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  • Chalet To Be Relocated

    enchalet1Park officials say the Enchanted Valley Chalet in Olympic National Park is being relocated to protect the east fork of the Quinault River. Enchanted Valley will be closed to camping for the first two weeks of September, while the move takes… Read More +

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  • Drones Banned At Olympic National Park

    drone policeOlympic National Park officials have banned the use of drones within park boundaries. The ban was approved by Superintendent M. Sarah Creachbaum last week, following a directive from the National Parks Service that ordered superintendents in its 401 parks to… Read More +

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  • Mariners Lose To Athletics 6-1

    mariners 8The fired-up Oakland Athletics came out swinging, and Chris Young's day was short-lived. Newcomer Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer as Oakland jumped to a five-run lead in the first, and Young failed to make it out of the inning as Seattle lost 6-1 to the Athletics on Monday. "I wasn't sharp. My stuff wasn't good, it was flat," Young said. "They came out super-aggressive, you could see it.

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Americans to Go in Store for Holiday Shopping

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_dde998691b.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Americans are not afraid to go out and shop during the holidays in spite of having concerns about all the mayhem associated with the season. That's the latest finding of an Harris Interactive poll, which says that 88 percent of people will actually walk into so-called brick and mortar stores to do some of their buying this year.

Overall, 93 percent of people who'll shop the "old-fashioned" way admit to having some anxieties, with 44 percent complaining about crowds, 29 percent bummed out about long lines and 15 percent worried that the items they want will be out of stock.

Meanwhile, at least three in four people will buy goods online via a computer while about 16 percent say they'll use a phone or some other mobile device to make holiday purchases.

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