Several cars were damaged by sharp objects thrown onto I-5 in downtown Seattle. The Washington State Patrol shared photos of the damage to two vehicles on Wednesday morning. There were no serious injuries in those cases. Authorities are searching for whoever is responsible. Read more
The Seattle City Council is considering legislation which could eliminate funding or dramatically alter funding for the Navigation Team, a homeless response group. Council members Kshama Sawant and Lisa Herbold, who are both up for re-election, have filed line items seeking changes to the Navigation Team. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said the city would ‘be unable to clear encampments and obstructions’ without the Navigation Team. Read more
Are you worried about flying on a Boeing 737 Max? You may not have a lot of options. There will be no government-ordered compensation in North America or Europe for travelers who are afraid to get on the plane that has crashed twice, killing 346 people. Not after aviation regulators deem the Max safe. Read more
The Great Washington ShakeOut, a massive statewide earthquake drill, is Thursday. At 10:17 a.m., at least 1.5 million people in Washington are expected to drop, cover, and hold on to practice safety during an earthquake. It’s also an opportunity make sure you have a two-week disaster kit ready. Read more
Video released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows a vehicle crossing illegally into Lynden, Washington from Canada on Oct. 2. The seven people inside the vehicle were an extended family from the United Kingdom. Two of the adults were previously denied entry to the U.S. The British family has since been deported home. Read more
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