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Washington minimum wage to hit $9.47 an hour, highest in US

Washington minimum wage to hit $9.47 an hour, highest in USThe minimum wage in the state will hit $9.47 an hour on Jan. 1.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Washington skiers get white Christmas

Washington skiers get white ChristmasThe slopes at Stevens Pass have received nine inches of snow within the last couple of days.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

Behold the 'Badaxx,' a Spokane firefighter's invention

Behold the 'Badaxx,' a Spokane firefighter's inventionScott McCann has two prototypes that have been used by Spokane firefighters for the past few months.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Pot shops court holiday shoppers

Pot shops court holiday shoppersWashington's recreational marijuana shops are hoping to cash in on their first holiday shopping season.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Bellevue

Bellevue hopes short-term incubator hatches long-term success

Bellevue hopes short-term incubator hatches long-term successBellevue leased about 8,000 square feet on 116th Avenue Northeast to "Impact Hub" to create a so-called incubator.
  • Bellevue
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Consumer

Warning signs that great deal is counterfeit

Warning signs that great deal is counterfeitMany of those great Christmas deals online are fakes, and you or your recipient could end up very unhappy come January.
  • Consumer
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Local

Snoqualmie Ice Cream recalls 2014 products due to Listeria

Snoqualmie Ice Cream recalls 2014 products due to ListeriaSnoqualmie Ice Cream is recalling all products made between Jan. 1 and Dec. 21, 2014.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Tech

What to make for dinner? Try the Kitchenbowl App

What to make for dinner? Try the Kitchenbowl AppCan't decide what to make for dinner? A Seattle couple's app can give you inspiration.
  • Tech
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Businesses: Carbon tax would impact citizens

Businesses: Carbon tax would impact citizensGovernor Jay Inslee's proposed tax on the Washington's top polluters would impact the entire state, according to the Association of Washington Business.
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Consumer

Drugstore price check: You're paying too much

Drugstore price check: You're paying too muchDepending on where you shop, you could be wasting a lot of money.
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Seattle

State senator to look into apparent port slowdown

State senator to look into apparent port slowdownSpokane Republican Michael Baumgartner says Northwest growers of Christmas trees have been particularly hurt as goods have sat on docks in recent weeks.
  • Seattle
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Bellingham

Haggen chain buying 146 Safeway, Albertsons stores

Haggen chain buying 146 Safeway, Albertsons storesThe Washington state-based grocery chain Haggen Inc. plans to buy 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona.
  • Bellingham
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Tech

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cards

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cardsOne of the Staples stores impacted by the data security breach is in Mill Creek, Wash.
  • Tech
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Aerospace

Boeing says it has fix for airplane airbag accidents

Boeing says it has fix for airplane airbag accidentsBoeing says it has a solution to the problem of airplane airbag inflators going off by accident during installation - cut the power.
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  • 1 week ago
Consumer

Dad finds major price difference in Barbies

Dad finds major price difference in BarbiesWhy should an African American doll cost twice as much as a white version of the exact same doll? That's what one retailer was doing, until we got involved.
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  • 1 week ago
Consumer

Are you a T-Mobile customer? The company may owe you money

Are you a T-Mobile customer? The company may owe you moneyAn estimated 230,754 customers in Washington may be eligible for restitution after T-Mobile agreed to pay for "cramming."
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  • 1 week ago
Tech

Uber to leave Portland for 3 months in agreement with city

Uber to leave Portland for 3 months in agreement with cityThe ride-sharing company Uber will stop picking up customers in Portland for three months as part of an agreement to help Portland update its private for-hire transportation system.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Bellevue

Bellevue prepped for two tunnels of their own

Bellevue prepped for two tunnels of their ownBellevue is in the final stages of approving two new deep tunnels in the downtown core.
  • Bellevue
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Tech

Russell Wilson says Microsoft tablets help Seahawks win

Russell Wilson says Microsoft tablets help Seahawks winThe NFL has a deal with Microsoft to allow players to review game images instantaneously using Surface Pro tablets.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Aerospace

Could lower fuel prices slow Boeing assembly lines?

Could lower fuel prices slow Boeing assembly lines?Both Boeing and Airbus are riding high with airlines scrambling to order new fuel efficient jets. But could the drop in oil prices cause a slowdown?
  • Aerospace
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Seattle

Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit goes forward

Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit goes forwardA federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a Seattle artist who says she was cheated out of millions of dollars when the company that sold her line of plush pet toys called "Angry Birds" reached a deal with the Finnish company that makes the insanely...
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Southwest bag workers to protest at Sea-Tac Airport

Southwest bag workers to protest at Sea-Tac AirportThe workers are also unhappy with contract negotiations that have dragged on for over three years.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Seattle

Port slowdown prompting long term impact?

Port slowdown prompting long term impact?A new survey about the ongoing slowdown at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma is on the verge of causing long term economic damage to the region.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Aerospace

Does the jumbo jet have a future?

Does the jumbo jet have a future?Boeing said it would trim 747 production by two planes per year, and an Airbus executive suggested the gigantic double deck A380 could cease production in 2018.
  • Aerospace
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Tech

Police: No bomb found at Amazon headquarters

Police: No bomb found at Amazon headquartersAfter five hours of searching, Seattle police found no bomb at an Amazon office building in the city's South Lake Union neighborhood on Monday.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

Mom falls victim to home rental scam

Mom falls victim to home rental scamImagine going into the holidays knowing you have to find a new place to live by the end of the year because your lease is running out.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks ago
Tech

Most downloaded apps, gadgets for 2014

Most downloaded apps, gadgets for 2014KING 5 tech reporter Brian Westbrook on the year's biggest trends in the tech world for 2014.
  • Tech
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago