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Ferry system scrambling to deal with unprecedented 'coincidence of events'

As passengers face waits of up to 2 1/2 hours on the Edmonds-Kingston run, the interim head of Washington State Ferries says he'll move a ship from the San Juan Islands Thursday to help deal with service outages caused by what he calls an unprecedented "coincidence of events."

Thurston Co. sheriff's: 2 dead in shooting

The Thurston County sheriff's office says a man and a woman have died in an Olympia-area shooting.

Two people dead in Thurston County shooting

The Thurston County sheriff's office says a man and a woman have died in an Olympia-area shooting.

Clark Co. to ask residents on 3rd Columbia bridge

With a 2-1 vote, Clark County commissioners have approved placing an advisory vote on November's ballot to gauge public interest on a third bridge over the Columbia River.

Local law enforcement launch new campaign to curb social media during emergencies

Local law enforcement agencies say they're worried social media posts during an emergency could endanger lives, and have launched a new campaign to raise awareness of their concerns.

Water to come back on at Seattle's Alki Beach and Seacrest showers

For years, beachgoers at Alki and Seacrest Park in Seattle have been rinsing off using showers. Some were surprised to find the water turned off this week.

Officials: No more donations for wildfire victims

Officials in north-central Washington are thankful for the donations that poured into the area after the largest wildfire in the state's history destroyed hundreds of homes and burned hundreds of square miles.

Inslee seeks support for more wildfire money

Gov. Jay Inslee and Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark are asking Washington state's congressional delegation for their support in seeking additional money that could be used for fighting wildfires.

System-wide ferry problems after breakdown

Ripples from Tuesday's ferry breakdown are being felt across the Puget Sound.

Police: Clark Co. woman shoots, kills boyfriend

The Clark County sheriff's office says a woman shot and killed her boyfriend Tuesday night during a domestic dispute in Vancouver.

Former Gov. Gregoire heading to Harvard

Former Gov. Chris Gregoire is heading to Harvard.

Beyonce, Jay Z to draw 40K fans during rush hour commute

Beyonce and Jay Z arrive in Seattle Wednesday and so will 40,000 of their fans, right during rush hour.

Man shot in confrontation with Seattle police

Seattle police say a man was shot during a confrontation with police officers at a city park early Wednesday morning.

Why Seattle isn't making better use of the 'Denver Stop' or all-way-walk

The on-going battle between cars and pedestrians in Seattle is the focus of this morning's CHOKEPOINT update.

Everett woman, 89, missing for 2 weeks

An 89-year-old Everett woman has been missing for two weeks and searches by law enforcement agencies have come up empty.

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