SEATTLE — A wounded veteran who lost both his legs to a landmine in Afghanistan is halfway through a marathon challenge, with a run that took place in Seattle Thursday. And Rob Jones isn’t taking much of a breather. He will run another 16 marathons in the next 16 days. This is part of a challenge that started in England on October 12. The end goal: to run 31 marathons in 31 cities in 31 days. On Thursday, he started his […]
SEATTLE — A neighborhood in North Seattle and drivers on Interstate 5 had a rough Saturday morning after power pole lines shut down the freeway. Police say the power lines came crashing down onto I-5 after a car hit a power pole on NE 125th and 5th Avenue NE. Both sides on I-5 were closed for almost three hours. Pics of vehicles trapped in hot zone. Once power is cut. @SeattleFire will access people in cars with minor injuries. #Patience. No […]
TACOMA — Tuesday night, the Tacoma City Council unanimously agreed to increase Tacoma PUD electricity rates. The average Tacoma residential PUD bill will increase $5.75 a month, according to city officials. The rate increase goes into effect on April 16. A higher water rate, approved by the city, went into effect on April 1. That adds a $1.50 to $1.80 to each monthly bill. The higher price increase is for customers outside the city.