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Kirkland man commits suicide at Plantation Rifle Range

A 71-year-old Kirkland man rented a pistol and then shot himself at the Plantation Rifle Range Sunday afternoon, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies responded to the incident shortly after 3:30 p.m. at the Plantation Rifle Range, a public gun range at 5102 Samish Wa

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-09-18 23:32:00

Mexico City Hit by 7.1 Earthquake and Things Look Bad

A 7.1 earthquake has hit Mexico City on the anniversary of the 1985 Mexico City earthquake. Exactly 32 years ago (September 19, 1985), a 8.0 earthquake hit the city, killed around 5000 people, and damaged over 400 buildings. The earthquake that struck today was not as powerful but it appears to have

THE STRANGER - 2017-09-19 20:45:00

5 Things You Can Only Do In Seattle

Seattle is well-known for many things such as its coffee, Pike Place Market or the futuristic Space Needle, wonderfully preserved as the centerpiece of the 1962 World's Fair. But these icons only scratch the surface of things to do and enjoy for visitors new to the city. Seattle has so much to offer

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 15:17:00

Homicide detectives investigate shooting in West Seattle

(KIRO 7) Police are investigating a homicide after a shooting in West Seattle on Tuesday night. The shooting happened in the 8100 block of 31st Ave SW. Seattle fire officials said a man about 35 years old had multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. P

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2017-09-20 04:23:35

Uber driver faces charges after allegedly raping Renton woman

A Seattle man has been charged with second-degree rape for allegedly attacking a 23-year-old Renton woman in Kent while he worked as an Uber and Lyft driver. Ismael D. Moussaoui, 28, is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent, according to the K

RENTONREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily because of a jump in the state's labor force, state Employment Security Department officials said last week. "The stronger job market attracted many more job seekers into the labor force

SEQUIM GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Intellectual Ventures ramps up push to commercialize inventions

Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures is becoming more aggressive about getting its inventions into the marketplace through new companies in which it has an equity stake. Under co-founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold, the privately held company for 17 years has pursued a business model that makes money fr

NWJOBS - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

Fashion Week runway trends that everyone can flaunt

SEATTLE - The term "real women" is often heard in the conversation of fashion, specifically in regards to runway shows. Models like Ashley Graham are trying to change the notion that only tall, skinny, women can rock the runway. The term "real women" is silly because regardless of size, height, or a

KING-5 - 2017-09-19 19:00:11

State Legislature candidates square off at debate in Redmond

State Senate candidates Manka Dhingra, left, and Jinyoung Lee Englund, center, at Monday's League of Women Voters debate in Redmond. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter Candidates from the 45th and 48th Washington state legislative districts met Monday evening for a debate on policy issues as they vie fo

REDMOND-REPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Thriller' dance workshops creep into Redmond this Saturday

Redmond's spooky dance party "Thrill the World" will be creeping into town on Oct. 28 and dance workshops will begin this Saturday. For those children and adults who want to get their zombie groove on, they can join instructors Teresa Osborn and Brenda Frost at the Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th

REDMOND-REPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:30:00

Man pleads guilty to 'reckless burning' of Bellevue's Islamic Center of the Eastside

A firefighter stands in front of the Jan. 14 blaze that has significantly damaged the Islamic Center of the Eastside. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Fire Department A homeless man charged with burning down the Eastside's largest mosque pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless burning on Sept. 15. Kin

BELLEVUEREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 23:40:00

Classical and opera performances to watch for this fall

Gustav Mahler's classic symphony based on glowing themes of the Resurrection and afterlife ranks among his most popular works, deploying the full orchestra, chorus and two vocal soloists (Malin Christensson and Christianne Stotijn). Mahler will be presented alongside an unusual partner: Berlioz's "T

NWJOBS - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

5 dance events to look forward to in fall 2017

Pacific Northwest Ballet kicks off its 45th season with Mr. B's 1967 full-length, plotless ballet, a glorious merging of French romance ("Emeralds"), American jazz ("Rubies") and Russian classicism ("Diamonds"). A fresh twist this time around, for its 50th anniversary: new costumes, designed by Jero

NWJOBS - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Daebak Wang Mandoo: Where dumplings are the size of softballs

FEDERAL WAY, WASH - They're the size of a standard softball and weigh two whole pounds. When it comes to traditional Korean dumplings, Federal Way's Daebak Wang Mandoo does not mess around. "Bigger is better. Go big or go home maybe, I guess?" laughed Jimmy Chin. And they've got to go big -- it says

KING-5 - 2017-09-20 02:43:32

Whidbey magician pulls life lessons out of the hat

When school lets out on Wednesday afternoons this fall, some South Whidbey students will swap their pencils and textbooks for wands and magic props. If you ask magician JR Russell, the kids won't simply be picking up their next potential hobby. They'll be using magic as a learning tool, picking up v

SOUTH WHIDBEY HERALD - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

The Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom turns 20, celebration planned for next month

As much as salmon and students are integral to the Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom, so are its volunteer teachers. The backbone of the Whidbey Watershed Stewards, they've spent the past 20 years providing environmental education, stewardship and firsthand examination of nature to thousands of students,

SOUTH WHIDBEY HERALD - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Punching the Nazi was actually the least dramatic free-speech showdown this week

Students protest at The Evergreen State College in May. The college is paying $500,000 to settle a suit from professor Bret Weinstein, after protesters drove him from campus. (Lisa Pemberton/The Tacoma News Tribune) Maybe we need a refresher course in the value of free speech, because the concept se

NWJOBS - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

The Nascent Feminism of Doris Totten Chase

Currently at Henry Art Gallery, the exhibition Changing Forms excavates the luminous, underrated work of video artist Doris Totten Chase. The retrospective joins the larger resurgence of interest in the earliest female creators of media art. For a timely exhibition, timely questions: Are women remem

SEATTLE WEEKLY - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Sounders to add SeatGeek as ticket partner after 9 years with Ticketmaster

It has been 13 months since secondary-ticketing giant SeatGeek broke into the primary market by agreeing to sell seats for the Sporting Kansas City soccer team. Now, the latest Major League Soccer club to sign on with SeatGeek will be the Sounders, who will announce Wednesday they are shedding their

NWJOBS - 2017-09-20 08:00:00

Islanders looking to dominate in the pool this season

This year's Mercer Island boys water polo squad will be led by a new head coach - Calvin White. However, White is not new to the Islanders. White served as the girls head coach last spring and the boys junior varsity coach in 2016. He has been involved in the local water polo community for over 30 y

MERCER ISLAND REPORTER - 2017-09-19 19:54:00