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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


Macy's holding hiring event for positions in Seattle stores

Worker killed in fall at construction site on SR 520One killed, one injured in mountain lion attack near North BendWhen was last fatal cougar attack in the Northwest? See details of past attacksNew to Washington: 'Diverging diamond' interchange coming to LaceyMen arrested, thousands of items seized


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


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

Related HeadlinesWildlife officials conduct initial necropsy on cougar following fatal attackWhen was last fatal cougar attack in the Northwest? See details of past attacksCyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1


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.”


Mountain lion kills one man, injures another east of Seattle

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. — One man was killed and another injured Saturday when a mountain lion attacked them as they were riding mountain bikes in remote woods northeast of here, law enforcement said. A 31-year-old man, whose name was not released, was airlifted to a Seattle hospital about 30 miles to the


Cougar kills mountain biker near Seattle

The cougar was later found up a tree near the dead man’s body, where agents for the state’s Fish and Wildlife police shot and killed it hours after the Saturday attack, the Seattle Times reported.


SeaTac man arrested for 1987 murders of Canadian couple traveling to Seattle

EVERETT, Wash. – An arrest has been made in the murders of 20-year-old Jay Cook and 18-year-old Tanya Van Cuylenborg, more than 30 years afterthe young couple’s bodies were foundin Snohomish and Skagit counties.


Police arrest two suspects accused in robbery, shooting in downtown Seattle

Photo: Komonews.comImage1of3A man was shot early Tuesday morning near the intersection of 3rd Ave. and Pine St. in downtown Seattle. (Photo credit: Joshua Morgan / KOMO News)SEATTLE - Police have arrested two suspects accused in a shooting in Downtown Seattle earlier this week.Detectives said 17-yea


How long do you need to live in Seattle before feeling like a local?

According to a recent poll conducted by Seattle-based PEMCO Insurance, a whopping 20 percent believe you need to live here your entire life to be considered a local, while 26 percent think just half your life. One day those standards may become so exclusive that only one 100-year-old person qualifie


Head tax repeal effort launched by Seattle group

A non-partisan collective of local residents, businesses, and organizations is beginning the process of gathering signatures to repeal the city's controversial head tax.