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    Snoqualmie and Stevens passes re-open; White Pass opening also expected today

    SEATTLE — Order was being restored to Washington’s three major mountain passes late Friday morning, after all three were closed overnight. The eastbound lanes of I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass opened around 1 a.m., and the westbound lanes opened just before 11 a.m. .@SnoqualmiePass open in both directions. Be prepared to drive in slushy conditions https://t.co/epj35Af0Fq — WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) February 10, 2017 Just after 12:30 p.m., Stevens Pass opened as well. The Tumwater Canyon section of Highway 2, however, remained closed […]

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    More than 150 school districts delayed or closed because of dangerous, icy roads

    SEATTLE — Icy roads caused more than 150 school districts to either delay or cancel school altogether on Tuesday. Some of the major districts include: Seattle Public Schools – 2 Hours Late, No preschool, Buses on snow routes Tacoma SD – 2 Hours Late, No AM Headstart, No out-of-district transportation Everett Public Schools – 2 Hours Late, No out-of-district transportation Lakewood SD – 2 Hours Late, No out-of-district transportation. On Limited Routes Bremerton SD – 2 Hours Late, No AM […]

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    The secret language of emojis: What kids are really saying in texts

    SEATTLE — Check your emails or texts and you can clearly see more and more of us are using emojis instead of words these days. So are our kids, and some are using a secret emoji language that parents may be clueless about. There are hundreds of emojis, and cyber experts say kids are starting to use some as a secret code that parents can’t necessarily figure out. And one symbol can mean several different things. For instance, a frog […]

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    Authorities identify 3 found dead in burned Kitsap County home

    BREMERTON, Wash. — Authorities on Tuesday identified three of four people who were found dead in burned Kitsap County home. Investigators are hoping someone will come forward with tips on what may have led to the murders. The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims found dead near Lake Tahuyeh Friday night as Hunter Schaap, 16, Johnathon Higgins, 16, and Christale Lynn Careaga, 37. Kitsap County sheriff’s deputies found the three victims in a burned home Friday night and another in a charred pickup truck […]

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    New innovative preschool opens its doors, only there are no doors

    One of the rainiest fall seasons on record, and a pretty frigid winter so far around the northwest. But the harsh weather is not stopping an innovative new preschool that uses the great outdoors as a classroom. Tiny Trees Preschool created a partnership with Seattle Parks, and utilizes several area parks to allow kids to explore their surrounding in trees, and on trails. “Preschool is the perfect time for children to be learning in this natural space,” said Katherine Miller, the lead […]

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    Wrong-way crash involving ambulance kills driver on I-5

    SEATTLE — Investigators are looking into what caused the driver of an SUV to go the wrong way on I-5 through Seattle Wednesday morning, leading to a head-on crash with an ambulance. The crash killed the female driver of the SUV, and injured the two ambulance workers and their patient. They were taken to Harborview Medical Center with minor injuries. All northbound lanes of I-5 were shut down near Michigan Street for several hours following the crash. A trooper witnessed […]

  • Deadly house fire in Snohomish

    The 16000  OF Roosevelt Rd. remains shut down as fire investigators look into a deadly house fire. An elderly couple was inside the house when the fire began. The woman inside made it out unhurt. Deputies were first to arrive and tried to get into the house, but the fire and smoke pushed them back. Firefighters were eventually able to pull a man in his 90’s out. They performed CPR on the man but were unable to save him. Investigators […]

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    Fire breaks out at Snohomish home, killing elderly man inside

    SNOHOMISH, Wash. — A man in his 90s was killed in a house fire early Tuesday morning in Snohomish. Firefighters were called to a home in the 19000 block of Roosevelt Road. Authorities say an elderly couple was inside the home when the fire broke out. A woman was able to escape, but the man was not. Medics performed CPR on the man but were unable to revive him. Firefighters say the TV was on fire when they went inside the home, […]

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    Customers seeing more security following mall stabbing

    LYNNWOOD– Lots of shoppers are heading back to the mall following Christmas, but in Lynnwood, Alderwood Mall is re-opening following a stabbing there on Christmas Eve. Police say a 30-year old shopper was stabbed outside the J.C. Penney store. The victim was apparently trying to break up a fight between two teens and the 19-year old suspect turned on him with a knife. Other shoppers jumped in to stop the attack. Police call it an isolated incident, but with more […]

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    Doctors, family, give update on Mount Vernon officer shot in line of duty

    Friday afternoon, the family and physicians of Michael McClaughry will talk about his condition eight days after the Mount Vernon police officer was shot in the head responding to a call. McClaughry remains in critical, but stable condition at Harborview Medical Center. Investigators say Ernesto Rivas Senior shot McClaughry as police responded to his home following the shooting of what officers call a rival gang member by two teens. Police say those teens then barricaded themselves in Rivas’ home. Court records say he […]