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Sinkhole closes busy King County road
It could be a tough drive for commuters in the Kenmore and Bothell area for the next few days. A sinkhole has caused an emergency closure of the Sammamish River Bridge. The Northshore Utility District says contractors were working on the bridge installing a casing to relocate the sewer line when a s
Suspect sought in armed robbery of Bothell pot shop that’s been hit multiple times
BOTHELL, Wash. -- Snohomish County deputies need your help identifying the suspect in an armed robbery at a Bothell pot shop. Surveillance video shows an armed man walk into the Local Roots Marijuana store Saturday night and demand cash.
Sinkhole closes Sammamish River Bridge near Kenmore
KENMORE, Wash. -- The Sammamish River bridge in the Kenmore area is completely shut down. The bridge is on 68th Avenue near the Inglewood Golf Club. Officials said a sinkhole developed under the southbound lanes when crews were working on a boring project south of the bridge Monday evening.
ESL Talk Time at Mountlake Terrace Library Dec. 21
The Mountlake Terrace Library presents ESL Talk Time for adults to practice speaking English in a friendly and supportive setting, from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 21. These free drop-in sessions are facilitated by library volunteers.
Road failure leads to closure of Sammamish River Bridge in Kenmore
KENMORE, Wash. -- Drivers who use the Sammamish River Bridge in Kenmore have to find alternate ways to get across the water after the road failed during a construction project.
Get HIV, Hepatitis Tests If This Is Your Dentist: King County
BURIEN, WA - A dentist office in Burien has been shut down by the state due to poor disinfection and sterilization practices, and King County is advising former patients to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.
King County takes emergency action to save kokanee salmon
In May 2018, orders were issued to save Lake Sammamish’s near-extinct kokanee salmon population. Now, after extensive research, King County has a plan in place. King County Executive Dow Constantine included $12.5 million in the county’s recently-approved two-year budget for 36 projects that will ta
Shoreline Widow Wins $500,000 On Scratch Ticket
SHORELINE, WA - A local woman recently won a major lottery prize, her second big win since 2015. The anonymous woman won $500,000 playing an "Ultimate Riches" scratch ticket she bought at the Shoreline Fred Meyer. In 2015, she won $50,000 playing the lottery.
Woman hit by tree branch in Bothell in critical condition
BOTHELL, Wash. - - With wind speeds between 50 and 60 miles per hour in some areas, power lines and tree branches in Bothell just couldn’t withstand Friday night’s storm. “This tree has a history of losing branches so I came out to check it and I noticed a branch across my truck. So I figured I’d pi
Mountlake Terrace community mourns unexpected death of longtime Mayor Jerry Smith
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. — The Moutlake Terrace community is mourning the unexpected death of longtime Councilman and Mayor Jerry Smith, who died in his sleep Friday. Smith, who had served as mayor since 2004, was 77 years old. He was the longest serving mayor in the city’s history, according to com
5 New Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Area Homes For Sale
SHORELINE-LAKE FOREST PARK, WA — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
'She needed help:' Bothell man rushes to save neighbor unconscious from fallen tree limb
BOTHELL, Wash. – On Friday evening, Mike Wicklund stepped outside during the windstorm to check on a problem tree notorious for downed branches. Wicklund saw big limbs sitting on the ground outside his Bothell home. He then saw his neighbor lying there unconscious.
King County raising awareness of medicine return drop boxes
Those unused prescribed drugs languishing in your medicine cabinet could lead to a loved one’s addiction. Public Health — Seattle & King County is trying to stop this common avenue to opioid addiction by making it as easy for residents to dispose of the drugs in medical drop boxes throughout the cou
King County Seeks MLK Jr. Art For Annual Celebration
From King County: He is America's foremost human rights leader, a man whose image King County is proud to have as its logo. As King County prepares for its annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., county officials are inviting the public to become part of th
Redmond: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
REDMOND, WA — When you're looking for some fresh digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious hunting online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Police looking for trike made for boy with autism
LYNNWOOD, Wash. - The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a young boy with autism's custom-made trike. Officials said the trike was taken from Keeler’s Corner Apartment complex in Lynnwood.
Snap Reactions: Notes on the Seahawks’ snap counts from Week 15 loss vs 49ers
The Seattle Seahawks dropped their first game since November 11 on Sunday, falling to the 49ers on a rainy afternoon in San Francisco. The surface was dreadful and the officiating was questionable, as the Seahawks failed to clinch a playoff spot.
Viadoom: Full timeline for SR 99 tunnel, viaduct, and Seattle closures
As we approach the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, downtown Seattle is poised for almost a month’s worth of increased traffic and volume. The inevitable traffic is expected to be so menacing, many are calling this time the “Viadoom.”
Slog AM: Redmond Is Diversifying Faster Than Seattle, Twice as Many High School Students Are Vaping This Year
Redmond's rapid diversification: Faster than Seattle? Yup. According to FYI Guy Gene Balk, the Eastside is diversifying speedily while Seattle, as he puts it, stalls. Last year, Bellevue had become "the county’s most recent city where people of color make up at least half the population," and Balk s
Thousands without power as high winds hit Washington, Oregon
SEATTLE (AP) — High winds toppled trees and power lines, causing thousands to lose power and roads to be closed across Washington and Oregon. The National Weather Service issued high wind warnings Friday for Oregon and Washington's Pacific Coast and Washington's northern interior with wind advisorie