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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
  • 3 days, 21 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, 14 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, 14 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, 14 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
  • 4 days, 17 hours 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
  • 4 days, 17 hours 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
  • 4 days, 17 hours 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
  • 4 days, 17 hours 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
  • 4 days, 18 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
  • 4 days, 20 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
  • 4 days, 20 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
  • 4 days, 22 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, 4 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
  • 5 days, 16 hours 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
  • 5 days, 17 hours 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
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Citizen behind Kelley recall cites Constitution

Citizen behind Kelley recall cites ConstitutionConstitution: Auditor 'shall reside' in seat of government.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 18 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
  • 5 days, 19 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
  • 5 days, 19 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, 1 hour ago
Local

'They lived really large': Family in SR 410 accident remembered

'They lived really large': Family in SR 410 accident rememberedThe April 14 accident took the lives of Josh, Vanessa, and little Hudson Ellis.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Environment

NOAA proposal takes most humpback whales off endangered list

NOAA proposal takes most humpback whales off endangered listNOAA Fisheries wants to reclassify humpbacks into 14 distinct populations, and remove 10 of those from the list.
  • Environment
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Tahoma custodian a finalist for national award

Tahoma custodian a finalist for national awardA custodian at Tahoma High School is a finalist for a national award.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Council selects 8 finalists for Clark's vacant seat

Council selects 8 finalists for Clark's vacant seatThe Seattle City Council has chosen eight potential candidates to take over Sally Clark's vacant seat after she stepped down from the position earlier this month to pursue a job at the University of Washington.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Seattle Times wins Pulitzer for Oso coverage

Seattle Times wins Pulitzer for Oso coverageThe Seattle Times won the award in breaking news for its digital coverage of a mudslide in Washington State that killed 43 people.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle tunnel subcontractor cited, fined for accident

Seattle tunnel subcontractor cited, fined for accidentSafety regulators have issued two citations and a $2,050 fine against the subcontractor overseeing workers injured.
  • Seattle
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Bad weather reroutes elephants' trip to Oklahoma City Zoo

Bad weather reroutes elephants' trip to Oklahoma City ZooBad weather has delayed the arrival of the elephants traveling from Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to Oklahoma City.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago