Medics carry injured woman, canine off Dog Mountain

She had a hurt ankle; he had injured paws. Both got a lift back to the trailhead Monday after getting into trouble while hiking on Dog Mountain in the Columbia River Gorge.

State legislature running out of time in special session

SEATTLE (AP) — As the Washington Legislature heads into the final week of its special session, few are predicting that lawmakers will finish their work by Thursday.

Tempers, tears at town hall on education

CAMAS — Emotions ran high Saturday as local educators shared some of their struggles and concerns for their students during a town hall meeting with Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center and Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida.

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  • 18th annual American Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast

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  • Woman shot with stray bullet

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  • Olympia Gun Rights Rally

  • Courtyard Village Apartment fundraiser

Ex-Israeli prime minister sentenced to 8 months

JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison and a $25,000 fine for illegally accepting campaign contributions from an American supporter.

Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

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