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Washington at 1 p.m.


VANCOUVER, Wash. — Democrats see new opportunity in a southwest Washington congressional district as the party looks to make gains in a section of the blue state that has been out of reach to them for years. By Rachel La Corte. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.


SPOKANE, Wash. — Conservation groups on Friday seek to block the state of Washington from killing a new wolf pack whose members have been preying on cattle in remote Ferry County. By Nicholas K. Geranios. DEVELOPING.


MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff's Office will use state grant money to go after black market marijuana producers and legal growers who harvest more than their license allows. SENT: 540 words.


COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — A man living in a Coeur d'Alene home built for his daughter after she survived one of the region's most horrific crimes has been ordered to move out. A northern Idaho judge on Thursday ruled Steve Groene an unlawful tenant in the house owned by a charitable trust set up to benefit his daughter. Shasta Groene is now 21 and has moved near Boise. The charity wants to sell the house to continue providing her with financial support. SENT3 40 words.



ANAHEIM, Calif. — Matt Shoemaker takes the mound when the Los Angeles Angels continue their series with the Seattle Mariners, who won the opener. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 7 p.m. PDT.


UNDATED — When his team's schedule was finalized and released, Chris Petersen knew the opening month of the season for No. 10 Washington could end up being quite challenging. The opener against Auburn was a given. But lurking with almost as much danger and trepidation was the Huskies Pac-12 Conference opener at Utah. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 700 words. By noon PT.


Washington State seeks to remain unbeaten as the Cougars play Eastern Washington of the FCS on Saturday. By Nicholas K. Geranios. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1 p.m. PT


PORTLAND, Ore. — Less than a year ago, Tobin Heath lamented that being injured was the "worst thing in the whole entire world." Now healthy, the midfielder for the Portland Thorns and the U.S. national team looks like she's having the time of her life. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 640 words. AP Photos.


—TEACHE#R STRIKE-RULING: Judge rules striking Battle Ground teachers get to work/

—PLUTONIUM PLANT: Work to demolish plutonium plant could resume next week.

—DEADLY CRASH: One driver was killed and another injured in a head-on collision along U.S. 2.

—TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM-TESTING: Transportation and Amtrak to test train control system.

—SQUALID HOME-PETS RECOVERED: Humane Society seeks help with 36 pets recovered from home.

—HIGH-TECH VISAS-FINE: The Department of Labor has fined a Bellevue company $355,000 for violating labor rules pertaining to H-1B high-tech visas.

—SEATTLE-FBI HEAD: Head of FBI's Seattle office takes promotion to headquarters.

—FENTANTYL TRAFFICKING-ARRESTS: 2 men indicted on charges of selling fentanyl.

—GUN STORAGE-SEATTLE: Seattle proposes new rules to require gun storage.

—SCHOOL CLOSED-THREAT: Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington, is closed Friday due to a potential threat.

—POTATO EXPORTS: Marketing group says trade wars hurting US potato exports.