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  • Thieves ruin a Halloween tradition in Magnolia neighborhood

    SEATTLE — Thieves have stolen thousands of dollars’ worth of Halloween decorations, ruining a tradition in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood. For the past 12 years, Tom Canning has decorated an alley behind his home. We aren’t just talking about a few little items here and there — he would deck out the entire alley. It included animatronic witches and zombies.  He even dressed up and would walk around with a chainsaw.  It was a huge hit for the kids in the […]

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    Ground broken for huge composite wing plant for Boeing 777x

    EVERETT — Construction is under way for a new composite wing center at Boeing’s Everett plant. The 1 million-square-foot facility will manufacture wings for the new, state-of-the-art 777x airliner. Boeing Commercial Aircraft President, Ray Conner says the new facility is the largest of its kind and represents the future of the Boeing Co. in the Puget Sound. “This million-square-foot facility is going to house a world-class team who is going to build one of the most phenomenal wings in the […]

  • Mercer Island business bounce back after E. coli scare (VIDEO)

  • ‘He didn’t expect me to fight back:’ Everett woman fends off attacker

    EVERETT — A woman was out for a walk early Sunday morning when a man attacked her, but she fought him off. Police arrested the suspect short time later. The attack happened around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.  Melanie Allen was walking her dog when a man came up behind her and tried to pick her up and tried to take her behind a convenient store. “[I] pushed him with this hand and hit him in the face with that hand and I think […]

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    Montlake ramps to nowhere set for demolition; land will go back to Arboretum

    SEATTLE — The 50-year-old ramps to nowhere in Montlake will be demolished this weekend. The ramps were part of a canceled project called the R.H. Thomson Expressway.  The ramps cut through the Washington Park Arboretum.  Now the relics are coming down to make way for a new, 1.2-mile “west approach bridge north.”  It connects the 520 Bridge to Montlake. The project is set to be completed in 2017; the approach bridge will carry three lanes of westbound traffic and will […]

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    Tornado warning issued in Pierce Co after waterspout touches down

    Pierce County, WA — A rare sight that shocked many onlookers as a waterspout touches down in the water near Anderson Island.  The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning, the first in more than 17 years. The waterspout was first spotted around 12:10 pm.  Onlookers described the clouds turning dark and watched as the waterspout took shape.    Aaron Hatley was golfing at Home Course in Dupont and had a front row seat to the event. “I was really excited about […]

  • Jourdan Bradley, 24, of Everett, was killed Friday when her Corvette slammed into a tree off of I-5. (Photo: Facebook)

    WSP: 24-year-old Everett woman killed, passenger critically injured in I-5 crash

    EVERETT — The driver of a 1969 Corvette involved in an incident with an SUV in the northbound lanes of I-5 near Everett Mall lost control of her car, veered off the highway and slammed into tree Friday, killing herself and critically injuring her 31-year-old passenger, the Washington State Patrol said. However, reports of racing being a factor have been denied by her father, who says he was just a few cars behind her vehicle when the crash occurred. The […]

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    JBLM joins in fight against Ebola in West Africa

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD — JBLM’s Air Force Reserves 446th Airlift Wing is taking part in supply operations  to West Africa in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus. One of the first crews in the C-17 Globemasters to land in Liberia brought in supplies to help establish a base of operation.  Capt. Franklin Sevey piloted the C-17. “We were bringing in an initial airfield evaluation team and they evaluated the airfield for future missions bringing in cargo,” Sevey said. The […]

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    Seattle firefighter who lost toes in accident back on job thanks to an amazing technology

    GIG HARBOR, Wash. — In July 2013, Seattle firefighter Matt Runte was riding his motorcycle when a car ran a red light and T-boned him. The accident severely injured his foot, to the point he had to have two toes amputated. “My motorcycle boot was blown out at the forefoot because it had been crushed,” Runte said Wednesday. Matt is an avid runner and, with this injury, he faced the prospect of never being able to run again or fight […]