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  • Grilling with Walter: Citrus chicken & corn on the cob

    Click the links below to view the recipes: Citrus Grilled Chicken with Cheddar and Chili Cream Grilled Corn on the Cob with Sweet Chili Lime Butter More Chef Jill Sharpe here  

  • What are the most annoying in-flight behaviors?

    WASHINGTON — ‘Tis the season to be annoying. And by annoying, think John Candy’s character from ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles.’ Remember how Del Griffith drove Neal Page crazy? Turns out he has nothing on the list of annoying traits that drive most fliers nuts during the holiday season. Bellevue-based Expedia just released their finding from their 2013 Airplane Etiquette Study. More than 1,000 adult Americans were asked to rank a wide range of annoying behaviors. Topping the list – Inattentive […]

  • More young kids going to the ER for high chair injuries

    More young children are going to the emergency room for injuries due to high chairs in the U.S. According to a new study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics, about 9,400 American children are hurt each year. Researchers examined data from children ages 3 and younger who were treated at U.S. emergency departments. The study found that between 2003 and 2010, the rate of injuries increased by 22%. According to Fox News, nearly all injuries associated with high chairs or […]

  • Sorry ladies, Microsoft smart bra doesn’t really exist

    Microsoft has been getting calls from all over the world about a bra! Reports came out that a group of Microsoft researchers had designed a bra prototype with sensors that detected stress levels that could cause a woman to overeat. The story went viral and everyone wanted to know if the smart bra would be offered as a Microsoft product. The prototype sends a bluetooth signal to the wearer, alerting her that she was under extra pressure and in danger […]

  • Microsoft to fund new bike/walking bridge in Redmond

    Microsoft is coughing up the cash for a biking and walking bridge over Highway 520 in Redmond. The path will link the west side of its campus to the future Overlake light rail station. New renderings have been released of what it may look like. Microsoft will donate more than $33 million dollars for the bridge, which could open sometime in 2020. 40,000 employees work on the massive campus. The city of Redmond still has to approve the plan.

  • Husky fans can now snag all-purple license plates

    Husky fans can now show their purple pride by displaying a new license plate on their cars. UW plates are nothing new, but now, for the first time ever, they’re available in an all-purple background, much like the all-crimson WSU plates that have been out for nearly 2 years. According to the Seattle Times, the new purple plates feature a metallic gold W on the left side. The plates are now available for between $27 and $67, depending on whether […]

  • Burglar suspect leaves a trail of clues for cops

    It probably wasn’t his best move. According to the Everett Herald, a burglary suspect was caught red-handed after leaving behind a trail of clues for police. The newspaper reports that two weeks ago someone broke into Tobacco Express on West Avenue in Arlington and stole some $3,600 worth of cigarettes, loose tobacco, rolling papers, lighters and pipes. Police say the burglar got access to the store through an exterior drain pipe to the roof, according to the Everett Herald. Unfortunately, […]

  • Police investigate attempted luring in Tacoma

    Police are investigating reports of an attempted luring in Tacoma. It happened to a Mason Middle School student on Wednesday morning as she walked through an alley on the way to the school bus. She told police a man in a dirty white van with no back windows pulled up and told her “You’re not getting away from me this time.” The 14-year-old girl ran and made it home safely. She told police she had never seen the man before. […]

  • Free year of college for local high school grads

    SEATTLE — It’s a dream come true for students and families having a tough time paying for college. South Seattle Community College will give all graduating seniors at Rainier Beach High School one year of free tuition. It’s thanks to the Year Promise scholarship. The program already gives free tuition to graduates from Seattle’s Cleveland High School and Chief Sealth High School. The addition of Rainier was announced at a surprise assembly Wednesday. The program is funded by the South […]

  • New pay-per-mile car insurance arrives in Washington

    A California company is out to change the way we all purchase car insurance. MetroMile offers pay-per-mile insurance and it’s now available here in Washington, according to the Seattle Times. If you drive less than 10,000 miles a year, you could save as much as 40% over existing plans. Customers have to install a device called Metronome that counts their miles. 20 other companies sell insurance based on milage, but MetroMile bills directly, per mile. The average rate is $25 […]

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