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Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Although the federal government prohibits welfare recipients from using their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to buy liquor, wine, beer, cigarettes, tobacco products or even vitamins, in the states of Colorado and Washington where recreational marijuana is legal, welfare benefits can be used to pay for weed. Oddly enough, while EBT cardholders cannot use their […]

Jenise Wright: Teenage Neighbor Arrested

Jenise Wright: Teenage Neighbor Arrested

Jenise Wright’s case has finally gained more details, beginning to provide closure for her family. The autopsy results acquired Friday came back from the coroner’s office revealing that the little girl had been murdered and was a victim of sexual assault. By Saturday afternoon, a teenage neighbor matching the DNA evidence on Wright’s body was […]

South Cle Elum Ridge Fire Burns Brush

South Cle Elum Ridge Fire Burns Brush

The South Cle Elum Ridge Fire, as it is now being called, is burning through brush on the south side of South Cle Elum, six miles outside of town. It was called in around 5 p.m. Thursday. Air resources immediately responded and began fighting the blaze, as all other resources were tied up with the […]

Snag Canyon Fire: Explosives May Be Used to Stop Blaze

Snag Canyon Fire: Explosives May Be Used to Stop Blaze

An important update on the Snag Canyon Fire surfaced less than an hour ago. Crews working to control the blaze are waiting to hear if they can use blasting on the fire lines. The terrain where the blaze burns currently is too dangerous for crew members to access safely and productively. Cory Wall of the […]

Washington Searchers Find Body Believed to Be Jenise Wright, 6

Washington Searchers Find Body Believed to Be Jenise Wright, 6

FBI search dogs have found the body of a young girl who Washington officials believe to be Jenise Wright, 6. The discovery of the body in a wooded area near the Steele Creek Mobile Home Park, where her family lived, brings to an end the four-day search for the girl, who disappeared from her home last […]

Wife Set Husband on Fire for Sexually Abusing 7-Year-Old Daughter [Video]

Wife Set Husband on Fire for Sexually Abusing 7-Year-Old Daughter [Video]

A Washington woman allegedly set her husband on fire after she learned that he sexually abused her seven-year-old daughter. Tatanysha Hedmon was seen on a gas station’s surveillance just hours before the incident purchasing gasoline. She said to shoot him would have been “too nice” so she doused him with gasoline and lit a match. […]

Washington Wildfires: Hope in the Midst of Devastation

Washington Wildfires: Hope in the Midst of Devastation

When driving on US 97 from Ellensburg to Wenatchee, thick fingers of smoke from the Washington wildfires smother the myriads of Evergreen trees and hover like an ominous warning sign. The normal blue skies are tinged with gray and unnatural hues of orange, brown and red, marking the destruction that is taking place. Further, down […]

Police Officer in Seattle Targets Pot Users

Police Officer in Seattle Targets Pot Users

A police officer in Seattle who has been accused of targeting pot users was reassigned after it was revealed that he had written approximately 80 percent of the marijuana tickets issued in 2014. The officer, who was identified July 30 as Randy Jokela, has been with the Seattle police force since 1990. Of the 83 […]

Oso Landslide Searchers Discover Last Missing Body in Washington

Oso Landslide Searchers Discover Last Missing Body in Washington

On July 23, searchers and rescue teams may have discovered the last missing body from the rubble left over from Washington’s devastating 2014 Oso landslide, which made headlines four months ago. Molly Kristine “Kris” Regelbrugge, the 44 year-old woman whose body remained undiscovered after the search for missing persons ended in April, is the only unaccounted […]

Washington State Police Recover Bodies Of Two Men Killed At Waterfall

Washington State Police Recover Bodies Of Two Men Killed At Waterfall

  Washington State police and emergency workers have recovered the bodies of two men who were killed on Saturday night at a waterfall. Pilchuck Falls is located in Skagit County and is a dangerous place even for experienced woodsmen. A hiker, age 25 is dead as is a search and rescue volunteer, age 61, who […]

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