complex fire

    Crews make progress in Carlton Complex fire

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:26:03 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Despite rising temperatures, fire crews battling Washington's largest wildfire have been able to keep hot spots from spreading beyond containment lines. The 390-square-mile Carlton Complex fire in north-central Washington is now 66 percent contained.More >>
    SEATTLE (AP) - Despite rising temperatures, fire crews battling Washington's largest wildfire have been able to keep hot spots from spreading beyond containment lines. The 390-square-mile Carlton Complex fire in north-central Washington is now 66 percent contained.
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  • 3.6 earthquake shakes up central Puget Sound

    3.6 earthquake shakes up central Puget Sound

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:28:10 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook up the central Puget Sound area Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake's epicenter was three miles east of Belfair and was located about 13.6 miles down. It hit just past 4 a.m. No damage was immediately reported.More >>
    SEATTLE (AP) - A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook up the central Puget Sound area Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake's epicenter was three miles east of Belfair and was located about 13.6 miles down. It hit just past 4 a.m. No damage was immediately reported.More >>
  • Crews increase containment on California wildfire

    Crews increase containment on California wildfire

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:23:42 GMT
    PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials are optimistic they may soon have the upper hand on a wildfire burning near vineyards in Northern California that has led to evacuation orders for more about 1,200 people. After growing rapidly since it began on Friday, crews were able to hold the Sand Fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento.More >>
    PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials are optimistic they may soon have the upper hand on a wildfire burning near vineyards in Northern California that has led to evacuation orders for more about 1,200 people. After growing rapidly since it began on Friday, crews were able to hold the Sand Fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento.More >>
  • Lady Star has been found thanks to your help & the power of social media!

    Lady Star has been found thanks to your help & the power of social media!

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:09:11 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A good ending to a story only brought about because of you and the power of social media. You may remember the story of the beautiful German Shepherd, Lady Star who went missing after a car crash on June 24th. She was the dog of Asha Bartholomew and her husband, a former WWII vet who passed away a year ago.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A good ending to a story only brought about because of you and the power of social media. You may remember the story of the beautiful German Shepherd, Lady Star who went missing after a car crash on June 24th. She was the dog of Asha Bartholomew and her husband, a former WWII vet who passed away a year ago.
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  • Therapeutic bacteria’s ability to prevent obesity

    Therapeutic bacteria’s ability to prevent obesity

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:10:46 GMT
    (KHQ MD)- An exciting new study is showing some very promising hope in the fight against obesity. A scientist at Vanderbilt is creating a bacteria that acts as a therapeutic compound in the gut preventing weight gain, even in high-fat diets.More >>
    (KHQ MD)- An exciting new study is showing some very promising hope in the fight against obesity. A scientist at Vanderbilt is creating a bacteria that acts as a therapeutic compound in the gut preventing weight gain, even in high-fat diets.
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