Boeing postpones 777X test flight

Boeing’s new 777X jet is expected to make its first test flight at 10 a.m. Saturday after Friday’s flight was postponed due to inclement weather.

Rain and high winds kept the jet from flying at Everett's Paine Field on Friday.

The commercial plane will be the "world's largest and most efficient twin-engine jet," according to Boeing. Read more

Trash, scooters removed from Tacoma's Commencement Bay

Volunteers from the South Sound Surfrider Foundation collected more than 550 pounds of trash from Tacoma's Commencement Bay recently. 

Five scuba divers from the group jumped into the water to help and made a surprising discovery in the process. Besides all the garbage, it looked like a parking lot of sorts for scooters. 

“Nine Lime scooters we brought up, with quite a few still down there,” Vice-Chair Riley Haizlip explained. Read more

Removing sugary drinks from kid menus

Sugary soft drinks would have to be removed from kid meal menus under a bill being debated in the Washington state legislature.  

Under Senate Bill 6455, restaurants could still sell children sodas, juices, and chocolate milk, but kid menus could only list drinks like water, milk and milk substitutes. Read more

Celebrate Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year has officially kicked off a week of celebrations, and Wing Luke Museum in Seattle's International District is preparing for festivities and fun.

On Jan. 25, Wing Luke will host a fair to celebrate the new year, complete with a lion dance, art activities, drag queen storytime, and fireworks. Read more

Sunday's sunset will be at 5 p.m.

Is that you, Spring? The sun will set at 5 p.m. in Seattle on Sunday, a sign that longer days are on our horizon.

The last time Seattle saw a sunset past 5 p.m. was on Nov. 2, 2019, when it set at 5:49 p.m. The sun set at 4:49 p.m. on Nov. 3 when Daylight Saving Time ended. Read more

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