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Warmest July-August on record in Seattle

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Pierce County deputies find body linked to bloody items

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The body of a man whose blood was found on carpet and other items dumped along an Auburn road last month was discovered Monday inside a home near Puyallup, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said.


Sheep moved to protect them from wolves

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

SPOKANE  (AP) — A Stevens County sheep rancher has moved about 1,800 sheep to protect them from a pack of wolves that have killed at least two dozen of the animals this summer.


Spanaway couple caught in Ocean Shores rip current

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Pit bull mauls 2-year-old Oregon girl

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Thousands without power in Northeast Seattle

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

Nearly 10,000 customers are without power in Northeast Seattle because of downed trees hitting wires, according to Seattle City Light.


Undercover Seattle police to dress as Green Bay fans

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

Planning to attend the Seahawks game Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers? You might want to heed a word of warning from Seattle police:


Seattle City Council unanimously approves medical marijuana extension

September 2nd, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Seattle City Council unanimously approved an extension for medical pot businesses that would allow them to continue to operate after Jan. 1, 2015, the current deadline for businesses to obtain a state-issued license and comply with Seattle code.


Kenneth Bae's sister: CNN interview shows his health deteriorating quickly

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Kenneth Bae's sister, Terri Chung, said a CNN interview with her brother and two other Americans who are being held in North Korea, shows her brother's health deteriorating rapidly and again called for U.S. government officials to help secure his release.


State may run out of money, time to save old St. Edward State Park seminary building

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Someone other than the state may have to step up to save the St. Edward State Park seminary building in Kenmore by the end of next year if it’s to continue standing.


Alaska boat named for Oso landslide’s youngest victim

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The owner of a boat company in Kenai, Alaska, named a newly built vessel after Sanoah Huestis, to honor landslide victims and rescuers.


Chasing mid-life career change with taxpayers’ help

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Chris Fering, of Seattle, is making a midlife career change to become an emergency-room nurse. Taxpayers are helping him make the switch.


Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.


Police: Queen Anne shooter had reportedly threatened family members

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The day before a police shot and killed a Queen Anne resident who opened fire on them, officers had been investigating the man for sending threatening texts to members of his family, according to the Seattle Police Department.


State may run out of money, time to save old Kenmore seminary building

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Someone other than the state may have to step up to save the St. Edward State Park seminary building in Kenmore by the end of next year if it’s to continue standing.


Japan hangs on to goal of earthquake prediction

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

In the U.S., “prediction” has been a bad word among earthquake scientists. But recent quakes have reopened the debate — including about the value of iffy forecasts.


2 more Hanford tanks declared empty of waste

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

The two leak-prone underground tanks are the first to be declared emptied to regulatory requirements this calendar year, and they bring the total number of tanks considered empty to 13 of 149 single-shell nuclear-waste tanks.


5 more Seattle schools get cameras to spot speeders

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle’s speed-enforcement cameras are spreading to five more school zones this month, covering a total of nine schools.


As newly insured seek care, rural doctor shortage worsens

September 1st, 2014 - Seattle Times

As more people get health-insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, the doctor shortage in rural areas is worsening. In Port Angeles, for example, a local clinic is turning away 250 callers a week.


Police shoot man who fired gun on Queen Anne street

August 31st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle police say officers shot a man who fired at them on a Queen Anne street Saturday night, leading to a lengthy late-night standoff after the wounded man holed up inside his house.


 






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