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U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Unauthorized Immigrants Growing In Idaho

Idaho was among seven states where the number of unauthorized immigrants increased between 2009 and 2012, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.

11/18/2014

A car gets stuck in the snow. (credit: MICHEL KRAKOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rescued: 4 Wash. Residents Stuck In Ore. Snow

Marion County sheriff’s search teams have rescued four southwest Washington men who lost their way en route to Bagby Hot Springs in Oregon’s Mount Hood National Forest and got their rented SUV stuck overnight in more than a foot of snow.

11/18/2014

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Washington Man Killed By Bus At Idaho Corn Maze

A bus carrying paintball players struck and killed a Washington state man inside a zombie attraction at a corn maze in northern Idaho, authorities said Saturday.

10/11/2014

37,000 pounds of chicken rotted inside the trailer after sitting at a Flying J Truck Stop in Missoula for as long as a month, say police. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Authorities: Truck Driver Abandoned Trailer Full Of Frozen Chicken At Montana Truck Stop

Christopher Hall, 42, is accused of abandoning his rig, loaded with 37,000 pounds of frozen chicken, after allegedly attempting to extort more money from his Kent, Washington buyers.

09/26/2014

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Dozens Of Washington Pot-Shop Applications In Jeopardy

Washington state is warning dozens of people who applied to run legal marijuana shops that their chance of getting a license is in jeopardy.

CBS Seattle–09/18/2014

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Legal Pot Grows Add New Demand To Northwest Power Grid

Regional power planners say indoor marijuana grow operations in Washington state could need as much electricity over the next two decades equal to what a small Northwest city consumes.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

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Police To Citizens: Be Careful What You Tweet

Two recent incidents led the Washington State Patrol to organize the “TweetSmart” campaign

CBS Seattle–08/14/2014

File photo of a firefighter spraying water while fighting a fire near an Indian reservation. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Northwest Thunderstorms Complicate Fire Fights

Triple-digit heat and lightning have made firefighters’ jobs even more difficult across the Northwest, where two dozen large wildfires are already burning.

CBS Seattle–08/12/2014

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Campfires At Washington Campgrounds Banned

Due to the extreme fire danger across nearly all of Washington from hot, dry weather, the state has expanded its ban on outdoor fires.

CBS Seattle–08/11/2014

Randy Loucks, right, of Brewster, Wash., and Rich Pitkethly of Brewster dig through the remains of a home belonging to Loucks mother-in-law following a wildfire on July 20, 2014 in Pateros, Wash. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Obama: Largest Wildfire In Washington State’s History Can Be Attributed To Climate Change

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control.

07/23/2014

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