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Deputies seize nearly 100 pounds of drugs during Tacoma arrest

Deputies with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department seized nearly 100 pounds of drugs while arresting a man with a felony warrant in Tacoma
14 minutes ago

Proposed legislation would lower mandatory school age from 8 to 6 in Washington

A new bill aims to change the age at which some Washington kids go to school. As current law stands, school isn’t required for students until the age of eight.
12 hours ago

Community mourns for Renton murder victim, activist and dad of 5 kids

Deep pain and grief in south Seattle, as a community mourns the murder of 57-year-old Mohamadou Kabba.
12 hours ago

Snapchat lawsuit amended for alleged death of Renton woman among other young adults

The Social Media Victims Law Center has amended a lawsuit against Snapchat for allegedly connecting drug dealers to minors and young adults, resulting in their deaths.
1 day ago

Car insurance rate hikes are here in Washington state

Bad news for most drivers – car insurance premiums are going up, and it doesn’t matter if you have a clean driving record.
2 days ago

Final Boeing 747 takes off from Everett facility

Spectators and airplane enthusiasts braved the cold Wednesday morning to see the last 747 take off from the Boeing facility in Everett.
2 days ago

Ballard brewery damaged by fire started by homeless person seeking warmth

Cold winter nights in Western Washington have some people doing whatever they can to stay warm.
2 days ago

Seattle Fire Department responding to historic number of overdose calls

The Seattle Fire Department has responded to a historic number of overdose calls in recent memory.
2 days ago

State lawmakers considering ‘TSWIFT Consumer Protection Act’ concerning ticket sales

Following the Ticketmaster meltdown during the presale for Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras’ tour late last year, Washington state lawmakers are considering a new bill
3 days ago

‘Flying to Forever Homes’ initiative brings dozens of at-risk, adoptable animals to Seattle area

A flight carrying some very precious cargo landed in Everett on Monday afternoon.
3 days ago

Labor unions, residents see economic impact with new Boeing assembly line coming to Everett in 2024

Boeing’s announcement that a fourth assembly line will be added to their Everett facility to produce more 737 Max aircraft has already gotten a lot of attention.
4 days ago

‘Right to repair’ bill would give consumers access to parts, info needed to fix their electronics

Washington residents are going to have a chance to speak out on whether they should have choices on how to repair their own electronics.
4 days ago

Local law enforcement officials, community leaders continue to lament death of Tyre Nichols

Anger and heartbreak over the police killing of Tyre Nichols in Memphis is felt around Puget Sound this weekend.
4 days ago

Thurston County community continues to remember victims of deadly house fire

Tumwater District Stadium was packed Sunday night as family, friends, and most of the community came out to pay tribute
5 days ago

Organizations continue to push for sex trafficking awareness

Human trafficking continues to be a big problem across the world, including here in the Pacific Northwest.
5 days ago

Hundreds gather at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum to ring in the Lunar New Year

The Wing Luke Museum welcomed anyone to join in their annual event, and hundreds of families came together for a day of performances, music, and tradition.
6 days ago

Vigil in place at intersection where 23-year-old was hit and killed by SPD officer

Friday evening, dozens of cyclists dedicated their ride to Kandula. They started at Westlake Center and made their way to the intersection.
6 days ago

WA lawmakers discuss bill to ban for-profit pet sales at retail stores

The bill would also disallow retail pet stores from financing “or make a loan for the purchase of a dog or cat,” according to the bill.
7 days ago

Parents have 1 last chance to voice concerns over Bellevue schools consolidation

Bellevue parents have one last chance to hear about the district’s plans to consolidate some elementary schools and shift students to other school campuses.
7 days ago

‘A double life’: Skagit County pastor accused of dealing drugs, money laundering

A Skagit County pastor who “admitted he leads a double life” was arrested in January with nearly three pounds of methamphetamine, fentanyl and cocaine
7 days ago

Western Washington Gets Real: Pacific Northwest native wowing the opera world

Her astonishing voice has been heard around the world, but it was discovered and nurtured right here in the Pacific Northwest.
8 days ago

Woman hit and killed by SPD car identified; officer was responding to call nearby

According to police, the officer was heading north on Dexter Avenue North on Monday night, responding to a ‘priority one’ call.
8 days ago

Washington State University police investigating death of freshman student

Campus police at Washington State University are investigating the death of a freshman who was found dead in his dorm room Sunday.
8 days ago

Former MV Realty employee explains how company used ‘deceptive’ robocalls to target homeowners

A former employee with MV Realty shared how she made thousands of robocalls for the company, and now she’s blowing the whistle.
9 days ago