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Clothes dryer fire at county jail in Kent

A fire in a clothes dryer at the King County jail in Kent about 1 a.m. Friday sent smoke from the roof.

Everett College to dedicate ocean research vessel

Everett Community College plans to dedicate its ocean research vessel at a ceremony on Saturday.

Seattle claims Olmos off waivers from Miami

The Seattle Mariners claimed left-hander Edgar Olmos off waivers from Miami on Thursday and added three others to their 40-man roster.

Washington insurance exchange has new ad campaign

The Washington health exchange has launched a new advertising and outreach campaign, focused on helping people understand the value of insurance.

Seattle police seek to reunite couple with stolen wedding album

Seattle police detectives hope to reunite a couple with their stolen wedding pictures after busting a prolific package thief.

Everett firefighter held on $50k bail for seeking sex with minor

An Everett firefighter has been ordered held on $50,000 bail following his arrest for allegedly trying to pay for sex with an underage girl

Man in prison 19 years freed after claim recanted

A man who had been in prison for nearly two decades was released from custody Thursday, two years after his supposed victim recanted allegations that he molested her.

Pedestrian killed in West Seattle hit and run

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near Delridge Way Southwest and Southwest Brandon Street in West Seattle Thursday afternoon, according to police.

Jeanpierre returns to add depth at center

Facing a dilemma at the center position following an injury to Max Unger last week, the Seattle Seahawks were fortunate that former backup Lemuel Jeanpierre was still available as a free agent.

Cards' Fitzgerald says left knee 'a little better'

Arizona's eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald says his injured left knee is "a little better" and that he is optimistic that he will be able to play when the Cardinals face the Seahawks in Seattle on Sunday.

Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier

Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface.

Inslee to GOP senators: Bring solutions on climate

Gov. Jay Inslee has challenged two Republican senators to "do more than just criticize and mischaracterize actions" being considered to reduce carbon pollution.

Everett firefighter arrested in prostitution ring

An Everett firefighter was arrested in Seattle this week for investigation of sex crimes involving a minor.

Seattle City Council to speed Green Lake toxic algae cleanup, prevent closures

In the wake of toxic algae blooms that have closed Green Lake over the past several summers, the Seattle City Council is stepping up efforts to speed cleanup and prevent closures for years to come.

Washington school shooter's texts turned dark

A detective investigating the high school shooting in Washington state that left five teens dead says in court papers that the young shooter's texts turned dark the week before he opened fire, with references to his funeral and the message: "Bang bang I'm dead."

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