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Charges: Seattle Seahawks security manager possessed, dealt child 2021-01-13 20:38:51King County prosecutors on Wednesday filed child pornography charges against a 41-year-old Renton man who spent the past 10 years working security for

Nine of Washington's 10 House members vote to 2021-01-13 17:06:36The impeachment passed in a 232-197 vote, with 10 Republicans joining their Democratic colleagues to vote yes.

Durkan proposes legislation to update Seattle's energy code 2021-01-13 16:51:24Mayor Jenny Durkan proposed to ban the use of fossil fuel for heating in new Seattle buildings.

300,000 without power in Puget Sound region after 2021-01-13 11:34:27Wind gusts reached speeds of 50-70 mph for much of the Puget Sound region.

Seattle's 2021 mayor's race gets first candidate as 2021-01-12 16:27:42Seattle's 2021 mayoral race finally has it's first confirmed candidate.

2020 crime report: Seattle saw highest homicide number 2021-01-12 14:42:19New statistics reveal dramatic increases in Seattle's homicide rate for 2020.

Estimated cost of West Seattle-Ballard link extension increases 2021-01-12 08:55:58Seattle's red-hot real estate market is driving up costs for future link extensions.

'We have reached a crisis point': Point Roberts 2021-01-11 15:30:52The 4.8-square-mile exclave of Point Roberts is on the brink of becoming a ghost town.

Inslee activates Washington State National Guard for opening 2021-01-08 19:57:29The move comes days after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol and broke through the gate in front of the Washington governor's mansion

Washington Senator Patty Murray calls on Hawley, Cruz 2021-01-08 16:44:24"Our job is to keep this country a democracy where voices win, not brute force."

No more free parking: West Seattle Junction will 2021-01-08 15:04:33228 parking spaces in the West Seattle Junction will become paid starting on Jan. 15.

Here's how Seattleites should prepare for an earthquake 2021-01-08 08:55:55Amid a seismically-active end of 2020, it's not a matter of if the "really big one" will hit Seattle, but when.

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Gibson posts shutout, Ducks hold off Wild 1-0 New! 2021-01-18 23:47:28ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Gibson made 34 saves in his 20th career shutout, and Nicolas Deslauriers scored early in the third period of the Ana

Ohio police officer killed in armed standoff with New! 2021-01-18 23:39:34TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer was shot and killed after an hourslong armed standoff that resulted in gunfire Monday, police said. T

DuSell scores 19 to carry Wyoming past Air New! 2021-01-18 23:36:56COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Xavier DuSell had 19 points off the bench to carry Wyoming to a 77-58 win over Air Force on Monday night. Kenny F

Butler scores 30, unbeaten No. 2 Baylor tops New! 2021-01-18 23:19:28WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler had a season-high 30 points and eight assists as No. 2 Baylor remained undefeated with a 77-69 victory Monday ni

Trump’s 1776 Commission Critiques Liberalism in Report Derided New! 2021-01-18 23:15:47WASHINGTON — The White House released the report on Monday of the presidential 1776 Commission, a sweeping attack on liberal thought and activis

After seeing floods, Indonesian leader to visit quake New! 2021-01-18 23:02:58MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Relief workers worked to clear up rubble of collapsed buildings Tuesday on an Indonesian island where a deadly earthqua

Asian shares mostly higher as Biden inauguration approaches New! 2021-01-18 22:59:42Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday as the coming changing of the guard in the U.S. raised hopes for more support for the economy and more aggressive m

Hurricanes score 3 in third to beat Predators New! 2021-01-18 22:58:24NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov, Sebastian Aho and Vincent Trocheck each had a goal and an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the

Kyrou’s goal lifts Blues to 5-4 comeback win New! 2021-01-18 22:52:35ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Kyrou got the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, Justin Faulk scored twice and the St. Louis Blues rallie

Bulls beat Rockets 125-120; Oladipo solid in Houston New! 2021-01-18 22:48:02CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 33 points, and the Chicago Bulls overcame a strong effort by Victor Oladipo in his Houston debut, beating the

Heat rally from 19 down, top Pistons 113-107 New! 2021-01-18 22:47:02MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat eventually showed up to a game already behind schedule. Bam Adebayo had 28 points and 11 rebounds and the short-hand

Taiwan military stages drill aimed at repelling China New! 2021-01-18 22:32:55HSINCHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese troops using tanks, mortars and small arms staged a drill Tuesday aimed at repelling an attack from China, whic

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Then and Now: Ace Concrete gravel pit 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>Ice-age floods left the Inland Northwest with vast deposits of clean gravel and sand that have been used to build highways and roads

100 years ago in Spokane: Jilted husband-to-be files 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>A jilted man filed suit against his former fiancée for $5,000 in an unusual breach-of-promise case.</p></p><p

More than 4,500 in Spokane still without power 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>Crews worked around the clock for the fifth day straight Sunday to restore electricity to the Inland Northwest after a windstorm las

248 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Spokane 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>The Spokane Regional Health District reported 248 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.</p></p><p><p>Due to techn

Richard Branson&#39;s Virgin Orbit reaches space on second 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>LOS ANGELES – Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight

Heavily fortified statehouses around U.S. see small protests 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>Small groups of right-wing protesters – some of them carrying rifles – gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses ar

Neo-Nazi paraphernalia for sale at gun show on 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>RALEIGH, N.C. — Managers of the Dixie Gun and Knife Classic asked a vendor to remove neo-Nazi patches from a sale table Sunday

Biden&#39;s long political evolution leads to his biggest 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>WILMINGTON, Del. — Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has navigated a half-century in American politics by relentlessly positioning hi

Kamala Harris says nation will &#39;find a moment&#39; 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said Saturday that there is a &#8220;duality&#8221; in celebrating her historic inaugurat

Dog and goat serving as mayor in Vermont 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>Associated Press</p></p><p><p>FAIR HAVEN, Vt. – A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have help

In inaugural address, Biden will appeal to national 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will deliver an appeal to national unity when he is sworn in Wednesday and plans i

When COVID-19 deaths aren’t counted, families pay the 2021-01-18 05:51:21<p><p>On Sundays, Bishop Bruce Davis preached love. Through his Pentecostal ministry, he organized youth parades and gave computers, bicyc

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Gov. Inslee announces vaccine plan changes to ramp New! 2021-01-18 18:04:55After a slow start here and across the U.S., Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is announcing changes to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine administration and

Law enforcement agencies give a pre-inauguration security update New! 2021-01-18 16:22:33Ahead of this week's Presidential inauguration Washington State Patrol Sgt. Darren Wright and Lt. Curt Boyle, director of the Fusion Center in Seattl

WA state bill would reopen theaters, restaurants, gyms. New! 2021-01-18 15:58:18A Washington state Senate bill that would move all counties to Phase 2 reopening will have its first public hearing Wednesday. The public may testify

Ridership on Washington ferries plummeted in 2020 New! 2021-01-18 15:51:18Ridership on vessels in the Washington State Ferries fleet plummeted in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but officials are looking ahead to more

Time running out for Northwest salmon species, report New! 2021-01-18 13:30:47A Washington report has found one of the state’s iconic fish is facing a threat to its existence as a result of climate change. The 2020 State o

Driver injured when vehicle crashes into light pole New! 2021-01-18 13:30:26A driver was in the hospital Monday after crashing into a light pole on a northbound exit ramp off Interstate 5 at Marvin Road in Lacey. The crash occ

Coronavirus updates: State DOH’s phase finder helps determine New! 2021-01-18 12:01:03This page includes coronavirus developments around Washington state for Monday, Jan. 18. Pierce County announces plan to create COVID-19 vaccination s

Deaths for Jan. 18 2021-01-18 08:45:00Haupt, Harold, 94, Union, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at home. McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Shelton, 360-426-4803. MIddle

Washington state Capitol Campus security continues to deter 2021-01-18 08:45:00The Washington state Capitol Campus in Olympia remained quiet over the weekend as the National Guard and Washington State Patrol continued a large and

Merritt Long’s memoir weaves his experiences with U.S. 2021-01-18 08:45:00Growing up in Alabama, Merritt D. Long had to ride in the back of the bus with other Black people. At his first job, in a florist shop, then-13-year-o

With a wink and a nod, a quick 2021-01-18 08:00:00Question: There is a neighborhood I drive through that has something I’d describe as little roundabouts, much smaller than a regular roundabout,

Thurston County reports 58 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 2021-01-17 19:10:29Confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 58 on Sunday, giving Thurston County 329 cases for the week and 5,785 to date, county health data show. It is the