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    Edmonds neighborhood evacuated after mudslide hits gas line

    EDMONDS, Wash. (AP) — A neighborhood in a Seattle suburb was evacuated after a mudslide breached a natural gas line. KOMO-TV reports that emergency officials responded to the scene at about 5:40 a.m. Thursday in the Snohomish County city of Edmonds after receiving reports of a gas leak. About 30 homes in the area were […]
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    Police: University of Washington student sexually assaulted

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police at the University of Washington say a female student was sexually assaulted in her dorm room and her attacker is at large. KOMO-TV reported the attack happened at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in a residence hall on the northeast part of campus in Seattle. The student told police she didn’t realize someone […]
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    Report: 5K Puget Sound homes under water if sea rises 6 feet

    A new report shows how 1.9 million homes nationwide would be underwater if sea levels rise over the next 100 years, including about 5,000 near Puget Sound.
  • east link Local News

    Popular Science hypes Sound Transit I-90 bridge project

    Sound Transit's East Link light rail line across Lake Washington isn't finished yet, but it's already turning heads in the science community.
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    Hanford nuclear site workers report possible chemical vapors

    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Six workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation reported a smell that they thought might have been chemical vapors. The Tri-City Herald reports the workers were preparing for routine electrical maintenance on Wednesday when they smelled the suspicious odor. Tank farm contractor Washington River Protection Solutions states none of the workers experienced […]
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    Washington state man pleads guilty to shooting taxi driver

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state man accused of fatally shooting a taxi driver in March 2015 has accepted a plea deal to lower his charge. The Skagit Valley Herald reports that 32-year-old Solomona Fatu Luteru pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree robbery. The murder […]
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    Seattle’s streetcar connection questioned days before groundbreaking

    Just days before crews were scheduled to break ground on Seattle's next streetcar project, council members were still questioning whether it makes sense.
  • seattle homeless Local News

    Expert: Seattle homeless response has been too little, too late

    The Seattle homeless crisis has only grown since Barabara Poppe was hired to assess the problem. One year later, she says what has changed since then.
  • Local News

    ‘Victorian Internet’ hits Seattle October 1864

    A cannon was fired in downtown Seattle at 1 p.m. on the afternoon of Oct. 26, 1864. The occasion was the arrival of the first message to reach the city via telegraph.
  • AP State

    Storm leaves thousands without power in Western Washington

    SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say over 54,000 customers were without power as a wind and rain storm blew through Western Washington. The National Weather Service in Seattle on Wednesday issued high wind warnings on the coast and north of Seattle from Everett to Bellingham while wind advisories were issued from Seattle to south of Centralia. […]
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    Bigger, wetter storm system expected this weekend

    Round two of three storms this week is on track for Wednesday with the first real windy stretch of the season sparking a High Wind Warning for Everett and northward.
  • AP State

    Man accused of drowning 6-year-old boy has bail set at $1M

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A 19-year-old man accused of drowning a 6-year-old Lynnwood boy in a bathtub and putting his body in a dumpster has had bail set at $1 million. News outlets report 19-year-old Andrew Clayton Henckel from Kerrville, Texas, appeared in court north of Seattle Wednesday. Authorities say the body of Henckel’s nephew, […]
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    Ceremony held during indigent burial in King County

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The names of 180 people who died in King Co. but whose families either could not be found or could not afford a burial were read aloud at a ceremony at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Renton. The Individual cremated remains were catalogued and buried Wednesday under a flat headstone that read […]
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    Washington gets REAL ID extension through October 2018

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington is among 17 states that have been granted a yearlong extension from the enforcement of federal requirements for state driver’s licenses and ID cards. The state Department of Licensing announced the news Wednesday, and Department of Homeland Security’s REAL ID website showing the current status of each state has been […]
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    Fire burns at fruit processing plant in Bingen Washington

    BINGEN, Wash. (AP) — Huge flames consumed part of a fruit processing plant in the Columbia Gorge community of Bingen, Washington. KING-TV reports the fire started at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Underwood Fruit and Warehouse Company plant. It caused power outages in Bingen. The packing warehouse continued to burn into the afternoon in Bingen, […]

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