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  • Boeing issues safety bulletin about 737 Max airplanes

    Boeing has issued a safety bulletin in response to the Lion Air crash that killed 189 people in Indonesia. In a statement released by Boeing on Tuesday it “issued an Operations Manual Bulletin (OMB) directing operators to existing flight crew procedures to address circumstances where there is erroneous input from an AOA sensor.” This warning, however, does not fully pinpoint an exact cause of the crash. What happened back on October 29th, remains heartbreaking for the families of those onboard […]

  • Washington keeps close eye on permanent daylight saving time vote in California

    SEATTLE – In California, voters appear to have overwhelmingly approved Proposition 7, which aims to keep daylight saving time year round. And while it’s a victory in the polls, there are still many hurdles before it happens. It has to pass by the legislature and Congress would also have to give a final approval. Still though, many think the idea could have a ripple effect throughout the west coast, particularly Oregon and Washington. And while it’s a statewide proposition there, […]

  • Aviation students in Everett train for high-demand, high-paying careers in aircraft mechanics

    EVERETT, Wash. – Careers in aviation continue to be hot right now. Boeing for example, projects hundreds of thousands of new pilots will be needed over the next 20 years. At the same time, there is an equal, if not greater need for mechanics to fix the planes of the future. We got an inside look at Everett Community College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology Program to see how they’re preparing the aviation mechanics of the future. Students invest two years about learning […]

  • ‘My faith in humanity is restored’: German hiker rescued in Snohomish County

    SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – A hiker from Germany who trekked the Pacific Crest Trail for months, had to be rescued by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team on Tuesday. During a press conference on Wednesday in Snohomish, Katharina Groene credits the sheriff’s department for finding her, but also a fellow hiker who she met just a few days prior. “My faith in humanity is definitely restored, so box checked,” said Groene. Katharina started on the Pacific Crest Trail […]

  • Facial recognition technology used at Seattle private school

    There continues to be a healthy debate on the use of facial recognition technology. But one school in Seattle has embraced it, saying it keeps staff and students safer. Plus it’s more convenient for parents.

  • Tukwila considering red light cameras

    TUKWILA – The Tukwila Police Department is proposing the installation of three red light cameras at some of the busiest intersections in the city. According to the department, they want to install red light cameras at Boeing Access at Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Southcetner Parkway at Strander Blvd., and Grady at Interurban Avenue South. “Most of the complaints that I get throughout the city are traffic complaints and speeding complaints. I spend a significant amount of time doing that,” […]

  • Kent’s Project Feast brings people together through food

    KENT, Wash. – Inside the Ubuntu Street Cafe in downtown Kent is a plethora of aromas, food, and creativity. The word “ubuntu” is South African and means a bond of sharing that connects all of humanity. The people teaching, working and learning inside show that connection. “Everyone in our program is a fantastic home cook, they know their food, their cuisine. They are eager to learn other cuisines as well,” said Veena Prasad, executive director of Project Feast. Since 2013, […]

  • Since 1927, Foss Grocery & Deli has met the needs of Kent shoppers

    When you think about Kent businesses nowadays, you may think of Blue Origin or the Amazon Fulfillment Center. But many years ago, agriculture and farming are what Kent was known for.

  • Made in western Washington: Behind the scenes at Krusteaz

    KENT, Wash. — There are not many things that can compare to waking up in the morning and smelling pancakes on the griddle. For close to 80 years, the pancake mix of choice for many people all over the country has been Krusteaz, a brand with roots here in the Pacific Northwest.  The brand now falls under the umbrella of Continental Mills, Inc. And throughout that time, the company has remained a family business with the Heily family. “The name […]

  • Seattle Mayor Durkan unveils first budget proposal since taking office

    SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Monday unveiled a city budget proposal that calls for spending $5.9 billion for 2019-2020. “After years of significant growth, city spending and revenue is reaching a plateau. So we have to live within our means,” said Durkan. That being said, Durkan announced the details of her proposed biennial budget under the backdrop of Seattle Fire Department’s Station 10. According to the mayor, it’s a balanced budget that proposes spending $5.9 billion. “My plan […]