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Wolf Killing in Washington State: Will There Have to Be More?

Taking aim from a helicopter flying over northeastern Washington state, a marksman last month killed the alpha male of a wolf pack that had repeatedly attacked a rancher’s cattle. The shooting put an end to the so-called Wedge pack, but it did little to quell the controversy over wolves in the state.

10/20/2012

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Six Orcas Identified off West Seattle

More than a dozen killer whales swimming past West Seattle gave residents a spectacular sight Monday as the sun set. This is the farthest south the orcas have been seen this year, and it may indicate a typical fall shift.

10/09/2012

A new European study challenges the UN studies that show man-made gases only increased after the year 1800. (Photo by De Agostini Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images)

Study: Record Rise In Greenhouse Gases Occurred During Roman Empire

A recent European study found that a record rise in greenhouse gases happened during two centuries in which the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty were ruling the region.

10/05/2012

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Toxic Algae Means No Swimming at Green Lake

Add Seattle’s popular Green Lake to the list of Puget Sound-area lakes hit by toxic algae blooms.

10/02/2012

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Authorities: Oregon Farmer Eaten By His Hogs

Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs.

10/01/2012

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Wildfire Smoke Making Air Unhealthy in Eastern WA

The state Ecology Department reports air monitors detect hazardous Friday air in Cashmere and Liberty, and unhealthy air in Wenatchee, Entiat, Pateros and Quincy.

09/28/2012

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Firefighters Making Progress on Wildfires in Eastern WA

Thousands of firefighters are still battling five major wildfires in Eastern Washington that have burned a total of 186 square miles, but managers are increasingly confident they’re gaining control.

09/27/2012

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Gov Gregoire Extends Burn Ban through September 30

Gov. Chris Gregoire has extended a ban on all outdoor and agricultural burning in Eastern Washington because of continuing wildfire danger.

09/24/2012

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Table Mountain Fire In Central Washington Triples In Size

The Table Mountain Complex of wildfires in central Washington’s Chelan and Kittitas counties has tripled in size to more than 47 square miles, and residents of 161 homes north of Ellensburg and Liberty are being urged to evacuate, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff.

09/20/2012

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Wildlife Agents Raiding Poachers Who ‘Just Want To See Stuff Die’

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife agents have conducted 14 raids around the state in a series of poaching investigations, and they say dozens of people could face charges.

09/18/2012

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Photos Of Forum 2011!

The 6th Annual AM1090 Forum came and went! Check out the 2011 photos with Stephanie Miller, Mike Papantonio, Norman Goldman, Randi Rhodes, Mike Malloy, Ron Reagan and Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Video and Audio of the event […]

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