Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, January 19th:
1) An afternoon at the beach turned into a rescue effort for a Washington couple as a storm brought monster swells to the coast. Michael and Pamela Ford were at Damon Point in Ocean Shores when they saw a rogue wave knock people off their feet.
They called an ambulance and went down to help. Fortunately, only minor injuries were reported.
Read more >> kng5.tv/OceanShoresRescue
2) The state Senate and House passed a two-year capital budget and a plan to ease rural water rights Thursday night. The complex rural water dispute has held up approval of more than $4 billion in new school and other construction projects for months. The capital budget now heads to Governor Jay Inslee's desk.
Read more >> kng5.tv/CapitalBudgetPassed
3) Sarvey Wildlife Center is offering a $2,000 reward for information about who shot and killed a bald eagle near Snohomish. Sarvey was initially offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to successful prosecution, but a veteran generously offered to double it.
Read more >> kng5.tv/BaldEagleShot
4) This year’s Women's March in Seattle will take over the city on Saturday. It starts at 10 a.m. at Cal Anderson Park. Participants will march from the park down to Westlake Park before finishing at Seattle Center.
Read more >> kng5.tv/SeattleWomensMarch
5) One of the very few working fighter jets in private possession is for sale in Seattle. It's a historic aircraft, which has captivated crowds at air shows and helped Vietnam vets reconnect with their past. The list price for the Skyhawk is about $2.9 million, but the owner is taking offers.
Read more >> kng5.tv/SeattleFighterJet
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