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Spokane shooting victim’s family warns of donation scam

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Seattle police arrest man suspected of hitting woman, baby in stroller

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle police have arrested a suspected drug dealer who allegedly struck a woman and a baby in a stroller with a car while escaping from officers.


Teen killed, man injured in crash in SE Montana

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

A 16-year-old South Dakota boy was killed and a Washington state man was injured in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 212 in southeastern Montana, near the town of Alzada.


Lost Canadian sailboat found off Ocean Shores

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


CleanScapes truck involved in fatal First Hill hit and run

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

A driver for Recology CleanScapes was behind the wheel of the truck that struck and killed a pedestrian Thursday on First Hill.


Rebuild of Highway 530, damaged in Oso slide, gets $35M from feds

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government says it’s giving Washington state $35 million to rebuild Highway 530, which was damaged in the Oso landslide in March.


Five people hurt in light-rail crash in Rainier Valley

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

UPDATE, 5:40 P.M.  Sound Transit said light-rail service has resumed, with trains alternating on a single track, around the crash site. The northbound boarding platform at Columbia City Station remains closed.


UW College of Education dean leaving for Gates Foundation

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Tom Stritikus, the dean of the University of Washington's College of Education, is leaving after four years to take a position with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


State senator calls Inslee action in grain labor dispute unlawful

August 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, has written a letter to a state ethics board alleging that Gov. Jay Inslee acted improperly when pulling back state troopers last month who were escorting grain inspectors into the Port of Vancouver.


Ill teen rescued by helicopter on hike near White Pass

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Man sentenced to 10 years for torching Capitol Hill nightclub

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The man who set a fire inside a crowded Capitol Hill gay nightclub on New Year’s Eve was sentenced to 10 years in prison this morning in U.S. District Court in Seattle.


Seattle city attorney issues statement on SPD pot ticket-case

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

In the wake of news stories about a Seattle police officer under investigation for writing 80 percent of the tickets this year for using marijuana in public, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes today issued a statement outlining his position on enforcement of the ban.


Ferries chief: full fleet and service to return Saturday

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Washington State Ferries will have a full fleet of vessels and all routes at normal capacity by Saturday, interim director Capt. George Capacci said this morning.


Police: Idaho Man yells ‘Taze me;’ officers comply

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Inslee signs letter opposing coastal oil exploration

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Gov. Jay Inslee has joined his counterparts in California and Oregon in signing a letter opposing new oil and gas leases in the waters off the West Coast. A letter dated July 30 and released Thursday by Inslee's office,  sums up the governor's qualms to Sally Jewel


State Attorney General to join pot lawsuits against Wenatchee, Fife

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will intervene in three pot lawsuits against the cities of Wenatchee and Fife, according to a news release from his office.  Both cities have imposed laws that essentially ban recreational pot businesses legalized statewide when voters passed I


Public memorial for former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell set for Oct. 8

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

A public memorial for the late Seattle Mayor Paul Schell has been set for 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bell Harbor International Conference Center on the Seattle waterfront.


Traffic on Seattle's First Hill blocked after fatal crash

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a truck in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood this afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department.


Police recording released from fatal shooting in Gas Works Park

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Seattle Police Department released an audio recording Thursday of  police radio traffic during Wednesday's shooting in Gas Works Park in which police officers shot and killed a man after he threatened them with a broken bottle.


Lovick, two others vie for Snohomish County executive

July 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Appointed Snohomish County Executive John Lovick faces two challengers in the primary. Ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday.


 






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