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AP Top Washington Headlines At 11:39 a.m. PDT

State agency spent $600,000 on staff workshops
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A state agency is being criticized for spending $600,000 on workshops for more than 2,000 state employees....

Couple caught in Ocean Shores rip current
OCEAN SHORES, Wash. (AP) -- A husband and wife from Spanaway barely survived a rip current at an Ocean Shores beach....

Missing parrot found at Kittitas County Fair
ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) -- A parrot that flew the coop from a show Friday at the Kittitas County Fair in Ellensburg wasn't gone for long....

Port of Portland reaches deal on propane terminal
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Port of Portland said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with a company that wants to build a terminal to temporarily house propane imported by rail from Canada then exported by ship to Asia....

Sheep moved to protect them from wolves
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A Stevens County sheep rancher has moved about 1,800 sheep to protect them from a pack of wolves that have killed at least two dozen of the animals this summer....

Demonstrators block train tracks in Everett
SEATTLE (AP) -- About a dozen demonstrators blocked railroad tracks Tuesday morning at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett to protest train shipments of oil and coal and proposed export terminals in the Northwest....

N. Idaho oil pipeline rerouted from under river
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) -- Portions of an oil pipeline in northern Idaho are being rerouted to eliminate sections that travel under the Coeur d'Alene River....

Colorado struggles to adjust marijuana supply
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's pot regulators are trying to make sure the state's marijuana growers aren't producing more pot than they can legally sell - a hedge against Colorado-grown pot ending up in states where it's not legal....

Hunters find body north of Leavenworth
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) -- Two hunters found a body Sunday in a remote location north of Leavenworth....

Hop farm worker killed in Toppenish accident
TOPPENISH, Wash. (AP) -- A hop farm worker was killed in an industrial accident in Toppenish....