Mars Hill announced its breakup of its church on its website Friday. The big Mars Hill Bellevue congregation is seeking to keep going with a new preaching pastor and new affiliation.
Cheryl Stumbo, Jewish Federation shooting victim, celebrates the passage of Initiative 594. But the National Rifle Association is not giving up, and hints strong that it will pursue “legislative remedies to the most onerous provisions.” (Joshua Trujillo/seattlepi.com) The National Rifle Association is promising supporters it will carry on the fight against Initiative 594, using its “philosophically supportive majority” in the Washington Legislature when it convenes in January.
Viet Shelton will take over in February as new communications director for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, after two successful years as Washington, D.C., spokesman for U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, reacting Monday night to events in Ferguson, Missouri, referred to “the murder of Mr. Brown” and said that many outside the African American community share the “tremendous hurt” at a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who killed the teen.
Police are looking for suspects in an armed robbery and pistol-whipping that injured two people Sunday night in Capitol Hill. A man and woman were walking on Volunteer Park’s dirt paths about 7 p.m.
This week is the anniversary of the D.B. Cooper case – the nation's only unsolved commercial airplane hijacking.
A two-car crash in Burien killed one person and sent two others to the hospital late Friday afternoon, according to King County Sheriff’s Office reports. The crash occurred about 5:30 p.m.
One man is arrested and another on the loose as Seattle police investigate a downtown robbery Sunday in which the perps posed as cops. Two alleged victims left a bar near First Avenue and Pike Street about 1 a.m.
The two center lanes of Aurora Avenue have been closed between Comstock and Ward for a week – the closures could persist for another two weeks. (WSDOT/SPU) A northbound lane of Aurora Avenue in the South Lake Union area will remain closed for up to two more weeks, leading to more delays, while crews repair a broken sewer line.
Heidi Groover, a lucid and versatile writer with the Pacific Northwest Inlander in Spokane, is headed across the “Cascade Curtain” to the left side of the state for a job at The Stranger.
City Council members Tim Burgess (l), Jean Godden (c) and Sally Bagshaw (r): The Council passed 8-1 a budget with expanded social spending and a $15-an-hour minimum wage for all city employees come April. The No vote came from socialist Council member Kshama Sawant.
State Patrol detectives seek witnesses to a drive-by shooting on Interstate 405 Sunday morning that hit a driver in the shoulder near Renton. The shooting reportedly occurred between 2:30 and 3 a.m.
Is it my business to report the bad behavior I see? Q: I was headed to the grocery store last night and while at a stop light I notice the driver in the car behind me drinking straight from a Crown Royal bottle.
An Everett contractor hired to work on a city of Seattle-supported housing project won't serve any jail time for failing to pay his workers.
Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Twenty-five protesters have been arrested in what’s shaping up as a major confrontation over plans to push a big oil pipeline into a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia, and run 890,000 barrels of oil a day beneath a protected conservation area on Burnaby Mountain.
No publication in America showers the state of Washington, and its cities, with more honors than the conservative Forbes Magazine. The latest: Bellingham makes it onto Forbes’ list of the the 25 “Best Places to Retire in 2014.” The “scenic coastal home of Western Washington University” is praised for its “good economy,” “above average air quality,” “low crime” and is “highly walkable.” Its main negative is that the cost of living in “Bellywash” is 9 percent above the national average.
Seattle Public Schools' admission that it disclosed thousands of student special education records came only after the man who received them refused to return them, according to a lawsuit filed by the district.
This Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 aerial photo shows the damage caused by a tailings pond breach on Lake Polley, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) The August 4 tailings dam breach at a British Columbia mine, which sent a huge volume of contaminants into salmon-producing waters, was a “disaster” from which recovery “will take years,” the provincial government said in a report Monday.
Old reactor buildings on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The World War II-vintage Hanford B reactor, which made plutonium for the Nagasaki bomb, could become part of a new Manhattan Project National Historical Park.
How does a couple get through a big all-out fight when they share a bed?
Kareem Harris was sentenced to 31 1/2 years in prison Friday for killing his boss in Federal Way.
Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant has basked in the limelight of late, getting arrested in a Sea-Tac protest outside Alaska Airlines’ HQ and claiming exclusive credit for the Council decision to bring all city employees up to $15 an hour by next April.
Federal authorities deported the 21-year-old Chinese man convicted in a fatal 2012 crash in Des Moines. Yichun Xu, a former South Puget Sound Community College student in Olympia, was arrested in November 2012 after he ran a stop sign and struck another vehicle, killing the driver and seriously hurting three passengers.