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  • Apartment complex cabana turns into computer lab for students

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — A Puyallup apartment manager has found a way to keep kids learning while they’re not in school. A new pilot project is bringing computers to students in need. At the Stillwater Apartment complex in Puyallup the sounds of kids on keyboards can be heard from the courtyard. “I’m writing an essay, typing up an essay for my junior research paper,” said Tiana Lott, a Junior at Puyallup High School. Lott is using one of four computers now […]

  • Edmonds Police: Man tries to lure same boy three times in the past year

    EDMONDS, Wash. — Parents and students in one part of Edmonds are extra vigilant after an attempted luring took place near a school this week. Parents at College Place Elementary School on 76th Avenue West are watching their kids a little closer. “It’s very scary. It’s kind of creepy and kind of disturbing that there’s sick people like that out there,” said one parent as she picked up her kids Friday. In the last week, Edmonds police say, a man […]

  • Senior couple sells off possessions to travel the world

    SEATTLE — A Seattle couple has found the way to travel the world after they retired. Michael and Debbie Campbell told Q13 News they started traveling around the world in 2013 and stay at AirBNB’s for the majority of their trips. The couple decided at that time, they were going to find a way to travel the world and make it work with their retirement funds. Over the last three years, the Campbells sold off their possessions. They sold their […]

  • Bellingham family grieving over loss of four, including two children, in plane crash

    BELLINGHAM, Wash — A Bellingham family is grieving over the loss of four loved ones who were killed in a plane crash last week. Two of the victims were only 9 and 5 years old. “It’s just so hard to envision what my future holds without them here,” said Liz Echevarria, the mother of victims Logan, 9, and Mackenzie Echevarria, 5. Logan and Mackenzie were in the four-seat Cessna with their grandmother, Carla Parke, and her finance, Jon Bernhoft. The […]

  • Small businesses prepare as minimum wage goes up Jan. 1

    Starting January first, Washington state’s minimum wage goes up $1.53 to $11 dollars an hour. That increase will impact some small businesses who are attempting to survive.

  • Puppy stolen from shelter minutes before being adopted

    A tiny puppy is stolen from an animal shelter, days before Christmas and minutes before being adopted by a family.

  • Sammamish Police try to deter package thefts

    SAMMAMISH, Wash. — The City of Sammamish is having a big problem with package thefts and now police are trying something new in hopes of deterring future thefts. It’s the time of year that package thieves love. Gifts left on doorsteps and no one around. “So many people shop online that they don’t have to go to the store, and because of that, it’s a lot more convenient for thieves to make a quick get and get away,” said Warren […]

  • Area food banks experiencing shortages for the needy: ‘It is a growing concern’

    SEATTLE — During this holiday season some food banks in the Seattle-Tacoma area are seeing a shortage of donations, while all of them are seeing more families in need. Inside the Salvation Army Food Bank in Renton, food donations continue to arrive but the shelves are still bare. “It’s coming in late. The food is definitely coming in, but we’re about 3 to 4 weeks behind,” said Major Kris Potter with the Salvation Army. Food banks that count on community […]

  • Numerous water leaks found in state Capitol buildings

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — The record-setting rainfall we had in October is causing some big problems in buildings at the state Capitol. More than 40 leaks have been discovered at numerous buildings on campus. Now, one state project has already been cancelled so that money can be used to make some repairs. “The state Capitol is really a treasure, a national treasure, and surely a state treasure,” said Kris Tucker in Olympia. Around Washington’s Capitol, 13 buildings are dealing with a […]

  • Fake diamond scammers hit South Hill Mall; victim tells how it went down

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — Puyallup police are warning of a diamond scheme targeting Latinos after a woman shopping at the South Hill Mall said a group of three forced her to hand over hundreds of dollars for a fake diamond. A shopping trip to the South Hill Macy’s turned into a nightmare for Mirna Sanchez, who says the whole thing started when a man came up to her asking for directions in Spanish. “He showed me an address on a piece […]

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