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  • Washington State, Mount Rainier

    Volcano experts weigh in on effects of possible Mt. Rainier eruption

    What would happen if Mount Rainier ever erupted? Experts and scientists weighed in Tuesday, laying out how the region is prepared, what would happen, and what areas would be hit the worst.
  • Seattle neighbors, racist, swindles

    Washington ranks as best state in the country, according to new report

    Washington is the best state in America, according to a new rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. 
  • Mariners belt 3 homers, beat Athletics 4-3

    SEATTLE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach, Tim Beckham and Mitch Haniger homered, Roenis Elias pitched out of a bases-loaded jam and the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Tuesday night. Haniger’s deep two-run shot into the second deck in left field in the fifth inning broke a 2-2 tie, and Elias stopped a bases-loaded threat with […]
  • Washington state man sentenced to 11 years for fatal crash

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for causing a car accident that killed a 16-year-old Oregon girl. The Olympian reported Tuesday that 40-year-old David W. Willis Jr. of Poulsbo pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and felony DUI last month. A superior court judge sentenced Willis […]
  • 1 dead, 3 injured after crash in Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say one person died and three people were hurt when a car crashed into a wall outside a popular fine-dining Seattle restaurant. Seattle Fire spokesman Lance Garland told the Seattle Times that one person in the car was declared dead at the scene near Canlis restaurant Tuesday evening. He says the […]
  • drive time, traffic, northwest drivers, lane sweeping, road usage charge, Seattle's safest driver

    SDOT wants to give you cash prizes to be Seattle’s safest driver

    Sometimes being a safe driver isn't enough of its own reward so SDOT is trying cash prizes with the "Seattle's Safest Driver" app.
  • Storm coach Dan Hughes undergoes surgery for cancer

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes had surgery Tuesday to remove a cancerous tumor in his digestive tract. Hughes will miss Seattle’s two preseason games. The team provided no timetable for his return. Assistant coach Gary Kloppenburg will take over head coaching duties in Hughes’ absence. Hughes revealed the cancer diagnosis on April […]
  • King Felix likely sidelined for a month with lat strain

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners starter Felix Hernandez is expected to miss four to six weeks after being diagnosed with a grade 1 lat strain in his right side. Seattle manager Scott Servais said Tuesday that an MRI revealed the extent of the injury. Hernandez was placed on the 10-day injured list on Sunday and […]
  • Correction: Death and Disappearance-Congress story

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a story May 14 about legislation in Congress known as Savanna’s Act, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Urban Indian Health Institute, which is the research division of the Seattle Indian Health Board, had endorsed the bill. It was the Seattle Indian Health Board that endorsed the bill. A […]
  • Police: Man arrested after rideshare driver shot in Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police say officers arrested a man after a rideshare driver was shot in Seattle. The Seattle Police Department says officers were called to a shooting in the lower Queen Anne neighborhood at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday. Police say arriving officers found a 29-year-old man on the ground next to a car that had […]
  • Washington caregiver accused in death of disabled teen

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A former caregiver in Washington state is accused of neglecting and starving a 16-year-old girl who was quadriplegic, resulting in the teen’s death in 2016. The Yakima-Herald Republic reports the 45-year-old woman appeared in Yakima County Superior Court on Monday on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter. Court documents say […]
  • Ore-hauling trucker dead after crash at gold mine in Nevada

    EUREKA, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say an ore-hauling truck driver died after the vehicle he was driving overturned at an open-pit mine in northern Nevada. Eureka County Undersheriff James Clark said Tuesday that 57-year-old Dean V. Pilcher of Eureka, Colorado, was killed when the 50-ton ore hauler he was driving overturned Monday morning at McEwen […]
  • Washington state man accused of beating, waterboarding child

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities have accused a man of beating and waterboarding his 7-year-old daughter. The News Tribune reports the 27-year-old man was charged with second- and third-degree child assault in Pierce County Superior Court on Monday. Charging documents say the man’s girlfriend told Lakewood police Sunday that he hit the child […]
  • Silicon plant in Moses Lake to close in China tariff battle

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A polysilicon factory in Moses Lake, Washington, is in danger of closing because of the nation’s on-going trade dispute with China. REC Silicon says it plans to close down production at its plant on Wednesday, and the remaining 150 employees will be laid off at the end of June. The […]
  • Backyard cottages

    Ruling lets Seattle move forward with plans to expand backyard cottages

    A legal ruling Monday will now allow the City of Seattle to move forward with plans to loosen restrictions on property owners looking to build backyard cottages.

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