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    Equipment stolen from school community garden

    KAPOWSIN, Wash.—A Pierce County elementary school hopes the person who stole equipment from their community garden will return it. Staff at Kapowsin Elementary said someone stole an expensive wheelbarrow and other tools from behind the garden’s locked chain link fence. The school’s giving garden and fruit forest is funded by grants and helps those in need in their community. The wheelbarrow was purchased specifically for its safety—it can’t tip over on the little gardeners. Staff hopes a split in the […]

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    Man shot near King County Courthouse

    SEATTLE — A man was shot Thursday night at a bus stop at 3rd and Yesler, near the King County Courthouse, police said. The victim was rushed to Harborview Medical Center, but his condition was not immediately disclosed. Witnesses told police that a male shooter dressed in dark clothing opened fire and then fled on foot. Police were searching for the suspect.  

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    Seattle police officer shoots, kills dog after it attacks woman, another dog

    SEATTLE — A Seattle police officer shot and killed an unleashed dog after it attacked a female dog walker in the 7900 block of Renton Avenue South Thursday night, police said. “A 40-year-old-woman was walking her leashed dog when a second dog ran up and attacked her and her dog, biting and injuring them both. The female owner of the off-leash dog chased after it and tried unsuccessfully to corral it, and was bit and injured in the process,” police […]

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    More than 38 million Memorial Day travelers expected nationwide; WSDOT warns of ‘ferry frenzy’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The lowest gas prices in more than a decade could make this Memorial Day one of the busiest ever on the roads. AAA projects some 38 million people will travel 50 miles or more over the holiday weekend. That’s about 700,000 more than last year and the most since 2005. And the auto club says the overwhelming majority of those travelers — 89 percent — plan to go by car. The average price for a gallon of regular is […]

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    Historic Elks Lodge Building in Tacoma getting a major revamp

    TACOMA — The historic Elks Lodge Building is getting a major renovation. On Thursday, Mike and Brian McMenamin led a tour through the old building. They shared how they hope to revitalize the century-old building into a new community hub for the people of downtown Tacoma. Construction crews say they want to make the building look just like it did during its glory days. And the community has been helping them do it. The McMenamins are also moving forward with […]

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    Memorial held for Coast Guard’s explosives-detecting K-9 ‘Crema’

    SEATTLE — A somber farewell ceremony was held Thursday for a dedicated public servant. A memorial was held for Crema, a yellow lab who conducted explosives-detecting work for the U.S. Coast Guard in Seattle.  Crema was part of the Super Bowl security team this year. Crema underwent surgery to remove a growth on his spleen and had a bad reaction to the anesthesia. After the ceremony Thursday, there was a procession to a fleet of boats. Other K-9 teams watched […]

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    Local company builds interceptor boats for U.S. Customs

    BREMERTON, Wash. — A Washington-based company is helping the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency keep our waters safe. On Thursday, Safe Boats International delivered a new coastal interceptor vessel to the agency. The Bremerton company was awarded a $48 million contract to build 52 of the vessels. The boats are highly maneuverable and capable of high-speed interceptions. The boats will be used in a number of operations, including pursuing suspect vessels.    

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    Bellevue High coach says district trying to fire him over ‘new … unfounded allegation’

    BELLEVUE, Wash. — The Bellevue High School football coach said Thursday that the school district has recommended to the school board that they fire him. The move comes in the wake of a independent investigation that found the elite high school program violated WIAA rules.  The district released a letter it sent to Goncharoff that said it is considering terminating his employment for “repeated violations of District Board policies” including conflict of interest and interscholastic activities and “for your failure […]

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    Winnie-The-Pooh meets the Queen in new book

    Winnie-The-Pooh meets Queen Elizabeth. Turns out, they both are celebrating their 90th birthdays this year. A new book was released in their honor on Wednesday. “Winnie-The-Pooh and the Royal Birthday” follows the journey of Pooh and his pals to Buckingham Palace. It’s a celebration we would love to join in  on! Fortunately, we can. You can download the whole book here. 

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    Police: Teenager handling gun in home accidentally shoots himself, dies

    SEATTLE — A teenager accidentally shot himself while handling a gun and died in his West Seattle home Wednesday night, police said. When officers went inside the home in the 6000 block of High Point Drive SW, they found a male in his late teens dead from a gunshot wound. Police say witnesses reported he was handling the gun, but weren’t sure what he was doing with it. There were other people in the house and in the room when […]