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  • Seattle skateboard park keeps classic skater edge… but with a little structure

    Monday nights, the Parkrats Junior Varsity skate team warms up before their weekly 2-hour skate session. Kids ages 4-15 are coached by four instructors. They stretch, practice tricks and set goals for the day.

  • Snow falls on mountain passes as frigid fall temps continue ❄️❄️❄️

    SEATTLE, Wash. — If you’re headed over the pass, be prepared. As much as 2-6″ inches of snow could fall on Stevens Pass and Snoqualmie Pass by Friday afternoon. Snow continues to fall across WA Mt Passes. Be prepared for winter conditions. #SlowDown & increase your following distance #BeSafe #BeSmart pic.twitter.com/BQnXqGP1f5 — Trooper Brian Moore (@wspd6pio) October 13, 2017 A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through about 12 p.m. Friday. The high mountains will pick up more than a […]

  • World’s largest bounce house coming to Pierce County, but there’s a tiny problem

    The world's largest bounce house is on its way to Bonney Lake in Pierce County.

  • Seattle to ban plastic straws, utensils at restaurants next year

    An ordinance banning plastic straws and plastic utensils will take effect next year in Seattle.

  • Atlantic salmon escape: Anacortes anglers reeling fish in like never before

    Days after nets imploded on Cypress Island, releasing more than 300,000 farmed Atlantic salmon into the Puget Sound, fishermen have one thing to say: We've never seen anything like this. There are so many fish.

  • Man walking on SR 512 killed by truck, troopers say

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — A truck hit and killed a man walking on State Route 512 early Friday morning near Puyallup, state troopers say. The pickup was headed eastbound on SR-512 when it struck the man walking east of Canyon Road. Washington State Patrol troopers say the driver of the pickup was not injured. The age of the victim was not immediately known. Update: male pedestrian was walking in left lane when he was struck by the white pickup truck. Driver […]

  • Seattle’s mayor: Lenin statue needs to come down

    SEATTLE — Seattle’s mayor wants Fremont’s privately owned Lenin statue taken down, likening it to Confederate monuments as a symbol of “hate, racism and violence.” A day after a small group led by conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec called for the statue’s removal, Mayor Ed Murray agreed it should be taken from its spot in the Seattle neighborhood. “In the last few days, Seattleites have expressed concerns and frustration over symbols of hate, racism and violence that exist in our city. […]

  • First but not last? Lawsuit filed against Seattle’s tax on high income earners

    SEATTLE — Attorneys have filed the first of many possible lawsuits against Seattle’s plan to tax high income earners, the city attorney’s office confirmed Friday. Attorneys filed a lawsuit on behalf of investment manager Michael Kunath on July 14, just minutes after Mayor Ed Murray signed the ordinance with little fanfare. The suit alleges the city’s plan to levy a 2.25 percent tax on all income over $250,000 breaks state law prohibiting cities from collecting taxes on net income. Both […]

  • No scaredy cats here! Chehalis kitties hit the sled hill, hiking trails

    CHEHALIS, Wash. — Turns out the coolest cats in town are just that. Cats. Meet Weston and Ellinore. These six-month old Chehalis cats have a taste for adventure. Not afraid to jump in the snow or lead the way on a hike, they recently rose to fame when a video of Weston sledding with his owner Jesse Smith garnered more than 2 million views on YouTube. Smith, a professional photographer, told Q13 News that unlike some housecats, Ellinore and Weston have […]

  • Q13 News photographer captures amazing, rare skateboard trick

    A Q13 News photographer managed to capture a rare feat Monday evening. But, unless you're somewhat of a skateboarder, you might have missed it.