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Was last February’s ‘snowmaggedon’ a fluke, or can we expect more like it? We took your snow questions to the experts.

January 13, 2020, 11:30am Northwest

Maybe it’s because it’s always a novelty at first. Or maybe it’s because we just can’t handle it. Whatever the reason, Seattleites seem obsessed with those cold white flakes — and the beauty and transportation troubles they bring — whenever there’s so much as a whiff of snow in the forecast or days of warnings as we’ve just endured. Read story

Judge allows effort to recall Alaska governor to proceed

January 13, 2020, 8:56am Northwest

JUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska judge ruled Friday that an effort to recall Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy may proceed, a decision that is expected to be appealed. Read story

Snow causes power outages, school closures around state

January 13, 2020, 8:55am Northwest

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A winter storm in Washington state left thousands of without power in the greater Seattle area and caused school closures and delays. Read story

Stomach found in Olympia yard ‘definitely non-human,’ Thurston Coroner says

January 13, 2020, 8:54am Northwest

OLYMPIA — When Angel Clark first saw the eerily clean bodily organ that her husband found lying in their front yard, she says it was “a shock.” Read story

65K drivers erroneously charged for Seattle tunnel tolls

January 13, 2020, 8:54am Northwest

SEATTLE — Transportation officials in Washington state have started to give refunds to about 65,000 drivers who were erroneously charged when traveling through tunnel tolls in Seattle. Read story

Jury: Principal molested student for years; $3M awarded

January 13, 2020, 8:52am Northwest

PORTLAND — A Multnomah County jury on Friday awarded $3 million to a young woman who said the principal of her public elementary school sexually abused her in his office when she was in second, third and fourth grade. Read story

Iranian students at PSU hope ‘cooler heads will prevail’ as tensions with U.S. mount

January 13, 2020, 8:51am Northwest

PORTLAND -- There was a time when Justin, an international college student in Oregon, couldn't imagine he'd ever get to go to school in the United States. Read story

Former Yakama Nation tribal officer sentenced to 20 years in child pornography case

January 12, 2020, 4:30pm Northwest

YAKIMA — A former Yakama Nation Tribal Police officer has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for attempting to produce child pornography. Read story

Democratic lawmakers in Oregon ready to unveil new climate change legislation

January 12, 2020, 3:30pm Latest News

PORTLAND — Eager to avoid the acrimony and Republican walkouts that temporarily paralyzed the end of last year’s legislative session, lawmakers have been busy crafting a new version of their climate change policy in hopes of passing it in the 35-day session that begins Feb. 3. Read story

‘No perfect site’ for another homeless camp in Cowlitz County

January 12, 2020, 1:30pm Latest News

LONGVIEW — As Longview City Manager Kurt Sacha put it, “there is no perfect site” for a new temporary camping site for the homeless population in Cowlitz County, but a committee Tuesday started developing a list of potential locations. Read story