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Navy's penis problems not limited to last week's skywriting

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:43:26 UT

A report from The Washington Post resurfaced a 2014 investigation against the precision flight team that's a mainstay of Seattle's annual SeaFair celebrations. According to the investigation, members of the Blue Angels painted a penis on the roof of a trailer near the team's training grounds in El Centro, California. The blue-and-gold phallus was apparently meant to be an inside joke for the team, but it was large enough to be spotted on satellite imagery from Google Maps.

Connelly: Inslee finds ally in Victoria gov. against massive proposed oil pipeline

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:28:09 UT

Gov. Jay Inslee sharply criticizes a huge, 890,000-barrels-a-day Canadian pipeline that would send oil tankers through the Salish Sea.  Inslee is meeting Tuesday in Victoria with British Columbia Premier John Horgan, a sharp critic of the pipeline.

Up to 5 inches of rain could trigger flooding near Seattle this week

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:57:01 UT

An unseasonably warm spell this week could turn mountain snow to mountain rain, pushing area rivers over their banks as the water moves into the lowlands.

Two windsurfers rescued off of Kayak Point

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:10:57 UT

Two windsurfers who were reported missing Sunday afternoon off of Kayak Point in Stanwood have been rescued, according to Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

Watch: A tour from the bottom of the Ballard Locks

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 UT

The large chamber of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard was drained this week so the Army Corps of Engineers can inspect and clean the 100-year-old structure, the busiest locks system in the country. The annual draining reveals a glimpse of the sea-anemone-covered floor, and a trip inside gives you an appreciation of the incredible scale of the 55-foot deep, 85-foot wide and 800-feet long chamber.

Seattle through Anthony Bourdain's eyes

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:04:13 UT

If the number of recent transplants is any indication, Seattle is a real charmer. We've got great food, good climate, quality weed — as it turns out, it was enough to charm even Anthony Bourdain.

3 bodies found in Sammamish house; murder-suicide suspected

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:52:30 UT

Three bodies were found inside a home here Saturday night, and authorities say it may be a case of murder suicide.

Investigators: D.B. Cooper letter confirms suspect, FBI cover-up

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:27:00 UT

An independent team of investigators looking into the D.B. Cooper case has come forward with a fifth letter, allegedly from Cooper, that they say shows there was an FBI cover-up in the case.

Wild grilled-cheese recipes compete at Magnuson Park

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:29:46 UT

The Grilled Cheese Grand Prix took over Magnuson Park Hangar 30 Friday and Saturday. The event aimed to bring local food trucks, ingredient suppliers, vendors and libations under one roof for one theme: gooey cheese and bread.

Police: Woman shot at Kent sports bar

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:01:29 UT

A woman was taken to the hospital after an early morning shooting at Gator's Sports Bar & Grill in Kent, according to the Kent Police Department.

2 taken into custody after party bus breaks down on I-5

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:51:12 UT

A night on a party bus turned into a trip to jail for two men in Tukwila on Friday night.

Connelly: British Columbia resumes wolf kill that Miley Cyrus could not stop

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:07:55 UT

Over the third winter in a row, British Columbia is launching a program to kill wolves from the air and trap them on the ground.  The program is justified as a means of protecting endangered mountain caribou.  One killing ground, in the Southern Selkirks, is located near the Washington border.

Young man implicated in Seattle mom's slaying freed

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:56:43 UT

Arshawn Mason, who turned himself in Monday in a 2016 South Seattle homicide case, was released from jail Thursday evening while prosecutors continue to investigate the case.

Oh $!&@: Roadside defecation ends in disaster

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:50:36 UT

It was a fecal fall. A toileting tumble. A pooping plummet. Early Thursday morning at an Olympia, Washington, parking lot, a man perched above a ravine to defecate. An unfortunate slip midway through, and he found himself in an uncontrolled decent.