A Canada-bound coal train passes through Seattle and under the Magnolia Bridge, just after the July 24 derailment on an oil train bound for northern Puget Sound refineries. Photo by Joshua Bessex, SeattlePI.com,.
Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., occasionally play on the national stage, where they have drawn the attention of a blogger who dubs himself “Mr. Conservative” and is a Republican nominee for Congress in Minnesota.
A 76-year-old man taken to the hospital in critical condition Wednesday morning after being pulled from his burning Seattle home has died of his injuries, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.
It’s that time of year again – didn’t you know? Brown Bear Car Wash is hosting its annual free car wash day in celebration of its anniversary – the Seattle-based chain is 57 years old today.
There’s a secret rooftop garden, open to the public, in downtown Seattle? You bet. (Photo: Vanessa Ho/seattlepi.com). Seattle is full of cool, quirky places off the beaten path – if you know where to look.
Seattle is launching a nationwide search for a new parks superintendent, weeks after city voters embraced creation of a new Seattle Park District designed to cut into a $267 million maintenance backlog.
The flock at Mars Hill Church will hear from Senior Pastor Mark Driscoll this Sunday, after an August-from-hell that has seen Driscoll shunned by fellow evangelicals, abrupt cancellation of a key Mars Hill conference and books by Driscoll taken off shelves at a nationwide chain of 180 Christian stores.
Maybe we just like to swear … But, banging along down the Burke Gilman Trail this morning … failed to pay attention for a moment and WHAM! RUMBLE! BUZZ! JANGLE!
The 29-year-old man held in connection with a double-homicide at a Kent gas station Wednesday morning said he shot construction workers because they directed racial slurs at him, according to probable cause documents.
Twenty-one former Mars Hill Church pastors have filed formal charges against Senior Pastor Mark Driscoll, alleging that he has engaged in a pattern of abusive and intimidating conduct and that he has not changed his domineering behavior.
A U.S. Marine Corps recruiter accused of having sexual contact with a teen girl who came to him hoping to become a Marine now faces a felony charge.
Ali Muhammad Brown, charged with a June 1 double-homicide in the Leschi neighborhood, is now accused of killing a man in Skyway in April.
A 22-year-old man is in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center after being hit by a car in Sodo early Sunday that drove off after the impact. Seattle police are looking for that driver, believed to be traveling in a silver Toyota Camry that night.
Rescuers recovered the bodies Tuesday of half a group of people that went missing on Mount Rainier the last week of May.
PORT ANGELES — Logging trucks would line up outside national park and wilderness hearings of the 1960′s and 1970′s, as timber companies bellowed against “locking up” public lands to benefit what a Seattle Times editorial called “mountain climbers and birdwatchers.” The wild ocean beaches of Olympic National Park: A natural treasure, a pristine environment and an economic draw.
Do drivers need to keep bikes and bike racks clear of their rear plates? (seattlepi.com file photo) Q: A question we have regards bike racks mounted on the rear of vehicles, either hitch- or trunk-mounted.
Just one in five Americans approves of the job being done by Republicans in Congress, with Democrats not much higher at 32 percent, according to a nationwide McClatchy-Marist poll taken just as Washington voters cast primary election ballots on August 5.
Steven Padilla, 38, is charged with second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of a sleeping man at the Bellevue Burger King.
This weekend in Seattle Traffic Nightmares, state Route 99 through central Seattle will be closed to varying degrees from late Friday night through early Wednesday morning. So maybe pull that old bicycle from the shed.
We’re attracted to them because they’re great athletes, or international paragons of business, or generally likable but star-crossed prominent locals, or are attractive physically. (We’re animals with complex layers of attraction, but chief among them is “looks.”) Some we’ve watched become wealthy and feel a little like they owe us something, even if it’s just a wry smile of 206 allegiance.