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  • Auto Angels repair cars for qualifying low-income families

    Bellevue– This month we’re celebrating the “Season of Giving” with stories highlighting local efforts to help others. Today, our focus is on the Auto Angels program at Bellevue Presbyterian Church.  The group is made of of volunteers who fix cars for people who can not afford to pay a repair shop.  The goal is to make cars safe for the people driving them and their passengers– mostly their children. The Auto Angels offers services to the members of Bellevue Presbyterian Church […]

  • Olympia Toy Run rides into holiday season

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — Thousands of motorcycle riders participated in the Olympia Toy Run on Saturday morning. The toys and cash collected go to the Salvation Army. A volunteer named Woody Johnston told us the non-profit then uses the cash toward food and divides the toys by age group and gender. Later parents can “shop” individually for each of their kids and get food too. Johnston calls it a “one stop Christmas” “it’s awesome…There’s no words in the English language, you […]

  • Season of Giving: School tree sales help local charities

    West Seattle– This winter we are showcasing  local efforts to make the holiday season brighter for people in need.  Our “Season of Giving” is part of our “All Local” promise. Today we want to share how a The Holy Rosary School in West Seattle is giving back while raising money for students. Every year the school sells Christmas trees as a fundraiser.    This is the event’s 28th year.  Some of the money made selling trees will go to a local […]

  • Tacoma’s McKinley Way overpass reopens Friday

    The Washington State Department of Transportation plans to reopen a major overpass above Interstate 5 on Friday.

  • Firefighters battle four-alarm blaze near Seattle Pacific

    SEATTLE — The Seattle Fire Department upgraded a three-alarm warehouse fire Saturday night in Queen Anne to four alarms. It started just before 9 p.m. on Ewing Street near Seattle Pacific University. No injuries have been reported. Seattle Fire says at least five structures are affected—one of which collapsed. At about 10:15 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department posted an update on Twitter saying a building owner arrived on scene and said most of what was in one of the structures […]

  • Mom reunited with son after being separated by immigration officials

    Saturday morning a previously detained mom, separated from her six-year-old son at the U.S.-Mexico border, reunited with him at Sea-Tac International Airport after almost two months apart.

  • Summit Lake meeting on toxic algae

    SUMMIT LAKE, Wash. — Today health officials spoke with people who live around Summit Lake about the toxic algae that makes the water dangerous to humans or pets. The lake is the only source of water for residents. The Thurston County Board of Health declared the toxic algae bloom a community emergency. That means residents who rely on the lake for drinking water can not use lake water for anything– not even for pets or laundry. Until the emergency is […]

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