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Russia's Vic Wild celebrates at the Men's Snowboard Parallel Slalom Flower Ceremony at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 22, 2014. (credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington State Native Wins 2 Gold Medals In Snowboarding For Russia

Vic Wild might compete under the Russian flag, but the roots for the White Salmon, Wash., native run deep.

02/22/2014

Maggie Voisin of the USA trains during Ski Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Injured Olympic Freestyle Skier Sticking Around Despite Fractured Leg

Maggie Voisin didn’t come all this way to let a fractured leg keep her from experiencing the Olympics.

02/10/2014

Latest Google Doodle is a clear rebuke to Russia's anti-gay policies. (Google screenshot)

Google Makes Statement About Russian Anti-Gay Law

Google Doodle features athletes against a rainbow-colored background to support global gay rights.

02/07/2014

(Photo by Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Wenatchee Man Making Snow For Winter Games In Russia

A Wenatchee man and snow-making expert is joining other snowmakers from around the world to make sure there is enough snow covering the slopes for the Olympic Games next month.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle October 12 – 14

Arts, antiques, great food, Russian culture, amazing jazz, a day for women and more! It’s the weekend in Puget Sound. Ready? Set? Go!

10/10/2012

(image grabbed from photo taken by Oleg Nikishin/Newsmakers)

Memos Show US Hushed Up Soviet Crime

The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not have been the Nazis who had only recently occupied the area.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2012

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