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Stevens Pass, Mount Baker ski resorts to open Saturday with limited runs

Stevens Pass and Mount Baker have a special treat for skiers and snowboarders bummed over the warm December weather.

Canadian woman arrested at border on cocaine charges

A British Columbia woman is under arrest for allegedly trying to carry $900,000 worth of cocaine from Seattle to Canada.

Council extends ban on building near Oso mudslide

The Snohomish County Council has extended bans on new construction in the area of the Oso mudslide and to the east of the slide area in a flood zone for an additional six months.

Concert giant AEG swoops in to save Bumbershoot

Local music fans can breathe a sigh of relief after concert giant AEG announced Friday it was partnering with Bumbershoot to save Seattle's signature music festival.

Fatal shooting of man in Pasco ruled justified

An investigation has found that a Benton County sheriff's deputy was justified in fatally shooting a man outside his Pasco home last summer.

Arians: Stanton might back up Lindley vs Seahawks

Arizona coach Bruce Arians says quarterback Drew Stanton might suit up against Seattle on Sunday night but would not start.

Tacoma police arrest suspected car thief after standoff

Police have arrested a suspected car thief after a standoff at a house in Tacoma Friday morning.

Last frigate at Naval Station Everett returns home

The Navy frigate Rodney Davis returned from its final deployment Friday afternoon to its home port at Naval Station Everett.

Seattle neighborhood hiring off-duty cops

One Seattle neighborhood is so frustrated at the lack of help from police that they're hiring off-duty officers to fight crime.

Police crack down on impaired drivers in Washington

The Washington State Patrol says 120 police agencies in Washington will have extra officers on the roads through the holidays looking for impaired drivers.

New head of state's troubled first charter school insists turnaround underway

Dr. Linda Whitehead has faced plenty of challenges throughout her education career, but she's never tackled anything like the storm she encountered when she took over as head of the state's first charter school just several weeks ago.

Feds issue 42 recommendations to Spokane cops

The U.S. Department of Justice says Spokane police officers do not routinely and deliberately engage in the use of excessive force.

No gaming the traffic system by trying to fool apps

When our freeways back up, which is pretty much every day, neighborhood streets get just as nasty because people use them as detours. Upset neighbors around the country are trying to keep their streets open by fooling some of the apps, like Waze, that track traffic.

Injury might be keeping Derrick Coleman on sidelines, but he's still inspiring off the field

Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman says it's killing him to sit on the sidelines after being placed on injured reserve following a foot fracture, but the man recognized by many as the first deaf offensive player in the NFL is still inspiring people off the field.

1 in Washington hospitalized from caramel apples

State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to several deaths nationwide.

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