Nobody has signed surrender documents, prisoners have not been exchanged, TV advertising still proclaims “Happy Holidays” . . . but bloviating Fox News pundit Bill O’Reilly is proclaiming victory in the “War on Christmas.” “I won the ‘War on Christmas,” BillO proclaimed Wednesday night on NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” “I’ve been doing this for about 10 years, and this is the only year we have not had a store that commanded its employees not to say ‘Merry Christmas.’” “It’s over.
Seattle police believe they’ve identified three Grinches connected to a toy theft at a West Seattle drug store. Two men and a woman swiped toys from a business Monday night in the south Delridge neighborhood in the 9400 block of 16th Avenue Southwest.
Billionaire California climate activist Tom Steyer has been a major source of greenbacks for “green” pro-environment candidates. He is getting behind Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to limit and reduce carbon emissions, and make polluters buy “allowances.” Billionaire California climate activist Tom Steyer, who spent heavily in Washington’s 2014 election, has warmly endorsed Gov.
Mark Driscoll: He’s gone, the Mars Hill Church goes out of business at year’s end, but Mars Hill is still asking for money. (Photo: Crossway Books/AP). Mars Hill Church is officially shutting down at year’s end, but the one-time mega-church is still asking donors to give generously.
seattlepi.com file photo Q: Why is it necessary to haul out big fire engines to minor calls like a fall, dizzy person or heart attack? Can’t there be smaller rigs for minor medical calls that don’t block traffic?
A deputy’s maneuver that stopped a fleeing stolen vehicle on Interstate 5 Tuesday morning closed northbound lanes of the freeway for several minutes. No one was injured and deputies arrested the two women inside the stolen car.
A Renton man gets 23 years in prison for shooting a man in the head in front of the victim's girlfriend and young daughter.
Canada is a nation long addicted to think-big mega-projects that put prime ministers and provincial premiers into the history books, either as visionary architects of prosperity or rubes and despoilers.
The great Seattle police body camera experiment is about to begin – in a limited capacity. Mayor Ed Murray and Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole announced Thursday afternoon the launch of a pilot program for the body-worn cameras, which will only be sported by about a dozen East Precinct officers who opt into the program – for now.
Gov. Jay Inslee wants the state to spend lots more on preschool, provide full-day kindergarten and lower class sizes. He is proposing a 7 percent capital gains tax to pay for it.
A Seattle minister bloodied during a violent clash with police during a demonstration has sued the city, claiming he was wrongly arrested and unduly prosecuted.
Pope Francis basked in the Vatican’s role as broker in the agreement that restored diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, but incurred the wrath of such conservative Catholic politicians as Florida Sen.
Seattle police are stepping up patrols near a Rainier Beach elementary school Wednesday after shots were fired near the building early in the morning. Staff and students at Emerson Elementary’s preschool in the 9600 block of 60th Avenue South sheltered in place for a short time about 6:30 a.m.
A much-lampooned Washington, D.C., spending bill, passed Tuesday night, extends through 2014 a series of tax breaks — mainly benefiting big business — but does provide a Christmas present for this Washington.
Bellevue police are investigating a Tuesday dispute in which a man reportedly fired a toy cannon and threatened his neighbor’s dog. The incident was initially reported by police as involving a gun in the 2400 block of 137th Avenue Southeast, according to Bellevue Police Department tweets.
Back in perhaps more hopeful times … (seattlepi.com file photo) The state Department of Transportation decrees that digging is back on at the viaduct replacement tunnel. No, Bertha is not working again.
Two people are dead after a car crash in the Redmond area, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Details aren’t yet available, but two cars were reportedly involved in the crash, which occurred about 6 p.m.
Conservative Republican attorneys general in Oklahoma and Nebraska waited until December to claim title to the “Nuisance Lawsuit of 2014.” They are suing neighboring Colorado over its legalization of marijuana.
A car ran into a Lower Queen Anne teriyaki shop Wednesday afternoon, causing a small wall fire in the restaurant that attracted a large fire crew response. The crash occurred at Yummy Teriyaki at 622 First Avenue North, located in the same business complex as the Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs store in that block.
Gov. Jay Inslee announces his plan to charge polluters and reduce carbon emissions in Washington. “We are going to do more than fix potholes; we are going to fix kids’ lungs.” (photo by Joshua Trujillo/seattle pi.com) Expecting “several months of storm and fury” in Olympia, Gov.
The Initiative 502 booth at Hempfest 2012 was staffed by a college voice student who exhausted his vocal cords in raucous argument with potheads who felt that the legalization measure was a sellout of the medical marijuana industry.
Alaska’s great Bristol Bay, home to the nation’s greatest salmon fishery. will be off-limits to oil and gas leasing under a decision announced late Tuesday by President Obama. The resource of Bristol Bay is “too precious to be put out to the highest bidder,” said the President. The Obama order applies to the bay, and not to the multi-billion-dollar proposed Pebble Mine, which would be located between two of Bristol Bay’s most productive salmon spawning streams.
Weird, most certainly. But exciting? Probably not. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images) Portland is not everyone’s cup of tea or even cup of organic microbrew. A case in point is Anthony Watson, who was chief information officer at Nike and considered a rising star in the business world.