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    Body found floating in Baker Lake, where a fisherman vanished July 13

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A body was recovered from Baker Lake Friday, and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office suspected it could be a missing 42-year-old fisherman who vanished July 13. At about 1 p.m. Friday, boaters on Baker Lake reported that there appeared to be a body floating about 100 feet from shore at the north end of the lake, the sheriff’s office said.  The body was later recovered. In a news release, the sheriff’s office provided details of the fisherman […]

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    About 20 people displaced, one person injured in fire at mobile home park in SeaTac

    SEATAC, Wash. — About 20 people were displaced when a car fire spread to at least five mobile homes in SeaTac Friday night, a fire official said. One person was slightly injured. Randy Droppert, the public information officer for Kent Fire, said it appeared that the fire in the 20400 block of International Boulevard started when a man came home from work, parked his work vehicle under a carport and then left in his private car.  The work vehicle apparently […]

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    Lawyer receives suspended sentence for having sex with inmate, ‘keistering’ drugs into jail

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A lawyer accused of having sex with an inmate and smuggling hash oil into the Pierce County Jail in his rectum has received a suspended sentence. The News Tribune reports ( ) 68-year-old William Mack Stoddard Jr. pleaded guilty to charges of attempting to introduce contraband and soliciting to deliver a controlled substance. He received a 364-day suspended sentence Thursday. Court documents say Stoddard visited a Pierce County Jail inmate 19 times between March 2015 and […]

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    Body of 52-year-old Silverdale woman found floating off South Kitsap, sheriff’s office says

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. —  The body of a  woman on Friday was found floating in the water close to the shoreline of Rich Passage in South Kitsap. She was identified as Belinda Lee Palmer, 52, of Silverdale, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office said. Local residents in the 5700 block of Watauga Beach Drive East in South Kitsap first spotted the body in the water and called 911 at about 12:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office said. An autopsy  is scheduled for Monday. […]


    West Seattle woman sentenced to 11 1/2 years in prison for kicking boyfriend’s son to death

    SEATTLE — A 20-year-old woman who kicked her boyfriend’s 17-month-old son to death in West Seattle last year was sentenced Friday to 11 1/2 years in prison. Alicia Goemaat, who lived with the toddler’s father and his son and her own toddler, had been charged with second-degree murder. Police responded to a 911 call made from the couple’s residence in West Seattle on Sept. 27, 2015, and found the man’s toddler son dead. An investigation was launched after detectives observed blood […]

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    Federal Way police ask for public’s help in identifying pickup truck in possible road rage incident

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Police asked for the public’s help identifying the driver a black pickup truck that may have been involved in a road rage incident Friday morning. Police said the driver of a car possibly involved in the incident suffered a serious medical problem, crashed into a tree and died. Police said the accident occurred near 312th and Pacific Highway South, when a car left the roadway and crashed into a tree. Police were called to the scene […]

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    Man breaks new Mt. Rainier speed climb record

    SEATTLE — A Seattle man set a new Mt. Rainier speed climb record this week. Uli Steidl posted to his Facebook page on Tuesday– and said he climbed the mountain in 4:24:30. He said the old record set in 2008 was 4:40:59. We asked Uli if there were official records. He said there is no entity that keeps tracks of these kind of records–but a GPS did track his time. There were also other climbers who saw him and can […]

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    Seahawks’ Frank Clark talks about losing weight, learning from Bennett, his best memory from 2015 (VIDEO)

    RENTON, Wash. — In an interview, Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark says he’s lost about 20 pounds to try to be more agile this season and he explains how Michael Bennett has taught him how to be a better football player and also “have fun.” In a Part 2 of an  interview with Q13 Sports Editor Aaron Levine, Clark also discusses his best memory from his rookie year last season. It happens to be sacking a certain quarterback.  

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    3 Washington residents arrested, charged for allegedly trying to breach security fence at DNC

    PHILADELPHIA — Three Washington state residents were arrested and charged with a misdemeanor in federal court with trying to breach a security fence at the Democratic National Convention, it was reported Thursday. The three Washington residents were among at least seven demonstrators on Wednesday night who allegedly tried to breach an 8-foot fence  surrounding the Wells Fargo Center, site of the convention, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Thursday. According to the newspaper, U.S. Magistrate Marilyn Heffley set a detention hearing for […]

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    John Reed waives extradition to Washington to face charges in killing of Arlington couple

    TUCSON, Ariz. — John Reed, charged with killing an Arlington, Wash., couple and burying their remains in a remote forest clearing, waived extradition to Washington state on Thursday, CNN affiliate KOLD-TV reported Thursday. A  judge ordered him to be held without bond until Washington state authorities pick him up from the Pima County Jail. The judge also set a review hearing for Aug. 30 to make sure he has been picked up. John Reed had been arrested by U.S. authorities in […]