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  • Newer options for passenger-only ferries on the horizon

    SEATTLE – Nobody likes that dreadful commute you endure traveling in and out of the city daily.  We often look for other alternatives to ease that pain whether it is on a bike, walk or taking a ferry. Passenger-only ferries are said to be a comfortable way to travel, usually providing a seat for all passengers and allowing them the ability to use the travel time to work or relax and enjoy the views.  Since Washington State Ferries are never […]

  • Woman hit by car and killed in Puyallup crash

    PUYALLUP, Wash. –  A woman was hit and killed by a vehicle in Puyallup Tuesday evening. Police say she was walking around 9 p.m. in the 1500 block of River Road when a vehicle driving eastbound struck her.  She was later pronounced dead. The crash happened near a change in the speed limit of the roadway, Cpt. Ryan Portmann said. Eastbound River Road was closed at 18th Street and detours.  It has reopened. The cause of the crash is still […]

  • Deputies investigating possible hate crime after racial slurs used in Lynnwood bar attack

    The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office made several arrests after a fight broke out at the Rec Room Tavern in Lynnwood early Saturday, and now the attackers are being called out for their reported ties to white supremacist groups.

  • Hundreds of toys donated at the annual Les Schwab Toy Drive

    KENT, Wash. –  The Annual Les Schwab Tires Centers Toy Drive makes sure to give kids a special Christmas. The Seattle Thunderbirds and Les Schwab have teamed up to collect new, unwrapped toys for children in need during the holiday season. Volunteers were collecting the donations at the Thunderbirds versus Everett Silvertips hockey game Saturday. Les Schwab said it collects about 40,000 toys every year and all the toys stay in our local communities.  This year, the distribution is in […]

  • Longtime bell ringer helps spread holiday cheer

    EVERETT, Wash. – A longtime bell ringer for the Salvation Army is going above and beyond his duties during this holiday season. Karl Wright has been greeting customers outside the Hoyt Avenue Post Office for more than a decade. “He has been a bell ringer for 30 years, we are so grateful for his dedication,” said Patrick Melomey, Station Manager of Everett USPS. The community and post office employees are very fond of him.  His smiles have gone a long […]

  • Final man sentenced in massive trafficking sting

    SEATTLE – A three-year operation against sex trafficking in our area ended Thursday with a final sentencing phase in the case. In 2015, Bellevue police and the King County Sheriff’s Office began an operation targeting sex trafficking websites that ended up charging 33 men with crimes. 32 of those men plead guilty to their crimes but one holdout, Charles Peters.  He plead not guilty but later was found guilty by a court.  Today, he was sentenced to 43 months behind […]

  • Two honored with life ring award after saving a man’s life

    SEATTLE – Last month, Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Besheer and Vigor safety manager Billy Ray Brittain performed CPR and used an AED on assistant engineer Dave Bennett after he collapsed at a shipyard. The Washington State Ferry System awarded the pair with the life ring award Wednesday.  Their quick thinking helped save the life of the state ferry employee who went into cardiac arrest. All three reunited today. Crews from Seattle Fire and King County Emergency Medical Services then […]

  • Sea-Tac’s new international terminal completes major construction phase

    SEATTLE – Workers have been busy building the new terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and another milestone was just completed. Construction crews have installed the last major steel beam into the roof of the pending international arrivals facility at the “topping off” ceremony Tuesday. Courtney Gregoire, Commissioner for the Port of Seattle, said the project is one of the biggest in Sea-Tac’s almost 70-year history. When it’s all done, the arrivals facility will almost double the number of international gates […]

  • Tree decorators design over 30 trees for annual fundraiser

    TACOMA – Several volunteers decorated and designed over 30 trees at the Tacoma Convention Center Wednesday.  As part of our Season of Giving, we got a behind-the-scenes look at some of the designs. The theme is set in a fairy-tale wonderland and each tree designer got a chance to show off their unique skills. The trees will be auctioned off this Saturday in an annual fundraiser for Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital.  It’s a long-time event cherished in Tacoma as a […]

  • Local seniors help homeless community

    BURIEN, Wash. – For the last two years, Sally Dunn and Mary Alice Bueser have made weekly trips to drop off boxes and bags of clothing, toiletries, food and other supplies to those in need. Sally Dunn is the chairwoman for Judson Park Homeless Project.  She says her focus is to make the community of Burien a resource center for some of Seattle’s most vulnerable.  So, she rallied her friends and neighbors to donate items and today one of those […]

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