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7 things to do this weekend: Oct. 19-21

1)Tacoma fun: Holiday Food & Gift Festival– Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 18-21, starting at 10 a.m. daily. This event is at the Tacoma Dome. Attendees can expect entertainment from local performers, as well as a cooking program and other items that will be for sale. 2727 East D Street in Tacoma.Follow t


Rantz: Prostitutes flood Seattle as city attorney refuses to charge, cops complain

If you’re wondering why you see so manyprostitutes openly working Seattle streets, cops contend you should blame it on City Attorney Pete Holmes. Cops complain that his office generally refuses to pursue charges against prostitutes.Consequently, prostitutes are flocking to Seattle from out of town a


Seahawks won't leave Seattle, NFL owners say following Paul Allen's death

The Seahawks appear to be staying put. The death of team owner Paul Allen has left many feeling uncertain about the franchise's future, but numerous key figures at the fall NFL owners' meeting in New York this week assured the organization won't leave Seattle. “Oh, I can’t imagine the Seahawks not i


Homeless RV crash has West Seattle business fed up with city's response

(West Seattle Health Club)A 15-passenger van crashed into the West Seattle Health Club on Wednesday, the second such crash the property has seen in months.RELATED:Concerns mount as the homeless bring weapons into courthouseThe van was allegedly fleeing a crime scene where its drivers had robbed a Sa


Want to know what a Seattle tax hike would mean for you? New King County tool helps even renters

King County Assessor John Wilson believes the Tax Transparency Tool is unique to King County. "We looked around the nation and we haven't seen anything similar yet," he said. (King County) Just plug in your address and see how much more you pay each year. The new King County tool also calculates an


Bus driver, passengers describe horror of Seattle's fatal Ride the Ducks crash

"My first reaction was what's going on? My thought was someone doing something that got distracted, and hopefully they'll turn back,” said Clouse. “I realized that wasn't happening,"


Police Find Boy, 2, Alone In West Seattle

The boy is with police, and anyone missing their child should call 911 or call the Southwest Precinct at (206) 733-9800. The boy was found near 8th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Henderson, which is near the community garden area at Westcrest.


Truck spills steel balls down West Seattle road, cars hit as they bounce by | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima

It was a weird day for some drivers in West Seattle after a load of softball-sized steel balls spilled from the back of a truck.Footage shows the balls rolling and bouncing down the road after breaking out of a bag in the back of the truck. Several cars were hit before the balls pooled as the street

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Seattle man injured in Mexico ATV accident dies

Carrico and friends rented ATV’s, according to his mother Theresa. While using the vehicles, Carrico hit something and lost control.


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Seattle Seahawks: Remembering Paul Allen, a Seattle visionary

Alongside Bill Gates, Paul Allen Co-founded the company of Microsoft in 1975 became a leading giant in the technology world. Microsoft quickly became the biggest distributor of Operating Systems in Personal Computers across the country. Allen effectively left Microsoft in1982 after receiving a Hodgk


City of Seattle's official tow partner impounded a homeless woman's stolen car and wanted $21,634 to give it back

Seattle is in the grips of adire housing emergency(though the city hasmoney to burnwhen it comes to subsidizing multi-billion-dollar sports teams); Amanda Ogle is one of the many people in Seattle living out of a car, in her case, a 1991 Camry.


After Paul Allen's death, Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant goes on the attack

Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant is facing severe backlash for an ill-timed Facebook post about Paul Allen following his death.On Monday night, just hours after Allen's death was publicly revealed, Sawantposted on her personalpage:"Paul Allen was known as a philanthropist. He spent $250 million o


Blaine man dies in I-5 Skagit crash involving other locals

WHATCOM — A Blaine man died as a passenger in a car stuck by a tractor-trailer rig on Interstate 5 near Bow Hill Road on Wednesday, Oct. 10.Delton K. Walter, 73, was riding with driver Jeremy M. Permen, 34, of Ferndale, in a 2010 Toyota Prius when it was struck by the 2005 Volvo rig driven by Valery


Man's body found in water off South Kitsap

“There was nothing to indicate criminal activity, but we have to wait until the Coroner’s Office goes through their process and the forensic pathologist completes an autopsy and we get the determination,” said Sheriff’s Office spokesman Scott Wilson.


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Washington sets tolls for Seattle's new Highway 99 tunnel

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state transportation commissioners have approved toll amounts for the new state Highway 99 tunnel in Seattle.KOMO-TV reports the tolls approved Tuesday by the state Transportation Commission will range from $1 during slow traffic hours to $2.25 during rush-hour traff


New low: Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant blasts Paul Allen

Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and owner of the Seattle Seahawks, among other things, is probably best known for his philanthropy. He publicly pledged to give away most of his fortune.


Seattle Ride the Ducks driver testifies on first day of trial to determine fault of fatal crash

More than three years ago a Ride the Ducks vehicle crashed into a tour bus on the Aurora bridge, killing five North Seattle College students and injuring dozens more. On Tuesday, opening statements began in the trial to determine who was at fault.With a quacker around her neck and a cap on her head,


North Seattle school where Paul Allen and Bill Gates met mourns loss of software icon

Wright was in charge of the computers back then, and would turn a blind eye to Allen, Gates and their friends when they would skip gym class to program.