Teachers strike for better pay, funding

Teachers in the Lake Washington School District will join a series of staged walk-outs in Puget Sound school districts to protest what they say is too little money for the state's public schools.

Governor signs off on new medical marijuana rules

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a measure Friday that will regulate the state's medical marijuana system and create a voluntary patient database of users.

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North America's largest powwow a huge draw

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Droves of Native American and other indigenous performers and spectators have converged in New Mexico for the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations, North America's largest powwow. Here are some things to know about the event:

Weather Eye: Showers likely to linger into weekend; air quality week nears

Even with a fairly moderate onshore flow of air we have seen some blue skies and sunshine. Not the 80-degree weather like we had Monday, but still not too bad. Our average high is 63 degrees so we are not too far off.

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