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Faulty lights may signal new law for motorcyclists

Senate Bill 5141 would allow motorcyclists to drive through red light if sensor doesn't detect their presence at intersections

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Apple Blossom royalty visit lawmakers (with video)

12th District Reps. Cary Condotta and Brad Hawkins meeting girls who are promoting this year's Apple Blossom Festival in Wenatchee

Omak City Council approves new sign ordinance

New signs rules allow city to monitor brightness and intensity of electronic signs, but not messages

Pateros City Council debates mayoral salary

New mayor's pay sparks discussion during meeting

Body found in icy Okanogan River

Body of Tonasket woman who jumped from Fourth Street Bridge found downstream from town

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Congressman Hastings announces retirement

4th Congressional District representative to step down at the end of the year

School levies passing in seven districts

While voters are approving those measures, at least two bond issues are failing

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Bill would allow for smaller parcels to receive open space tax reduction

County officials worry extending agricultural tax break will diminish revenue

Mountain snowfall prompts more of North Cascades Highway closure

State transportation officials close state Highway 20 at the Early Winters area near Mazama

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Colorado senators settle Super Bowl bet

Washington Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell receive basket of bison, bourbon and more after Seahawks win

Chelan prosecuting attorney reviewing case involving Methow Valley athletic director

Okanogan County Sheriff's Office hands off case after completing investigation of incident in Chelan County

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Judge hears from resident seeking mayoral recall

Resident Michael Knox awaits a decision on whether his complaints about Mayor Marilynn Lynn have sufficient grounds for a recall election.

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Student serves as page for Rep. Kretz

Mountainside Middle School student learns about lawmaking in Olympia

Bridgeport mayor subject of recall effort

City Council to consider whether to pay her legal costs

Upon finding out a local man has filed a request to recall the mayor, the City Council planned to meet Tuesday to consider whether the city should pay for her defense.

Legislators schedule telephone "town hall"

7th Legislative District lawmakers will take calls at 7 p.m. Monday

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