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King County deaths (04/17/2019)

Piechura, Edward Bogdan, 60 , of Seattle, Dec, 08. Tuengel, Thomas Gene, 68 , of Seattle, Dec, 16. Rezny, Antonin, 58 , of Seattle, Jan, 21. Bradford, Tom, 71 , of Seattle, Jan, 30.


Kirkland Buys Property For New Fire Station

KIRKLAND, WA - From the City of Kirkland: The City Council has authorized the City Manager to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the acquisition of property located at 13118 121st Way NE., Kirkland, WA for future relocation of Fire Station 27.


Seahawks John Schneider gives updates on where things stand with Frank Clark, Bobby Wagner and Doug Baldwin

The hard work of an NFL offseason never really stops anymore. Getting Russell Wilson’s future secure may have been job one for Seahawks genera manager John Schneider this spring, but there is still an awful lot left in his in-box, including the NFL draft next week, and figuring out whether to re-sig


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Kirkland

KIRKLAND, WA — New and exciting events are coming to the Kirkland area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming


Carjacking suspect admits to killing; claims he was high on drugs, court documents say

KENT, Wash. — Gurkeerat Kainth, the suspect in Monday's deadly carjacking, was charged Thursday for murder in the second degree, unlawful possession of a firearm in the second degree and theft of a motor vehicle, according to the prosecutor's office.


Rise In King County Teen Suicide Seen After 3 Die Over Weekend

SEATTLE, WA — King County health officials are watching for a possible rise in teen suicides after three teenagers died by suicide in separate cities over the weekend. The three teens were from Shoreline, Bellevue and Woodinville. Two were 16, one was 17. The deaths happened near each other in a sho


Carjacking, murder suspect jailed on $1 million bail

SEATTLE -- The 23-year-old suspect accused in the murder of Jered Sperling was scheduled to face a judge Thursday afternoon. He waved his first appearance, but a King County judge found probable cause to hold him on $1 million bail.


Man dies when vehicle overturns

A 21-year-old man died Wednesday when the vehicle he was in overturned into a water-filled culvert on Pioneer Highway about 6 miles south of Mount Vernon. According to the State Patrol, the man and 21-year-old Zoe Danieli of Bellevue were in a 2008 Subaru Outback when it turned off the highway onto


KeyArena project to cost at least $900 million; completion expected summer 2021

SEATTLE -- Ken Johnsen, a construction executive with the Oak View Group slated to bring NHL hockey to Seattle, guided local media through what is very much now an active construction site. Excavators were all around KeyArena. Window glasses had been taken out from the exterior, and dirt and rubble


Slog AM: Seattle Goodwill Is Tattletaling on the Homeless, Scientists Make a Zombie Pig Brain, MUELLER!!!!

Seattle Goodwills are up to no good: Of all the stores people steal from in Seattle, prosecutors go after people who steal from Goodwill more than any other. Goodwill, you know, that place that sells clothes and items they literally got for free from people who decided they were worthless, touts its


We Found 7 Spots To Sleep In The Trees In Washington This Summer

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the joy of sleeping in nature without the actual camping part — or if you’re ready to try something more unique than a standard hotel stay — spending the night in a treehouse will be a pleasure. And while a trip to Treehouse Point in the Snoqualmie area is always


Nurse shifts would be limited to 8 hours under new Washington bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. - A bill affecting all nurses in Washington state is one step closer to becoming law. House Bill 1511 would ensure meal and rest breaks are protected and uninterrupted. Now, a new amendment limits how long they can actually work.


See Inside 'Om Shanti' Mega-House On Lake Washington

BELLEVUE, WA - It's unclear why this home is named after the mantra "Om Shanti," but perhaps the mega-rich owner is a fan of mediation or yoga. Whatever the reason, this house is among the biggest for sale in the state of Washington right now.


Woman Hoses Insolent Dumper At West Seattle P-Patch

SEATTLE, WA — A quintessentially-Seattle confrontation happened this week at a Delridge-area P-Patch when a woman and a man got into a fracas over leaves being dumped in the neighborhood garden.


Seattle crime trending up: Which offenses are growing most?

The number of crime incidents in Seattle saw an overall increase last week, after a previous decline, according to data from SpotCrime, which collects data from police agencies and validated sources. Incidents rose to 2,407 for the week of April 8, up from 2,233 the week before.


Seattle Center Arena will take longer—and cost more

The final price tag for a new arena underneath the Key Arena roof has risen to between $900 million and $930 million, Seattle NHL team president Tod Leiweke said Thursday. The opening date has also been pushed back, tentatively scheduled for the summer of 2021.


NFL reveals Seahawks' 2019 regular-season schedule

The Seahawks are going to be on prime-time TV a lot next season. The NFL released the regular-season schedule for the 2019 campaign Wednesday evening. Seattle will have five prime-time games, including four in a row late in the upcoming season.


1 dead, 1 injured as car slides off road, crashes into water-filled culvert

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- A man was killed and a woman was injured when their car crashed off Pioneer Highway in Skagit County Wednesday evening. The car was heading south when it attempted to turn east onto a private drive at Milltown Road about 6 miles south of Mount Vernon when the tires went off th


Experts see 'alarming' spike in young patients with colon cancer

SEATTLE - Doctors who are leaders in treating and researching colon and rectal cancers are discovering the age of their patients keeps going down. In the last 10 years, they’ve noticed more patients in their 30s, 20s and even teens getting diagnosed – something that used to be considered incredibly


Auto Wrecking Facility Moves to NP Road

Yelm’s industrial sector is about to get another resident, one that could bring anywhere between 10 and 25 local jobs. Located at 939 Northern Pacific Road, the business is called NPR Auto Wrecking, and the owner, Ubaida Mufrej, said he hopes to have the doors open in about two months.