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Trooper injured in I-5 crash in Seattle

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Carjacker strikes in Kirkland hospital garage

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Report: mortuary worker's error led to body mix-up

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

A funeral home worker's failure to immediately attach ID bracelets to the bodies of two men who died at the same hospice caused the mix-up that led to one man's body ending up in a casket at the other man's funeral, a Washington state agency said Monday.


Two more victims of the mudslide identified

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office this morning added couple Steve and Theresa Harris to the list of mudslide victims.


Brother of mudslide victim calls Obama visit 'heartfelt'

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

DARRINGTON -- The brothers of Steve Hadaway, 53, one of the two people still missing in the Oso mudslide, said today's visit with President Obama at Oso Community Chapel was much more sincere and comforting than they expected.


Bus driver accused of verbally abusing student with disability

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

A school-bus driver in Olympia has been accused of verbally abusing a developmentally disabled student during bus rides.


Seattle-based company reaches settlement over job seekers’ documents

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle-based sandwich supplier SK Food Group will pay civil penalties of $40,500 in a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice that will end an investigation by the department’s Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Labor Practices.


President Obama's remarks at Oso Fire Department

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

Here is the text of President Obama's remarks at the Oso Fire Department:


Fatal birth defect is higher in 3 Washington counties

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

A higher-than-expected number of cases of the fatal birth defect anencephaly have been recorded in recent years in Yakima, Benton and Franklin counties, and health officials are puzzled as to why.


Voters rejecting new money for transit; bus cuts coming

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

With Proposition 1 trailing, King County officials said they will proceed with plans for cutting as many as one-sixth of bus-service hours just as ridership is climbing, a scenario officials have warned about for months.


Utility evaluating how to pay $61M to fix Wanapum Dam

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

It will cost an estimated $61 million to repair the 65-foot crack in the Wanapum Dam, according to an estimate provided to the Grant County Public Utility District.


Insurers, hospitals complain to Kreidler about new rules

April 22nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

A proposed new rule for the networks of hospitals and doctors assembled by insurers is drawing fire from both insurers and hospitals. State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says it will help consumers see which providers are in-network and ensure they get the coverage they have paid for.


Lottery week for pot retail licenses in Washington

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

OLYMPIA  (AP) — A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.


Bank robber who killed himself in Oregon remains a mystery

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Law enforcement officials in Oregon are hoping someone will recognize this bank robber and provide information on his background.


Nurse-visit program for families faces uncertain funding

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

A federal program authorized by the 2010 Affordable Care Act sends nurses, social workers and others into homes where outside help might improve a child’s future. The expiration of the nurse-visit program has been looming at the end of the current fiscal year in September.


Boy Scouts revoke charter of Seattle troop with gay leader

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter of a Seattle church because it allowed a gay adult to continue leading a troop.


No injuries after school bus ends up in ditch near Buckley

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Today is voting deadline

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Ballots for the special election must be postmarked by Tuesday. Can’t find your ballot? Need other information? Here’s where to look.


Obama to witness ruin, strength of North Fork Stillaguamish Valley

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

President Obama visits the Oso mudslide on Tuesday. His visit engenders a variety of hopes and expectations from mudslide survivors and other area residents.


Bertha won’t dig until at least March

April 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Contractors say they’ll lift the 2,000-ton front end of the world’s biggest tunnel-boring machine to the surface for repairs. Meanwhile, digging of the waterfront highway tunnel will be on hold six months longer than previously planned.


 






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