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Man dies in skydiving accident in Washington
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:08:14 -0700

SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — The Mason County sheriff's office says a 35-year-old Puyallup man has died in a skydiving accident at Sanderson Field in Shelton.

Former congressman Davis chosen to lead George Mason University’s governing board
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:35:25 -0700

Thomas M. Davis III represented Northern Virginia in the U.S. House for seven terms.

Parks and recreation funding is difficult to come by
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:14:50 -0700

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:01:11 GMT By Phil Ferolito Yakima Herald-Republic MASON TRINCA/Yakima Herald-Republic Juinavere Wesley, 8, jumps into the water at the municipal swimming pool in Wapato on Saturday. Yakima County commissioners rejected Wapato’s request to include nearby county residents in a measure seeking a tax district to fund parks. WAPATO — For the past several years, Wapato has relied ...

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:43:26 -0700

State health officials yesterday afternoon announced the immediate suspension for the license of Mason County chiropractor Norman Collins on charges of diverting medications for personal use.

Hiker hoisted to safety after fall near Shelton
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:32:23 -0700

SHELTON (AP) — A hiker who fell down a steep embankment beneath Washington state's highest bridge was hoisted to safety in a dramatic rescue operation Tuesday.

Washington-area obituaries of note
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:09:47 -0700

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Candida M. Fraze, 69, a Washington author best known for her debut novel, ?Renifleur?s Daughter? (1987), died Aug. 8 in Lakes...

Michigan to play Washington in football in 2020-21
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:26:09 -0700

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan and Washington have decided to renew their rivalry. 

Business agenda
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:21:03 -0700

Business events in the Washington area for the week of Aug. 25.

Washington apple growers expect record crop
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 15:07:02 -0700

YAKIMA — Washington growers are expecting another record apple crop, saying this year's harvest could be the largest ever.

Sheldon’s Senate race attracting big money
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:50:15 -0700

Democratic state Sen. Tim Sheldon’s re-election campaign has gotten a big boost in the past week, much of it from business groups.