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What the hail? Rainfall batters Seattle again

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:39:17 UT

Weather forecasters predicted some convergence zone action would happen Wednesday, and if the 1 p.m. deluge of rain and a sprinkling of hail in central Seattle was any indication, they were right.




False reports of gunman put middle school on lockdown

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:51:54 UT

A Belfair middle school drew a large law enforcement response Wednesday morning on unconfirmed reports of an active shooter.







This is how fast Seattle has grown in the last five years

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:19:00 UT

Seattle's building boom is well underway, but here's a look at it from a bird's eye view of sorts that shows just how much the city has been building the last five years.




Fake money dispensed from Seattle ATM

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:57:14 UT




Was Cliff Mass right about March for Science?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:29:00 UT

Early hand-wringing among some scientists fretting that the March for Science would harm the cause of science tended to center on one key issue: There was no way the march would not be political, because it inevitably would come off as anti-Trump.




Connelly: Judge blocks Trump order defunding sanctuary cities

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:13:47 UT

A federal judge in California has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction, blocking an executive order by President Trump withholding federal money from cities that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.




Late night on Capitol Hill? Parking will cost you

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:08:21 UT

Parking will cost you if you stay for the night life on Cap Hill later this year.




Washington's marijuana sales bumped 79 percent on 4/20

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:08:03 UT

Well good job Washington stoners, you lived up to the hype. This year's 4/20 involved a mammoth jump in daily sales revenue, no matter how you slice it.




Accused downtown robber connected to cop shooting charged as adult

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:01:24 UT

The 17-year-old girl whose brother was killed while exchanging gunfire with police in downtown Seattle Thursday afternoon is charged as an adult for the robbery and cop assault that precipitated the shooting.




Connelly: West's leaders burned by Trump's forest fire budget

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:23:30 UT

Western political leaders try to light a fire under President Trump on how to more effectively fight wildfires and forest fires.  Climate change has led to catastrophic recent fire seasons.




Is a gum wall coming to Portland?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:31:25 UT







Seattle Erotic Arts Festival returns this weekend

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:54:09 UT

Seattle Center's annual Erotic Arts Festival returns this weekend, April 28-30. Artwork from around the world will be on display, with performance art and classes for attendees.




Is that a tree stump on Mars? Alien hunters think so

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:37:00 UT

Forget artifacts of ancient civilizations, statues, vents from civilizations or creatures living underground, how about "evidence" of an ancient forest?