Our news coverage plans for Washington. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.
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SPOKANE, Wash. — The state’s commissioner of Public Lands released a proposal Monday that provides some $63 million each year to fight wildfires and take steps to prevent them in the first place. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 600 words. AP Photos.
SEATTLE — Washington coach Chris Petersen says he is stepping down six seasons at the school, with defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake promoted to over the program. By Tim Booth. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
SEATTLE — Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks can move into first place in the NFC West with a win over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night. Minnesota needs a victory to keep pace in the NFC North, but hasn’t beat Seattle since 2009. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 8:15 p.m. PT.
SEATTLE — No. 23 Washington plays for the first time in more than a week when the Huskies host South Dakota on Monday night. UPCOMING: Game at 7:30 p.m. PT. 700 words.
—FORKS-SHOOTING: Boy arrested after fatal shooting of man in Forks.
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