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Oregon 911 dispatchers test treadmills on job

Oregon 911 dispatchers test treadmills on jobEmergency dispatchers in Washington County, Ore., are testing the use of treadmills at their 911 call center.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
Environment

Contamination cleanups are cost of business in SLU

Contamination cleanups are cost of business in SLUProperty in Seattle's booming South Lake Union area is so valuable, developers are willing to pay expensive cleanup costs before they build projects.
  • Environment
  • 11 hours, 35 minutes ago
Crime

Search continues for Lynnwood carjacker

Search continues for Lynnwood carjackerDeputies are looking for a white 1997 Mercedes driven by a man with the license plate is WA #231ZJG.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 58 minutes ago
Tech

CEOs push for more computer courses in schools

CEOs push for more computer courses in schoolsThe only class Madison Olsen enjoys at Cascade High School is her fifth period course in advanced computer science.
  • Tech
  • 13 hours, 41 minutes ago
Local

Street racers 'louder than a Dreamlifter' in Mukilteo

Street racers 'louder than a Dreamlifter' in MukilteoStreet racers "louder than a Dreamlifter" in Mukilteo
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 15 minutes ago
Seattle

KING 5 moving to Seattle's SoDo neighborhood

KING 5 moving to Seattle's SoDo neighborhoodAfter more than 63 years at 333 Dexter Ave N., KING 5 will begin building its future home in the SoDo neighborhood.
  • Seattle
  • 14 hours, 38 minutes ago
Seattle

Seattle's tunnel machine in position in pit for repairs

Seattle's tunnel machine in position in pit for repairsBertha, the world's largest tunnel boring machine, is in position to be torn apart so it can be repaired.
  • Seattle
  • 15 hours, 10 minutes ago
Pets and Animals

Octopus turns the camera on researchers

Octopus turns the camera on researchersAn octopus used in research at Middlebury College turned the tables, or camera, on humans this week.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 16 hours, 8 minutes ago
Local

Man charged in fatal Redmond crash

Man charged in fatal Redmond crashA 21-year-old Lynnwood man has been charged with vehicular homicide, felony hit and run, and reckless driving for a collision in Redmond early Saturday morning that killed a 30-year-old man.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 21 minutes ago
Weather Blog

Northwest experiences warmest February on record

Northwest experiences warmest February on recordWhether you love it or despise it, the past few months have been pretty gentle to us.
  • Weather Blog
  • 23 hours, 45 minutes ago
Politics

Washington House passes bill to require paid sick leave

Washington House passes bill to require paid sick leaveThe bill passed the Democratic-controlled chamber in a 51-46 party-line vote Tuesday after a short debate.
  • Politics
  • 23 hours, 46 minutes ago
Seattle

Seattle PD now posting body camera video online

Seattle PD now posting body camera video onlineThe challenge with the Seattle Police Department YouTube page is to balance transparency and privacy.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day ago
Crime

Man accused of using Seahawks' names to obtain narcotics

Man accused of using Seahawks' names to obtain narcoticsJeffory Leonard Mock Jr. of Spokane Valley is accused of using the last names of famous athletes for prescription drug claims.
  • Crime
  • 1 day ago
Seattle

Uber: Drivers undergo 'very thorough vetting process'

Uber: Drivers undergo 'very thorough vetting process'Aspiring drivers will be denied for a history of violent crime, DUI, drug offenses or any number of driving infractions.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day ago
Money

These 11 profitable companies paid no taxes for 2014

These 11 profitable companies paid no taxes for 2014You're probably figuring out how much you owe the tax man for 2014 about now. The answer for a handful of big profitable companies is zilch.
  • Money
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Tacoma

Former Voice contestant on a mission to lose weight

Former Voice contestant on a mission to lose weightRemember Stephanie Anne Johnson? She looks different than she did 10 months ago.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Seattle

County condemns land for convention center expansion

County condemns land for convention center expansionThe King County Council voted Monday to condemn the last piece of private property needed for the $1.4 billion Washington State Convention Center expansion.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
News

Capitol Hill forum focuses on hate crimes

Capitol Hill forum focuses on hate crimesA forum was held to discuss recent hate crimes on Capitol Hill.
  • News
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Tacoma

Battle of billboards rests on compromise in Tacoma

Battle of billboards rests on compromise in TacomaThe battle over billboards in Tacoma has been raging for nearly 20 years.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Seattle

Work placement program changes policy after employee charged with rape

Work placement program changes policy after employee charged with rapeA Seattle work placement program is changing its policies after one of their employees was charged with raping a woman who originally hired him through their program.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Seattle

Third graders petition for longer lunch and recess

Third graders petition for longer lunch and recessWhen students at Whittier Elementary found out the Seattle School District was taking back five minutes of lunch and another five minutes of recess, nine-year-old Alex Armstrong started a petition.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
News

Thousands of railroad crossings never inspected

Thousands of railroad crossings never inspectedThere are 3,000 railroad crossings in Washington that may be unsafe, according to a new report released by the Department of Ecology and the Utilities and Transportation Commission.
  • News
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Bellevue

Bellevue company zapping dangerous mosquitoes with lasers

Bellevue company zapping dangerous mosquitoes with lasersIntellectual Ventures has developed a machine that uses cameras and computers to identify certain types of mosquitoes that it then shoots out of the air with low power lasers.
  • Bellevue
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Bellingham

Bellingham among 'least obese' cities in America

Bellingham among 'least obese' cities in AmericaIf Bellingham were a beverage, it would probably be a skinny latte.
  • Bellingham
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle considers adding 'pedestrian zones'

Seattle considers adding 'pedestrian zones'The Seattle City Council heard research on a proposed ordinance on Tuesday, which would designate 37 different neighborhoods with the new zoning.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Aerospace

72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crash

72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crashMore than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.
  • Aerospace
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
News

State Senate Approves Bill to make WHL players "Amateurs"

State Senate Approves Bill to make WHL players "Amateurs"The State Senate approved a bill Tuesday which could change how Western Hockey League players are classified in our state.
  • News
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
News

Washington House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12

Washington House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12Representatives voted 51-46 Tuesday afternoon to raise what was already the nation's highest state hourly minimum wage at $9.47.
  • News
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Seattle

Bertha almost in place in repair pit

Bertha almost in place in repair pitBertha is much farther in the repair pit for the Highway 99 tunneling machine. But, Bertha has not completely broken through yet.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
News

On World Wildlife Day, Kenya destroys 15 tons of ivory

On World Wildlife Day, Kenya destroys 15 tons of ivoryKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to 15 tons of elephant tusks during World Wildlife Day to discourage poaching.
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Crime

California case reignites Washington death penalty debate

California case reignites Washington death penalty debateWashington state has a moratorium on the death penalty, but victims families are watching a California case closely.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Seattle

Bicycle collisions rising in Seattle

Bicycle collisions rising in SeattleThe city says the increase in collisions is due, in part, to more people riding bikes in Seattle.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Seattle

Car2Go expansion brings 250 new cars to Seattle

Car2Go expansion brings 250 new cars to SeattleThe addition means a total of 750 of the blue and white smart cars will be scattered throughout Seattle starting Tuesday.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Health

Seattle affordable housing will promote healthy living

Seattle affordable housing will promote healthy livingA Seattle company vows to make an active lifestyle more available for those in affordable housing.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Crime

Couple accused of raiding Seahawks fans' vehicles

Couple accused of raiding Seahawks fans' vehiclesPolice believe the man shattered car windows outside the NFC Championship Game while his girlfriend drove the getaway car.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Senate passes bill to ban marijuana vending machines

Senate passes bill to ban marijuana vending machinesSenators voted to add the new restriction to the state's legalized trade in recreational marijuana.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago