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  • bus riders

    Closure of Convention Place stop sign of ‘Period of Maximum Constraint’

    Early Saturday morning, King County Metro closed the Convention Place Station bus stops, affecting routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150, 255 and 550.
  • stabbing

    2 men stabbed in Seattle overnight

    Seattle police say two people were stabbed in the past 24 hours. One man died at the scene in West Seattle. Another man is recovering at Harborview Medical Center. One suspect is at large.
  • 11-year-old girl rescued from house fire has died

    GRAHAM, Wash. (AP) — An 11-year-old girl rescued from a burning home by firefighters in western Washington has died. The News Tribune reports in a story on Saturday that the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the death. Emergency crews responded to the home in Graham on Friday to find it engulfed in flames. Authorities say […]
  • 2 dead in three-wheeled motorcycle crash in Oregon

    ENTERPRISE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say two people have died in a three-wheeled motorcycle crash in northeastern Oregon. Police say 79-year-old driver Galen Rottinghaus of Oak Harbor, Washington, lost control of the motorcycle on Friday as a group of motorcyclists slowed to turn into the Joseph Canyon Viewpoint on State Route 3. The […]
  • Olympia, education funding

    Battle lines drawn for Washington state’s August primary

    Washington state's primary election is just around the corner on August 7 and you can expect a fierce battle for control of the state Legislature.
  • Crews making good progress on central Washington wildfire

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Crews aided by calmer winds are making good progress on a 109-square-mile (282-square-kilometer) wildfire in central Washington. Fire spokesman Rick Acosta says lighter winds are allowing crews on Saturday to get a line around the fire and mopping up hotspots. More than 300 firefighters are assigned to the blaze along with […]
  • Man gets 22 years for producing child pornography

    SEATTLE (AP) — A 45-year-old former Maple Valley man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for producing and possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes says Stephen Schmidt pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in April, admitting that he raped and molested two young children. Hayes says Schmidt took photos of the […]
  • Parents of man who killed rural couple plead guilty

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The parents of a man convicted of killing his former neighbors and hiding their bodies in the woods northeast of Seattle have pleaded guilty to helping their son flee the country after the slayings. The Daily Herald reports 79-year-old Faye Reed and 83-year-old Clyde Reed initially were each charged with felony […]
  • Pike Place Fish Company

    Iconic Pike Place Fish Company under new ownership by some of its own managers

    Pike Place Fish Company in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, now synonymous with Seattle after they unofficially branded its fish tossing, was sold to a group of four managers who have collectively worked there for decades.
  • homeless sweeps, homelessness

    Seattle, King County leaders discuss homelessness … again

    Officials with Seattle and King County spent Thursday discussing homelessness and health care issues. But the conversation could seem like echoes of previous discussions that residents have already heard.
  • Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn

    Former Seattle mayor compares cutting bicycle brake lines to arson

    Cutting the bicycle brake lines is the same as arson, according to a former Seattle mayor.
  • detention center

    New plans to reunite migrant parents at Northwest Detention Center with children

    Some migrant parents who are being detained at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma will begin the process to be reunited with their children, according to The Seattle Times.
  • LeBlanc, relievers shut down White Sox in Mariners’ 3-1 win

    SEATTLE (AP) — Wade LeBlanc got the Mariners off to a strong start to the second half of their season. The left-hander and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Seattle beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night. LeBlanc (6-1) gave the Mariners 7 1/3 strong innings in the team’s first game after […]
  • Thousands of acres burning near Kittitas

    A fast-growing wildfire has shut down the eastbound lanes of I-90 near Ellensburg.
  • Loyd scores season-high 31 points, Storm beat Sun 78-65

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 of her season-high 31 points in the second half and the WNBA-leading Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 78-65 on Friday night. Loyd, who reached 20-plus points for the second straight game, was 11 of 15 from the field — including four of Seattle’s 11 3-pointers. Sue […]

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