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Marysville teacher releases statement on shooting

A teacher who tried to intervene to stop a school shooting in Washington state last week says she reacted just as any of her colleagues would have.

Pete Carroll, Seahawks share experiences from Marysville-Pilchuck visit

It might have been an awe-inspiring experience for the kids, but Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said welcoming the Marysville-Pilchuck High School football team to practice at team headquarters was "an amazing experience" for his team as well.

Washington launches health exchange for businesses

Washington small businesses that want to offer health insurance to their employees can use a new marketplace just opened in the state.

Oso landslide poses new flood threat as winter approaches

The massive Oso landslide last March wiped out an entire neighborhood, killing 43 people. Now, as another winter approaches, a new threat is emerging in the Stillaguamish Valley.

Washington state Rep. Roger Freeman dies at age 48

Rep. Roger Freeman has died at age 48 after battling cancer for the past year.

Seattle signs Tukuafu, Fort to active roster

The Seattle Seahawks have signed veteran fullback Will Tukuafu and linebacker L.J. Fort.

Tulalip Tribes denounce teen gunman in Marysville school shooting

After a widespread outpouring of condolences for teen gunman Jaylen Fryberg from a number of people, the Tulalip Tribes are denouncing the 15-year-old tribal member.

Judges hold state in contempt for jail waitlists

Washington judges have started holding the state's health services agency in contempt for failing to provide competency evaluations and treatment for mentally ill defendants.

Archaeologist on shells delaying Bertha: 'It's not a conspiracy'

A deposit of shells found above stalled boring machine Bertha is the latest cause for delay in Seattle's tunnel-boring project. While some have expressed skepticism about the discovery, a state archaeologist straight from the dig site says the delay is legitimate.

Mercer Island water continues to test clean

The city of Mercer Island says 400 waters samples tested since Oct. 2 have all been found to be free of E. coli the prompted back-to-back boil water advisories.

Inmate escapes from Geiger

Law enforcement officers are looking for a man who escaped from the Geiger Corrections Center outside Spokane.

Deaf Montesano councilwoman demands interpreter

The City Council meeting in Montesano was forced to recess minutes after it started Tuesday night when a council member who is deaf said she could not understand the sign language interpreter.

Study: Teacher hiring should be more scientific

A new study has found school districts may be able to hire teachers who do a better job in the classroom if they change the way they screen job applicants.

Big match in messy NFC South

or any team from the struggling NFC South -- that could wind up benefiting from the NFL's setup that rewards all division winners.

Prosecutor on school threats: Bad jokes that cause people reasonable fear are crimes

Two Tacoma students say they were only joking when they allegedly made threats against their schools, but now those boys are charged with felony harassment.

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