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  • Pete Carroll, Seahawks share experiences from Marysville-Pilchuck visit
    Josh Kerns | October 29, 2014 3:10 pm
    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.
  • Prosecutor on school threats: Bad jokes that cause people reasonable fear are crimes
    Jamie Skorheim | October 29, 2014 11:00 am
    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.
  • Why is there so much support for Marysville shooter?
    Josh Kerns | October 29, 2014 6:33 am
    Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a red-marker heart; and a candle covered with a plastic cup bearing the name "Jaylen."
  • Why Google when you can ask the know-it-alls at the Seattle Public Library
    Rachel Belle | October 28, 2014 6:22 pm
    Seattle Public Library's Quick Information Center (QIC) has been operating since 1976, and it's still going strong even with the Internet. A staff of 25 will try and answer any question you throw at them, over the phone, in five minutes or less. They receive about 300 calls a day.
  • Ron & Don: No forgiveness for Marysville school shooter
    Josh Kerns | October 28, 2014 6:33 am
    There've been plenty of calls for forgiveness and understanding for Jaylen Fryberg, the teen who opened fire Friday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. But Ron and Don say it isn't deserved.
  • Less stuff, more experiences: How to clear your kids' toybox clutter
    Rachel Belle | October 27, 2014 6:30 pm
    Many parents struggle with their kids' overflowing toy chests. They can't stop buying toys, their kids get too many toys as gifts. California's Bea Johnson lives a zero waste lifestyle, which means her family usually chooses experiences over physical gifts. She talks about how her family got rid of 80% of their possessions to live the simple, happy life.
  • Vacant Seattle Buildings Explode with Art & Music Before Demolition
    Rachel Belle | October 21, 2014 5:45 pm
    A Seattle arts collective called Love City Love has been making deals with developers to use vacant buildings as art spaces before they're knocked down and replaced with condos. Their latest space is a former Azteca/Don Eduardo Mexican restaurant on Eastlake, and this time the developers offered them the space.
  • Tent City should be embraced, not shunned
    Josh Kerns | October 21, 2014 7:17 am
    While many people want nothing to do with Tent City, Seattle Pacific University is again rolling out the welcome mat for the homeless encampment.
  • Meet the woman who will clean up Ebola in Washington state
    Rachel Belle | October 20, 2014 5:39 pm
    Theresa Borst owns Bio Clean Inc: "We clean up after suicides and homicides, decomposed bodies, meth lab cleanup, hoarders, industrial accidents, car accidents, trains, planes, automobiles, oil spills, sewage, mold. Everything gross that nobody else wants to do." And the King County Health department has asked her to help create protocol, and do any actual clean up, if someone in our state is exposed to Ebola. She explains how she'll do it.
  • Getting McKenzie some wheels
    Kim Shepard | October 17, 2014 2:01 pm
    After her medical van broke down on the side of the road recently, a local Keller Williams agent is hoping to get McKenzie Harris and her family more reliable transportation.
  • Owners of a Bellevue Quiznos are serving native Indian flavors with a twist
    Rachel Belle | October 15, 2014 6:14 pm
    The owners of the Bellevue Quiznos franchise are Indian, and so are a lot of people who work in Bellevue, so they got special permission to add chicken and paneer tikka sandwiches to the menu. The chutneys are homemade & the sandwiches are selling like crazy. This may reflect a new trend towards Indian fusion flavors in the West.
  • See the Lombardi Trophy at the EMP's new Seahawks Exhibit
    Rachel Belle | October 14, 2014 6:10 pm
    The new Seahawks exhibit opened at the EMP today, with a ribbon cutting ceremony headed by team owner Paul Allen and Coach Pete Carroll.
  • Federal court allegedly upholds right to publish Facebook anti-cop page
    Josh Kerns | October 13, 2014 3:43 pm
    Facebook has reversed course and removed a controversial page that glorified the killing of cops including a Lakewood officer, but a federal judge has reportedly ordered the company to restore it.
  • A White House chef is bringing his dishes to Port Angeles
    Rachel Belle | October 09, 2014 6:33 pm
    John Moeller cooked for three Presidential families between 1992 and 2005, and this weekend he'll be cooking some White House dishes, from his new book, at the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival in Port Angeles. We chatted about presidential palaces and life in the White House kitchen.
  • Widow of murdered Lakewood officer fights graphic anti-cop Facebook page
    Josh Kerns | October 09, 2014 1:38 pm
    Almost five years after the death of her husband in the ambush of four Lakewood police officers, a Facebook page is ripping open the wounds for the widow of one of the victims.

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