Dozens of hotels, churches, private homes and boats. Whole neighborhoods. And one nuclear reactor. Those Seattle landmarks are among the more than 60 structures added to the National Register of Historic Places in the past 30 years.
Seattle police shot a man at Gas Works Park early Wednesday morning, after a park security worker said the man had assaulted him, according to multiple media reports. When officers contacted the man, he threatened them a broken bottle, prompting officers to Tase him, KING 5 reported police as saying.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Big Oil and coal companies have delivered dire but non-specific warnings about the costs of such measures as reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, and raising mileage standards for new SUV’s.
Eric Carney Seattle police are looking for a man with a violent felony history after he reportedly kidnapped his 1-month-old daughter from her mother Tuesday in the University District. The incident occurred just before noon in the 5200 block of 15th Avenue Northeast, where Seattle police say 39-year-old Eric Carney approached the baby’s mother, threatened her and grabbed the stroller in which the baby was secured.
One burglary suspect was sent to the hospital and one is at large after a deputy-involved shooting at a SeaTac home Tuesday afternoon. Not many details have been announced yet by the King County Sheriff’s Office, but the agency says deputies responded to a burglary call after a homeowner in the 4600 block of South 176th Street called 911 to report two strangers entering his or her home.
Establish a designated captain of your boat this weekend to avoid a Seafair arrest. (seattlepi.com file photo) The State Patrol, as well as several other law enforcement agencies, will crack down on drunk boating (BUI) on Lake Washington this weekend during Seafair festivities.
Charging documents in the Central District Bank of America shooting say the defendant shot the armed guard with his own gun several times before shooting himself.
The controversy over the Washington Redskins’ name moved across North America, lately to a U.S. House race in this Washington. Clint Didier: “We all wore the name proudly on our uniforms.” Ex-Redskins tight end Clint Didier, a Tea Party favorite, is one of a bevy of Republicans seeking the 4th District seat of retiring Congressman Doc Hastings.
The Rev. Sandy Brown, who recently stepped down as senior minister at Seattle First United Methodist Church, is “strongly leaning toward” running for the Seattle City Council in next year’s new district based elections.
Former members of the March Hill Church plan to carry signs reading “QUESTION MARK” outside the mega-church’s Bellevue campus on Sunday morning, and deliver a message to its embattled senior minister Mark Driscoll.
Seattle police are looking for a man who reportedly robbed a Captiol Hill bank at gunpoint Monday morning. The man, believed to be in this 20s or 30s, entered a Homestreet Bank branch in the 700 block of Broadway East and demanded money, wielding a gun, police reports say.
A House committee is likely to pass out legislation expanding the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, and protecting the Middle Fork-Snoqualmie River, on Wednesday after sitting on the bipartisan bill for more than three years.
Republicans have signaled early, in two key State Senate races, that they are ready to go negative with crude attack mailings with November’s election day still 99 days away. The stakes, in what’s expected to be a multi-million-dollar battle, are big scale. A Republican-dominated coalition has run the Washington State Senate for the past two years. Democrats are seeking to take back control. A key renegade Democrat, Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom, is retiring from the Legislature.
Charges against Daniel Haggart were upped to murder after the girl who was stabbed in Redmond died of her injuries.
Nationally known author-preacher Paul Tripp has resigned from his position as one of four “independent” members of the Mars Hill Church Board of Advisers and Accountability, which oversees ministries and sets salaries for executive elders of the church.
After more than 40 months of delay, legislation to expand the Alpine Lakes Wilderness protect the closest mountain river valley to Seattle has finally passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee in Washington, D.C., and is headed to the House floor.
An Olympia soldier alleged to have been caught with child porn before admitting to sexually abusing two young girls now faces federal charges.
It shouldn't be surprising that four Seattle-area towns made a list of "Top 50 snobbiest small cities in America" by real estate site Movoto. But what about the rest of the country?
Ferry service between Seattle and Bainbridge Island is suspended Tuesday afternoon after the vessel known as the Tacoma stalled near Bainbridge Island during its trip from Seattle. Washington State Ferries has given little information about the incident, only saying the Tacoma “has been taken out of service for necessary repairs.” Meanwhile, the Sealth was diverted from the Seattle-Bremerton route with passengers on board to tow the Tacoma, presumably to Bainbridge Island.
No federal agency should go off on its own trip when it comes to regulating marijuana in states where it is now legal, according to U.S. Senators from Washington and Colorado.
Sarah Palin is launching an online “news channel,” where for $9.95 a month or $99 annually you can tune in, receive opinions from and deliver opinions to the Republicans’ 2008 vice presidential nominee.