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  • Hundreds of new jobs coming to Paine Field

    EVERETT, Wash. — Construction is quickly finishing up at Paine Field’s new passenger terminal, and that means soon hundreds of new workers will be needed. “We’ll be completed in the next three weeks.” Propeller Airports CEO Brett Smith says.  Once the terminal is finished, it will have to be staffed. “300 jobs, comprised of everything you need to operate an airport successfully.” Smith estimates. “From TSA, to our baggage handling, to ticket agents and concierge staff for our customers, and […]

  • Reduced ferry service begins Monday

    SEATTLE — Starting October 22, seven state ferries will be out of service, which means fewer trips along the Anacortes/San Juan Islands/Sidney, BC route through November 4th.  The reduced service also means that drivers will not be able to reserve spots on that route – everything is first come, first served. Washington State Ferries (WSF) says three ferries are scheduled for required shipyard work, but four others are out for unplanned repairs after a busy summer season.  Three ships will still […]

  • Renton police search for burglary suspect

    Suspected burglars in South King County led police officers on a chase early Friday morning, which ended with one person in custody and another on the run. Police got a report about people taking televisions from a rent-to-own home furnishing store near Renton High School.  When officers arrived, we’re told the suspects took off in a van, leading officers on a chase that ended about seven miles away, near the Rainier Playfield in Seattle. Traffic cameras showed a van that […]

  • Ready to make your voice heard? Voter registration deadline is today

    SEATTLE — If you’ve moved or changed your name since the last time you voted, listen up: you have just a few hours left to update your information by mail or online so that you can vote in the November midterm election. You can click here to get started on registering to vote, or updating your information. If you haven’t voted in Washington state before and you want to register online, you’ll have to do that today too.  If you’re […]

  • Twitter asks for input on proposed rule

    Twitter is asking users to weigh in on a proposed new rule about what you can post on the site. Twitter says it is trying to ban dehumanizing speech, saying that some hurtful content is still making its way past Twitter’s existing filters. “Dehumanization can occur when others are denied of human qualities (animalistic dehumanization) or when others are denied of human nature (mechanistic dehumanization),” according to a blog post.  “Language that makes someone less than human can have repercussions […]

  • 1 killed, 6 rushed to hospital after duplex fire in Snohomish County

    A 29-year-old man died, and six others -- including two children -- had to be rushed to the hospital overnight after a garage fire damaged a duplex outside Everett.

  • Kirkland businesses damaged by early-morning fire

    A Kirkland strip mall is badly damaged after an early morning fire that may have started in a dry cleaning business near NE 85th street and Redmond Way. The fire was out by 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, though firefighters were keeping an eye on hot spots. Some of the businesses were a total loss. Passers-by saw the fire and started calling 911 around 3:00 Wednesday morning. Kirkland Firefighters arrived within minutes – but the flames had already spread so far that […]

  • Space station “stable” after leak

    The International Space Station’s cabin pressure is holding steady after crews repaired a leak on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to the orbital complex, Russia’s space agency said Friday. Roscosmos’ executive director of manned programs, Sergei Krikalyov, said that the seal was “proving to be completely airtight,” after teams isolated and plugged a hole of about two millimeters in diameter. The crew was never in danger, according to NASA. “At night, tests were held and the pressure was monitored for […]

  • Tacoma police investigate Hilltop homicide

    TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma police are working to figure out who killed a man and left his body near 21st Street and South Sheridan Avenue, a few blocks from St. Joseph Medical Center. Investigators say someone called 911 to report seeing the body just before 2:30 Friday morning. So far police have not released any information about how the man was killed or who might be responsible. #Q13FOX There was a homicide in the @CityofTacoma this morning. A man was […]

  • Person of interest arrested after string of arsons

    Overnight, King County Sheriff’s deputies helped Bellevue and Redmond police officers catch a person of interest in a string of fires along 148th Avenue NE and NE 20th Street, which is near Highland Middle School and Bellevue Highlands Park. Bellevue firefighters tell Q13 News the first 911 calls started coming in around 12:30 Wednesday morning.  Firefighters responded to 18 dumpster fires near businesses, including two restaurants and the Redmond Goodwill. Bellevue and Redmond arson suspect. — KCSOAirsupport (@KCSOAirsupport) August […]

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