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Local Officials mystified by man's crossbow death in campground
A man found dead last month at a campground in Olympic National Park died from a wound caused by a crossbow, but investigators still don't know if his death was a homicide, a suicide or an accident.



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YouNews Amazing Nebula in Orion Amazing Nebula in Orion
I wanted to share these amazing images I took during our clear nights this winter from the Constellation Orion. These were imaged on Jan.20th, Jan. 28th,29th and Feb.14th & 22nd of this year from my backyard in Sedro Woolley WA.

Local & Regional

Local Oregon sheriff: Decision to shoot pet pony was a mistake
At about 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, a deputy was called to an area along Highway 213 on a report that a horse may have been hit by a car. The deputy reported that he saw a “very old” horse that “couldn’t stand” even though it was trying to do so.

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National & World No death sentence for Jodi Arias after jury deadlocks
A judge has declared a mistrial in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial after jurors deadlocked on whether the convicted murderer should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.


Sports AP: MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year deal
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that Major League Soccer and its players' union have agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.

Seattle Refined

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Home Daffodils in bloom Daffodils in bloom (Video)
Spring arrived early in the Skagit Valley. OverSkagit.com shared this aerial video of the daffodils in bloom.

Your Life, Your Style

Consumer Paving scammers target local property owners (New) Paving scammers target local property owners (Video)
Roving asphalt pavers are targeting local property owners and walking away with thousands of dollars. The latest complaints are from East King County where at least four victims were hit. The victims report the pavers drove a white truck with a flashing yellow light on the top. They claim to have extra material from an earlier job and offer to patch your driveway or parking lot for a bargain. Don't do it.





Business U.S. factory orders slip for third month in a row
Orders to factories edged down 0.2 percent in January following declines of 3.5 percent in December and 1.7 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Thursday.


Offbeat Canadians 'Spocking' the image of ex-minister on $5 bill
The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character.
Offbeat Snowy Boston starts removing parking-space savers (Photo Gallery)
Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, orange cones and other stuff that people set out in the street to reserve the parking spaces they've dug out.