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Investigations

Internal memos reveal major safety changes at Hanford

Internal memos reveal major safety changes at HanfordA series of toxic chemical exposures at Hanford is prompting stepped up safety measures at the nuclear cleanup site.
  • Investigations
  • 15 hours, 12 minutes ago
Seattle

Pink flags highlight major Seattle construction project

Pink flags highlight major Seattle construction projectThe pink flags at the corner of Denny and Minor highlight what will be a major construction project.
  • Seattle
  • 16 hours, 58 minutes ago
Tacoma

City of Tacoma looks to address problem billboards

City of Tacoma looks to address problem billboardsTacoma city leaders are turning to residents to find a solution to problem billboards.
  • Tacoma
  • 17 hours, 8 minutes ago
Hanford

State gives Hanford more time to pump leaking tank

State gives Hanford more time to pump leaking tankA deal has been reached between officials for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and the state of Washington to remove nuclear waste from a leaking tank.
  • Hanford
  • 17 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

An ATM for your old cell phone

An ATM for your old cell phoneTired of those old cell phones piling up in a drawer? Now you can put them in an ATM at the mall and get cash back.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 26 minutes ago
Politics

Marijuana industry makes political donations

Marijuana industry makes political donationsWith the arrival of recreational pot in Colorado and Washington, the industry and its political influence are expanding rapidly.
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 43 minutes ago
Local

State expects record apple crop

State expects record apple cropThe commission says Washington could have a crop of 140 million bushels this year, breaking the record of 128 bushels set in 2012.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 47 minutes ago
Local

Lynnwood skydiver killed in tandem crash

Lynnwood skydiver killed in tandem crashInstructor Eldon Burrier was one of two skydivers killed after crashing into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod.
  • Local
  • 22 hours ago
Local

2 more charter schools look likely to get approval

2 more charter schools look likely to get approvalThe schools expected to be approved are a Green Dot middle and high school in Seattle and an elementary school in Sunnyside.
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 36 minutes ago
Local

Task force proposing new taxes for state parks

Task force proposing new taxes for state parksThe final report recommends a sales tax on bottled water and an excise tax on motor homes and travel trailers.
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 40 minutes ago
Kent

Kent's ShoWare Center continues to lose money

Kent's ShoWare Center continues to lose moneyKent's Economic Development Director, says the ShoWare Center is projected to have a net operating loss of $687,000 this year.
  • Kent
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Seattle

Mariners miss out on final playoff spot

Mariners miss out on final playoff spotThe Seattle Mariners completed their sweep of the Angels on Sunday, but an A's win pushed them out of the playoffs.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Boil water order continues for Mercer Island

Boil water order continues for Mercer IslandSchools in the Mercer Island district will be closed Monday.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Ebola forces change of plans for Seattle volunteers

Ebola forces change of plans for Seattle volunteersA Seattle-area nurse is one of about 20 local volunteers whose work is leading them to a floating hospital in Africa.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Homepage

Man seriously injured in South Seattle shooting

Man seriously injured in South Seattle shootingA man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was shot multiple times in South Seattle Sunday morning.
  • Homepage
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

One dead, one hurt in Snohomish Co. plane crash

One dead, one hurt in Snohomish Co. plane crashOne person died and one was hurt in the crash of a small plane near Frontier Airpark on Sunday.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Cannabis job fair draws hundreds

Cannabis job fair draws hundredsJust under 500 job seekers networked for opportunities at a Bellevue job fair.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Oso Tree-planting marks Highway 530 reopening

Oso Tree-planting marks Highway 530 reopeningHighway 530 is now officially reopened, six months after the devastating Oso landslide.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Kent

Former Kent Little League treasurer accused of embezzling $200,000

Former Kent Little League treasurer accused of embezzling $200,000Investigators say the suspect embezzled the money over a two-year period and used some of it to keep his restaurant afloat.
  • Kent
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Sex offenders defy order to leave home

Sex offenders defy order to leave homeSex offenders have moved back into a church-run home, just a few months after the City of Marysville forced them out.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle police officers not using force?

Seattle police officers not using force?A Seattle police email memo says some officers are not using force when needed. Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole disagrees.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Seattle

Businesses brace for waterfront seawall construction

Businesses brace for waterfront seawall constructionBusinesses along Seattle's Central Waterfront are bracing for construction set to begin next week.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Seattle

Kids taste test new healthier SPS school lunches

Kids taste test new healthier SPS school lunchesSeattle Public Schools invited 150 elementary school kids to taste-test new healthier menu items.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Crime

Man shot in chest in Tukwila, suspect at large

Man shot in chest in Tukwila, suspect at largePolice say the shooting happened in the 4000 block of South 150th Street.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Seattle

Wrongfully convicted Seattle man paid $497,712 for prison time

Wrongfully convicted Seattle man paid $497,712 for prison timeBrandon Olebar became the first person to claim a financial award from the state for innocent people sent to prison.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Nation Now

Chicago flights grounded after fire at FAA radar facility

Chicago flights grounded after fire at FAA radar facilityA fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility Friday morning halted all flights in and out of the city's two airports.
  • Nation Now
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Seattle

Watch: Seattle Police Pipes & Drums in Ireland

Watch: Seattle Police Pipes & Drums in IrelandThe Seattle Police pipe band is in Ireland, performing at various venues in several cities.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago