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AP Top Washington Headlines at 4:17 p.m. PDT

Wildfire near Gorge amphitheater prompts evacuations nearby
GEORGE, Wash. (AP) -- Grant County officials are asking everyone to leave the area of a wildfire burning just east of the Columbia River near the Gorge Amphitheater....

Hiker rescued off western Washington mountaintop
SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) -- Search and rescue volunteers helped a stranded man off a western Washington peak on Sunday morning....

Fire extinguished at Seattle homeless camp
SEATTLE (AP) -- Fire crews quickly extinguished a fire at the Seattle homeless camp known as the jungle on Sunday morning....

Judge orders Washington Medicaid to provide hepatitis C drug
SEATTLE (AP) -- A federal judge has ordered Washington Medicaid to provide an expensive drug to all hepatitis C patients, not just the sickest ones....

Lake Stevens woman shot over argument over lawn mowing
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) -- An argument over lawn mowing in Lake Stevens led to a shooting that sent a 49-year-old woman to the hospital....

Water managers look to Alpine Lakes for more water
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seven spectacular high-country lakes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness for decades have helped irrigate hundreds of acres of pear, apple and cherry orchards in the Wenatchee Valley and supplied water to a federal hatchery....

Washington state parks have 2 free days in June
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington state parks have two free days in June: June 4 and 11. On those days, visitors do not need a Discover Pass to park at state parks....

Body recovered in Oregon, believed to be homicide victim
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) -- Police in Walla Walla, Washington, say they have recovered a body believed to be that a missing man who may be a homicide victim....

Residents of Garfield move to recall mayor
GARFIELD, Wash. (AP) -- Residents of the eastern Washington city of Garfield are working to recall the mayor due to looming fines from the state Department of Ecology and issues with the town's public works department....

Democrats crowd race for Public Lands Commissioner
SEATTLE (AP) -- This fall's race for Washington's Commissioner of Public Lands - an office that oversees the state's largest firefighting force and 5.6 million acres of land - is hotly contested since no incumbent is on the ballot....