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The Seattle chapter of the Audubon Society says it is dropping “Audubon” from its name because the man the organization is named after was a slave owner and opposed abolition.

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A fast-moving brush fire near Yosemite National Park exploded in size into one of California's largest wildfires of the year, prompting evacuation orders for thousands of people and shutting off power

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Temperatures could break daily records in Seattle, Portland and areas of Northern California by Tuesday, potentially reaching their highest levels since last year’s deadly heat wave that killed hundreds of people across the Pacific Northwest

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Michael Fesser sued West Linn police saying they targeted him for arrest in Portland as a favor to a fishing buddy of former West Linn Chief Terry Timeus.

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A former employee of the cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase and two others were charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for alleged insider trading valued at more than $1.1 million

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Mayor Ted Wheeler makes an announcement of a new initiative to combat surging gun violence in Oregon's largest city on Thursday, July 21, 2022, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Claire Rush) 

The mayor issued a new emergency declaration directing $2.4 million to community groups and prevention efforts with the goal of reducing gun killings by at least 10% over the next two years.

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Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell 

The Seattle Police Department’s Office of Police Accountability, which investigates police misconduct and recommends discipline to the police chief.

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Blasko was put on paid leave in December as the district investigated employee claims of his inappropriate language, bullying and sexist outbursts.

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 As midterm voting kicks into high gear, Republican activists in Washington are organizing surveillance of ballot drop boxes, generating complaints and concern from some elections officials.

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The third-place finish still gave Felix her 19th medal at world championships, extending a record she already held.

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