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West Seattle Bridge decision delayed as city considers 2020-10-16 19:14:06The fate of the cracked West Seattle Bridge, which has been indefinitely closed since March, is still up in the air as a decision to repair or replace

Seattle's charming new waterfront park on Portage Bay 2020-10-16 13:40:35While the weather might be a bit gusty and chilly, Seattleites have a new waterfront park to explore this weekend and see some fall colors. Fritz Hedg

Pilot hospitalized after plane crashes in Puyallup strip 2020-10-16 10:35:33PUYALLUP, Wash. — The pilot of a small plane crashed Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of a Pierce County strip shopping center, prompting a

'Two Screens for Teachers' to buy extra computer 2020-10-15 16:27:54A new non-profit organization started by tech entrepreneurs in Seattle is supplying public school teachers with a much-needed tool amid distance learn

King County projects record-breaking 90% turnout in general 2020-10-15 14:31:44King County Elections is projecting a historic 90% turnout in the 2020 general election next month. A 90% turnout would mean 1,287,000 ballots would n

36 dogs seized from Tacoma home in animal 2020-10-15 09:28:36Three dozen dogs were seized from a Tacoma home Wednesday morning while authorities investigate claims of animal cruelty at the location. Animal contr

Security guards to monitor all 73 King County 2020-10-15 09:19:39As the election nears and political tensions mount, King County is once again opting to have guards at all 73 of its ballot drop box locations. The go

Probe recommends King County deputy be fired after 2020-10-14 10:17:48SEATTLE -- An internal probe at the King County Sheriff's Office is recommending that a veteran deputy be fired after he was linked to a social media

Gene Juarez Salon & Spa in downtown Seattle 2020-10-14 09:56:47SEATTLE — The Gene Juarez Salon & Spa in downtown Seattle has permanently closed its location on Pine Street as of Tuesday, another blow to

Neighbors frustrated with noise, disruptions from homeless encampments 2020-10-13 09:55:21SEATTLE — Derrick Weathersby said he just wants a good night's rest. But not with the sound of a generator coming from the homeless encampment

Microsoft moves to 'hybrid workplace' model; will allow 2020-10-09 15:25:13After almost 8 months of remote work, companies in the Seattle area are beginning to unfold their blueprints of how and when employees will return to

Seattle's Spider season is here, but don't be 2020-10-08 16:55:22If you've noticed copious amounts of spider webs decorating your railings, mail boxes and windows when venturing outside recently, you're not alone.

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Gruden’s Raiders face his former Bucs franchise New! 2020-10-22 10:06:10TAMPA BAY (4-2) at LAS VEGAS (3-2) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE – Buccaneers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Buccaneers 3-2-1; Raid

Election 2020 updates, October 22: The latest news New! 2020-10-22 10:05:00Every weekday until Election Day, we'll be posting live updates on candidates, voting and other political news in Washington and across the U.S. Ball

Alaska Air Group reports $431 million loss as New! 2020-10-22 10:04:02All the major U.S. airlines are seeing huge losses.

Theater world to unite for get-out-the-vote event on New! 2020-10-22 10:00:53NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright and “The Walking Dead” star Danai Gurira, Tony Award-winning director Stephen Daldry and two-time Pulitze

This classic masonry building met a lot of New! 2020-10-22 10:00:00The fireproof masonry stonework of the Post Edwards (aka the Hotel Vendome), built one year after the 1889 Great Seattle Fire, offered a sense of secu

Leroy Sané back in training with Bayern Munich New! 2020-10-22 09:56:02MUNICH (AP) — Leroy Sané is back in full training with Bayern Munich after recovering from a knee injury, the club said Thursday. San&eac

No. 2 Alabama looks to keep rolling vs New! 2020-10-22 09:55:34By the numbers, Alabama-Tennessee isn’t much of a rivalry anymore with the Crimson Tide having won 13 straight. Don’t tell that to Alabama

Coronavirus daily news updates, October 22: What to New! 2020-10-22 09:49:28We’re updating this page with the latest news about the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the wor

Poland’s top court rules out abortions for birth New! 2020-10-22 09:48:46WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s top court has ruled that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional. Th

No. 25 Coastal Carolina rolling, Georgia Southern up New! 2020-10-22 09:46:57No. 25 Coastal Carolina plays for the first time ever as a ranked FBS team when it faces Georgia Southern on Saturday. Chanticleers coach Jamey Chadwe

Tired of the same old home office? Punch New! 2020-10-22 09:46:00During the global crisis, however, a new type of traveler has emerged: the accidental digital nomad.

US officials Pompeo, Esper to visit India for New! 2020-10-22 09:45:49NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government said Thursday that talks next week with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense M

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Supreme Court puts curbside voting on hold in New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold a lower court order that would have permitted curbside voting in Alaba

US officials link Iran to emails meant to New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>WASHINGTON — U.S. officials accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple

Colville man sentenced in federal court for domestic New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>Stephen Seymour’s girlfriend reportedly had a broken nose, bruising on her face and multiple cuts when police arrested him.<

Face to face: Trump and Biden to meet New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. – President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to square off in their final debat

State revokes certification of Pullman police officer who New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>More than two years after a former Pullman police officer was accused of coercing a WSU freshman to perform a sex act to get out of

Relief fund opens for immigrants who miss work New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>OLYMPIA – Washington’s COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund began taking applications Wednesday for requests from some workers

Kootenai Health at &#39;99 percent&#39; capacity with surge New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p> Kootenai County is at a crucial point in the fight against COVID-19.</p></p><p><p>Its hospital, Kootenai He

WestCoast Entertainment announces rescheduled dates for STCU Best New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>After announcing in September that STCU Best of Broadway performances were postponed because of COVID-19, WestCoast Entertainment an

The Spokane Valley city council just took another New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>The Spokane Valley City Council unanimously voted to enter a licensing agreement with a company that’s linked to multiple Amaz

Washington could be headed for record voter turnout New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>OLYMPIA – Washington could be headed for record turnout in the Nov. 3 election, with as many as nine of 10 registered voters c

Nigerian forces killed 12 peaceful protesters, Amnesty says New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>LAGOS, Nigeria — Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that Nigeria&#8217;s security forces fired upon two larg

Spokane LGBTQ community has mixed feelings after pope&#39;s New! 2020-10-22 00:16:06<p><p>When Katie Carter first heard Pope Francis’ statement in support of same-sex civil unions, she was shocked.</p></p>

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Evergreen recognizes Strange with distinguished alumni award 2020-10-21 23:05:10The Evergreen State College has recognized Cheryl Strange, Secretary of the state Department of Social and Health Services, with its Joseph Albert Dea

Thurston County COVID-19 cases rise by 20 on 2020-10-21 20:11:45Twenty more confirmed cases of COVID-19 were announced on Wednesday, giving the county 1,645 cases to date since early March. The new cases included a

Washington state experiencing fall surge of COVID-19 cases, 2020-10-21 19:57:02Washington health officials talked about the fall surge of coronavirus cases the state is experiencing, their preliminary vaccine distribution plan, a

Here are the COVID-19 cases and deaths confirmed 2020-10-21 19:40:09The Washington state Department of Health reported on Wednesday 724 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four deaths. Pierce County reported 104 cases

Wait a minute. Are those Olympia and Lakewood 2020-10-21 15:05:00The Sacha Baron Cohen character unleashed on the world in 2006, the satirical journalist Borat, is back with a new movie out Friday on Amazon Prime. M

Washington state releases its initial COVID-19 vaccine plan 2020-10-21 14:56:32The Washington State Department of Health has released the COVID-19 vaccine plan that it recently submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Pre

Remote learning producing too many ‘F’ grades, North 2020-10-21 08:45:00Over the last several weeks, the North Thurston Public Schools board meetings have had a regular standing feature in which the board hears from an are

Goldfinch Productions sends ‘Dr. Faustus’ out on airwaves 2020-10-21 08:45:00In South Sound’s fall theater scene, radio plays a starring role. First, Harlequin Productions began doing radio-style plays online, and now KGY

Deaths for Oct. 21 2020-10-21 08:45:00Edgerton, Eugene Hobert, 73, Shelton, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at home. McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Shelton, 360-426-480

Man offers to help woman find her car, 2020-10-21 08:45:00A 51-year-old Seattle man was arrested Tuesday after he offered to help a woman find her car in a Lacey parking lot, then he stole the car, according

New Kung Fu movie by Olympia native to 2020-10-21 08:05:00A new film shot in Washington state is premiering at film festivals this weekend. It is an action-comedy called “The Paper Tigers,” which

15 new cases of COVID-19 reported Tuesday as 2020-10-20 21:17:11Thurston County reported 15 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents Tuesday and one new outbreak in a congregate care setting. County data shows