Articles Tagged with Washington

Washington Wildfire: A State of Emergency

Residents have been told to evacuate quickly.

Rapidly moving wildfires in Washington and Oregon, burning for the last week, have prompted the evacuation of several north-central towns over the last 24 hours, but as of yet no human casualties have been reported. The cause of the blaze has been attributed to both lightning and marijuana cultivation but the investigation continues even as… Read more »

Gourmet High: Marijuana Food Truck Takes Munchies To A Whole New Level

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Washington residents can now have a taste of weed-infused treats when the marijuana food truck debuts at the Jet City farmer’s market in Everett, Washington, this weekend. Magical Butter will present the Samich Truck, the first mobile establishment that serves marijuana-laced food items. Samich is an acronym for Savory Accessible Marijuana Infused Culinary Happiness. Magical… Read more »

DC Boasts Record Tourism Numbers

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In 2013, 17.4 million people visited Washington DC and those numbers are expected to stay the same, or even grow higher, in 2014. For residents, they’re torn between appreciating the economic boost and the chance to show off their city and the hassle that comes from millions of guests year-round. Stanley Horner, one recent visitor,… Read more »

Elderly Man Faces Decade In Prison For Growing Marijuana For Medicinal Purposes

Larry Harvey

Federal authorities are seeking lengthy prison term for a rural elderly man growing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Pot dispensaries are now commonplace in Washington, the state is currently in the process of licensing residents to grow and sell recreational marijuana. Despite the marijuana business set to thrive in Washington, five Spokane residents will soon enter… Read more »

Colorado Prepares For Legal Marijuana Sales [Video]

Colorado Marijuana

With New Year’s only a day away, the Colorado Rockies are about to get a lot higher. Marijuana will be available for retail purchase after the first of the year. Colorado and Washington State made the historic move of completely legalizing marijuana back in November of 2012 and now the law is about to be… Read more »

James Lee DiMaggio May Be Armed With Explosives, Police Say

James Lee DiMaggio may be armed with explosives according to police.

The bizarre case of James Lee Dimaggio keeps getting stranger by the day, and now police are saying that he may be armed with explosives, and, if anyone in the public comes across his car, they should use extreme caution. DiMaggio is wanted for allegedly kidnapping 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her 8-year-old brother Ethan. The… Read more »

DEA Raids In Seattle Answer Question About Feds And ‘Legal Marijuana’

Marijuana Pipe Found in Burger King Kid's Meal Discovered By 4-Year-Old's Grandfather

This week’s DEA raids in Seattle have in part addressed the question of if or when federal drug enforcement agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency would supersede state laws allowing for legal recreational use of marijuana. Washington State passed unusually liberal pot laws last November, but the DEA raids in Seattle have evidenced that the… Read more »

Washington Earthquakes Happen More Often Than You Think

Earthquakes In Washington Common

While earthquakes in Washington aren’t all that uncommon, they rarely cause damage. Such was the case when a 4.3 tremor hit 16 miles north of Leavenworth in the central part of the state. While the quake, which was 6.33 miles deep, happened at 7:45 pm local time and was felt through most of the state…. Read more »

Facebook Kidnapping Trap By Parents Catches Predator

Facebook Kidnapping Attempt Twarted By 15-Year-Old Girl's Parents

A Facebook kidnapping attempt was thwarted by savvy parents who found that their 15-year-old daughter was having an inappropriate online relationship with a man twice her age. After learning of the relationship, which began in April, parents forced their daughter to end talking to the man. However, the man didn’t know that. Posing as their… Read more »

Woman Literally Lives On Sunlight, Water, And Air [Video]

woman live on sunlight

Seattle, WA – Navenna Shine has made a rather unconventional diet decision. She has given up food for a period of four to six months to subsist exclusively on sunshine, water, and air. The reason? To see if the human body can live on sunlight, of course. Shine is the founder of Living on Light… Read more »

Former Police Chief Dies After Being Tased

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Washington, PA – Former police chief, 49-year-old Darryl Briston, was pronounced dead, after an altercation with officers. Briston had been fired from his job as police chief of Rankin, Pennsylvania in 2003 after being convicted of stealing more than $5,000. While attending the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington County, Washington, Pennsylvania last weekend, Briston… Read more »

Controversial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Inscription To Be Removed

Controversial Martin Luthor King Jr. Memorial Inscription To Be Removed

Federal officials announced Tuesday that the controversial “drum major” inscription on the side of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington will be removed. According to CNN, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said that the decision was made when a “range of stakeholders” agreed on the decision. Initial plans were for the quote to be… Read more »