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  • High school students in Shoreline tackle tough issues adults often avoid

    At a time when it seems harder and harder for us to talk about tough subjects like race, religion, and politics, students at one local high school are making the effort. At Shorecrest High school in Shoreline they have created a forum open to all students that meets once a month. “We’re just trying to listen, and realize we can co-exist if we are willing to listen to one another,” said Nathan Nzanga, a senior at Shorecrest. “It was hard […]

  • Family of musician Chris Cornell disputes he killed himself

    DETROIT — Rock musician Chris Cornell’s wife on Friday disputed “inferences” that the rocker killed himself in a Detroit hotel room, saying he may have taken more of an anti-anxiety drug than he was prescribed. The Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office said Cornell — the lead singer in Soundgarden and Audioslave — hanged himself Wednesday after performing at a concert. But Cornell’s family said that without toxicology test results completed they don’t know what caused his death. Vicky Cornell, Cornell’s wife, said […]

  • Fidget Toys: Classroom tool, or distraction?

    Some teachers have banned fidget toys from their classrooms, viewing them as a distraction to other students, but all that could be changing.

  • Legendary Seattle comics shop in crisis

    This is a big weekend for comic book fans. Saturday is Free Comic Book Day. It started 15 years ago as a way to breathe some life into your local comic book store, but it may not be enough to save a legendary Seattle shop. Perry Plush started Zanadu Comics 41 years ago in downtown Seattle, a place where fans could spend minutes, or hours searching for their favorite titles and characters. “This has really been a niche business,” said […]

  • Woman killed in Seattle stabbing

    SEATTLE — Police arrested a suspect after a woman was found stabbed to death in Seattle. Authorities responded to the Ballard neighborhood early Friday morning and found a woman with stab wounds to the chest. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where she died. She was believed to be about 30. Seattle police say a man was arrested and the investigation continues. No further details have been released.

  • Kenmore neighbors: Traffic planters not safe

    KENMORE, Wash. — Ever since tolls began on SR 520 and 405, Kenmore has seen a big uptick in traffic, as people try to bypass those highways. The city is trying to come up with ways to slow those cars down, while keeping pedestrians and bicyclists safe. But some of the solutions have unintended consequences, and some neighbors say the planters have created a bigger danger. “They’re an obstruction, they’re in the road and they shouldn’t be in the road,” said […]

  • NOAA report: Orcas still struggling, 3 primary factors to blame

    SEATTLE — They are icons of the Northwest, but a decade-long study shows the orcas in the Puget Sound are still in trouble. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its research report Wednesday. Since the 1990s, the number of the endangered southern resident killer whales  has dropped from 99 to just 80. NOAA’s research found three primary factors hurting the animals: pollution, a decline in their primary food source, Chinook salmon, and boat noise. “It confirms the view that […]

  • RV fire under West Seattle Bridge raises safety concerns in wake of Atlanta freeway collapse

    WEST SEATTLE — Nobody was hurt after a fire at a homeless RV camp underneath the West Seattle Bridge, but it has raised concerns in the wake of the recent I-85 bridge collapse in Atlanta. A witness showed Q13 News video of the fire which showed flames high enough to reach the bridge for about 20 minutes. Firefighters arrived, put out the fire and made sure nobody was injured. Just last week the city cleared out part of homeless encampments in […]

  • Push to give out free lock boxes to marijuana users

    Online they are everywhere -- marijuana lock boxes -- for sale in every shape and size. They are perfect for the parent who doesn’t want their kids to have access to their stash of marijuana products, including edibles.

  • No Regrets: Cancer survivor pursues music dreams

    Seattle’s newest pop quartet, The Regrets, is playing at clubs throughout Seattle. But the band’s guitarist, Brock Gates, is trying to live with no regrets after his life changing diagnosis of leukemia. “It obviously pushed me to get out of my comfort zone,” said Gates. “It was pretty scary getting on stage those first couple times.” But not nearly as scary as that diagnosis in July of 2015. Despite suffering symptoms including fatigue, bruising, and abdominal pain, Gates never suspected […]