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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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World Surf League event in Sydney halted after New! 2021-04-17 21:04:21SYDNEY (AP) — A shark sighting temporarily halted competition in the World Surf League event at Sydney’s Narrabean Beach on Sunday. The se

A lesson for market newbies and veterans alike New! 2021-04-17 21:00:00With the number of stock market investors having grown during the pandemic, it's worthwhile to note that logic, rather than emotion, is the best guid

1 killed in Omaha mall shooting that sends New! 2021-04-17 20:46:47OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A shooting at a Nebraska mall left one person dead and another wounded as terrified shoppers ran for cover. Authorities belie

Kuemper sharp in return, Coyotes rally to beat New! 2021-04-17 20:46:06GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper stopped 20 shots in his return to the lineup, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a two-goal deficit to be

Naylor hits into triple play, makes key E, New! 2021-04-17 20:37:27Josh Naylor lined into a triple play in the eighth inning, then let a routine grounder roll through his legs at first base with two outs in the ninth

Founder of Adobe and developer of PDFs dies New! 2021-04-17 20:35:05LOS ALTOS, Calif. (AP) — Charles “Chuck” Geschke — the co-founder of the major software company Adobe Inc. who helped develop

Sharks’ Marleau ties Gordie Howe’s NHL mark for New! 2021-04-17 20:33:11ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — San Jose forward Patrick Marleau tied Gordie Howe’s NHL record for career games played, appearing in his 1,767th on

Perry throws 4 TDs, Arkansas-Pine Bluff wins SWAC New! 2021-04-17 20:26:42PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Skyler Perry threw for 201 yards and four touchdowns as Arkansas-Pine Bluff held off Prairie View A&M 36-31 in a cla

Molina homers twice to lead Cardinals past Phillies New! 2021-04-17 20:20:33PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yadier Molina hit two home runs, doubled and drove in four runs, and Nolan Arenado and Paul DeJong also homered in the St. L

Twins-Angels game postponed due to Minnesota’s COVID-19 woes New! 2021-04-17 20:17:07ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Twins’ game against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night has been postponed due to Minnesota’s COVID-

The lives lost in the FedEx shooting in New! 2021-04-17 20:14:17The FedEx package sorting facility near the Indianapolis airport is a sprawling, nondescript warehouse with multiple shifts of workers — a popul

DeGrom strikes out 9 in row, 14 in New! 2021-04-17 20:12:30DENVER (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out nine straight batters against Colorado on Saturday, falling one shy of matching Tom Seaver’s major l

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Spokane doctor accused of attempted kidnapping in dark 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>A Spokane neonatal physician is facing federal allegations he tried to have his estranged wife kidnapped by a hired criminal, using

White House reverses course, pledges to raise refugee 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>WASHINGTON – The Biden administration drew intense criticism from Northwest refugee advocates when it announced Friday the pre

Eastern Washington man sentenced to 25 years for 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>A man in his 30s who pleaded guilty to pressuring minors to send nude photos, including a developmentally disabled 15-year-old girl,

COVID activity locally continues to increase, with school 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>Spokane County has seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases this week, with four of five weekdays resulting in more than 100 new cases confi

Fight over governors&#39; emergency powers continues in Idaho, 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>Gov. Brad Little said Friday he would veto two bills that would limit executive powers during states of emergency, the latest attemp

Holocaust survivor faces Spokane Nazi at sentencing: &#39;What 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>A Holocaust survivor rose from her seat Friday morning moments before a self-proclaimed Nazi would get seven months behind bars for

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>INDIANAPOLIS – The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI

El Mercadito es un mercado y mas para 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p><em>Editor’s note: This story was translated by the reporter for our Spanish-speaking readership and community. <a hr

Coast Guard divers hope to reach 11 missing 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>PORT FOURCHON, La. – Worried family members were waiting Friday to hear the fate of 11 workers still missing after a lift boat

Teenager hit by semitruck in Whitman County while 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>A 15-year-old girl was hit by a semitruck just south of Colton on Thursday night after she fled when police were called to a family

Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court on Friday sentenced five leading pro-democracy advocates, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai, to

100 years ago in Eastern Washington: A &#39;half-crazed 2021-04-17 03:29:38<p><p>Two young Ephrata, Washington, farmers were lying near death after being shot by a “half-crazed youth.”</p></p&

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Deaths for April 16 2021-04-16 08:45:00Johnsen, Olav Storm, 92, Shelton, died April 7, 2021, at home. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. … Click to Continue

Back in the Swing: Wine bar’s popular patio 2021-04-16 08:45:00Swing Wine Bar, which always has been a hot spot on a warm evening, reopened Wednesday with a redesigned outdoor space that will allow three-season ou

Olympia considering cap on short-term rental properties 2021-04-16 08:45:00New regulations proposed by the city of Olympia would set a two-property limit for operators of short-term vacation rentals. The new rules, which are

New Stream Team app makes search for wildlife 2021-04-16 08:45:00What do you get if you cross a walk in the park with Pokémon Go? It’s Nature Sleuths, Stream Team’s new family adventure game &mdas

Lacey icon appears to have a future, more 2021-04-16 08:45:00A Lacey building that was home to the department store Sears for decades appears to have a future, according to city of Lacey information. Representat

Deaths for April 15 2021-04-16 08:45:00Brazell, Albert “Al” Ray, 78, Roy, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at home. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Lacey, 360-491-3000. Carlson, John Rene,

132-unit apartment proposal for Lacey’s Hicks Lake has 2021-04-16 08:45:00An 132-unit apartment project proposed for Hicks Lake in Lacey has nearby residents raising concerns about environmental impacts to the area. And some

Senate OKs bill to recriminalize drug possession, divert 2021-04-16 08:00:00The Washington state Senate approved a bill Thursday that would make drug possession a gross misdemeanor and require diversion to treatment for a pers

Thurston County adds 35 COVID-19 cases on Thursday 2021-04-15 20:37:09Confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 35 cases on Thursday, giving the county 89 cases for the week and an overall total of 8,191. Those in their 20s an

With fourth COVID-19 wave imminent, Inslee urges Washingtonians 2021-04-15 20:10:57Gov. Jay Inslee hosted reporters for an in-person news conference in sunny Olympia on Thursday, where he urged residents to take social activities out

Rainier, Yelm, Tenino schools expand in-person learning to 2021-04-15 15:47:32Rainier, Tenino and Yelm school districts have either expanded in-person learning opportunities from two to four days or are about to after Gov. Jay I

Acquisition of Capital Medical Center is exempt from 2021-04-15 08:45:00The state Department of Health has ruled that MultiCare Health System’s recently completed acquisition of Capital Medical Center is exempt from