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Next week! Join us for a GeekWire podcast event and ‘Thirsty Thursday’ rooftop meetup in Seattle
The event will feature a special podcast recording with guests Sarah Studer of Impact Hub Seattle, left, and Amy Nelson of The Riveter.It’s summer in Seattle, and we’re excited to bring everyone together next week, on Thursday, Aug. 23, fora special event: a recording of our GeekWire podcast and rad
Man records plane crash: 'I had no idea what I'd just witnessed'
SEATTLE, Wash. (KING) - On Friday night, John Waldron recorded less than two minutes of video, but he managed to capture some of the heart-pounding moments after an airline worker stole a Horizon plane from Washington's Sea-Tac Airport.
BREAKING: Searchers find human remains near site of ‘unrecognizable’ stolen plane wreck outside Seattle
Authorities had previously identified the man who stole the plane as 29-year-old Richard Russell of Sumner, Washington, who had been employed by Horizon Air as a ground service agent for 3 1/2 years before Friday’s bizarre incident, which shocked Russell’s friends and family.
Seattle apartment production decelerating while Redmond picks up
Seattle may claim the no. 11 spot in the nation when it comes to delivering new apartments to the market, but Redmond is showing more initiative.“With 8,600 units expected to enter the market by the end of the year, metro Seattle ranks 11th in our list of Top 20 US metros for apartment deliveries. T
Showbox saved from demolition by Seattle council
The Seattle city council approved a measure by an 8-0 vote to include the Showbox in the Pike Place Market historic district. That would stop plans to construct a 44-story building on the site by a Vancouver, B.C. development company, the Onni Group.
Bike-sharing company Ofo to leave Seattle by end of August | GeekWire
Seattle Ofo customers who prepaid for rides will be refunded according to an email the bikesharing company sent this week.Ofo is shutting down operation in Seattle August 31. The company promises to refund customers the remaining balance on their accounts within 45 days of that date.RELATED:What wil
Seattle man transforms a Washington State Ferry into a floating party palace - KING 5 Evening
The Hiyu, 50-year-old ferry, finds its second act. This former rust bucket is now a ship-shape event space.
Seattle City Council takes action to at least temporarily save Showbox music venue
The Seattle Times reportedthat a developer from Vancouver, B.C., the Omni Group, filed plans with the city to build a 440-foot, 442-unit mixed-use apartment building with commercial space on the ground floor. The venue is located on First Avenue in Seattle between Union and Pike.
Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief
Related HeadlinesSea-Tac stolen plane crash: Data recorder, human remains foundOfficials: Man who stole plane, died in crash not a pilotFBI recovers flight recorder, Richard Russell's remains from stolen…
Ex-Seattle cop sentenced to 23 years to life for child rape
Amador was convicted in June of first-degree child molestation, second-degree child rape, third-degree child rape and first-degree incest in Seattle's King County Superior Court. He separately pleaded no contest to fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation.
The airline employee who stole a plane from the Seattle airport and fatally crashed onto a small island was not a licensed pilot
Airline ground agent Richard Russell stole an empty Horizon Air plane on Friday night from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound.Officials have said that the 29-year-old was not a licensed pilot, but had clearance to be among aircraft.Video from the
City Council confirms Carmen Best as Seattle police chief
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan selects Carmen Best as the police department's next chief on July 17, 2018. (Photo credit: Chief Carmen Best)SEATTLE – The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to confirm Carmen Best as Chief of Police for the Seattle Police Department on Monday.“Congratulations to Chief
Radioactive material donated at Seattle Goodwill
LOCALPhoto: KINGRadioactive material donated at Seattle GoodwillA hazardous materials team was called to a Goodwill warehouse in Seattle Friday after a radioactive material was found.A hazardous materials team was called to a Goodwill warehouse in Seattle Friday after a radioactive material was foun
Air traffic controller praised for efforts to help Seattle plane thief
"For the pilots, or the law enforcement officers, or the firefighters or EMT's responding to those incidents, rely on us on the other side of the radio to be that calm voice," Chris Perez, the acting fire liaison at Northeast King County Regional Public Safety Communication Agency, or NORCOM, explai
FBI recovers man's body and black box from wreckage of stolen plane
On Sunday, the FBI recovered the body of a man whostole a plane from Sea-Tac Airport. Officials also recovered the flight data recorder from the wreckage on Ketron Island.The FBI's Seattle Field Office released the following statement Sunday: "The FBI has recovered the flight data recorder and compo
Pearl Jam raise 11 million dollars for Seattle’s homeless population
This week, we learned thatPearl Jamsure know how to host a homecoming: Theypaid respect to fallen legends,they fought to preserve history,they opened up an entire goddamn exhibit, and theyplayed two epic showsat Seattle’s Safeco Field.
Full Show Audio: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Begins Pacific Northwest Run In Seattle
On Friday nightJoe Russo’s Almost Deadbegan a short three-show Pacific Northwest swing at The Showbox in Seattle, Washington. The five-piece band once again serve up two sets of their unbridled take on the music of the Grateful Dead at the historic 1,100-capacity venue.DrummerJoe Russo, keyboardistM
4 injured in wreck on I-5 in South Seattle
SEATTLE -- Four people were hospitalized Sunday morning in a crash on I-5 in South Seattle.Fire officials say the wreck involved four cars and happened just before 6 a.m. in the southbound lanes near the Boeing Access Road.Some of the victims were trapped inside the car wreckage and had to be freed
Commentary: The best reminder of how lucky we’ve had it in Seattle is when they say goodbye
Earlier today, I was simultaneously fixated on two legends: Tiger Woods giving chase at the PGA Championship, and Felix Hernandez, now relegated to the Mariners bullpen, and whether he’d come into a close game against the Astros.
Pearl Jam Honors Chris Cornell & Tom Petty, Welcomes Soundgarden & Mudhoney Members In Seattle [Video]
Last Wednesday, the iconic ’90s rock actPearl Jambegan their brief U.S. run of“Home” and “Away” shows, which kicked off with a pair of performances in their native Seattle, WA, marking their first shows in their home city in five years. Following Wednesday night’s performanceSafeco Field, for their