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Washington Homes Burn Down as Heat Wave Persists

Washington Homes Burn Down as Heat Wave Persists

According to recent reports, several homes in the area of Wenatchee, Washington have burned down, as a heat wave covering most of the Northwest persists in the U.S. The Weather Channel (TWC) reported that as many as 24 to 28 houses burned down during the Sleepy Hollow Fire, which has covered around 4,000 acres. TWC reported […]

Right to Marry Crowd Not So Tolerant of Right to Carry at Gay Pride Rally

Right to Marry Crowd Not So Tolerant of Right to Carry at Gay Pride Rally

The right to marry crowd was not so tolerant of the right to carry at a gay pride rally in Olympia, Washing this past weekend. According to the Libertarian Party of Washington (LPWA) they were turned away for their support of the second amendment from the Capital City Pride Festival. The LPWA has attended and […]

NAACP Chapter President Rachel Dolezal Steps Down After Race Controversy

NAACP Chapter President Rachel Dolezal Steps Down After Race Controversy

On Monday, Rachel Dolezal, president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington, announced that she is stepping down from her position due to the controversy that swept the nation regarding her real ethnicity. Dolezal’s parents, both Causasian, told reporters that their daughter is, in fact, in no way black, and, “she is Caucasian by birth.” Dolezal […]

NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal Faked Being Black

NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal Faked Being Black

Spokane’s NAACP leader has found herself in the midst of more racial controversy. This time she is not being targeted for being African-American, she is being accused of faking a black heritage. Rachel Dolezal, according to family members, has falsely portrayed herself as a black woman for years. Her birth certificate, however, states she was […]

Drought Emergency Declared in Washington State

Drought Emergency Declared in Washington State

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has declared the state to be in a drought emergency. The state is experiencing record low snowpack (snowpack is similar to a frozen reservoir for river basins that accumulates during the winter. In the warmer months, it slowly melts and becomes the water supply to streams and rivers), and conditions […]

Starbucks Moving Bottled Water Production Due to California Drought

Starbucks Moving Bottled Water Production Due to California Drought

Starbucks announced plans this week to move its bottled water production out of California due to prolonged drought conditions. The company’s water subsidiary, Ethos, will relocate its manufacturing and production to its Pennsylvania supplier over the next 6 months while it searches for another West Coast supplier and new sources of water. The company was […]

Erick Walker Sentenced to 90 Years for the Death of Molly Conley

Erick Walker Sentenced to 90 Years for the Death of Molly Conley

  Erick Walker has been sentenced on Tuesday to over 90 years in jail for his involvement in the death of 15-year-old Molly Conley. Conley was fatally shot on her birthday in 2013 when she was walking with a group of her friends along a road near Lake Stevens in Washington State. Walker, 28, was […]

Flags Flying Over Washington State Capitol Stirred Controversy

Flags Flying Over Washington State Capitol Stirred Controversy

Flags flying over the Washington State Capitol stirred controversy over the weekend, as members of the Tea Party protested against the Chinese flag flying next to the American and other state ones. The flag was removed Saturday afternoon as a result of the protest, although officials said it was scheduled to be lowered soon anyway. […]

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