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Record Northwest crop of sweet cherries

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

An unusually hot summer didn't stop Northwest growers from hand-picking their largest-ever sweet cherry crop this year.


Daily Rant&Rave: Turn down the heat

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

RAVE For Dr. Joanne RobertsCQ, spokesperson for Providence Hospital Everett, for her sensitivity speaking about the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting victims. As one glued to the TV for word of a friend’s granddaughter’s safety, I appreciated the competence and calmness of her rep


Truth Needle: Prop. 1B campaign overstates extent of preschool funding

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Campaign fliers for Seattle’s prekindergarten propositions contain some misinformation. In the second of two companion stories, here’s a look at a mailer for Proposition 1B.


U.S. Attorney's Office appoints Election Day watchdog

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Acting U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes has appointed a long-time federal prosecutor to oversee and investigate complaints of Election Day fraud.


Share breaking news photos

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Got a good picture of a breaking-news event in the Puget Sound area. Share it with us and Times readers using the form below. Thanks.


Remains found in Oregon are those of missing Spanaway man

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

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Pierce County deputies face excessive-force suit in man's death

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The family of a University Place man who died last May after being taken into custody by Pierce County sheriff's deputies has filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit alleging five deputies used excessive force when they beat and used a Taser on Ronald Hillstrom and then laid on top of hi


Judges hold state in contempt for jail waitlists

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Washington judges have begun holding the state's health services agency in contempt and are ordering sanctions for each day the state fails to provide competency evaluations and treatment for mentally ill people held in county jails.


Boy, 9, taken from Seattle located in South Pacific island; father in custody

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Billy Hanson, the 9-year-old boy who was taken from a Seattle marina by his father in early September, has been located in Niue, an island in the South Pacific, according to the FBI.


A ‘Frozen’ Halloween is in the forecast

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Costumes drawn from the movies “Frozen” and “Maleficent” are among the most sought-after in Seattle and on the Eastside this Halloween season.


Seattle weighs ‘game changer’: millions more to help homeless

October 29th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle officials are exploring ways to solve the city’s homelessness problem, but finding the money is a challenge.


Tacoma teen charged with tweeting about school shooting

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A 16-year-old boy who allegedly threatened to shoot up his Tacoma high school has been charged in Pierce County Juvenile Court with felony harassment.


Morning commute: All roads lead to a standstill

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Self-driving cars or suburban light rail can't arrive soon enough for Seattle commuters. At least eight blocking crashes were reported Tuesday morning.


GOP cries foul over mailers targeting state Sen. Andy Hill

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Republican Senate Campaign Committee is disputing an assertion made in mailers opposing state Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond. Hill is facing Democrat Matt Isenhower in a race that could decide which party controls the Senate after election day.


Threat to Marysville-area school deemed not credible

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

An online threat made against a school on the Tulalip Reservation has been deemed not credible, a spokeswoman for the Tulalip Tribes said Tuesday morning.


State traffic forecast predicts long-term decline in travel miles

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

As it does every year, the Washington State Department of Transportation prepared a long-term forecast of traffic volume, measured as “vehicle miles traveled.” But this year’s version did something most official traffic models don’t do: It predicted a long-term decline.


Archaeologists start shell study at Highway 99 tunnel site

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Archaeologists set to work Tuesday afternoon alongside stranded tunnel machine Bertha, where a deposit of shells appeared last week roughly 20 feet below street level.


Gun rights equal to gay rights? "No on I-594" fliers try to appeal to Seattle voters

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

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FBI used fake AP story to catch suspect in bomb threat

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The FBI is confirming it faked an Associated Press story to catch a suspect in a school bomb threat in 2007.


Apparent murder-suicide in South Seattle baffles neighbor

October 28th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A 78-year-old man fatally shot his daughter and granddaughter on Monday night before turning the gun on himself, Seattle police say. A 10-year-old boy called 911 shortly after 8 p.m. to report the shooting and is now staying with family members, according to police.


 






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