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  • monorail, seattle arena Local News

    Please save our monorail, a few people plead

    The debate over the future of KeyArena brought up the issue of another Seattle relic: the monorail.
  • Local News

    Time capsule unearthed at Space Needle

    A time capsule was discovered at the Space Needle during work to renovate the 55-year-old iconic Seattle landmark.
  • AP State

    Nonstop Seattle to Dublin flights to begin May 2018

    SEATTLE (AP) — Nonstop flights from Seattle to Dublin will start next spring. The Seattle Times reports Irish carrier Aer Lingus said Friday the service will begin May 18, 2018. The service will be provided four times a week. Because Dublin airport has its own U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, passengers and their luggage […]
  • AP State

    Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries biologists in Idaho think they know why. The Department of Fish and Game in information released this week says water chemistry […]
  • AP State

    Bisexual awyer rejected by Union Gospel Mission sues

    SEATTLE (AP) — A bisexual Christian man is suing Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission after it refused to hire him as an attorney because of his sexual orientation. The Seattle Times reports the Union Gospel Mission, which has provided addiction recovery, emergency shelter and legal support services for homeless people in King County since 1932, says […]
  • AP State

    Seattle’s Earl Thomas voted top safety in AP rankings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle’s Earl Thomas has been voted the NFL’s top safety in The Associated Press positional rankings. The Seahawks’ playmaking defensive leader easily beat out Minnesota’s Harrison Smith and Kansas City’s Eric Berry for the No. 1 spot. The voting was conducted by Pro Football Hall of Famer James Lofton and 10 […]
  • AP State

    Former high school staff member accused of raping student

    KENT, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a former staff member at Kent-Meridian High School has been charged with third-degree rape of a child and communication with a minor for immoral purposes involving a 15-year-old student. The Seattle Times reports 33-year-old Kristal Gamble was booked into King County Jail Monday. Charging documents say the alleged victim’s […]
  • AP State

    Man arrested, gun seized after threats to Seattle church

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police arrested a 25-year-old suburban Seattle man and seized his AR-15 rifle after he allegedly sent a series of escalating messages to pastors at a Seattle church. The Seattle Police Department said Thursday the man from Covington was arrested on a charge of felony harassment. Police say the man had attended the […]
  • Seattle Local News

    Anthony Bourdain calls out Seattle gentrification in new show

    TV travel chef Anthony Bourdain provides a blunt perspective on modern Seattle in a recent episode, calling out the changing culture.
  • Union Gospel Mission Local News

    Bisexual man sues Union Gospel Mission for job discrimination

    Union Gospel Mission is being sued by a bisexual man for job discrimination. The organization has a policy against homosexuals.
  • seattle Mayoral candidate, Nikkita Oliver Local News

    Nikkita Oliver alleges racist security at Seattle Safeway

    Former Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver has gone viral on social media after posting video she alleges shows racist security guard practices.
  • AP State

    Fire reported on Delta plane at Eugene airport, no injuries

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Airport officials say a smoldering fire was reported aboard a Delta Airlines aircraft parked at a gate at the Eugene Airport, prompting the evacuation of the one concourse while the fire was put out. The Register-Guard reports the fire was reported Thursday afternoon on a plane that had no passengers on […]
  • KeyArena Local News

    Seattle committee pushes forward KeyArena MOU

    The Select Committee on Civic Arenas gave its approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Seattle and Oak View Group for the KeyArena.
  • AP State

    Washington state potato company settles discrimination claim

    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Washington Potato Co. has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty to settle a discrimination claim involving Freeze Pack, its Pasco vegetable processing plant. The Tri-City Herald reports that the U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement on Thursday. The agreement resolves an investigation into whether the company discriminated against immigrants […]
  • AP State

    Ex-inmate wins appeal to be allowed to take state bar exam

    BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that a woman who was convicted of theft and drug crimes in 2011 should be allowed to take the state bar exam after she graduated from Seattle University Law School this year. The Kitsap Sun reports that 40-year-old Tarra Simmons was sentenced to 30 […]

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