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Woman killed in Interstate 5 collision identified
The woman who was killed in a Wednesday collision on Interstate 5 has been identified.Cynthia Prosser, 64, of Tulalip was driving a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe north on I-5 near Conway and had slowed for traffic near a construction zone when her vehicle was hit from behind by a semi-truck, according to a
Bellevue School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations
ISSAQUAH, WA — The first day of school in Bellevue is August 30— and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Bellevue School District has released its 2018-2019 calendar for public
Dangerous plant that causes third-degree burns found near West Seattle home
Sasha Shaw, a specialist with the King County Noxious Weed Program, said the plant hasgiant, jagged leaves, a big, umbrella-shaped flower cluster and thick stems with purple bumps and stiff white hairs.
Warning is out about threats of falling ice, snow at Big Four Ice Caves
“Summer is the most popular time for this trail but also the most dangerous,” said Colton Whitworth, public affairs specialist with the U.S. Forest Service.
Crazed Gardener Strikes Redmond Man's Home: Police
The homeowner, who lives in North Redmond along Northeast 114th Way, told police that a security camera was stolen from his property. Then, he noticed that someone had done a little landscaping around his yard. Police called it "suspicious unsolicited gardening."
Bellevue is the best neighborhood to sell your house in this month
After all, priceskeep going up, up, up, andeven with a shift in the winds it's still a market that overwhelmingly favors homesellers. And apparently, during July, that goes double for sellers in Bellevue.
Extreme Heat Could Return To Western Washington: Forecast
SEATTLE, WA - The extreme heat we experienced in Puget Sound over the weekend has, thankfully, dissipated - but not for long.
Seattle City Council looks toward connected downtown bike lanes by 2020
Downtown has gained a number of bike lanes in recent years, from the opening of the first stretch of the Second Avenue protected bike lane in 2014 to a recent westbound stretch on Pike just last week. The problem: Connections between the bike lanes are limited, and for most downtown destinations tha
Drink in some of Washington's best at Seattle Magazine's Red, White & Brew
SEATTLE, WASH — It’s become one of the most anticipated tasting events of the summer.Red, White & Brewwill bring together some of the best wines, beer and food Washington state have to offer.
Free Adoptions At The Seattle Animal Shelter This Weekend
SEATTLE, WA -From the Seattle Animal Shelter:The number of adoptable cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and reptiles coming under the Seattle Animal Shelter's care this summer has steadily increased, so the shelter is offering a special promotion to find them forever homes. To ensure the shelter has
Data says crime rate went up by 103% in a two city block radius of a tiny home village in North Seattle
“We are putting security lights, we are putting up security cameras and we will change the orientation of the entrance,” LIHI’s Executive Director Sharon Lee said.
Seattle Woman Dies Along I-705 In Tacoma
SEATTLE, WA - A 54-year-old woman from Seattle died this week after she jumped off an overpass along I-705 in Tacoma, according to Washington State Patrol.
New rules for Bellevue homeless shelters get narrow approval
BELLEVUE, Wash.- With a 4-to-3 vote, the Bellevue City Council opened the doors to permanent homeless shelters in the city.
Seattle considers more protected bike lanes for downtown
The proposal,which could open up more avenues for bicyclists, will get a full council vote later this month. The city's transportation committee voted in favor of the proposal Wednesday night.
Power outage hits nearly 5,000 in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood
Nearly 5,000 Seattle City Light customers woke up without power in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood Thursday morning.Seattle City Lights says an equipment failure caused the power to go out just before 4 a.m. Crews are currently working to restore power to the area.Just over 1,100 customers were witho
Large Bellevue Brush Fire Likely Sparked By Fireworks
BELLEVUE, WA - In the middle of an exceptionally hot and dry week, someone set off a large brush fire in Bellevue on Wednesday with fireworks, according to the fire department.
Regional drug bust nets Skagit County residents
Several Skagit County residents were arrested Tuesday as part of a North Puget Sound area drug bust led by federal agents.Jose Verduzco Urias, 40, who has residences in Snohomish and Sedro-Woolley, is accused of being the leader of a ring that distributed nearly 5 pounds of heroin a week, according
Dangerous Burn-Causing Giant Hogweed Plant Removed From Seattle Yard
A dangerous plant and noxious weed (known as the giant hogweed) has been found and removed from a Seattle, Washington yard. The giant hogweed is known for its sap which causes third-degree burns and blisters and if it gets in the eyes, can cause blindness.
Who is Seattle's new Police Chief Carmen Best?
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan named Carmen Best as the newSeattle police chief on Tuesdaymorning.Chief Best started working for the Seattle Police Department in 1992 and became the interim police chief on January 1, 2018.Since starting her career, Best has served in a wide range of positions including
Seattle police film lip sync challenge to Macklemore's 'Downtown'
YOUR WAIT IS OVER!!!! The Norfolk Police Department was challenged by the@Corinth_Policeto a#lipsyncbattle and we gladly accepted. As you can see we all had a great time filming the video!!!@SeattlePD@NorfolkPolice@VBPD@SLMPDpic.twitter.com/JqQExo61NU— Norfolk Police Dept (@NorfolkPD)July 9, 2018