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  • Seismic ‘slow-slip’ event happening now, but will it increase the chance of an earthquake?

    SEATTLE – Seismologists are monitoring a seismic event that they say is happening right now. It’s called a “slow-slip” event. According to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network at the University of Washington, this event happens about every 14 months. PNSN has been tracking it for about two decades, ever since the Nisqually earthquake. Think of Earth as large puzzle pieces. The land that we’re on right now is called the North American Plate. There is another tectonic plate called the […]

  • More tsunami evacuation towers planned for Washington coastline

    In general, the tsunami plan for people along the coast is to get to higher ground. But what if higher ground is too far? In Westport, they have an answer, and it's built on top of an elementary school.

  • ShakeAlert earthquake detection app still a year or two away in Washington

    SEATTLE — What if there was a way to get an early warning that an earthquake is coming? Well, that technology is here now and is currently going through testing along the West Coast, including here in Washington. It’s called the ShakeAlert system. For some, the technology can’t come soon enough. When you hear its initial alarm, it doesn’t necessarily sound pleasant. But it does get your attention. And it could even save your life. “The shake alert system is online […]

  • Puget Sound orca sanctuary? Nonprofit hosts community meetings about the possibility

    SEATTLE — A local nonprofit is hosting a series of public meetings about their proposed orca sanctuary in several different cities over the next few days. They say the goal is to provide a halfway facility that isn’t a tank but also isn’t the open ocean either. The Whale Sanctuary Project is looking a few different locations for this possible orca sanctuary including British Columbia, Nova Scotia, or here in the Puget Sound – specifically the San Juan Islands. The […]

  • Snohomish, Skagit Co. deputies investigating early morning gas station robberies

    Sheriff deputies in Snohomish and Skagit counties are looking for robbers who targeted three gas stations

  • ‘Wrong place, right time’: 96-year-old local veteran, Pearl Harbor survivor remembers lost heroes

    For Tom Berg, the memories of Pearl Harbor are just like flipping through his classic photo album.

  • Seattle man fences in Car2Go vehicle parked in driveway

    SEATTLE — A property owner in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood has decided to take matters into his own hands. He is essentially blocking access to a ride-share car after it was parked in his driveway, and he wants the ride-share company to get it out themselves. It might be a difficult task though, he has decided to build a small fence around the car. Dan Smith’s property is a duplex on the 400 block of 6th Avenue N. He says […]

  • Daughter of fallen Seattle officer throws first pitch at Mariners game

    SEATTLE – Several events have taken place in honor of ‘National Police Week,’ to remember fallen officers throughout the country. During Thursday night’s Seattle Mariners game, the daughter of a fallen Seattle police officer got to throw out the first pitch. It was 10 years ago when Kayleigh Brenton’s father, Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton, was killed in the line of duty. Ten years later, Kayleigh and her brother Quinn, got a chance to just watch a ball game and […]

  • Widow of fallen Pierce County deputy: It’s been hard, but ‘we’ve been incredibly blessed with support’

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Every May 15 is designated as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The designation was first started by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. The annual service honors those in law enforcement who were killed in the line of duty. This year’s ceremony memorialized 228 law enforcement personnel killed in 2018. Of those, three were remembered from the state of Washington. For many of the officers, deputies, family and friends who lost loved ones, this was a day […]

  • Northwest Indian College the only tribal college in the PNW

    There are 37 tribal colleges in the country, but only one caters to Native Americans in the northwest. It’s located about 20 miles south of the Canadian border, on the Lummi Indian reservation.

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