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Charges: Woman killed 2, injured 2 in high 2019-12-04 20:39:46King County prosecutors accused a woman of killing two people and injuring two others while driving intoxicated Friday in Fremont, charging documents

43 people sickened in norovirus outbreak at Seattle's 2019-12-04 20:23:38At least 43 people have been sickened by an outbreak of norovirus-like illness - including vomiting, diarrhea, body aches, chills, and fever - linked

N. Cascades Highway still open -- now latest 2019-12-04 13:33:17We've waded into December and travelers can still cross the North Cascades Highway. With state Route 20 still open on Dec. 4, it'll now clinch its

Lawsuits, emergency motions, accusations of sabotage: Where does 2019-12-04 08:55:56Initiative 976's promised $30 car tabs were supposed to take effect Dec. 5, but a motion to block the measure that was granted by a King County Super

Update: 2 people struck by Sounder trains, 1 2019-12-03 11:32:41SUMNER, Wash. -- One person was killed when they were struck by a Sounder train in the south Sound Monday morning, Sound Transit officials said. An&n

Seattle Children's Hospital knew of deadly mold danger 2019-12-03 09:57:45SEATTLE – Seattle Children’s Hospital was hit with two lawsuits Monday over Aspergillus mold that has sickened children on and off for 18

Seattle QFC debuts first apple ever bred in 2019-12-02 12:30:36The highly-anticipated Cosmic Crisp apple is finally available to the masses. The QFC in Seattle's University Village received the first delivery Su

Former Seahawk Richard Sherman pays off $20K in 2019-12-01 20:21:20Although Richard Sherman is now with the 49ers, he hasn’t forgotten about us. The former Seahawks cornerback donated more than $20,000 to help

Spend a lot of time commuting? Seattle ranks 2019-12-01 08:55:40If you think you spend a lot of time stuck in traffic on your way to and from work, you're not alone. Seattle took the second spot in a new ranking a

'Why are we afraid of our children?': Connelly's 2019-11-30 08:55:35The 1999 World Trade Organization confrontation and riot in Seattle began with the scene of environmentalists in sea turtle costumes marching out of a

20 years later: Looking back at the Battle 2019-11-30 08:55:35On Nov. 30, 1999, Seattle exploded. It was definitely not the first time -- violent labor disputes have a long history in the city, not to mention th

Driver hits 4, kills 1 on sidewalk in 2019-11-29 20:20:05A woman hit four people, killing one with a car Friday on a sidewalk in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, police said.

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Salem homeless camp to get portable toilets New! 2019-12-05 13:26:56SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The City of Salem is paying to put six portable toilets and hand-washing stations at a homeless encampment near the ARCHES Pr

Robbers hit east Anchorage bank; employee, customer injured New! 2019-12-05 13:14:45ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The FBI is looking for two men who robbed a bank in Alaska. One of the suspects carried a shotgun into the bank. An emp

Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin New! 2019-12-05 13:06:42BOSTON (AP) — Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying it will strip the Sac

2 female inmates captured after escaping New! 2019-12-05 12:59:26BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two Idaho Department of Corrections inmates who walked away from the South Boise Women’s Correctional Center early Wed

Officials: Chemical released in Texas blasts poses no New! 2019-12-05 12:41:05A voluntary evacuation order was issued for residents in the Texas Gulf Coast city of Port Neches after testing late Wednesday found elevated levels o

SpaceX launches caring robot, beer malt and ‘mighty New! 2019-12-05 12:31:02CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice”

New details emerge on drug that may slow New! 2019-12-05 12:08:49SAN DIEGO (AP) — A company that claims to have the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer’s disease made its case to scientists

Soldotna man dies in rollover crash into water New! 2019-12-05 11:54:07COOPER LANDING, Alaska (AP) — A 54-year-old Soldotna man died in a one-car crash on the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing. Alaska State Troop

UN says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage hurts aid delivery New! 2019-12-05 11:20:44HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The World Food Program says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage complicates efforts to rush aid to millions of people facing

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries New! 2019-12-05 11:19:51Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That’s according to a study published Thursday th

Pelosi sets showdown vote on Medicare drug negotiations New! 2019-12-05 11:04:30WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will hold a showdown vote next week on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill empowering Medicare to negotiate prices for

Washington state is No. 1. Of course! But New! 2019-12-05 10:09:26The report includes access to health care, quality of education, public safety, the state's economy, GDP growth, migration into the state, patents, n

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Airbnb introduces new rules to rein in parties, New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco su

House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09WASHINGTON – The U.S. House is pressing forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced

Sailor who killed 2 and himself at Pearl New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09HONOLULU – A Navy sailor shot three civilians, killing two of them, before taking his own life at Pearl Harbor just days before thousands were

Front Porch: Hutton provides home with heart New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09There’s no place like home for the holidays and for 32 children, Hutton Settlement is the place they call home. Earlier this year, I got to know

Volunteers unpack, assemble Christmas Bureau toys New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09Volunteers showed up to the Ag Building at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center on Wednesday to sort pallets full of toys in anticipation of the fi

Pullman hospital bond barely rejected; officials seek new New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09Pullman voters narrowly rejected a bond measure that would have allowed Pullman Regional Hospital to expand its facilities and electronic record keepi

House leaders get Shea report, but public release New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09OLYMPIA – Top House members of both parties were informed Wednesday of the results of a four-month investigation of Rep. Matt Shea, but it may b

Confusion swirls around local transit projects with car New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09As court battles continue over the future of Initiative 976 – the $30 car tab measure approved by voters last month – questions about how

Car tab break set for today delayed, as New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09OLYMPIA – If you’ve got a vehicle license tab due to be renewed today or later this month, you can’t count on a break from Initiativ

Sacred Heart Catholic Church celebrates 50 New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09The small church at 10th and Rockwood, at times dwarfed by the majesty of the Cathedral of St. John not much more than a block away, is going through

Spokane Register of Historic Places lists Deutsches Haus New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09A crowd of German American Society members gathered Sunday to mark the inclusion of their building, Deutsches Haus, on the Spokane Register of Histori

Spokane Valley sewer places third in state Make New! 2019-12-05 13:55:09Spokane Valley resident Holly Vittetoe recently tried her hand at making a wool dress for a competition and ended up taking the third runner up positi

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Police looking for suspects in Lacey 7-Eleven theft 2019-12-04 12:28:04Lacey police are looking for two men suspected of stealing beer and cigarettes, then fleeing from a 7-Eleven at 6125 Pacific Avenue Southeast Tuesday

Retiring Olympia police chief honored for innovating at 2019-12-04 11:44:16After leading Olympia's police department for nine years, Chief Ronnie Roberts was honored Tuesday at an event at City Hall. Roberts is retiring, and

OPD’s deputy chief will take over top spot 2019-12-04 09:00:00Olympia’s deputy police chief will take over as interim police chief when Chief Ronnie Roberts retires this week. Aaron Jelcick, 50, started his

Construction underway to connect Chehalis Western Trail 2019-12-04 09:00:00Construction of a crossing that will connect the south and north portions of the Chehalis Western Trail beneath active railroad tracks began Monday. P

Restaurant inspections for Dec. 4 2019-12-04 08:29:00Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment, at the Thurston County

This effort to decriminalize marijuana nationally is even 2019-12-04 08:00:00An historic House bill to decriminalize marijuana is moving in Congress with support from both Democrats and Republicans —legislation that would

What’s Happening for Dec. 4 2019-12-04 03:54:00Wednesday Lacey Museum History Talk: “Washington on Wheels: Odd and Innovative Transportation Ideas from the Pacific Northwest” is the top

Deaths for Dec. 4 2019-12-04 03:00:00Ebbers, Arnold C., 94, Shelton, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Alpine Way Continuing Care Community, Shelton. McComb & Wagner Funeral Home &

As impeachment drama unfolds, here are 3 House 2019-12-03 15:53:43As the House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, three House members will have a special insight into

White House delays expansion of Agent Orange benefits, 2019-12-03 15:36:11The Trump administration should stop blocking Vietnam veterans with bladder cancer and three other diseases the government does not recognize as tied

Arborist found dangling from tree, chainsaw still running, 2019-12-03 15:04:55An arborist who was found dangling from a tree west of The Evergreen State College campus on Monday was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle

Have you seen this man? Lacey police need 2019-12-03 13:31:15Lacey police need help finding a man suspected of theft. Police say he shattered a vehicle window in the parking lot of Walmart on Galaxy Drive Northe