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    Man who killed Washington state taxi driver gets 22 years

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man who fatally shot a taxi driver has been sentenced to 22 years, four months in prison. The Skagit Valley Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2hDoPBh) that 32-year-old Solomona Fatu Luteru received the sentence Friday in Skagit County Superior Court. Luteru last month pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree […]
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    Man convicted of triple homicide in Washington state

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A jury has convicted a 37-year-old man of three counts of aggravated murder in the 2016 shooting deaths of three people in a home in Washington state. The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/2hzG9a9) a jury on Friday also convicted Brent Luyster of one count of attempted murder and two counts of unlawful possession […]
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    Jury: Port of Seattle wrongfully fired employees

    SEATTLE (AP) — A jury has found that the Port of Seattle wrongfully terminated two employees, who allegedly were fired for refusing to extend leases of airport business favored by a Port commissioner. The Seattle Times reports the King County jury made the finding Thursday and will begin assessing damages on Monday. Deanna Zachrisson and […]
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    Man charged with vehicular homicide in crash that killed man

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A Marysville man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a crash Sunday that killed a Mount Vernon man. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Daniel Mackenzie was being held on $250,000 bail at the Skagit County jail. Court documents say Mackenzie told officers that he began speeding away […]
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    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.
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    Friday’s Scores

    PREP FOOTBALL Class 1A= Quarterfinals= Newport 21, Colville 7 Class 1B= Quarterfinals= Odessa 60, Garfield-Palouse 14 Sunnyside Christian 62, Cusick 20 Class 2A= Quarterfinals= Archbishop Murphy 28, North Kitsap 21 Tumwater 23, Steilacoom 13 Class 2B= Quarterfinals= Asotin 27, Davenport 12 Kalama 50, Pe Ell/Willapa Valley 15 Napavine 35, Toledo 7 Class 3A= Quarterfinals= Garfield […]
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    Clyburn, Juiston lead UNLV over Eastern Washington 91-76

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kris Clyburn scored 19 points, Shakur Juiston added 13 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and UNLV beat Eastern Washington 91-76 on Friday night. Clyburn was 7 of 8 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Brandon McCoy had 17 points and Jovan Mooring chipped in 15 points for UNLV (3-0). […]
  • 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.
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    Washington Legislature argues most records exempt under law

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Attorneys for the Washington Legislature argue that lawmakers pointedly exempted most of their records from the state’s public records act decades ago. In a cross motion filing Friday in response to a lawsuit filed in September by a coalition of news organizations led by The Associated Press, the attorneys point the […]
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    Virginia Tech beats Washington 103-79 in 2K Classic

    NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bibbs scored 30 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 103-79 victory over Washington in the consolation game of the 2K Classic on Friday. Bibbs was 10 of 15 from the floor. Ahmed Hill finished with 23 points, Nickeil Alexander-Walker had 20 and Justin Robinson added 11 for the Hokies […]
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    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 […]
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    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 […]
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    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 […]
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    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 […]
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    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 […]

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