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We're not Seattle, Pierce County leaders tell companies upset with head tax
The leaders of nine cities and the county government stood in the hot, dry air of a Puyallup data center to send a largely symbolic message to Seattle and beyond.Consider Pierce County.Earlier this month the Seattle City Council approved a $275 per employee tax on companies earning $20 million or mo
Youth jail construction site hit with arson attack in Seattle
Seattle police are investigating an arson attack at the construction site of a new youth jail after molotov cocktails were thrown onto the property early Tuesday morning.Detectives are “poring over the evidence,” according to theSeattle Police Department.RELATED:Protester explains opposition to new
Woman In Seattle Pizza Shop Bear Mace Attack Still On The Loose
SEATTLE, WA - A woman who allegedly attacked workers at a Seattle pizza shop with bear mace has been identified, according to police - but she's on the lam.
Facelift of Seattle’s Space Needle nears completion
Seattle and King County benefited from $7.4 billion of spending by a record 40 million visitors last year, a number that has grown annually since the 2008 recession, according to Visit Seattle, a nonprofit advocacy group for the tourism industry.
12-year-old boy who failed to show up at Seattle school is found safe
BURIEN, Wash. — Rainier Prep said Anthony Gomez, a 12-year-old boy who never showed up in the morning for school in South Seattle, was found safe Tuesday afternoon.
Family, Seattle settle lawsuit for $13 million over deadly DUI crash
On Tuesday, the Schulte family and the city of Seattle announced they have settled a lawsuit out of court for $13 million -- $6.5 million coming from the city, and the rest coming from the city’s insurance carriers.
From $1 to $2.25 — state seeks public input on proposed toll rates inside Seattle’s new tunnel
A view in early May of the southbound deck of the SR 99 tunnel. (Flickr Photo / WSDOT)Traffic isn’t flowing through the new SR 99 tunnel beneath Seattle yet, but options for how much money flows out of it via tolls are already being considered in Washington state’s capital.The Washington State Trans
1 person bitten by rabid bat at UW, others who were exposed urged to seek medical care
“Anyone who had contact with this bat at or near Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity on the UW Campus (4509 19th Ave NE in Seattle), including in an alleyway or areas near the fraternity, or near the water or docks by Husky Stadium should seek medical care immediately, including anyone who helped to remove
Man dies after fall from crane at Sound Transit construction site
A construction worker died after falling from a crane at a Sound Transit construction site early Tuesday morning, Washington State Patrol confirmed.The man was working on the light rail extension at State Route 520 and 148th Street in Bellevue when he fell.WSP responded to the scene around 3 a.m.Thi
Pedestrian injured in North Seattle hit-and-run
One killed, one injured in mountain lion attack near North BendFriends remember avid cyclist killed by cougarCougar attack has people asking how mountain biker death, euthanization could have been preventedWhen was last fatal cougar attack in the Northwest? See details of past attacksOlympian sues U
Family settles lawsuit against city of Seattle for $13 million in case of deadly DUI crash in 2013
A repeat DUI driver on probation slammed into Dan Schulte’s wife, Karina, 10-year-old son, Elias, and his parents, Dennis and Judy Schulte, as they were crossing the street in Seattle’s Wedgwood neighborhood on March 25, 2013. Dan Shulte’s parents were killed, and his wife and son suffered “devastat
Cougar attack victim was co-founder of Friends on Bikes, queer-friendly bike group
SJ Brooks, who was identified on Monday, was biking with a friend through the Cascade Mountains on Sunday when the attack occurred. Isaac Sederbaum, the other biker, survived with wounds.
1 killed, 1 injured in mountain lion attack near Seattle
A mountain lion attack near Seattle, Wash., over the weekend left one biker dead and another injured.
Pierce County tries to capitalize on Seattle's big business tax backlash
“That sounds amazing, especially in comparison to the head tax,” said Michael Roberts, who lives in Tacoma. “The head tax sounds like, ‘Charge me to help homeless people’ and this sounds like “Charge to help us improve."
Mountain Biker Dead After Terrifying Cougar Attack
After a short encounter, the cougar sunk into the bushes. Sederbaum and Brooks were then catching their breath, but the cougar pounced out of the bushes and attacked again. It got to Sederbaum, placing his head in its jaw and violently shaking it. Brooks attempted to run away, but the cougar chased
SPD: N. Seattle coin shop busted for trafficking stolen goods
Detectives spent 10 months investigating the business, during which Seattle Rare Coins employees allegedly bought stolen goods at a fraction of their retail value and resold them on eBay and Offerup.com, reports say.
Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle
Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cougar attack. Saturday May 19, 2018. One man was killed and another seriously injured when
City Council to vote on new tax for Seattle waterfront-area property owners
The benefit is that once the viaduct is torn down and the SR 99 tunnel opens, property owners, both residential and commercial, will have unfettered access to the waterfront and its new promenade.
Seattle man recounts harrowing encounter with a cougar
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Affordability forces Seattleites to make sacrifices to stay
“Yeah, I didn’t even think about that,” said Simpson. “We’ve become completely used to living without amenities like that.”