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Oregon trestle burns
Oregon trestle burns (Sherwood, Oregon police department)
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Bizarre! Oregon Train Trestle Goes Up in Flames – Spews Toxic Smoke

Health warnings have been issued near Sherwood, Oregon due to a massive train trestle that was consumed by a forest-grass fire Monday. The orange color seen in the pictures are the flames consuming the structure!

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Franklin County
Franklin County (Franklin County)
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Zambrano Shooting Inquest May Be Moved to Different County

Due to difficulty in finding an suitable courtroom or venue to hold the Coroner's Inquest, Dan Blasdell says it may be moved outside Franklin County.

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Ammonia leak at fruit packing plant triggers emergency
Ammonia leak at fruit packing plant triggers emergency (Getty Images)
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Ammonia Leak Near Royal City Forces Citizens to Shelter in Place

Around 10am Monday, residents in Royal City in Grant County were asked to shelter in place due to an ammonia gas leak at the Royal Fruit Ridge Company processing plant.

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truck driver falls asleep behind wheel
truck driver falls asleep behind wheel (Getty images)
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Semi Driver Falls Asleep Behind Wheel Near Walla Walla

Fortunately, no other motorists were injured, but the driver suffered some himself.

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Perhaps former drug-sniffing dog can make a wonderful pet for a child
Perhaps former drug-sniffing dog can make a wonderful pet for a child (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
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Legal Pot Puts Drug-Sniffing Dogs Into Retirement

Although dogs will still be needed for police departments across the state for a variety of purposes, some K-9 units are finding out their services are no longer needed, now that pot is legal in Washington state.

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Washington State Patrol
Washington State Patrol (Washington state patrol)
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Franklin County Jail, WSP Trooper, Cleared in Wrongful Death Suit

According to the Washington State Attorney General's office, there was no wrongdoing or excessive force involved in the death of a Kennewick man in February at the Franklin County Jail.

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North Idaho citizens, Sheriff, stand up to federal government over confiscation
North Idaho citizens, Sheriff, stand up to federal government over confiscation (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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North Idaho Residents, Sheriff’s Deputies Stand Up to Veteran’s Possible Gun Confiscation

When John Arnold, a veteran who lives in Priest Lake Idaho, suffered a stroke a while back, he received a letter from the Veterans Administration saying he was found mentally incompetent to keep his gun collection! It's part of the controversial Brady Act, which reportedly flags federal officials if a person is found to be "incompetent" to own a firearm.

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Death with Dignity numbers up slightly in Washington state
Death with Dignity numbers up slightly in Washington state (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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Death With Dignity In WA Sees Slight Increase in 2014

In 2009 Washington voters approved what was called the "Death with Dignity" initiative, legalizing physician- assisted suicide in Washington state. Since then a total of 726 adults have chosen to end their lives with a physician-prescribed dose of lethal medication. The 2014 numbers show a slight increase over 2013.

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Oregon pot farmers warned about illegal pesticides
Oregon pot farmers warned about illegal pesticides (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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Oregon Pot Growers Warned Against Using Illegal Pesticides

Although pot won't appear in Oregon state stores until 2016, approved growers and processors are already ramping up production.

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Kennewick Irrigation District
Kennewick Irrigation District (KID photo)
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KID Plans Public Meeting on Drought – Seeking Feedback

Next Thursday, August 13, the Kennewick Irrigation District plans a townhall-open house to gather feedback from it's customers, and to inform users what's ahead as we move through one of the worst droughts in recent history.

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