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  1. No. 14 Washington St brings improved defense into Apple CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 |

    Washington State has been turning heads with its offense for years and this season the defense has been doing the same. The 14th-ranked Cougars are hoping that improved stopping power will help them flip the script in the Apple Cup, where Washington State is playing for a spot in the Pac-12 championship game while No.


  2. Downtown Seattle bus station being sold for convention spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 |

    The Metropolitan King County Council has voted to sell a 4-acre bus station in downtown Seattle to make way for the Washington State Convention Center. The Seattle Times reports the council voted Monday to sell the station for $162 million.


  3. 'Deadliest Catch' star arrested after alleged assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 |

    Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen was arrested after he allegedly spat on an Uber driver in Seattle and kicked and dented the driver's car upon learning he couldn't pay cash for his ride home. The Seattle Times reports the 51-year-old had been in the Ballard neighborhood celebrating Norway's Constitution Day with family and was arrested early Thursday at his Shoreline home.


  4. 1 dead when car crashes into Seattle assisted-living homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 |

    Authorities say a woman was killed when she was pinned beneath a car that crashed into an assisted-living home in North Seattle. The Seattle Times reports the 72-year-old woman was sitting in a chair in her bedroom when the car went through an exterior wall Tuesday morning.


  5. Poop in Puget Sound sickened customers but really hurt oystermena s livelihoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 |

    Geoduck clams are kept fresh in seawater after being harvested near Harstine Island, Wash., in Puget Sound in this March 23, 2015, file photo. Washington state officials, environmental advocates and others are warning of dire environmental and economic consequences if President Donald Trump's cuts to Puget Sound and other environmental programs go through as proposed in his first budget.


  6. 2 officers shot in Seattle, location of gunman unclearRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    Two Seattle police officers were shot Thursday while responding to a downtown robbery, authorities said. The location of the gunman was unclear.


  7. Seattle tunnel machine reaches end of long, troubled journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 |

    Water pours from the base and a cloud of water vapor and concrete dust forms as a massive tunneling machine nears breaking through a five-foot wide concrete wall into the disassembly pit for the State Route 99 highway, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, under Seattle. After tunneling more than 9,000 feet and building an outer tunnel wall as it moved forward, the boring machine finished digging what will be a two-mile, double-decker traffic tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way viaduct, damaged in an earthquake in 2001.


  8. Giant drill boring Seattle tunnel nears finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 |

    Twenty-nine months late, the massive drill boring a new Highway 99 tunnel below Seattle is almost done with its work. The Seattle Times reports that the drill, known as "Bertha," is expected to chew through a concrete retaining wall in the next few days and emerge into daylight, ending a 1.75-mile dig that's part of a project to replace the elevated, earthquake-prone Alaskan Way Viaduct along the city's waterfront.


  9. Like Pike Place but not the drive to Seattle? Pasco eyed for public marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 |

    An effort to build a Pike Place-inspired market in the Tri-Cities has been renewed, with two potential locations in Pasco. Advocates of a public market are eying the Columbia River waterfront, just east of the cable bridge, or the downtown area, and the Port of Pasco and the city are on board with the idea.


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