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Seattle

'Kayaktivist' teachers train for Shell protest

'Kayaktivist' teachers train for Shell protestThursday night, kayaking activists held a training session for teachers at Alki Kayak Tours on Alki Beach.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Seattle

Sawant, Licata push plan for Seattle rent control

Sawant, Licata push plan for Seattle rent controlCouncil members aim to change state law and allow rent control to help tenants afford housing
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Lakewood family shows grief, anger after police shooting

Lakewood family shows grief, anger after police shootingFriends and family gathered outside the Lakewood Police Department, then marched while carrying pictures of Daniel Covarrubias, shot dead by officers.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Officials respond to mock child abduction

Officials respond to mock child abductionThe Department of Justice is evaluating how officials in Western Washington respond to a child abduction.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Local

Army cancels surgery for soldier's wife with cancer

Army cancels surgery for soldier's wife with cancerPatricia Zuniga is not just sick with worry. She fears cancer could be growing in her body after a surgery was abruptly cancelled to remove a tumor from her breast.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Environment

Yakima farmers already feeling drought impact

Yakima farmers already feeling drought impactThe state's record low snowpack is already having an effect on hundreds of farmers and growers up and down the Yakima Valley.
  • Environment
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Pets and Animals

Seattle elephants to likely spend a few weeks in San Diego

Seattle elephants to likely spend a few weeks in San DiegoSeattle zoo officials say the two elephants moving to Oklahoma will likely spend a few weeks in San Diego before continuing their journey.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Seattle

Middle school student groped while walking to West Seattle school

Middle school student groped while walking to West Seattle schoolSeattle police are searching for a suspect who groped a middle school student as she walked to school in West Seattle Thursday morning.
  • Seattle
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle's Antioch University 'schooling' others in trash

Seattle's Antioch University 'schooling' others in trashAntioch University Seattle recycles about 96 percent of its waste.
  • Seattle
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Seattle

Panel: Seattle tunnel project can stay on budget

Panel: Seattle tunnel project can stay on budgetReport says the Seattle tunnel project could stay on budget, but tolling issues must be addressed.
  • Seattle
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Tacoma

Man pulled from submerged car at Tacoma marina dies

Man pulled from submerged car at Tacoma marina diesA spokesman with the Pierce County sheriff's office says an elderly man who was pulled from a submerged car at the Tacoma Narrows Marina has died of his injuries.
  • Tacoma
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Evening

Inside the Smith Tower apartment

Inside the Smith Tower apartmentMost people don't even know anyone lives there. But for over a decade Petra Franklin and her kids have called the top of Seattle's historic Smith Tower, home.
  • Evening
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Environment

Micro-trash cleanup along Alki Beach

Micro-trash cleanup along Alki BeachClimate Change is the big picture issue this Earth Day, but there is a much smaller problem threatening our environment.
  • Environment
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Local

McMenamins opening its biggest hotel/brewery in Bothell

McMenamins opening its biggest hotel/brewery in BothellThe McMenamin brothers are taking the 84-year-old Anderson School and turning it into a five-acre campus of beers, bars, food, music and movies.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Olympia

Relatives of state workers killed on roads to receive tuition

Relatives of state workers killed on roads to receive tuitionFamilies of law enforcement, firefighters killed on duty already get free college educations.
  • Olympia
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Police: Man shoots self in leg on Rainier Avenue

Police: Man shoots self in leg on Rainier AvenueA man was found with a gunshot wound to the leg in Seattle's Rainier Valley Wednesday, which police now believe is the result of a self-inflicted shooting.
  • Crime
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Seattle

Q&A: Earth day founder Denis Hayes on going green

Q&A: Earth day founder Denis Hayes on going greenIn honor of Earth Day 2015, we spoke with Denis Hayes, President and CEO of The Bullitt Foundation in Seattle, and the national coordinator of the very first earth day in 1970.
  • Seattle
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

In Earth Day address, Inslee calls for Legislative action

In Earth Day address, Inslee calls for Legislative actionGov. Jay Inslee said the Legislature's impending special session should be used to advance an environment-friendly agenda.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
News

Look up! Lyrid meteor shower coming to night skies

Look up! Lyrid meteor shower coming to night skiesThe Lyrids, April's top meteor shower, is expected to peak over the next couple of nights.
  • News
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Local

Uncle of lost Whidbey sailor seeks Prowler memorial

Uncle of lost Whidbey sailor seeks Prowler memorialA family's desire to honor their fallen hero has become a mission to honor dozens who lost their lives serving our country.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Environment

Snohomish wetland savior to receive environmental award

Snohomish wetland savior to receive environmental awardThe Washington State Department of Ecology will honor two people who teamed up to protect an environmentally sensitive bog in Snohomish County.
  • Environment
  • 6 days ago
Local

Transgender man leads 'Men's Health' magazine contest

Transgender man leads 'Men's Health' magazine contestA Northwest transgender man is in the lead to be on the cover of a national fitness magazine.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Groups says state needs to spend billions more on roads

Groups says state needs to spend billions more on roadsA national transportation research group says the state needs to spend billions more to maintain its existing transportation infrastructure.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Citizen behind Kelley recall cites Constitution

Citizen behind Kelley recall cites ConstitutionConstitution: Auditor 'shall reside' in seat of government.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Olympia

Ethics board reaffirms vote on US Open tickets for lawmakers

Ethics board reaffirms vote on US Open tickets for lawmakersA Washington state ethics board reaffirmed a vote that allows lawmakers to receive free tickets to the U.S. Open.
  • Olympia
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Childrens Health Link

13-year-old transplant patient thriving a year after getting a new heart

13-year-old transplant patient thriving a year after getting a new heartDoctors credit device with keeping her alive until a donor heart became available
  • Childrens Health Link
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Seattle

15-year-old girl grabbed while walking to West Seattle school

15-year-old girl grabbed while walking to West Seattle schoolPolice are searching for a suspect who grabbed a 15-year-old girl Tuesday morning as she was walking to school in West Seattle.
  • Seattle
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago