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Health privacy law 'unintended consequences' problematic in emergencies

Last Thanksgiving, the University of Washington’s Husky Marching Band was traveling to the Apple Cup in Pullman when one of the band’s six charter buses slid off the highway and rolled onto its side.

Corps of Engineers replenish eroding shoreline near Cathlamet

CATHLAMET — Just months after moving into the Cape Horn home they planned to retire in, Randy and Trish Shroyer noticed the beach on their riverfront property was less beach and more rock.

Local businesses prepare for minimum wage boost, 'survival of the fittest'

Editor's note: An earlier version of this article erroneously cited the per-week cost of the minimum wage increase. 


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Breast cancer screening event provides care for low-income patients

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.

Castle Rock's growth recognized with national award for best flowers

After years of work, transforming downtown Castle Rock with overflowing flower baskets and neat landscaping, the city was recently ranked best in the nation for flowers by the America in Bloom beautification contest.

'Where will we put them?': Student population balloons in Castle Rock

CASTLE ROCK — In a typical school year, Castle Rock Middle School teacher Stephanie Ness plans to have about 30 students per class.

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