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Brittney Griner back home in US after prisoner swap with Russia Fri, 09 Dec 2022 11:05:18 GMT
The plane's touchdown brings an end to a months-long saga that has sat in the public view for months, since Griner was arrested in February.


Renton brewpub says it will hold monthly Drag Queen Story Hour despite harassment Fri, 09 Dec 2022 07:17:17 GMT
Founder Marley Rall says The Brewmaster's Taproom recently received an influx of insults and threats about the monthly event.


MultiCare building new neighborhood emergency room in Bremerton Fri, 09 Dec 2022 06:19:55 GMT
The new facility will have 10 patient rooms, four observation rooms and onsite radiology services, including X-ray, ultrasound and CT scans.


Suspect wanted in connection to fatal Tacoma shooting arrested in Spokane Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:24:07 GMT
The 25-year-old allegedly shot a man in a homeless encampment on Nov. 21.


Mauna Loa lava no longer imminent threat to Hawaii highway Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:21:15 GMT
Lava from Mauna Loa, which began erupting Nov. 27 after being quiet for 38 years, was less than 2 miles from one of Hawaii's main roads


West Seattle couple puts on huge holiday display with thousands of lights Fri, 09 Dec 2022 02:48:24 GMT
The display, which includes more than 44,000 LED lights, is synched to music which spectators can listen to on their radio.


'They have all this untapped potential': First state library for incarcerated youth to open in January Fri, 09 Dec 2022 02:29:48 GMT
At Echo Glen Children's Center, a state library will soon open for some of Washington’s incarcerated youth.


Landlord found guilty in West Seattle suitcase murders Fri, 09 Dec 2022 02:26:56 GMT
Michael Lee Dudley, 62, killed Jessica Lewis, 35, and Austin Wenner, 27. The remains of Lewis and Wenner were found in bags on Alki on June 19, 2020.


Lawsuit says medics waited for police escort outside home while man had heart attack Fri, 09 Dec 2022 02:12:03 GMT
The lawsuit said medics arrived six minutes after the initial 911 call, but did not enter for 13 minutes because they were waiting for a police escort.


84-year-old woman honored by the City of Seattle for covering up graffiti Fri, 09 Dec 2022 02:08:02 GMT
84-year-old Marie Kjeldtoft spends her days painting over graffiti in Seattle neighborhoods.


Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer testifies in his criminal trial Fri, 09 Dec 2022 01:38:46 GMT
On Wednesday, Wendy Troyer spoke about the impact of the trial on their family and said she wants it to end.


SpaceX gives rival's internet satellites ride to orbit Fri, 09 Dec 2022 01:05:22 GMT
SpaceX agreed to launch satellites for OneWeb after the British company broke ties with Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.


House passes defense bill scrapping COVID vaccine mandate Fri, 09 Dec 2022 00:57:16 GMT
To win bipartisan support for the bill, Democrats agreed to Republican demands to scrap the requirement for service members to get a COVID-19 vaccination.


A Vancouver teen died after a fentanyl overdose at school, but it wasn't reported to police for over a month Fri, 09 Dec 2022 00:19:45 GMT
KGW used public records and conversations with the student’s family to piece together what happened in a high school bathroom, and why it wasn't shared


Police seeking car believed to be in area of quadruple murder of Idaho students Fri, 09 Dec 2022 00:10:14 GMT
A white 2011-2013 Hyundai Elantra with an unknown license plate is being sought by Moscow PD.


Yes, Amazon Alexa's tip your driver feature is real Thu, 08 Dec 2022 23:39:55 GMT
For a limited time, the new “Alexa, thank my driver” feature lets people send a $5 tip to their delivery person at no cost to the customer.


FTC sues to stop Microsoft acquisition of video game company Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:46:06 GMT
Microsoft announced the merger deal in January but has faced months of resistance from Sony, which makes the competing PlayStation console.


Shingles shot will be free for people with Medicare Part D starting January 2023 Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:19:05 GMT
Many Medicare Part D prescription drug plans currently require at least a copayment for the shingles vaccine. But that will change beginning Jan. 1, 2023.


Yes, the U.S. has swapped prisoners with Russia before Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:13:50 GMT
On Dec. 7, Brittney Griner was released as the latest example of a prisoner swap between the U.S. and Russia.


Who was the 'Boy in the Box'? Victim's identity revealed 66 years later Thu, 08 Dec 2022 21:58:27 GMT
The "Boy in the Box" case is Philadelphia's oldest unsolved homicide and has haunted the community and police department for decades.


Paul Whelan family issues statement after prisoner swap frees Griner Thu, 08 Dec 2022 21:57:59 GMT
As he announced the deal for Griner’s release, President Biden said that Russia was "treating Paul's case differently than Brittney's."


Al Roker shares health update after latest hospitalization Thu, 08 Dec 2022 21:56:49 GMT
The "Today" show co-anchor was first hospitalized last month because of blood clots in his leg and lungs.


Hurricane Ridge Day Lodge to receive $10.8 million in renovations Thu, 08 Dec 2022 21:53:09 GMT
The Great American Outdoors Act will fund safety and accessibility repairs at the lodge.


King County Metro removes 126 buses from service due to manufacturing issue Thu, 08 Dec 2022 21:48:01 GMT
Two Metro operators identified an issue with the steering system in some vehicles, and no accidents or injuries occurred as a result of it.


I-90 reopens over Snoqualmie Pass after hours-long closure Thu, 08 Dec 2022 20:42:57 GMT
The westbound closure of I-90 was lengthy due to repairs that needed to be made to a concrete barrier.


No, not all payment app transactions of $600 need to be reported to the IRS Thu, 08 Dec 2022 19:47:03 GMT
What you need to know if you received non-taxable money through a cash app, and you still receive a 1099-K form.


Brittney Griner's release celebrated by basketball world Thu, 08 Dec 2022 19:19:33 GMT
“It's been a long, horrible ordeal and we really look forward to her return and hearing her voice,” WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said.


No, the Respect for Marriage Act doesn’t legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states Thu, 08 Dec 2022 17:14:57 GMT
The Respect for Marriage Act ensures marriage is recognized federally, regardless of sex, race or ethnicity. Here is what the bill does and doesn’t do.


Same-sex marriage protection bill passes House, Biden expected to sign soon Thu, 08 Dec 2022 16:38:50 GMT
The bill to protect same-sex unions had a robust and unexpected show of support from Republicans, showing how the issue has evolved in recent decades.


Businesses aren’t legally allowed to sell your email after you unsubscribe from their mailing list Thu, 08 Dec 2022 16:28:25 GMT
The CAN-SPAM Act prohibits businesses that send commercial emails from selling an email address after a person has requested to opt out of receiving future emails.


'It was deliberate': Power grid stations in Pacific Northwest fall victim to recent attacks Thu, 08 Dec 2022 16:26:34 GMT
Washington law enforcement sources say they received a memo from the FBI warning them about attacks to power stations in the Pacific Northwest.


Who is Viktor Bout? Russian arms dealer freed for Brittney Griner release Thu, 08 Dec 2022 15:25:08 GMT
Bout, whose exploits inspired the Nicolas Cage movie “Lord of War,” has steadfastly proclaimed his innocence.


Pausing breast cancer treatment for pregnancy appears safe Thu, 08 Dec 2022 15:12:18 GMT
Though more common in older women, breast cancer is increasingly diagnosed during childbearing years for reasons that aren’t clear.


UK royals brace as Harry-Meghan doc promises 'full truth' Thu, 08 Dec 2022 14:30:45 GMT
Netflix released the first three hour-long episodes on Thursday, with three more due Dec. 15.


1 dies in crash near Lumen Field, alcohol believed to be a factor Thu, 08 Dec 2022 14:06:13 GMT
Police believe alcohol was a factor in the deadly crash early Thursday morning.


WNBA star Brittney Griner freed in prisoner swap with Russia Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:31:08 GMT
Griner's monthslong imprisonment in Russia on drug charges brought unprecedented attention to the population of wrongful detainees.


5 things to know Thursday Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:30:47 GMT
Metro bus safety concerns; Southern Resident orcas' rights; Boeing's future in Everett; Auburn Way dangerous curve; Mariners to host HBCU all-star showdown.


Celine Dion diagnosed with rare, incurable neurological disorder Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:01:35 GMT
As it worsens, the condition ultimately leaves sufferers as "human statues" who are unable to walk or talk as the disease locks their bodies into rigid positions.


China cautiously embraces looser COVID-19 policies Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:12:32 GMT
In a move that caught many by surprise, China announced a potentially major easing of its rigid "zero-COVID" restrictions, without formally abandoning the policy.


Hundreds of businesses apply for grants from Seattle to repair storefront damage Thu, 08 Dec 2022 06:35:20 GMT
Seattle businesses struggling with break-ins are resorting to not carrying cash and other tactics to deter thieves.


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