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  • Teen who started Columbia River Gorge fire last summer ordered to pay $37 million in restitution

    Teen who started Columbia River Gorge fire last summer ordered to pay $37 million in restitution

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:11:27 GMT

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - A Vancouver, Washington teenager who admitted to throwing fireworks in Eagle Creek Canyon last summer, causing a major wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge, has been ordered to pay nearly $37 million in restitution. It's unlikely the boy, whose identity has not been released by authorities, will ever cover the entire $37 million.

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    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - A Vancouver, Washington teenager who admitted to throwing fireworks in Eagle Creek Canyon last summer, causing a major wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge, has been ordered to pay nearly $37 million in restitution. It's unlikely the boy, whose identity has not been released by authorities, will ever cover the entire $37 million.

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  • Friends remember Spokane man fatally stabbed

    Friends remember Spokane man fatally stabbed

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:05:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Friends and family are devastated and heartbroken over the death of 28-year-old Corey Ward, who was stabbed and slashed by a killer. Ward did not survive and so far, Spokane police haven't made any arrests. It happened on May 17 just before midnight in the 2400 block of West Cleveland in Northwest Spokane.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Friends and family are devastated and heartbroken over the death of 28-year-old Corey Ward, who was stabbed and slashed by a killer. Ward did not survive and so far, Spokane police haven't made any arrests. It happened on May 17 just before midnight in the 2400 block of West Cleveland in Northwest Spokane.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:04:58 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st.

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  • Stranger leaves Washington waitress a $3,000 tip

    Stranger leaves Washington waitress a $3,000 tip

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:26:44 GMT

    CHEHALIS, Wash. - People tend to leave a couple of extra dollars for good service while dining out. However, one waitress from Lewis County, Washington, got more than just a couple of extra dollars. Waitress Michelle Bozemen got a $3,000 tip on a $44 bill at the Rib Eye restaurant in Chehalis, Washington, Sunday.

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    CHEHALIS, Wash. - People tend to leave a couple of extra dollars for good service while dining out. However, one waitress from Lewis County, Washington, got more than just a couple of extra dollars. Waitress Michelle Bozemen got a $3,000 tip on a $44 bill at the Rib Eye restaurant in Chehalis, Washington, Sunday.

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  • Paul Allen donates $1M to Washington gun initiative

    Paul Allen donates $1M to Washington gun initiative

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:58:12 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has donated $1 million to a campaign seeking to raise the age to purchase semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in Washington state.    Allen made the announcement on Twitter Monday.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has donated $1 million to a campaign seeking to raise the age to purchase semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in Washington state.    Allen made the announcement on Twitter Monday.

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  • Cheney teacher's Twitter thread on letting student sleep goes viral

    Cheney teacher's Twitter thread on letting student sleep goes viral

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:34:14 GMT

    CHENEY, Wash. - A Cheney High School English teacher let a student sleep in his class last week and the thread on Twitter describing the reason has gone viral.  Monte Syrie tweeted the reason he let the student, Meg, sleep in class last week and the thread caught the attention of many.  The thread reads in its entirety here: 

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    CHENEY, Wash. - A Cheney High School English teacher let a student sleep in his class last week and the thread on Twitter describing the reason has gone viral.  Monte Syrie tweeted the reason he let the student, Meg, sleep in class last week and the thread caught the attention of many.  The thread reads in its entirety here: 

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  • Floodwaters expected to rise in Pend Oreille County

    Floodwaters expected to rise in Pend Oreille County

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:24:46 GMT

    PEND OREILLE COUNTY, Wash. - Floodwaters from the Pend Oreille River are expected to continue rising throughout the week. According to the National Weather Service, the river is at 115.9 kilo cubic feet per second as of 5 p.m Monday. The flood flow is 95 kcfs. The river is expected to reach 130.53 kcfs by Monday, May 28. Emergency crews in Cusick are constructing a 1,400-foot long temporary levee in preparation for flooding. 

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    PEND OREILLE COUNTY, Wash. - Floodwaters from the Pend Oreille River are expected to continue rising throughout the week. According to the National Weather Service, the river is at 115.9 kilo cubic feet per second as of 5 p.m Monday. The flood flow is 95 kcfs. The river is expected to reach 130.53 kcfs by Monday, May 28. Emergency crews in Cusick are constructing a 1,400-foot long temporary levee in preparation for flooding. 

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  • Fish and Wildlife offer advice when encountering cougars

    Fish and Wildlife offer advice when encountering cougars

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:13:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Over the weekend the state of Washington dealt with its first cougar attack since 2009. Since those records started being kept, this is now the 20th ever attack on humans. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates there are somewhere between 1,800 and 2,100 cougars throughout the state, most of the time they come out at night.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Over the weekend the state of Washington dealt with its first cougar attack since 2009. Since those records started being kept, this is now the 20th ever attack on humans. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates there are somewhere between 1,800 and 2,100 cougars throughout the state, most of the time they come out at night.

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