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Olympia

Inslee wants carbon tax to fund transportation

Inslee wants carbon tax to fund transportationWashington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced his 12-year, $12 billion plan for rebuilding the state's transportation infrastructure. He said a third of the cost will be covered by a new tax on carbon pollution.
  • Olympia
  • 20 hours, 6 minutes ago
Seattle

Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit goes forward

Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit goes forwardA federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a Seattle artist who says she was cheated out of millions of dollars when the company that sold her line of plush pet toys called "Angry Birds" reached a deal with the Finnish company that makes the insanely...
  • Seattle
  • 20 hours, 30 minutes ago
Seattle

Port slowdown prompting long term impact?

Port slowdown prompting long term impact?A new survey about the ongoing slowdown at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma is on the verge of causing long term economic damage to the region.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle pastors hold worship service for racial justice

Seattle pastors hold worship service for racial justiceA group of local pastors in Seattle tried a different approach in the battle against racial injustice.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Bellingham

Veteran pays for church's repairs after copper theft

Veteran pays for church's repairs after copper theftA Veteran was so upset about a copper theft at a Bellingham church that he decided to donate a $1000 to fix the damage.
  • Bellingham
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Local

Report: Victim identified in Sydney siege attended WSU

Report: Victim identified in Sydney siege attended WSUThe British newspaper the Guardian says 34-year-old Tori Johnson studied at Washington State University from 2002-2003.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle elementary teacher under investigation for sexual misconduct

Seattle elementary teacher under investigation for sexual misconductA letter went home to parents at View Ridge Elementary Monday night letting parents know about the investigation.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Seattle

Putting a face on the homeless

Putting a face on the homelessMeet the local artist putting a face on the homeless and lending a helping hand in this season of giving.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Aerospace

Does the jumbo jet have a future?

Does the jumbo jet have a future?Boeing said it would trim 747 production by two planes per year, and an Airbus executive suggested the gigantic double deck A380 could cease production in 2018.
  • Aerospace
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Pets and Animals

Storms destroy Kitsap animal rescue facility

Storms destroy Kitsap animal rescue facilityIts mission is to help last chance shelter animals, but now the rescue group Rescue Every Dog (RED), needs help of its own.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Skagit County neighbors try to eradicate weed growers

Skagit County neighbors try to eradicate weed growersSome neighbors in Skagit County are finding large scale marijuana operations just across their backyards.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Olympia

Audit finds 'critical' issues with state computer networks

Audit finds 'critical' issues with state computer networksAccording to the audit, conducted earlier this year, seven issues found by contracted hackers were considered "critical."
  • Olympia
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Renton

Thieves target Renton youth baseball league, again

Thieves target Renton youth baseball league, againFor the second time this year, thieves have stolen thousands of dollars' worth of equipment from a youth baseball league in Renton.
  • Renton
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Seattle

Ground settling may have compromised water pipes

Ground settling may have compromised water pipesWSDOT told the City council the settling appears to be associated with the pumping of water from the Bertha access pit.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Olympia

Gun-rights activists rally in Olympia to protest new law

Gun-rights activists rally in Olympia to protest new lawGun-rights advocates rallied outside the Capitol on Saturday to protest a new expanded gun background check law in Washington state.
  • Olympia
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Seattle

Downtown businesses blame sinking for water damage

Downtown businesses blame sinking for water damageOpponents of the new law that expands background checks for gun buyers in Washington say they're not backing down any time soon.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Seattle

Man found with cut throat left trail of blood

Man found with cut throat left trail of bloodSeattle Police detectives are investigating after a man was found with a lacerated throat in the International District on Friday night.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Crime

Lynnwood gas station robbery 'an inside job'

Lynnwood gas station robbery 'an inside job'Just days ago a Lynnwood store clerk was playing the victim after a robbery at the store where he worked. Now police say he was in on it the whole time.
  • Crime
  • 4 days ago
Local

Wild weather threatens benefit concert and toy drive in Redmond

Wild weather threatens benefit concert and toy drive in RedmondWild weather nearly took out a benefit concert and holiday toy drive in Redmond.
  • Local
  • 4 days ago
Federal Way

Couple accuses neighbor of stalking with drone

Couple accuses neighbor of stalking with droneA Federal Way couple is calling police every few weeks because of a drone flown by their neighbor.
  • Federal Way
  • 4 days ago
Local

Dash cam shows Tukwila officers saving man's life

Dash cam shows Tukwila officers saving man's lifeDash cam video shows two Tukwila police officers saving a man's life through CPR near Highway 599.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Seattle

Investigation into Seattle sinking goes underground

Investigation into Seattle sinking goes undergroundDan Cassuto gets a look at the real "Underground Seattle" as the city investigates the sinking in Pioneer Square.
  • Seattle
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Winds pummel Olympia area, thousands still without power

Winds pummel Olympia area, thousands still without powerRob Preston figured the worst of the Thursday's windstorm had blown through. Then he heard the crash.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Environment

Pipeline to a cleaner Puget Sound

Pipeline to a cleaner Puget SoundWorkers in Seattle are installing a 3,000-foot pipe in Magnolia that will divert millions of gallons of raw sewage from Puget Sound.
  • Environment
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Local

State concerned about landslide risks

State concerned about landslide risksThe Washington State Department of Transportation's rail division is trying to find funding to sharply reduce the number of landslides that hit the tracks between Edmonds and Everett.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Consumer

Mom falls victim to home rental scam

Mom falls victim to home rental scamImagine going into the holidays knowing you have to find a new place to live by the end of the year because your lease is running out.
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Pets and Animals

Update: Free flight for Shoreline couple, lovebirds

Update: Free flight for Shoreline couple, lovebirdsA Shoreline couple and two lovebirds will fly to Phoenix for free this Christmas after an airline policy change almost separated them through the holidays.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago