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WSP: Body found in Issaquah home believed to 2020-02-17 16:59:20Authorities searched a burned house Monday just east of Seattle, the location of a standoff this weekend between police and a man who allegedly held h

Protests planned at Seattle-area Catholic school over contested 2020-02-17 12:01:53Students, parents, and alumni are planning protests at Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien this week over the recent resignations of two teachers.

Ask Seattle 911: Do drivers have to yield 2020-02-16 15:06:09Did you know that crosswalks are more than just painted strips across a roadway?

Connelly: Two Catholic high school teachers resign 'voluntarily' 2020-02-16 14:55:03The Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle has reportedly forced the resignations of two Kennedy High School teachers for being LGBTQ and in love.  The

Seattle ranks among the most walkable cities in 2020-02-16 08:55:00Between the traffic, steep hills and crumbly roads, walking might be the preferred mode of transit in Seattle. And data from Walk Score, a website tha

Governor Inslee weighs in on controversial $30 car 2020-02-14 09:26:59SEATTLE — Governor Jay Inslee said Thursday he's ready for anything when it comes to car tabs, even if it means giving back money to car o

Authorities bust cockfighting ring; humanely euthanized several birds 2020-02-14 09:20:36

Stumped on things to do over Presidents' Day 2020-02-14 08:55:03Presidents' Day weekend in Seattle may have more dreary grey skies and rain in the forecast, but that doesn't mean you have to spend the extra day o

Sen. Bernie Sanders back in Washington Monday for 2020-02-13 17:45:04Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his presidential campaign back to Washington, where he was a frequent presence in 2016. He will hold a rally Monday ni

Tim Eyman to run for Washington state governor 2020-02-13 15:45:48Initiative promoter Tim Eyman, after initially announcing as an independent, will run for governor of Washington as a Republican. He joins a field of

Zillow unveils new search tool for affordable housing 2020-02-13 12:33:53The Seattle-based property platform Zillow unveiled its newest feature on Thursday: a search tool that allows users to find affordable housing op

Two downtown Seattle shooting suspects booked in King 2020-02-13 10:17:09SEATTLE — The two suspects in a downtown Seattle shooting that left one person dead and seven others injured have arrived in the city Wedne

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Mayor Jenny Durkan announces plan to curb gang New! 2020-02-18 21:23:26Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said Tuesday her administration intends to unveil a proposal in the coming weeks to maintain bus service in Seattle by aski

Ford’s career-high 19 points paces Wisconsin over Purdue New! 2020-02-18 21:20:03MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Aleem Ford scored a career-high 19 points on Tuesday as Wisconsin held off a late charge from Purdue to win 69-65. Wiscons

Florida beats Arkansas 73-59, extends dominance in series New! 2020-02-18 21:14:59GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson scored a career-high 24 points, Andrew Nembhard added 17 and Florida beat Arkansas 73-59 on Tuesday ni

Giants, Cubs raising pay for minor leaguers this New! 2020-02-18 21:05:42The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants are pushing ahead with pay raises for minor league players this season, days after Major League Baseball man

Expeditors, already battered by China slowdown, says full New! 2020-02-18 21:03:02Even before the epidemic started, said Expeditors, its earnings for the quarter ended Dec. 31 were down 23%, which it attributed primarily to "slowin

Rockies GM Bridich hasn’t sat down with Arenado New! 2020-02-18 20:57:01SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he doesn’t feel an urgency to clear the air with apparently di

Nets’ Irving sidelined again because of right shoulder New! 2020-02-18 20:53:55NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving won’t play in the Brooklyn Nets’ first game after the All-Star break because of more trouble with his r

Dosunmu scores 24, Illinois beats No. 9 Penn New! 2020-02-18 20:49:52STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points and Illinois snapped a four-game losing streak with a 62-56 victory over No. 9 Penn State

Boy Scouts bankruptcy will cause ripple effect among New! 2020-02-18 20:49:35How the hundreds of men in Washington and across the nation, who have filed sex abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America, will find justice is u

Actress Zoe Caldwell, Tony winner for ‘Medea,’ dies New! 2020-02-18 20:44:51NEW YORK (AP) — Zoe Caldwell, a four-time Tony Award winner who brought humanity to larger-than-life characters, whether it be the dotty schoolt

Bowden’s late free throws clinch Vols’ 65-61 win New! 2020-02-18 20:42:01KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Bowden scored 17 points and clinched a victory by sinking two free throws with five seconds left as Tennessee out

Jack Sock earns 2nd tour-level victory since start New! 2020-02-18 20:36:28DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — American Jack Sock earned his second tour-level victory since the start of 2019 by overcoming a match point to beat de

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Bernie Sanders’ campaign to request recount of Iowa New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21WASHINGTON – Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign plans to ask for a partial recount of the Iowa caucus results,after the state Democrati

Trial begins in lawsuit over missing woman’s murdered New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21TACOMA – A final chapter in the horrific saga of a Utah woman who vanished about a decade ago and the killings of her young sons in a fiery atta

Washington woman pleads not guilty to trying to New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21TACOMA – A Washington woman has pleaded not guilty to drugging a mother after authorities say she posed as a photographer in an complex plot to

Museum’s Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an

How the coronavirus ‘jumped’ to humans is a New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21PHILADELPHIA – The apparent source of the new coronavirus, an urban market with a collection of live animals that somehow infected shoppers, may

Boeing using Spokane to test largest two-engine passenger New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21Boeing’s latest variant of the jumbo jet has been flying test runs in and out of Spokane International Airport this week. The 777X, which is the

Cellphone use fines could double while driving in New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21OLYMPIA – Using a cellphone while driving in a school zone could cost you nearly double under a bill passed Tuesday by the House. On a 97-0 vote

White House correspondents’ dinner returns to comedic roots New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21WASHINGTON – Comedians are making their return to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after last year’s hiatus.Kenan Thompson of

SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year.The private company i

India hastily builds wall along slum ahead of New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21AHMEDABAD, India – A 1,640-foot brick wall has been hastily erected in India’s Gujarat state ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Tr

Russia and Turkey agree on more talks on New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21ANKARA, Turkey – Talks between Russia and Turkey meant to reduce tensions in northwestern Syria did not yield a “satisfactory result&rdquo

Huge locust outbreak in East Africa reaches South New! 2020-02-18 21:37:21JUBA, South Sudan – The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly

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Man dies after Friday evening crash in Mason 2020-02-16 13:56:46A 25-year-old man has died at a Seattle hospital after he was involved in a car crash Friday evening in Mason County, according to the Washington Stat

Deaths for Feb. 16 2020-02-16 08:45:00Asuega, Shirley, 76, University Place, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care, University Place. McComb & Wagner

Language barriers pose communication challenges for health inspectors 2020-02-16 08:45:00Equal Latin Restaurant & Bar owner Maria Isabel Guzman and bar manager Cynthia Wagoner share their thoughts on establishing clearer lines of commu

Does a language barrier contribute to some restaurants’ 2020-02-16 08:45:00Running a restaurant can be a rewarding experience, but it also can be a lot of hard work. The hours are long, the profit margins are thin and employe

What’s Happening calendar for Feb. 16 2020-02-16 08:18:00Monday Timberland Libraries closed: All branches are closed for the Presidents’ Day holiday. Free federal individual income tax return preparati

Elizabeth Warren will bring presidential campaign to Seattle 2020-02-15 17:36:21Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will speak in Seattle on Saturday, Feb. 22, it was announced Saturday. The rally at the Seattle Cen

Sanders event adds Portugal. The Man and actor 2020-02-15 10:30:00Update Feb. 15: Story has been updated with more details. If you’re headed to Bernie Sanders’ free Presidents’ Day rally Feb. 17 at

How can Washington better help young people who 2020-02-15 08:45:00Each year, about 1 in 4 young people in Washington state face a housing crisis within a year of leaving foster care, criminal justice facilities, or b

Homeless youth activists bring message to Capitol 2020-02-15 08:45:00Formerly homeless youth, advocates and program supporters gathered in Olympia for the State Office of Homeless Youth briefing at the Helen Sommers Bui

Celebrating love this weekend? Let’s start with empathy 2020-02-15 08:45:00February is American Heart Month. It’s also when we celebrate love, in all its forms, through the observance of Valentine’s Day. In fact t

What’s Happening calendar for Feb. 15 2020-02-15 08:07:00Saturday Suffrage anniversary celebration: Join the League of Women Voters of Thurston County and the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Mus

SUV T-bones school bus in Tumwater Friday morning 2020-02-14 17:00:54An SUV failed to yield at a stop sign and T-boned a special needs school bus carrying three students Friday morning in Tumwater, police say. Just afte