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  • The King County Sheriff's Office said human remains were found in these woods near White Center Thursday. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    Human remains found near White Center could be tied to case of missing woman

    WHITE CENTER — Human remains have been discovered in the woods near White Center and could be tied to a larger investigation for a missing woman. Detectives are investigating it as a possible homicide. The remains were found in the woods behind an apartment complex in the Top Hat neighborhood. “People who live around here, we have kids, and we have to be concerned about that,” said Andrea Vielle, a neighbor who saw the crime scene pop up right next […]

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    WATCH: Rising Skokomish River floods road; salmon swim across it

    SHELTON, Wash. — It was a nervous dance for drivers on the Skokomish Valley Road Wednesday night — as much of it seemed to melt into the Skokomish River. Some treaded gingerly along the flooded road, while others plowed right through. “It’s about a foot and a half deep,” said Alex Morris from his truck as he headed into town, a tad worried that with more rain he might not be able to make it back home. “There’s some … […]

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    Urgent Care clinics prepare for Ebola

    SHORELINE, Wash. — These days, when we’re feeling under the weather, a lot of us head to Urgent Care clinics instead of hospital emergency rooms. And since Ebola symptoms can be similar to the flu or other viruses, staff at those clinics are bracing for the possibility that a patient could show up at their doors. Jeremy Sjolseth, manager at Immediate Care in Shoreline, said, “There is a chance, if it does become a more widespread outbreak, which of course, […]

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    Multicare Health’s staff training nurses how to mobilize for Ebola while staying safe

    AUBURN — The MultiCare Health System in the South Sound is scrambling to make sure it’s nurses and medical staff are fully prepared for the Ebola virus. The company’s training staff has dropped what they were doing this week, and are going to clinics and ERs all over the area to teach nurses how to protect themselves. There are more then 11,000 workers in MultiCare system. In a cramped break room at the Auburn Medical Center, ER nurse Shawna Harding […]

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    Buyer beware: King County going after men who buy sex

    SEATTLE — Buyer beware. In the war on prostitution, King County is now going after the men looking to buy sex, while getting help for those in the sex trade. “These girls are exploited over and over and over again,” said Noel Gomez, a former prostitute who now helps other women and girls get out of the lifestyle. “Now, finally there’s some protection and some hope for these women.” Gomez says that’s because police and prosecutors are no longer targeting […]

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    1 critical, 3 seriously injured in Tacoma crash after bank robbery

    TACOMA — A suspected bank robber in a black SUV sped out into J Street near 11th and got broadsided by a white van in a violent crash Tuesday that left the suspect in critical condition and three others less seriously injured, police said. The driver of the black SUV, police said, had just robbed a nearby bank and, when he spotted a police cruiser on patrol, took off at a high rate of speed through a few alleyways. Police […]

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    Young Seahawks fan’s wish comes true

    RENTON, Wash. — When 11-year-old James Tardif stepped out of the limo at Seahawks headquarters, he was blasted with snapshots and cheers. It felt like the arrival of a first-round draft pick. But on this day, he was just as special, courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Alaska and Washington. Like any great football player, James has battled adversity. The past few years, he’s been fighting for his life against leukemia. “He did it with a smile on his face […]

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    Biden hails Renton Technical College for providing ‘pathways back into the middle class’

    RENTON — In just his third week as a student at Renton Technical College, James Cantway had the honor of introducing the vice president of the United States, Joe Biden. “James, I’m proud of you, pal,” said Biden as he stepped up to the podium Thursday. The vice president told the crowd he appreciates what Cantway is doing with his life, as a single dad, back at school, and training for a better job. Biden was also a single dad […]

  • West Seattle parents rally, raise about $90,000 to keep beloved first-grade teacher

    SEATTLE — Some parents in West Seattle have pulled off nothing short of a miracle to keep a popular first-grade teacher from being transferred. Wednesday was the deadline to raise around $90,000 to pay for a new teacher at a nearby school and keep their first-grade teacher at Gatewood Elementary. The Seattle School District wanted to move the teacher to Fairmount Park Elementary to ease classroom overcrowding. The district conducted a student count and found Gatewood had fewer students this […]