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Enforcing federal drug laws, in a state with legal pot

The new Special Agent In Charge of the FBI in Seattle reflects on his investigation of Edward Snowden and the future of federal pot laws.

Who is growing Washington's weed?

Until the state finishes inspecting, and approving, cannabis growers, there will not be enough legal weed to go around. Tahoma Growers are hoping to pass their August inspection, and they share what the process has been like and what it's like to participate in this historic Green Rush.

Donations needed: How you can help wildfire victims

Hundreds of homes have been burned and thousands of acres of land have been devastated by the Carlton Complex fires still raging in North Central Washington. Our friends and neighbors there are in need of our help.

How to help the Washington wildfire victims

A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley.

Video gamers vie for $10 million prize pool

The International at Key Arena offers video game buffs a chance to see the best of the best in action, and for the professionals to take home millions of dollars.

What's to be done with 600 immigrant children potentially coming to JBLM? KIRO hosts respond

There is not word on a official decision yet on whether Joint Base Lewis McChord will be used to house around 600 Central American children who crossed the border unaccompanied, but rumors they may be sent here is getting mixed reactions.

Oso kids reclaiming their childhood at summer camp

About a hundred children from the area devastated by the Oso landslide are receiving scholarships to summer camp, thanks to generous donations from the community.

Alzheimer's Cafe serves up pizza and sing-a-longs

Copying a concept popular in Europe, Alzheimer's Cafe aims to give people with dementia and Alzheimer's a comfortable and public place to socialize. The Cafe is held every 2nd Thursday of the month at Tutta Bella, in Seattle's Columbia City neighborhood.

Thawing the Seattle Freeze, one neighbor at a time

Sammamish's Becky Henchman is intent on thawing the Seattle Freeze. For the next year, she is committed to having a neighbor over each month, to try and get to know the people who live around her and create community and friendship.

What's next for Washington's new legal pot industry?

Tuesday's opening of Washington's first legal marijuana stores is being hailed as a success, even though just a handful across the state were able to begin operation. But there's still plenty of work ahead to get the recreational system fully up and running.

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