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More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz
SEATTLE (AP) - High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle. That's the finding of a study on later school start times. Teenagers wore activity monitors to discover whether a later start to the school day would help them get more sleep. It did, adding 34 minutes of slumber a night. They al
See Inside: Lakefront Kirkland Home Offers 3 Levels Of Views
KIRKLAND, WA - Ever wonder what the appeal is in these new ultra-modern homes popping up all over the place? One words: windows. You'll pay over $6 million for this home, but the views you get in return might just be worth it. Check out the details:
Two suspects in custody after brief lockdown at Issaquah High School after report of gun
A lockdown at Issaquah High School has been lifted after police took two suspects into custody after reports of a gun at school Wednesday morning. There were no shots fired. Issaquah Middle School and Clark Elementary were also on modified lockdown as a precaution, but the lockdown was lifted shortl
New Year's Eve 2018: 23 Events On The Eastside
BELLEVUE, WA - Why schlep all the way across Lake Washington to Seattle for New Year's Eve 2018 when you could just stay on the Eastside? There are plenty of events going on at restaurants, hotels, and even churches on Dec. 31., and all without having to get on I-405.
Suns owner threatening to move team to Seattle or Las Vegas if arena deal falls through, per report
Ever since the Seattle SuperSonics left the Pacific Northwest to become the Oklahoma City Thunder, there have been rumors about when Seattle would get an NBA team again. Now, we have another one to add to the list. According to a report from Laurie Roberts, Suns owner Robert Sarver is threatening to
Woman Assaulted After Leaving TechCity Bowl In Kirkland
KIRKLAND, WA - Kirkland police are trying to find information about an assault that took place in the early morning hours on Nov. 18 in the Bridle Trails area. According to police, a woman left the TechCity Bowl bowling alley between 2 and 4 a.m. that morning. The woman was later found lying in the
Man who kept child pornography ‘fairy house’ gets 9 months in jail
SEATTLE -- A man whose hoard of child pornography was discovered in a tree house in the Snoqualmie National Forest in 2016 has been sentenced to nine months in jail. SeattlePI.com reports 57-year-old Daniel Wood of Mill Creek pleaded guilty in November to possession of child pornography and attempte
King County To Change Force Policy To Include Pointing Gun
WOODINVILLE, WA - The King County Sheriff's Office will change its use-of-force policy to include pointing a gun. The change stems from an incident where a Woodinville detective pulled a gun on a motorcyclist during a 2017 traffic stop.
Suquamish man killed in Seattle remembered as a dedicated worker, family man
SUQUAMISH – Marlin George Jr. always had a passion for being on the water. By the age of 9, he was harvesting clams to buy a pair of Jordans. As soon as he able, at age 16, he began work commercially harvesting fish, crab, shrimp and clams. Just recently he'd landed the job of his dreams on a fishin
White Supremacist Gang Attacked Black D.J. at Seattle-Area Bar, Authorities Say
Just before 1 a.m. Saturday, a crew of white supremacist gang members descended on the Rec Room Bar & Grill, a normally relaxed bar in Lynnwood, Wash., about a half-hour drive north of Seattle, the authorities said.
King County releases new commuter option before Viaduct closure
SEATTLE, Wash. -- This is your official one month warning! In 30 days the Alaskan Way Viaduct will close for good as the state works to connect the new State Route 99 tunnel. Traffic will be impacted all over the region during the three-week closure.
Slog AM: Seattle City Council Approves Office of Employee Ombud, Brett Kavanaugh Sides With Liberal Justices?
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices? Chief Justice John Roberts too. From Politico,. The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review whether states can block Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from their Medicaid programs, passing on a pair of cases that wou
3 takeaways from Seahawks' Week 14 win over Vikings
The Seattle Seahawks took care of business Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings to the tune of 21-7, although most of the scoring action occurred in the final minutes of the game.
SR 99 Viaduct Closure: King County Offers Carpool App Discounts
SHORELINE, WA - The Alaskan Way Viaduct closure is now just 30 days away. If you haven't started planning your strategy, consider this: King County is offering discounts for commuters who use carpool apps.
Tap Water in Neti Pot Tied to Rare, Fatal Brain Infection In Seattle Woman
A fatal brain infection reportedly took the life a Seattle woman who doctors believe improperly used a neti pot. The 69-year-old woman, whom health officials are not identifying due to medical privacy regulations, had been suffering from a chronic sinus infection, according to a report published in
King County to change use of force policy after deputy pulled gun at traffic stop
The King County Sheriff’s Office will make changes to it's use of force policy and pay a motorcyclist $65,000 after a deputy pulled a gun during a traffic stop. Attorneys for motorcyclist Alex Randall announced the settlement Monday.
Strong Pacific Northwest storm will hit Western Washington on Tuesday
A strong storm is expected to hit the Pacific Northwest, which means rain, wind and mountain snow are in the regional forecast. In Puget Sound, winds of 15 to 20 miles per hour are expected Tuesday with gusts up to 25 mph. There will be showers throughout the entire week and into the next, including
Kirkland Interior Designer Jailed For Tax Evasion
KIRKLAND, WA - The owner of a Kirkland interior design business will go to federal prison for tax evasion and other crimes, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle. Daniel Nix owned Dannix Design, a firm that specializes in medical office interior design.
5 New Kirkland Area Homes For Sale
KIRKLAND, WA — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of seeing the same old property listings every time you search online? Never fear! To keep you in the game, we here at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Suspect In Jason Hobbs Killing Arrested In Bellevue
RENTON, WA - A 20-year-old man has been arrested in the November killing of Jason Hobbs Jr. The suspect was arrested Friday in Bellevue, according to Renton police. Hobbs was killed Nov. 30 near 6:30 p.m. along the 900 block of Aberdeen Avenue Northeast, just east of I-405. He was found shot and bea