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Man Catches 482-Pound Halibut In Alaska

A California man hooked the catch of a lifetime while on vacation in Alaska

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

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Early Count Shows Residents Voting To Recall Mayor

Early election returns show residents of the small town of Pacific, Wash., on the King-Pierce county line are voting to recall their mayor.

06/26/2013

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WA Alcoa Plant Celebrates 60 Years

The Pacific Northwest aluminum industry supplied roughly 40 percent of the nation’s aluminum in its heyday in the 1980s, with 10 plants producing the pliable, lightweight metal for everything from war planes to soda cans. Alcoa is offering free plant tours Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary.

06/22/2012

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Children’s Museum of Tacoma Opens in New Space

New exhibits, new hands-on fun and a new address for the Children’s Museum of Tacoma. C’mon in for a visit!

01/19/2012

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Widespread Power Outages in Puget Sound; Ice Storm Warning Extended

According to the Seattle Times, more than 120,000 customers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties are without power this morning due to heavy snow, ice and falling trees hitting power lines. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service has extended the Ice Storm Warning until later this afternoon.

01/19/2012

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Trip Advisor’s Top 10 US Hotels Include 3 from Pacific NW

The list of the 2012 Travelers’ Choice awards has been revealed. And among this 10th annual award group are the top 10 hotels in the US as rated by TripAdvisor. Three of the Top 10 are in the Pacific Northwest. And, by the way, so is number 11! Take a look at the four boutique properties the Pacific Northwest raves about.

01/19/2012

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Guide to U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms

There’s nothing like tromping through the woods to find your perfect Christmas tree. Enjoy the fresh air, smell of pine, and family-friendly activities this season. Here are some of our favorite U-Pick tree farms.

11/23/2011

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