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  • Scientists hunt for meteor that exploded off Washington coast

    It is believed about 2 tons of rock survived when a meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere and exploded just off the Washington coast in March.
  • WATCH: Crews remove massive platform as Space Needle renovations wrap up

    Crews recently removed the last section of the elevated work platform as the $100 million renovation of the Seattle Space Needle wraps up.
  • children

    U.S. and Washington have a history of separating families

    While many are surprised that the United States separated children from their asylum-seeking parents at the border, some argue this is not surprising and has happened quite often in American history.
  • king county sheriff's office shooting

    In King County, our deaths will be reported accurately

    King County Sheriff's Office will update their public information processes after they failed to correct inaccurate information about the fatal shooting of Tommy Le.
  • Unidentified object caught on Hansville weather cam

    An unidentified object that appears to be launched from Earth was caught on camera in Hansville over the weekend.
  • Seattle, washington

    The pros and cons of living in Western Washington

    Washington has recently experienced quite a few news stories about how great the state is. But in an effort to keep a level head, let's not forget a few facts.
  • bikeshare bike parking, bikes

    Ballard High’s senior prank is something Seattleites face daily

    Ballard High School staff arrived to work Friday morning to learn they were the victims of a senior prank. Bikes were scattered all over the parking lot.
  • seattle families

    Can $105K buy you happiness in the Seattle region?

    Can money really buy happiness? Well, sort of, according to one poll. But even happiness has its limits. In Seattle, that's about $105,000 a year.
  • Bremerton

    Bremerton feeling Seattle’s growing pains

    Bremerton has halted its campaign to attract new residents from Seattle. The city is experiencing an echo of Seattle's crises of affordability, homelessness, gentrification, and more.
  • memorial day

    Why you should think twice before thanking a veteran on Memorial Day

    It's not uncommon to hear "Thank you for your service" or "Happy Memorial Day" said to veterans on the May holiday. But you really shouldn't say that. And here's why.