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Auburn community embraces new homeless shelter

Most of us carry a driver's license in our wallets, unmindful of what it means to have that bit of plastic beyond allowing us to operate a vehicle, the vital doors it opens up. But Auburn's homeless know what it means, every hour of the day - that without one, they can't get housing, land a job, or

AUBURN-REPORTER.COM - 2017-09-22 00:30:00

Contestants sought for Miss Auburn Miss Auburn's Outstanding Teen Program

The Miss Auburn & Miss Auburn's Outstanding Teen Program is looking for contestants. The program, one of the strongest community-based scholarship competitions of its kind in the state, awards more than $35,000 in funds each year to local young women. The Auburn program, which is set for Jan. 20, 20

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-20 22:30:00

Have You Seen This Man? Silver Alert Issued For Missing Puyallup Man

PUYALLUP, WA - Police have issued a silver alert for Ernest Cole, 79, who was last seen Tuesday at the 1700 block of 17th St. SW. He had left a note for his caregiver indicating that he intended to go to the Washington State Fair. He is 5' 7", 250 lbs. and has blue eyes. He is believed to be traveli

PATCH - 2017-09-21 05:33:54

Father 'living every parent's worst nightmare' after 15-year-old killed in freak accident

FORT THOMAS, Ky. - A Kentucky father is speaking out for the first time since his 15-year-old daughter was killed in a freak accident last month, WXIX reports. Michelle Chalk was killed on Aug. 1 when a tree fell on her while she was sitting in a hammock. "We are living every parent's worst nightmar

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-21 01:50:34

King County deaths (09/21/2017)

Kim, Soon, 78 , of Federal Way, Aug, 08. Silva, Matthew Garrett, 49 , of Lakewood, Aug, 30. Ward, Don Jospeh, 65 , of Burien, Sep, 04. Furman, Charles David, 39 , of Enumclaw, Sep, 05. Dale, Roberta Charlotte, 78 , of Shoreline, Sep, 07. Tisdel, Donald Lawson, 83 , of Mercer Island, Sep, 09. DeWeert

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2017-09-21 10:15:26

Fall will usher in summer-like weather, with highs of 80 in places

SEATTLE - Summer's not ready to die quite yet. Though the fall equinox happens Friday just after 1 p.m., Q13 News meteorologist Walter Kelley said it will usher in one more stretch of sunny, warm weather. Some areas could even hit 80 degrees next week. "Don't you worry - there are some great days ah

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-21 00:52:22

Tacoma's Weyerhaeuser mansion sells for almost $6 million

The Weyerhaeuser mansion in Tacoma has been sold for nearly $5.9 million to a nonprofit that announced the Tacoma Waldorf School will occupy the education building on the grounds. The News Tribune reports ( http://bit.ly/2xor301 ) the sale of the iconic estate closed Monday with Trouve, a Lakewood-b

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-09-21 11:47:00

A look back on the 2017 Boeing Classic

In this New Day segment, Brian Flajole, Boeing Classic tournament director, and Dr. Jane Buckner, from the Benaroya Research Institute, talk about the benefits of this event, its 13-year history, and what makes this event special. SEATTLE - The annual Boeing Classic completed its 13th event this pa

KING-5 - 2017-09-21 19:20:27

E.T. walrus sculpture unveiled at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Photo courtesy of Point Defiance Zoo $ Aquarium Life-sized bronze honors the memory of one of the zoo's most famous residents Several months ago, Friday Harbor sculptor Matthew Gray Palmer knelt on the deck of the Rocky Shores exhibit at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium watching walruses. He held a sma

TACOMAWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-21 18:33:00

Norse Peak Fire Update: State Route 410 and Area Trails Reopen

The entire state Route 410 corridor opened Thursday after being closed due to fire activity outside the northeast boundary of the Mount Rainier National Park. Associated trails are also open to normal use with the exception of the Pacific Crest Trail north of Chinook Pass. All evacuation orders affe

NISQUALLY VALLEY NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:45:00

Give voters one plan for carbon tax

In 2016, two competing grassroots organizations proposed separate statewide carbon-tax initiatives. There was no time to waste, both groups argued, noting that climate change was taking its toll on the Pacific Northwest. Only one proposal made it to the ballot, and it met with an underwhelming respo

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 20:40:00

Tucson police: Pedestrian dead after being struck by train

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a pedestrian is dead after being struck by a freight train in downtown Tucson. The incident occurred Thursday morning on tracks near West Sixth Street and North Ninth Avenue. Police say roads and several intersections in the immediate area will be closed several

NWJOBS - 2017-09-21 17:39:20

Saying their names: remembering the victims of fatal shootings, amid continued grief and frustration

The Pacific NW magazine cover story that photographer Bettina Hansen, videographer Corinne Chin and I produced reminds us of the shattering impact of a type of violence that tends to play out in disturbingly public ways - shots fired from cars, shootings during disputes outside of clubs, and shootin

NWJOBS - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

A man, a totem and Manette: community icon 'part of our cultural fabric'

MANETTE - The first time Dan Schiaffo headed east across the Manette Bridge, he was struck by the towering totem pole looming just beyond the roundabout. "It's a great work of art, a reminder of those who came before us," said Schiaffo, a new Bremerton resident who enjoys studying the histories of i

KITSAP SUN - 2017-09-21 04:07:03

New Peninsula residents to be offered gardening tips Saturday

SEQUIM - New North Olympic Peninsula residents can pick up gardening tips from Master Gardeners at 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration is required by today. Master Gardeners Larry Roth and Margery Whites will lead the workshop at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road. The event is free. To

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

Makah police report possible fentanyl-laced marijuana

NEAH BAY - The Makah Tribal Police Department is warning the public that officers believe they found fentanyl-laced marijuana during a recent arrest. Jasper Bruner, Makah public safety director and police chief, said that when officers field-tested seized marijuana Friday, the test was positive for

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

'Brisk'? Wet? Dry? Snowy? Farmer's Almanac(s), NOAA give winter forecasts

As summer comes enjoys its last full day before it comes to a (rather abrupt) end on Friday, it coincides with the NOAA's monthly updated 30- and 90-day forecasts. But I thought now that we're getting close to winter, it would be fun to compare NOAA's thoughts with that of the Farmer's Almanacs. Fir

KOMO NEWS - 2017-09-21 08:16:35

For victims' families, a moment of tragedy means a lifetime of grief

For the loved ones of gun-violence victims, a moment of tragedy can mean a lifetime of pain and a search for justice. Share story ONE OF THE bedrooms in Lourdes Reyes' home in Federal Way belongs to her son George Gabriel Jr. Its walls are covered with framed photos of Gabriel when he was an adorabl

NWJOBS - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Michael Dennis Gormley: Search for fugitive who police say punched woman in face

King County Sheriff's deputies are searching for Michael Dennis Gormley and asking for help from the public to locate him. The 46-year-old is wanted on a $75,000 warrant for Domestic Violence Felony Violation of a No Contact Order, Telephone Harassment in Pierce County and a no bail DOC warrant for

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-21 21:14:21

'Witness to Wartime'

Art exhibit presents vivid portrayal of life in Northwest internment camps By Dave R. Davison dave@tacomaweekly.comTakuichi Fujii, Self-portrait." 1935, Oil on canvas. Photo courtesy of WHSM Artists have a number of functions. They channel the zeitgeist of a given time and place, they are sensitive

TACOMAWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-21 19:52:20