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Storm knocks out power, knocks down trees
At least two people were injured when trees fell, and rough seas destroyed the third house in a week on Washaway Beach near Grayland.
High wind warning will last until 4 a.m.
The text of the National Weather Service's warning for Western Washington.
Cliff Mass: Winds are going to make you want to stay off ferry tonight
A few hundred thousand are likely to see power outages.
Sub-freezing temperatures, possible snow on the way
The temperatures will start to rise a little on Sunday.
Inslee optimistic about climate change programs in post election
"'Yes, I wish there would have been more changes in the Senate. But I believe . . . we’re going to have a greater bipartisan interest in finding a solution in this than maybe in the last session,' he said."
Venice, Amsterdam and now Boston? Why it is considering becoming a city of canals
The Back Bay area was originally a tidal flat, and climate change is leading the city to seriously consider a network of canals.
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- B.C. oil pipeline: A threat to the whole Northwest?
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- Inslee sounds alarm about oil trains
- First Nations cross border to protect Salish Sea from oil shipments
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- Coal export plan suffers setback in Oregon
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