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Washington (U.S. state)

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  • Anxious parents are no reason to keep marijuana illegal

    To the editor: The article provides several examples of a substantial increase in the demand from parents and community groups for resources to discuss marijuana usage with kids post-legalization in Colorado. ("For some parents, legalization complicates how to talk about pot," Sept. 1)
  • Washington declares a state of emergency in battle against wildfires

    A state of emergency was declared in 20 eastern counties in the state of Washington after a handful of new wildfires forced evacuations and threatened more than 500 homes. In what is shaping up as an especially difficult fire season throughout the...

    Washington marijuana shops now open: 'It's like a candy store'

    Washington marijuana shops now open: 'It's like a candy store'
    The first customer to buy legal pot — for partying, not medicinal reasons — here in Washington’s biggest city was a retired 65-year-old woman who overnighted on a sidewalk to ensure her place in hemp history. Deborah Greene...

    6 Mt. Rainier climbers presumed dead; families head to Seattle

    6 Mt. Rainier climbers presumed dead; families head to Seattle
    Four mountain climbers and two guides escorting them to the summit of Mt. Rainier were presumed dead after searchers found a trail of scattered equipment on Saturday, authorities said. Gary Harrington, operations director for Alpine Ascents...

    Six climbers missing on Mt. Rainier, last heard from Wednesday

    Rescuers flew over the glaciers of Mt. Rainier National Park on Saturday looking for two guides and four hikers who haven’t been heard from since Wednesday, when they were attempting to scale the fifth-tallest mountain in the Lower 48.   The...