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Inspired by Russell Wilson, a local Value Village worker helps strangers in need

A Ron & Don listener, inspired by cause radio and the Seahawks' Russell Wilson, randomly pulled over to help a couple whose car broke down on the side of I-5. He drove them to Seattle Children's Hospital, where they go several times a week to visit their infant daughter, and ended up raising money to get them a new car. It's the first time he's put himself out there like this and he's in awe of the community's kindness and then friendship he was able to form with the couple.

Listen: 911 call of Tacoma teen reporting killing his father

Tacoma police have released the 911 recording of a 16-year-old reporting he murdered his father.

Homeless and low-income pet owners get free vet care from Doney Memorial Pet Clinic

For the last 28 years, Seattle's Doney Pet Clinic has been providing vet services to homeless and low-income residents who bring in less than $850 a month. The volunteer vets set up shop twice a month at the Union gospel Mission, and care for about 100 pets a month.

Tired of late-night violence, Capitol Hill's 'Outwatch' wants to get you home safe

After hearing about several attacks on the LGTBQ community in Capitol Hill, local business owner Jennifer Dietrich decided she had to do something. So she formed Outwatch, a volunteer patrol group. Outwatch will walk you to your car, drive bartenders home late at night and be on the look out for street harassment.

38 Tacoma students suspended for vandalism prank

Some Tacoma high school students have learned a valuable lesson at the end of the school year: if you're going to do something stupid, don't tweet about it.

A Seattle Wedding Venue Abruptly Closes & Refuses to Return $70,000 to 40 Couples

More than 40 couples were contacted by EM Fine Art, a Seattle wedding venue, informing them that the venue is abruptly closing, and they won't be giving anyone a refund. EM's owners are no where to be found, and the couples are struggling to find new venues and to craft a legal case against the owners who allegedly took off with $70,000 in deposit money.

Is the Sharing Economy Forcing Americans To Trust Each Other Again? Airbnb, Lyft & Relay Ride Users Say: Yes

With services like Airbnb, Lyft and Relay Rides in the mainstream, Americans are welcoming strangers into their homes and cars, and making a profit off of it. These options are often a cheaper way to travel, and in the process they might be teaching us to trust strangers again.

Fund set up for Seattle Pacific University hero Jon Meis and his fiance

By now you've probably heard the story of Jon Meis. He was sitting at his monitor's desk in Seattle Pacific University's Otto Miller Hall Thursday afternoon when a gunman opened fire.

Save the Wheel-In Motor Movie Drive-In in Port Townsend

The Wheel-In is the last of the remaining Washington state drive-ins that needs to switch over to a digital format. If they don't, they can no longer operate. They're hoping to raise $35,000 through their Kickstarter campaign (ends Sunday morning) so they can keep the 61 year old iconic theater open!

Board Games Are Back, And Seattle's Techies Are Fueling the Movement

Poor board games were clobbered when the video game came on the scene, stealing the attention of kids and teens everywhere. But now the board game is making a comeback, and many of them are being produced by, and with the help of, the tech industry. Meet the inventor of Robot Turtles and the woman who founded Lady Plainswalkers Society, a Magic the Gathering gaming group for women.

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