Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday January 10th:
1) Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell has been fired after seven seasons with the team, according to NBC Sports. Bevell has been calling the plays for the Seahawks offense all throughout Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin's impressive careers.
He has also been a target for frustrated fans who feel the offense can do more, often charging to social media with the hashtag #FireBevell.
Read more >> kng5.tv/BevellFired
2) The Seattle Education Association (SEA) may hold a walkout in solidarity of bus drivers looking for a new contract. The SEA will hold a vote and a simple majority would be needed to pass.
If approved, the walkout would be on a Wednesday and during the planning period so that it will not impact students.
Read more >> kng5.tv/SupportBusDrivers
3) Amtrak and Washington State Department of Transportation officials are scheduled to testify Wednesday at the state Capitol about the deadly Amtrak derailment on Interstate 5 in DuPont.
Federal investigators say the train was going 78 miles per hour when it derailed on a curve Dec. 18, 2017. It was supposed to be going 30 miles per hour.
Read more >> kng5.tv/DerailmentTestimony
4) Ferry riders will see a new ad campaign to save orcas. The "Center for Whale Research" says Chinook salmon are disappearing and the southern resident killer whales are starving. The goal is getting people to demand action from politicians like Governor Inslee.
Read more >> kng5.tv/SaveKillerWhales
5) The creator of Diagon Alley in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle is about to embark on another Harry Potter project: The Burrow. Jon Chambers shared a sketch Saturday of plans for the Burrow in Snoqualmie Valley. Construction won't start for about a year to allow time for planning and permit approvals.
Read more >> kng5.tv/NewHarryPotterProject