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King County election data shows strong early turnout New! 2021-12-02 19:29:49With just five days left before polls close, roughly 33% of voters in District 3 have returned their ballot. 

Emerald City Comic Con returns to Seattle this New! 2021-12-02 17:19:54The beloved event is returning to the Washington State Convention Center Dec. 2-5. 

New proposed pedestrian path around Seattle's Green Lake 2021-12-01 16:43:14Creating the outer loop could involve removing street parking or one-lane of vehicle access. 

Wayfair to open corporate office in Seattle in 2021-11-30 16:07:13There are currently 51 Seattle job openings listed on Wayfair’s website.

Sound Transit: Construction on Lynnwood Link Extension at 2021-11-30 12:42:36The $3.1 billion project is expected to be completed by 2024.

King County launches community survey to help 'reimagine' 2021-11-29 19:21:20King County is hoping to make its public safety policies more equitable.

Report: Seattle ranks as one of the worst 2021-11-29 12:51:40A new report found that Seattle is the fourth worst city in the U.S. for package theft. 

Here's where to find Seattle's best places to 2021-11-29 08:55:55Grab your mittens and hot cocoa — it's ice skating season in Seattle. 

King County homeless org. will not conduct its 2021-11-26 15:35:53The King County Regional Homelessness Association says the methodology for its usual point in time count leads to an undercount.

5 things you need to know before hitting 2021-11-26 08:55:55A slew of state health and safety protocols enacted over the past several months means this season still won’t feel like seasons past. Here's w

'Keep Moving': Lake Washington Blvd. closed to traffic 2021-11-25 12:43:32Three miles of Lake Washington Blvd. is closed through Monday as part of Seattle's "Keep Moving Streets" program.

Magic at the Market, Westlake tree lighting, comedy 2021-11-25 08:55:10A roundup of things to do around Seattle Nov. 26-28.

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Chinese developer warns it might not pay $400 New! 2021-12-03 03:03:33A Chinese real estate developer has warned it might not be able to pay a $400 million bond due next week, adding to financial strain in an industry th

Macron visits Gulf seeking arms deal, stronger regional New! 2021-12-03 03:00:53French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the energy-rich Persian Gulf, hoping to seal a major arms sale after the fall’s Australian submarin

EXPLAINER: Turkey’s currency is crashing. What’s the impact? New! 2021-12-03 02:21:25Turkey’s beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip

US steps up disclosure pressure on Chinese companies New! 2021-12-03 02:12:33Chinese companies will have to disclose more information about audits and whether they are controlled by a government or else leave U.S. stock markets

Asian shares mostly higher after broad rally on New! 2021-12-03 02:09:42Stocks are mostly higher in Asia after a broad rally on Wall Street as investors keep an eye on the spread of the new coronavirus variant and measures

Rocky Lombardi-led N. Illinois faces Kent St. for New! 2021-12-03 02:00:35Rocky Lombardi was looking for a new place to play football after deciding to transfer from Michigan State nearly a year ago.

Pitre began as lone recruit for No. 9 New! 2021-12-03 01:57:23Jalen Pitre was the lone recruit still verbally committed to Baylor when Matt Rhule was hired in December 2016.

Chargers’ Wooden hopes road leads to general manager New! 2021-12-03 01:53:52JoJo Wooden thought after he was one of the final cuts by the Arizona Cardinals during training camp in 1993 that his best avenue to progress in footb

Hill’s promising start for Saints flames out late New! 2021-12-03 01:49:53The jolt Taysom Hill provided for the reeling New Orleans Saints against Dallas dissolved in a slew of late turnovers.

Solomon Islands politician wants diplomatic ties with Taiwan New! 2021-12-03 01:26:52The head of the most populous province in the Solomon Islands says the country would likely switch diplomatic ties back to Taiwan if the prime ministe

Mangiapane, Flames stay hot on road by holding New! 2021-12-03 01:19:37Andrew Mangiapane and Milan Lucic scored on the power play, and the Calgary Flames won their fourth straight road game, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings

Fuel in tap water alarms Pearl Harbor military New! 2021-12-03 01:02:58Hundreds of military families living near Pearl Harbor have complained of stomach pain, nausea and other health ailments after the Navy's water syste

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Washington&#39;s long-term care tax could be delayed after New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>OLYMPIA — The state&#8217;s long-term care tax set to go into effect in the new year could be delayed after Gov. Jay

Shooting in Spokane Valley sends one man to New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>A man sustained potentially life-threatening gunshot wounds Thursday after another man shot him on East Boone Avenue in Spokane Vall

Family of Sativa Transue, who was found dead New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>The days following the death of Sativa Transue have been a blur for her younger sister.</p></p><p><p>Authori

Ex-girlfriend of Aguirre says he told her he New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>An ex-girlfriend of the former Pasco police officer on trial for the 1986 killing of Ruby Doss testified Thursday that Richard Aguir

Police investigating after body found on side of New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a body was found Thursday morning on the side of the road in Ai

Police: No evidence that man killed by girlfriend&#39;s New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>Investigators say they have no &#8220;independent and verifiable facts&#8221; that a 20-year-old man found dead in a car tru

Man faces vehicular assault charge after two-vehicle crash New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>Spokane Valley deputies on Wednesday afternoon arrested a man who confessed to using drugs shortly before a head-on collision that i

Driver accused of DUI allegedly slams into patrol New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>Deputies say an intoxicated driver ran a red light and hit another car, injuring its occupants, while being chased by Spokane Valley

Historic Chancery building faces demolition as Centennial Real New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>The owner of the historic Chancery Building in downtown Spokane is planning to demolish the structure and replace it with a resident

The books are ready to be given away New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>The truck hauling thousands of books for the Christmas Bureau was running a little behind Wednesday morning, leaving volunteers at t

The origin of &#39;omicron&#39;: How do you pronounce New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>Not much is known about the mysterious omicron variant of the coronavirus that is cropping up around the world. The mystery extends

The Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade. New! 2021-12-02 21:57:33<p><p>Conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court seemed poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregn

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You might hear more low-flying aircraft at night 2021-12-01 10:50:50People living near Joint Base Lewis-McChord can expect to hear more noise at night from air traffic while the U.S. Army Special Operations Command con

Development agreement between Tumwater and Port hits bump 2021-12-01 08:45:00The city of Tumwater held a nearly three hour public meeting on Tuesday to get feedback on a proposed development agreement between the city and Port

Death notices for Dec. 1 2021-12-01 08:45:00Anderson, Brian James, 61, Shelton, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle. McComb & Wagner Family Fune

As I-5 chokes the Nisqually, tribe warns circle 2021-12-01 08:00:00Nisqually Tribal Chair Willie Frank III grew up on stories from his grandfather, Willie Frank Sr. The Nisqually people lived in paradise before the wh

I-5 flood catastrophe could be national security issue, 2021-12-01 08:00:00Rising sea levels and rainier winters are likely to result in floods that could affect Interstate 5 where it crosses the Nisqually River, possibly as

City of Olympia to remove Deschutes Parkway homeless 2021-12-01 08:00:00One of Olympia’s most visible homeless encampments will soon be dismantled. Tents sprung up in the wooded area just across Deschutes Parkway fro

They cut costs in the ’60s. Now part 2021-12-01 08:00:00A shortcut meant to save Washington state money more than 50 years ago has created a vast ecological problem and a potential transportation nightmare

Jolene Unsoeld, who represented Olympia area in legislature 2021-11-30 16:33:40Jolene Unsoeld, a longtime political activist who represented the Olympia area in Congress and the state Legislature, died Sunday. She was 89, but set

Water will be shut off to this downtown 2021-11-30 08:45:00A water valve replacement project this Wednesday and Thursday (Dec. 1-2) will slow traffic and temporarily shut off water to a downtown block, the cit

Thurston reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths, but weekly 2021-11-30 08:00:00Thurston County confirmed Monday that five more residents died of COVID-19 and 295 more contracted the virus in the past week. Four men died due to CO

Death notices for Nov. 30 2021-11-30 08:00:00Brown, Judith Ann, 80, Shelton, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle. McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Ho

‘Pretty serious place of worry.’ WA hospital officials 2021-11-29 15:26:08As COVID-19 hospitalization rates continue to decline in Washington state, officials fear all the hard work in surviving the Delta wave could soon be