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Over 100 Seattle restaurants, bars sign letter asking 2020-09-23 18:45:05With over 50 Seattle-area restaurants and bars announcing permanent closures due to the economic downturn of the pandemic, the city's once thriving f

Semitrailer hanging over Seattle I-5 ramp closes express 2020-09-23 15:20:15A semitractor-trailer driver was taken Wednesday morning to Harborview Medical Center with minor injuries after he drove his truck over a barrier in a

Doordash, Postmates give over $350,000 in hazard pay 2020-09-23 13:46:09Major food delivery companies Doordash and Postmates paid over $350,000 to Seattle gig workers as part of a hazard pay mandate passed by the Seattle C

Ex-boyfriend arrested after body of missing pregnant Parkland 2020-09-23 10:15:05TACOMA, Wash. — The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that it has arrested the former boyfriend of a missing Parkland woman whose bod

Seattle City Council votes to override Durkan's budget 2020-09-22 21:40:01The Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to override Mayor Jenny Durkan's vetoes on its budget proposals that included plans to cut funding to the S

Seattle begins accepting applications for 'Stay Healthy' blocks 2020-09-22 14:02:50The city of Seattle has opened up applications for "Stay Healthy Block" permits that would close off entire blocks to thru-traffic, allowing residen

Heavy rain, wind expected Wednesday in Seattle as 2020-09-22 12:39:11With the smoke from nearby wildfires finally cleared out of Seattle, fall can officially begin! And you may want to break out that rain jacket sooner

Thousands of UW students set to move into 2020-09-22 09:55:53SEATTLE — Starting Tuesday, thousands of students begin moving into the residence halls at the University of Washington. This move-in day will b

Beloved College Inn Pub stays in business with 2020-09-21 15:17:29The beloved basement bar frequented by University of Washington students and professors alike will live on under new ownership. After shuttering in Ju

DOJ identifies Seattle as city 'permitting violence and 2020-09-21 10:30:42WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Justice has pinpointed Seattle and Portland among its cities permitting violence and destruction of property. T

Bicyclists push for designated bike lane on Fremont 2020-09-18 14:30:05A coalition of bicyclists in Seattle have started a petition asking the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to install designated two-way bike

Man seriously injured in stabbing near Seattle's Kerry 2020-09-18 10:06:13SEATTLE - A man was seriously injured in an overnight stabbing near Seattle's Kerry Park, officials say. Police and medics responded to the scene, in

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McCormick rushes for 2 TDs, UTSA holds off New! 2020-09-26 00:14:33SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Backup Josh Adkins threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, Sincere McCormick rushed for 82 yards and two scores, and UTSA held o

Pavelski goals not enough for Stars, now in New! 2020-09-26 00:11:14No U.S. born-player has more playoff goals than Joe Pavelski. No player has scored in a single postseason more this late in his career. That may not b

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s $100 million pledge New! 2020-09-26 00:10:50Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan didn't disclose how she intends to carve $100 million for BIPOC programs from general fund ravaged by COVID-19.

Reds top Twins 7-2, clinch 1st playoff spot New! 2020-09-26 00:03:39MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice, Freddy Galvis hit a solo shot and the Cincinnati Reds clinched their first playoff spot since 2

He’s not running, but Morales looms large in New! 2020-09-26 00:00:16LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Even in exile, Evo Morales looms over Bolivia’s election next month. National rifts that contributed to chaos in Bo

Russia, China block release of UN report criticizing New! 2020-09-25 23:50:17UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and China blocked the official release of a report by U.N. experts on Libya that accused its warring parties and th

Rangers keep Astros waiting for playoffs with 5-4 New! 2020-09-25 23:48:18ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo kept the Houston Astros from clinching the last playoff spot in the AL playoffs at least temporarily, driving

LEADING OFF: 3 NL playoff spots still open New! 2020-09-25 23:37:55A look at what’s happening around the majors on Saturday: PLAYOFF CHASE After manager Don Mattingly’s Marlins clinched a most unlikely pos

Freeman’s 2-run HR in 11th lifts Braves past New! 2020-09-25 23:31:13ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer to lead off the 11th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 on Friday nigh

Darvish, five homers lead Cubs past fading White New! 2020-09-25 23:29:44CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched seven strong innings for his NL-leading eighth win, Willson Contreras homered twice and the Chicago Cubs moved

S. Korea calls for N. Korea to further New! 2020-09-25 23:27:56SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Saturday it will request North Korea to further investigate the killing of a South Korean government

Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine New! 2020-09-25 23:16:50MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The health minister in Australia’s Victoria state has resigned in the fallout from an inquiry into why securit

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After 47 days without rain, relief comes for New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Between July 1 and Tuesday, Spokane saw the 16th-longest dry spell on record since meteorologists started recording rain locally in

&#39;Kids live here&#39;: As medical examiner identifies police New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>The Bell Motel is a permanent home for many residents. Through the sliding door with a neon “Office” sign, where a guest

Virus activity on the rise again in the New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Things could get worse before they get better if the coronavirus model Dr. David Rubin, director of PolicyLab at Children’s Ho

100 years ago in Spokane: A Yakima racing New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Auto racing was a relatively new – and dangerous – sport, as proven by events at the fairgrounds in Yakima.</p><

Bloomsday reveals virtual-finisher shirt New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Bloomsday revealed its 2020 virtual-finisher shirt Friday afternoon, a heather blue cotton tee with small drawings of runners, trees

100 years ago in Spokane: &#39;Tarzan of the New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>The big wrestling match at the Auditorium Theater between Marin Plestina, “The Tarzan of the Mat,” and Taro Miyake, the

Stevens County GOP starts appointment process after county New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Wes McCart, Steve Parker and Don Dashiell, who are temporarily prohibited from serving as Stevens County commissioners, lost another

&#39;Ready to deliver election mail&#39;: USPS memo reverses New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>The U.S. Postal Service has ordered its employees to reverse a policy blamed for mail delivery delays.</p></p><p>

Man shot in the head at house party New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Two 21-year-old men face murder charges after a man they are suspected of <a href="https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2020/sep/24

Two could face murder charges for shooting of New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Two men could face second-degree murder charges in connection with a shooting that killed an 18-year-old during a house party early

Scooters, electric bikes now allowed on Spokane Valley New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>As electric scooters and bikes become more popular across the region, Spokane Valley City Council voted Tuesday to allow them access

CdA schools moving to full-time in-person learning New! 2020-09-26 00:39:17<p><p>Students in Coeur d’Alene Public Schools will begin attending school in person every day beginning Oct. 5 after its board of t

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Governor Inslee talks COVID with Pierce County officials New! 2020-09-25 18:48:44Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee met with Pierce County health officials and administrators to discuss COVID response and recovery on Wednesday at Pie

As Proud Boys plan to rally, Oregon governor New! 2020-09-25 18:27:20Oregon officials are ramping up safety measures to protect Portland residents ahead of a planned Proud Boys rally, where some participants are expecte

Experts witness birth of 2nd orca baby in New! 2020-09-25 14:47:01Naturalists aboard the Pacific Explorer were headed back to Washington on Thursday when they saw a lone orca in the Salish Sea. “We spotted who

Do you recognize this man? Lacey police looking New! 2020-09-25 12:40:29Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of stealing checks out of a mailbox and cashing them at a bank in Lacey. The

Lacey mayor likes the upgrade: ‘This is really 2020-09-25 11:18:47Lacey City Council on Thursday, September 24, 2020, awarded a $1.12 million contract to repair a failing retaining wall along Ruddell Road, plus widen

Capital Mall gets a unique shoe store, a 2020-09-25 08:45:00A new shoe store that will feature shoes from a shoe-making community in Mexico has opened at Capital Mall in west Olympia. The store is called Estile

6-vehicle crash blocked I-5 traffic in Thurston County 2020-09-25 08:45:00A six-vehicle crash, including two semi-trailers, blocked northbound I-5 near Maytown in Thurston County for more than four hours Thursday. Although a

100 days of construction is coming to Ruddell 2020-09-25 08:45:00Lacey City Council on Thursday awarded a $1.12 million contract to repair a failing retaining wall along Ruddell Road, plus widen the sidewalk and add

Deaths for Sept. 25 2020-09-25 08:45:00Woodson, Stacy Level, 51, Olympia, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle. Funeral Alternatives of Washington

Freed agrees to civil penalty to resolve campaign 2020-09-25 08:00:00A former Republican gubernatorial candidate and current write-in candidate for lieutenant governor has agreed to a civil penalty with the Washington S

Washington state reports 536 new COVID-19 cases Thursday 2020-09-24 21:02:56The Washington state Department of Health on Thursday reported 536 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one less death from the previous day. The state

Thurston County COVID-19 cases jump by 17 on 2020-09-24 19:03:33Confirmed cases of COVID-19 jumped by 17 on Thursday, bringing Thurston County’s overall total to 1,169 cases, according to Thurston County Publ