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    Washington police chief proposes ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary City’ law

    Police Chief Loren Culp with the City of Republic has proposed to make his town a "2nd Amendment Sanctuary City" that will not follow new gun control regulations as passed by Washington voters via Initiative 1639.
  • Bellevue

    Police: Man breaks into Bellevue PD garage to steal back his car

    Bellevue police arrested a man who admitted to burglarizing the police department's garage to steal his own vehicle that was locked up as evidence. The car is back in custody, but a shotgun has gone missing.
  • Affordable housing continues to grow in Seattle

    Seattle breaks ground on 102 new affordable housing units for homeless

    Seattle continues to do what it can to fight its homeless crisis, breaking ground on 102 new affordable housing units in the Little Saigon neighborhood. 
  • City mulls becoming ‘sanctuary city’ to protect gun rights

    REPUBLIC, Wash. (AP) — A Washington city is considering becoming a “sanctuary city” to shield itself from gun laws after its police chief says he won’t allow his department to enforce the regulations passed by voters under Initiative 1639, saying the new gun laws violate the Second Amendment. Initiative 1639 raises the age limit to […]
  • Necropsies reveal 2 more sea lions were shot

    SEATTLE (AP) — Necropsies on the carcasses of two California sea lions that recently washed up on the shores of the residential area of West Seattle both showed the mammals had been shot. A team of scientists performed the necropsies Thursday. The results confirmed that four of the five sea lions that washed ashore in […]
  • House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House passed a bill Friday to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. Long despised by farmers and ranchers, wolves were shot, trapped and poisoned out of existence in most of the U.S. by the mid-20th century. Since […]
  • Washington state man charged with stabbing Montana man

    LIBBY, Mont. (AP) — A 24-year-old Washington state man is charged with stabbing a Montana man nearly a dozen times while the victim was on a walking path near Libby. Michael Borchardt Robertson of Yakima, Washington, is charged with attempted deliberate homicide for the attack on Doug Crum of Libby on Nov. 11. Officials say […]
  • Man who raped dying woman gets less than 3 years in prison

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A 20-year-old Washington state man was sentenced Thursday to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. Superior Court Judge Linda Krese said Thursday she could not sentence Brian Varela to more than 2 […]
  • safeco, T-Mobile

    Will the Mariners’ Safeco Field get the name T-Mobile Stadium?

    The "Safeco Field" name is on its way out. But rumors ran wild Thursday about T-Mobile taking its place, prompting the Mariners to quickly respond.
  • trump, tariffs

    New numbers show big impact of Trump tariffs in Washington

    New numbers show the impact of President Donald Trump’s trade war on Washington state. It was a focus of a recent town hall organized by the Tariffs Hurt the Heartland Campaign in Bonney Lake.
  • Norvell lifts No. 3 Gonzaga over Texas A&M 94-71

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Zach Norvell Jr. scored 22 points, Rui Hachimura added 18, and No. 3 Gonzaga beat Texas A&M 94-71 on Thursday night. Brandon Clarke had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Gonzaga (3-0), which won its first three games for the eighth consecutive season. Savion Flagg scored 18 points and T.J. Starks […]
  • Alaska

    Alaska Airlines tickets, with $39 special, now on sale for Paine Field flights

    Alaska airlines announced early Thursday morning that tickets are now on sale for flights out of Everett's Paine Field. The first day of scheduled service is February 11, 2019.
  • Alaska Airlines announces service to Everett airport

    SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says it expects service to and from the Everett airport in Washington state to begin in February pending final federal government approval. KOMO-TV reports the Seattle-based airline is planning to offer 18 non-stop flights from Everett to eight cities along the West Coast, including Portland, San Diego, Las Vegas, Los […]
  • turnout, ballots

    Ballot bust: Pre-paid postage for Washington ballots didn’t increase voter turnout

    Washington state’s experiment with pre-paid, mail-in ballots didn’t turn out as predicted. There was no increase in voter turnout in the 2018 midterm election, state officials recently confirmed.
  • Wilson caps Seattle’s rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win

    SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks’ 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. In a key matchup in the race for the two NFC wild-card spots, Seattle (5-5) snapped a two-game […]

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