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    Seattle commits to preserve dilapidated Memorial Wall

    Years of concern over the fate of a memorial to Seattle School District alums who died in World War II were put to rest during a press conference Monday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
  • Sound Transit, mass transit ridership, affordable housing Local News

    Hundreds of affordable housing units slated for Seattle light rail stations

    Sound Transit announced three affordable housing projects around Seattle light rail stations at a time when affordable housing is rare in the city.
  • safe injection site, heroin Local News

    Snohomish County upholds interim ban on safe injection sites

    An interim ban on safe injection sites still holds in a decision by the Snohomish County Council on Monday.
  • safe injection site, insite Local News

    King County councilmember surprised by what she finds at injection site

    When King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles witnessed the Vancouver BC injection site with her own eyes she was surprised by what she saw.
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    Early snowpack threatened by temps ‘zooming up’

    The current snowpack is above normal for this time of year at several ski resorts, but the celebration may be short-lived as temperatures warm up.
  • Marshawn Lynch Local News

    President Trump singles out former Seahawk Marshawn Lynch

    Marshawn Lynch's decision to stand only for the Mexican national anthem Sunday afternoon didn't go unnoticed by President Trump.
  • AP State

    Police: 3 people found dead in Bellingham home

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been found dead at a home in Bellingham. Bellingham Police Department spokeswoman Danette Beckley says police responded Monday afternoon to a home in the Cordata neighborhood for a welfare check and found the bodies of three people inside. Beckley says police believe there is no danger […]
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    Man arrested for allegedly strangling elderly mother

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested for allegedly strangling his 89-year-old mother west of Seattle. The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office says the man was arrested Sunday after he called 911 to report he had tried to kill his mother with a rope at her home in the Wildcat Lake […]
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    Mitchell hits 7 of 8 3s and Georgia State beats EWU 68-50

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Devin Mitchell posted career highs of seven 3-pointers and 23 points to lead Georgia State to a 68-50 victory over Eastern Washington on Monday. With Georgia State leading 31-23 at halftime, Mitchell made a pair of 3-pointers in a 14-2 run to open the second half and had two more treys […]
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    Duncan, Stockton headline college hoops Hall of Fame class

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tim Duncan and John Stockton, who became stars in college and icons in the NBA, headline the 2017 class inducted into the Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday night. Duncan led Wake Forest to four NCAA Tournament appearances before going first overall to the San Antonio Spurs in the […]
  • AP State

    GEO Group seeks dismissal of lawsuit over detainee pay

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge is considering whether to throw out two lawsuits, including one by the state of Washington, that seek to force one of the nation’s largest privately run immigration detention centers to pay minimum wage for work done by detainees. The GEO Group, the for-profit company that runs the Northwest […]
  • AP State

    Washington revenues up $319 million

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington lawmakers have received updated numbers that show state revenues have increased by nearly $319 million for the current two-year state budget, which is now projected to be about $44.4 billion. The Office of Financial Management released the numbers at a Monday meeting of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. The […]
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    Climate activist goes on trial for Montana pipeline shutdown

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Oregon man goes on trial in Montana Tuesday in the latest criminal prosecution against activists who sought to call attention to climate change by shutting down oil pipelines in four states. Sixty-five-year-old Leonard Higgins of Portland is charged with criminal mischief and trespassing. He told The Associated Press that he […]
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    PNNL device can quickly alert law during school shootings

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A small device developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland could make the difference between life and death for some when a shooter opens fire in a public place. Chief engineer Jim Skorpik says the idea came up after the Sandy Hook school shootings in 2012 that left 20 […]
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    Spokane weighs measure for ‘fair chance’ hiring

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane City Council is weighing legislation that it would make it easier for someone with a criminal record to be hired. KUOW-FM reports that if the proposed ordinance is approved, employers in Spokane won’t be able to use criminal conviction or arrest records to make employment decisions until a potential […]

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