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01/22/2021   NW News Network
A potato processing plant in the central Washington town of Warden burned down in a dramatic overnight fire Thursday. By early Friday morning, emergency responders had evacuated nearly a third of the homes near the plant. Flames were licking a large tank of ammonia, and firefighters feared it might explode. “This was a very large fire,” Kyle Foreman with the Grant County Sheriff’s Department said. “Certainly one of the top 10 in my career.” The fire was called in around 5 p.m. Thursday. By nearly 9 p.m. came a Level 3 “Get Out Now” evacuation order, and officers began going door to door. Residents were allowed to go home about 1 a.m. Friday morning. No injuries have been reported. The owner Warden is a town of nearly 3,000 people set among some of this nation’s greenest irrigated agriculture. The surrounding crops are irrigated by the Columbia River’s Grand Coulee Dam and the massive federal Columbia Basin Project. The plant was one of two dehydrated potato processing plants in the
01/21/2021   NW News Network
QUICK LINKS: – Washington Vaccine Information Page – FindYourPhaseWA – Washington Vaccine Phase Finder – WA Vaccine Hotline (6 AM to 10 PM M-F; 8 AM to 6 PM weekends): 800-525-0127 Washington state plans to roll out mass doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at regional hubs starting Monday, Jan. 25. But some local officials say they received little notice and that they’re far from ready. The state promises more details this weekend. State Department of Health officials say they are working to shore up the plan to vaccinate thousands of people Washingtonians. Several mass vaccination sites are in the works for Wenatchee (Town Toyota Center), Spokane (Spokane Arena), the Tri-Cities (Benton County Fairgrounds) and Ridgefield (Clark County Fairgrounds). But some city and county governments say the state gave little time to organize things like traffic and crowd control. Surprised county governments and facility managers say they received no warning from the state before it was announced on Monday
01/19/2021   NW News Network
As President Donald Trump prepared to leave office, his Department of Energy was celebrating that a new analytical lab was “ ready to operate ” at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington. The lab, being largely constructed by DOE contractor Bechtel National, Inc. is part of a low-level radioactive waste treatment facility meant to make glass logs out of the hazardous goo. In what’s become a normal part of every outgoing administration’s listing of accomplishments, the department recently celebrated the construction of that facility. While incoming President Joe Biden was selecting his new cabinet, two DOE undersecretaries flew to Richland to cheer progress on the facility. The agency also debuted a website that gives virtual tours of the Hanford site to the public. At the same time, a recent DOE report mulls what to do with some leftovers of the federal government’s WWII and Cold War plutonium-making project that are moldering away at the bottom of tanks at Hanford and leaking out

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01/15/2021   Seattle PI Mariners

Every Mariners' 40-man roster player is now under contract for 2021.

01/13/2021   Seattle PI Mariners

Fans will have access to the events through the team's YouTube channel.

01/13/2021   Seattle PI Mariners

Iwakuma, 39, will assist Ms pitchers and pitching instructors at all levels.


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01/24/2021   UPI Latest News
Warner Bros. Pictures released the first full-length trailer for its monster movie, "Godzilla vs. Kong," on Sunday.
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Starring amazing performances from Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, 'The White Tiger' takes a raw and bitter look at India’s caste system.
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It’s safe to say Tom Brady is pumped for his first NFC Championship appearance.
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When asked about how often she thought of quitting the White House's Coronavirus Task Force when Donald Trump was U.S. President. Birx answered, “always.”
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The operation in LA that found 33 missing children came two months after another effort in Virginia recovered 27 youths. Here's an update.
      
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The United States has surpassed 25 million COVID-19 cases in addition to 417,000 deaths on Sunday, as the University of Michigan canceled all athletic activities for two weeks.
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There’s a lot more at stake than just reputation for Tom Brady as he prepares to take on the Green Bay Packers in Sunday’s NFC Championship game. 
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Elon Musk's SpaceX launched 143 small satellites into space Sunday morning, setting a world record for the most spacecraft sent to orbit on a single mission.
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A year after COVID-19 arrived in the US, the front line staff in Washington state are still holding on.
      
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01/22/2021   ESPN College Sports
Some of the sport's biggest games, like Oklahoma's Maggie Nichols and UCLA's Kyla Ross, are gone. So, who are the top gymnasts to look out for this year?