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Half of Seattle homes selling above list price

More than half the homes sold in Seattle last year were sold for more than the asking price. That's according to statistics from Zillow released last week. Zillow says 52.4 percent of homes were bought for more than the asking price in 2017. That's an increase from 20.3 percent five years earlier. T

KING-5 - 2018-01-18 03:31:00

$11 million from South Lake Union property sale proposed for Seattle homeless crisis

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan wants to use $11 million in proceeds from the expected sale of a city-owned property to pay for housing options for the homeless. This tiny house village is on land owned by the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times, file) The move is o

NWJOBS - 2018-01-17 14:00:38

Heavy rain, gusty winds expected during evening commute

Puget Sound is in for a serious downpour during Wednesday evening's commute. The storm will also bring some gusty winds to areas of Western Washington. Today a warm front moves through clipping the NW Washington Coast. Scattered rain will continue for most of the commute. Then, as a cold front slide

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-01-17 22:21:27

Seattle might have the worst homelessness problem in the country

However you calculate it, Seattle's homelessness crisis is one of the ten worst in the country. The Seattle Times reported that on one night in January of last year, 11,643 people were sleeping in shelters, outdoors, or in vehicles. If you've been outside at all in Seattle over the past couple of ye

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2018-01-17 23:06:01

Suspect arrested after woman found dead in North Seattle house fire

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the death of a 63-year-old woman found dead in a Seattle home Monday. Officers were doing a welfare check about 10:15 a.m. in the 2500 block of Northeast 107th Street when they heard a smoke alarm inside the home and saw smoke. The officers c

KING-5 - 2018-01-16 11:33:00

Seattle activist: Mayor Durkan's response to fight proves she's 'unprepared'

A community activist who lost his bid for Seattle mayor argues Mayor Jenny Durkan is already faring poorly. Harley Lever - who is behind the watchdog group Safe Seattle - points to a recent fight in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood as proof. A man and woman were caught on security cameras in the midst o

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2018-01-16 14:07:09

Children's Film Festival Seattle 2018: This year's aim is to tear down walls

"Mama, are we there yet?" The question is universal, but the setting is Mexico, the language is Spanish and it's delivered with the aid of English subtitles in a dreamy new film, "Treasure," about a 7-year-old boy, Dylan, who visits the Pacific Coast of Mexico with his family. For the next 95 minute

NWJOBS - 2018-01-18 00:10:37

Five cheap happy hours to hit this month in Seattle and Bellevue

Bramling Cross, an Ethan Stowell restaurant, offers a Bramling Burger with potato bun, iceberg lettuce, pickle, American cheese and secret sauce for $10. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times) Our roundup of cheap bar food this month includes one of the best burgers in Ballard for $10 and some happy-ho

NWJOBS - 2018-01-17 23:15:49

Remsen man injured in Marcy crash

MARCY -A Remsen man was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Marcy Wednesdsay, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. At about 5 p.m., Frank Getti, 48, of Remsen, was traveling east on Old River Road when a vehicle operated by Christopher Crolius, 59, of Boonville, pulled out in front of Gett

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 01:37:00

Retooling Rome seeks public input

There will be a public open house for the Retooling Rome for Smart Growth project including the draft Zoning Code and Zoning Map Monday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 26, each day from noon to 2 p.m., in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. There will be an additional open house 5-6 p.m. on Wed

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Troopers accuse store owner of failing to deliver machinery

The owner of Proforce Excavation and Equipment on Turin Road is accused of selling a skid-steer online but never delivering the machinery, according to law enforcement officials. State police said Cody A. Madonia, 25, of Rome, listed a Bobcat skid-steer for sale on the website eBay from his busines

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-16 20:00:00

AIS awarded $48M Air Force contract

Assured Information Security Inc. of Rome has been awarded a $48 million Air Force contract, and will be increasing employment as a result, the Griffiss park-based company announced Tuesday. The contract is for exploring "next-generation network operations and vulnerability assessment technology," s

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:10:00

Crews battle fire at a foreclosed home in Florence

Crews responded to 10624 Taberg Florence Road shortly after 6:00 p.m. When officials first arrived they encounted heavy smoke and flames, forcing them to call in more fire fighters from neighboring departments. Crews spend about two hours on the scene. Neighors tell NEWSChannel 2 that no one li

WKTV - 2018-01-17 04:15:00

Contract, coach on board agenda

A $100,000 contract involving a recently launched community schools program, and the appointment of an assistant varsity hockey coach, were among items to be considered by the Board of Education tonight. The board was to meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Denti Elementary School, 1001 Ruby St. On the agenda

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Local reaction mixed on budget proposal

Local lawmakers are looking for the details and waiting to reserve judgment after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his $168 billion state budget proposal - which includes closing a potential $4.4 billion budget gap. "This budget will be a work in progress in the coming weeks, but I look forward to work

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Firefighters battle blaze in Western Oneida Co.

FLORENCE -- Firefighters are battling a structure in the town of Florence. Shortly after 6 p.m., firefighters were called to the area of 10620 Taberg Florence Road, where arriving units reported smoke and flames visible. Initial reports indicated it was a vacant house. Florence and Camden fire depar

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 23:16:51

Nuclear Free Homer ordinance does not prohibit nuclear medicine in town

This scan of Christopher Kent's Nuclear Free Zone Homer illustration is mandated by by city ordinance to be posted at Homer City Hall and the Homer Harbor Office. (Illustration by Christopher Kent) Fact or fiction? Periodically rumors run around town that some people believe to be true. But are the


First Homer baby of 2018 comes late for the New Year, early for her family

Brooke Addison Buzga stretches in the sun Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska. Born on Jan. 4 at 8:29 a.m., she was the first baby of the New Year in Homer. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) Brooke Addison Buzga has the distinction of being the first baby born in South


Flying Spaghetti Monster congregation formed

HOMER, Alaska (AP) - Ever since the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly's controversial policy regarding invocations before meetings was updated and finalized in 2016, people across the peninsula have been voicing their support or frustration, some more vigorously than others. One man, McNeil Canyon ar


Council talks possible futures for the HERC

The HERC Building as seen in a 2010 file photo from the upper parking lot at Woodside Avenue. At the time the Kachemak Bay Campus used the building as temporary office and classroom space while the Pioneer Avenue building was being remodeled, one of several uses of the HERC since the city acquired i