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Now entering Uptown: Seattle City Council resolution to 2021-04-13 16:52:04The Seattle City Council passed a resolution Monday officially recognizing the neighborhood as Uptown and requiring city entities to label the neighbo

Spooky sights: Exploring Washington's ghost towns, abandoned areas 2021-04-13 08:55:20There's a handful of ghost towns around the state, all of which are just waiting for visitors to stop by and enjoy the sights of industrial decay and

4 people, including 2-year-old shot in Seattle's Central 2021-04-11 21:19:36Before police and medics arrived, the victims had already left for the hospital in personal vehicles.

Should you buy a used or new car? 2021-04-11 10:05:23In Seattle, the average one-year-old used car sells for 3.7% less than its new counterpart, according to a new report from automotive search engine iS

3 new light rail stations in Seattle's Northgate 2021-04-09 13:26:01Seattle's long-awaited Northgate Link extension will officially open for passenger service starting on October 2, 2021.

City to allow more drivers to use West 2021-04-09 13:13:45More drivers heading to and from West Seattle will soon be able to use the lower Spokane Street Bridge during the closure of the high bridge.

Crane capital no more: This U.S. city just 2021-04-08 14:08:09Seattle has been eclipsed as the crane capital of the United States — but who beat us this time around might surprise you.

Rare 'celebrity' orca whales Tl'uk and Chainsaw spotted 2021-04-08 11:44:19Some lucky whale watchers got the chance to spot a few "celebrity" whales over the weekend.

Construction on Seattle Monorail begins ahead of National 2021-04-06 14:44:18Downtown Seattle's historic monorail is finally getting a facelift ahead of the National Hockey League's much-anticipated arrival in the city this f

Washington health officials report six cases of salmonella 2021-04-06 11:47:55Washington health officials are reminding residents to take precautions when handling feeders and baths after six people in the state have been sicken

World's first large-scale human composting facility set to 2021-04-06 08:55:00The new facility aims to make sure a person's final action on this planet doesn't pollute it, but gives back to it.

A new app wants to sell lotto tickets 2021-04-05 16:33:08Washington residents are now able to purchase, scan and even split the winnings of lottery tickets from their smartphones. But the Washington state Lo

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Rask, Bruins blank Sabres 2-0 for 5th consecutive New! 2021-04-20 21:23:50BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tuukka Rask recorded his first shutout of the season and the Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to five games with

AP PHOTOS: Joy, tears, calls for change after New! 2021-04-20 21:10:52Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, which set off worldwide pr

Washington Legislature passes bill requiring police officers to New! 2021-04-20 21:07:22The Washington Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that requires officers to intervene when witnessing excessive force by another officer. The bill had

Lawyer shifts legal fight from George Floyd to New! 2021-04-20 21:05:29MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The conviction Tuesday of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges for pinning George Floy

Olson, Moreland homers back Manaea six-hitter, A’s win New! 2021-04-20 21:03:22OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson hit a grand slam, Mitch Moreland homered twice to back Sean Manaea’s shutout and the Athletics slugged p

Fire, ammonia release at creamery prompts evacuations New! 2021-04-20 20:59:04MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A fire and related ammonia in the air at the Organic Valley Creamery in McMinnville Tuesday prompted an evacuation orde

LEADING OFF: Padres’ Lamet set for return, Nats New! 2021-04-20 20:55:43A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: ___ WELCOME BACK Dinelson Lamet is set for his season debut with the Padres after workin

Padres lefty Adrian Morejon to have Tommy John New! 2021-04-20 20:53:15SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres left-hander Adrian Morejon needs Tommy John surgery, the team said Tuesday. Although no date has been set for

Raiders get backlash for tweet after conviction of New! 2021-04-20 20:39:11HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders got angry backlash for a tweet the team sent after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was con

Montana blocks bill to ban gender affirming surgery New! 2021-04-20 20:38:26HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Senate voted Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a bill that would have banned gender affirming surgery for transg

Father angry after teacher cuts biracial daughter’s hair New! 2021-04-20 20:30:17A Michigan father has moved his 7-year-old biracial daughter from one school to another after the child’s hair was cut on separate occasions by

Families, doctors urge Alabama to reject trans treatment New! 2021-04-20 20:18:03MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Transgender youth, parents and advocates on Tuesday urged the Alabama House of Representatives, as well as the state&rsq

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Bill to ban open carry at the capitol New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>OLYMPIA – A bill that would ban the open carrying of firearms at public demonstrations and at the state capitol is headed to G

Washington bill requiring police officers to intervene when New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>OLYMPIA – The Washington State Legislature passed a bill that would require an officer to intervene when witnessing a fellow o

Couple found dead Sunday tested positive for drugs, New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>A couple found dead in a Spokane Valley apartment Sunday tested positive in a preliminary drug screening, according to a post by the

Netflix&#39;s subscriber growth, stock zapped as pandemic eases New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>SAN RAMON, Calif. — Netflix’s rapid subscriber growth is slowing far faster than anticipated as people who have been coo

Spokane officials acknowledge need for change following guilty New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>The work of improving relations between police and the community, particularly communities of color, didn&#8217;t end with Derek

Apple unveils new products, schedules privacy crackdown New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>SAN RAMON, Calif. – Apple spruced up its product line at an event Tuesday while slipping in quiet notice of a software update,

&#39;America&#39;s team&#39;: State Senate honors Gonzaga basketball in New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>OLYMPIA – The Gonzaga Men’s Basketball team received honors Tuesday with a state Senate resolution commemorating the nea

Spokane City Council extends loosened restrictions on help New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>Restrictions have slowly eased, but for many, the economic pain of the pandemic has not.</p></p><p><p>With t

Ex-Jack Daniel&#39;s distiller to make new whiskey in New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The former top distiller at Jack Daniel’s announced on Tuesday that he and several partners are openi

U.S. takes steps to protect electric system from New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is taking steps to protect <a href="https://apnews.com/article/c8d531ec05e0403a

Boeing extends potential term for CEO before annual New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>Boeing’s board of directors raised the mandatory retirement age for CEO David Calhoun from 65 to 70 just days after he turned

&#39;An awesome story to be part of&#39;: How New! 2021-04-20 21:46:55<p><p>The young chocolate Lab had no collar, no microchip and no owner calling in to find him when Spokane County Regional Animal Protecti

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Racist Zoom bombings in North Thurston and across 2021-04-18 15:55:23It was supposed to be an empowering space for Black students at a university where only about 5% of the student body identifies as Black. On the eveni

30 days of pile driving is coming to 2021-04-18 14:48:58Beginning Monday, it’s going to be noisy in downtown Olympia. That’s because work will begin on The Madrone, a new mixed-use project (apar

Lacey man is killed after vehicle rolls and 2021-04-18 13:28:24A Lacey man was killed early Sunday after a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. 101 in Mason County, according to the Washington State Patrol. The 77-year-ol

Republican lawmakers still pressing for action to limit 2021-04-18 08:00:00As the 2021 legislative session nears its end and state officials warn of an impending “fourth wave” of COVID-19, calls from Republican la

State restricts outdoor fires as conditions dry out 2021-04-17 15:31:34People visiting state-protected lands across the state are advised to avoid starting outside fires in some regions. The Washington state Department of

Guidelines for wildland fire containment 2021-04-17 15:29:28Learn how wildland firefighters contain blazes by digging trenches and removing fuel from containment areas in varying conditions. … Click to C

Warm weather may break some records, prompts avalanche 2021-04-17 15:15:45It’s unseasonably warm. “Hey Seattle, ‘normal’ temperatures will be out of the picture for the next 7 days,” the Nationa

Board names 3 finalists for top job at 2021-04-17 08:45:00The Board of Trustees at The Evergreen State College on Friday nominated three people as finalists to be the next president of the public liberal arts

Here are some new plant varieties that will 2021-04-17 08:45:00Plant now for more summer color! I will be hosting a free garden Zoom seminar at 7 p.m. April 20 called “Color Color, Color: What to plant for m

Transmission rates rising as Thurston County adds 57 2021-04-16 21:24:02Thurston County reported 57 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest daily total in months and an indication that transmission levels are moving in t

Thurston County’s weekend mass vaccine events filled up 2021-04-16 16:46:57All appointment slots for this weekend’s Thurston County COVID-19 vaccination events had filled up within about eight hours on Wednesday. Drive-

Port of Shelton cannabis producer smoked by Tuesday 2021-04-16 13:34:25A cannabis producer operated the Port of Shelton commercial building that burned down Tuesday night, according to Mason County Fire District 11. The f