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Four high school seniors at Center School have a message for Seattle Schools Superintendent Larry Nyland: Give us back our teacher. They sent Nyland a blunt e-mail Friday, joining protests by teachers — including a Seattle Education Association letter — at the two-week suspension handed down to popular teacher Jon Greenberg, after an arbitration reversed Greenberg’s involuntary transfer to a middle school.
Police arrested a suspected car thief Thursday night after a stolen vehicle crashed in downtown Seattle. A patrol officer was searching for a stolen car in his patrol vehicle downtown about 9:30 p.m.
Just about one in five rape kits collected by the Seattle Police Department have been tested by the state crime lab in the past 10 years. Chief Kathleen O’Toole wants them all tested now.
Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., was a leadoff speaker at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. She described abortion as an “unthinkable act” even as Republican leaders were forced to rethink anti-abortion legislation.
The Seattle Seahawks will begin their long trip south to Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday morning for Super Bowl XLIX. Before they fly out, thousands of 12s will line the streets in SeaTac to give them a proper send-off.
Playing aggressively is one of the many talents that propelled the Seahawks to a second straight Super Bowl, but some fans are questioning whether it's fair to be so aggressive when it comes to trademarking the team's image.
The Mayors of 33 American cities, including Seattle and Tacoma, are going to court in support of President Obama’s executive action that would permit as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants to work and live in the United States.
Sarah Palin, is hinting she will run for the Republican presidential nomination. She will appear with would-be candidates Saturday at an “Iowa Freedom Forum” in Des Moines. She had her moment of national attention as 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, but Sarah Palin is again toying with a possible run for the White House.
Bill and Melinda Gates: They are making “Big Bet” that lives of people in poor countries “will improve faster in the next 15 years than any other time in history.” The optimism of philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, voiced in the couple’s 2015 annual letter, is a needed, welcome uplift in a world where terrorism, economic inequality, injustice and political gridlock dominate the news of the hour.
Seattle police detained two teens Wednesday afternoon after they emerged from a Dunlap home in South Seattle with property that wasn’t theirs. A neighbor dialed 911 about 1 p.m. to report the pair breaking windows and climbing into a home in the 9000 block of Valdez Avenue South, according to police.
(Animation supplied by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — NOAA) Its majorities melting and reforming like a retreating Arctic glacier, the U.S. Senate tried to make a statement on climate change Wednesday during debate on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
The calving ground for the giant Porcupine Caribou Herd is on the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Range. Oil companies and Alaska politicians want to drill there. The Obama administration wants the plain preserved as wilderness.
A federal judge throws out Alabama’s “Sanctity of Marriage” law, clearing the way for same-sex couples to exchange marriage vows and wedding rings. Alabama’s attorney general has asked for a stay of the ruling.
Seattle police seek three assailants after a group of four people were robbed at gunpoint and assaulted Friday afternoon in the International District. The alleged victims flagged down officers about 4:15 p.m.
David Buhler, left, and Joe Bisacca, two of the owners of Elysian Pub on Capitol Hill. (seattlepi.com file photo) We’ve lost local greats like Rainier and Pyramid to larger beer conglomerates.
Seattle City Council member Tom Rasmussen will not seek reelection, ending a City Hall career that has spanned more than a quarter-century during which he has been a councilman, council aide and director of the Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens.
Instead of suffering the figurative knife to the heart that was the first half of Sunday’s Seahawks game, a fan left the stadium mid-game only to be threatened with an actual knife by an excitable fellow fan, Seattle police say.
Hillary Clinton: She has big lead over Republican rivals for the White House, even if book on years at the State Department was a snoozer. Ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton impersonated Vladimir Putin and joked about a run for the White House during a Winnipeg gig on Tuesday, while a new national poll was giving her double digit leads over a 2016 field of potential Republican rivals.
Deputies arrested a man an woman Wednesday afternoon they believe are responsible for at least 12 armed robberies throughout south King County in recent months. The King County Sheriff’s Office issued a notice about the pair Dec.
Photographers at the Tacoma News Tribune were on scene early Thursday morning as the historic art deco ferry Kalakala completed its final voyage to the scrap yard. Decades of failed efforts to restore the iconic ferry resulted in the rusting ship meeting its ultimate fate.
Both first lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., made statements about the American dream at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. Decries inviting “a deportable to sit in place of honor at SOTU” Will host Republican presidential hopefuls this weekend.