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  • With Lake Union becoming more crowded, new buoys installed to mark seaplane runway

    SEATTLE — Some say the seaplanes that take off and land from Lake Union are a big part of what Seattle is all about. “The float planes are a nostalgia of Seattle. You can’t take away the float plane. It`s a big part of the city,” said James Baker, general manager of Seattle Boat Company. “I’ve grown up here and this lake is busier and busier every year and the boats get bigger and all of that,” said Baker. But […]

  • Family, Seattle settle lawsuit for $13 million over deadly DUI crash

    SEATTLE — It was five years ago when the lives of a family were changed forever. Back in 2013 a mother, her 10-day-old son and her in-laws were hit by a drunken driver in Seattle’s Wedgwood neighborhood. On Tuesday, the Schulte family and the city of Seattle announced they have settled a lawsuit out of court for $13 million — $6.5 million coming from the city, and the rest coming from the city’s insurance carriers. “I don`t think I’ve ever […]

  • Industrial hemp being used to build home in Bellingham

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — If you’re thinking of remodeling your home, using hemp likely didn’t come to mind. However, a company remodeling a home in Bellingham is hoping to change minds, by using what’s called “hempcrete.” The use of industrial hemp actually dates back to Roman times, when builders would use the strain of Cannabis sativa, a flowering plant, to build. This particular strain of hemp requires it to be grown outdoors and is longer than a different version that is […]

  • Washington mulls whether to legalize sports gambling

    SEATTLE – The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting. A decision Monday struck down a 1992 law prohibiting most states from allowing gambling on sports. The court ruled that the law violated the state’s rights to control their own policies. Five states closely watching the decision already have laws on the books to allow sports betting in the coming weeks: Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Delaware may also move […]

  • Colman Dock construction ramping up for the summer

    SEATTLE — If you plan to take the ferry from Seattle to either Bremerton or Bainbridge Island, be prepared for more construction at Colman Dock. The changes are expected to ramp up in a couple of weeks and into the summer. According to officials, the construction will affect both passengers who walk onto the ferry as well as drivers. “We are replacing the dock and the building, and making a brand new facility that will be much better equipped during […]

  • Microsoft Build opens in Seattle with focus on artificial intelligence and cloud computing.

    SEATTLE — An estimated 6,000 app and computer developers have converged at the Washington State Convention Center for an event called Microsoft Build. During the keynote address, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Monday set the tone for the conference. “The world is becoming a computer,” said Nadella. “Computing is getting embedded in every person, place and thing.” And while that may sound scary for some, for Satya, addressing the developers in the room, he sees it both as an opportunity […]

  • Jewish community disappointed in city council member’s response to cemetery concerns

    SEATTLE — Members of the Jewish community in north Seattle said Tuesday they were disappointed by the response they got from a City Council member to their complaints of drug addicts and homeless people leaving used needles, trash and feces on the grounds of their cemetery. Members were expecting to speak to council member Debora Juarez directly, but instead two of her staff members showed up to listen to their concerns. “I wouldn’t have sent out an email to the […]

  • Seattle’s Jewish community still waiting for answers on cemetery vandalism

    SEATTLE — Members of Seattle’s Jewish community continue to seek answers as to why they feel the city and police haven’t done more to stop the desecration, vandalism and theft at a North Seattle Jewish cemetery. A group consisting of members of the Bikur Cholim Machzikay Hadath Synagogue, groundskeepers from Evergreen Washelli Cemetery and people from Northwest Hospital and Medical Center were gathered at the Bikur Cholim cemetery, expecting to meet with Seattle City Council member Debora Juarez. They were […]

  • North Seattle Jewish cemetery dealing with drug addict mess

    SEATTLE — Groundskeepers at a Jewish cemetery in north Seattle say they are constantly having to clean up needles, trash, and human feces left behind by drug addicts and homeless people. It’s gotten to the point where they said they’re not only fed up with that, but also with what they call the lack of response by police and the city. This is considered holy and sacred ground for Seattle’s Jewish community. Two cemeteries right across the street from each […]

  • South Sound family shares educational challenges for son with autism

    For parents of children with autism it is a challenge to not only handle the daily tasks of everyday life, but to also find the right education for their kids. One family in the south Sound believes more needs to be done to give kids with autism the education they need. On a sunny Spring day in Tacoma, we met with Catherine Young and her son Carter. She said the good days are something she does not take for granted. […]