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The best places to visit in Washington State, from Paradise to Port Townsend

Washington State’s perennial highlights are its wild open spaces, ideal for kayaking, climbing, hiking and skiing © Thomas Barwick / Getty Images. Washington is a state of dramatic differences, both physical and cultural. The east mixes vineyards with barren scablands and river coulees, while the west is a patchwork of drippy evergreen forests, clinging to the skirts of snowy mountain ranges punctuated by dome-shaped volcanoes.
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Council to consider new use for former Macy’s building

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council meets tonight (Wednesday) at 6:30 p.m. and will consider approving a shoreline substantial development permit for the A.M. Jensen Building project at 54 East Main Street, which most recently was home to Macy’s. The proposed development consists of turning the former department store into an extended-stay hotel with commercial space.
WALLA WALLA, WA
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Eastern Oregon schools grapple with security questions after Uvalde tragedy

In the wake of May’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, rural school leaders in Eastern Oregon met on Monday in Pendleton to review their security measures. About 200 school officials, police officers and mental health professionals from across Umatilla, Morrow and Union counties piled into a conference room at the Pendleton Convention Center to figure out how to prevent a public safety crisis in their community.
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Fire Destroys Pendleton Flour Mill

UPDATE 8:33-The County Courthouse is closed due to the active fire at the Pendleton Flour Mill. State Court operations will be moving to the courthouse in Hermiston, 915 SE columbia Drive. (Pendleton, OR) -- An early morning fire that burned for hours has destroyed the Pendleton Flour Mill. This apparently...
PENDLETON, OR
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Fire Destroys Flour Mill

PENDLETON, Ore.- UPDATE: 9:55 a.m. According to Grain Craft, the company that operates the flour mill in Pendleton, there were no injuries reported in the blaze. The mill is completely destroyed. UPDATE: 8:20 a.m. According to a press release from the Pendleton Police Department, the fire at the Grain Craft...
PENDLETON, OR
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Eastern Oregon historic flour mill destroyed in fire

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A historic flour mill in northeast Oregon was destroyed in a fire Wednesday morning. According to the Pendleton Police Department, the fire at the Grain Craft Flour Mill in Pendleton started around 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, KHQ reported. The Pendleton Fire Department responded to a report...
PENDLETON, OR
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Tragic lesson from Texas causes change to PSD safety plan

PENDLETON – Pendleton School Superintendent Kevin Headings came away impressed with the InterMountain Education Service District’s school safety summit, including the plan worked out specifically for Pendleton educators and law enforcement officers to follow. The safety summit held Monday was a chance to share the plans with new...
PENDLETON, OR
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Fire starts in RV, spreads to nearby structure

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County Fire District No. 4 responded to a fire on the 2400 block of South Third Avenue near Reynolds Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Chief Rocky Eastman said the fire started around 1:30 p.m. in a motorhome and spread to a nearby structure. Neighbors said they...
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Flour mill catches fire in Pendleton

Eastern Oregon firefighters are trying to put out a fire at a venerable flour mill in the heart of Pendleton on Wednesday. Pendleton Police Chief Chuck Byram, the designated public information officer for the fire, said Pendleton Flour Mills initially caught fire Tuesday afternoon when there was failure in a sifter’s filter. The Pendleton Fire Department evacuated the mill without incident and put out the fire.
PENDLETON, OR
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Fire burns through Pendleton Flour Mills

A historic flour mill in northeast Oregon was destroyed in a fire Wednesday morning. According to the Associated Press, firefighters initially doused a small fire at the at the Pendleton Flour Mill on Tuesday afternoon, however, it reignited at about 4 a.m. Wednesday. They say the building was soon fully...
PENDLETON, OR
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Massive fire breaks out at Pendleton Flour Mill

PENDLETON, Ore. - A historic flour mill in Pendleton, Oregon was destroyed in a fire Wednesday morning. According to Grain Craft, the company that operates the flour mill, there were no injuries reported in the blaze. According to a press release from the Pendleton Police Department, the fire at the...
PENDLETON, OR
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