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Obama endorses embattled PM Trudeau in Canadian election 2019-10-16 17:25:20Former U.S. President Barack Obama has endorsed Canada's embattled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who faces Canada's voters in a national election n

Steel thrown off I-5 overpass damages at least 2019-10-16 17:15:48Chunks of steel were thrown Wednesday morning from an overpass overlooking northbound Interstate 5 and hit at least two cars, authorities said. The r

Poll shows voters want change on Seattle City 2019-10-16 16:45:18Two-thirds of Seattle voters want a "change of direction" on the Seattle City Council, but at the same time give thumbs-up to much of what the Counc

Crash blocks center lanes of southbound Interstate 5 2019-10-16 14:43:25Crashes on southbound Interstate 5 left one person trapped in a vehicle and three center lanes blocked on Wednesday morning.

Couples scramble to find help after wedding venue 2019-10-16 09:29:47A bride and groom were set to tie the knot this weekend in downtown Everett, but then the Monte Cristo Ballroom, an all-inclusive wedding venue, sudde

Connelly: Warren takes, and handles, incoming fire in 2019-10-15 22:18:15The fire of fellow Democratic presidential candidates has shifted from ex-Vice President Joe Biden to Sen. Elizabeth Warren.  No fewer than five

Tractor-trailer slams into train trestle near Lacey, spills 2019-10-15 17:30:33A semi-trailer tractor slammed into a train trestle early Tuesday near Lacey, spilling its cargo of chocolate peppermint-covered pretzels and sparking

Trump left Kurdish fighters 'to the wolves' -- 2019-10-15 16:24:49The impulsive decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw 1,000 U.S. military personnel from northern Syria is a "catastrophe" that strips Americ

Iconic photos from Seattle history 2019-10-15 15:17:39

Amazon pours $1 million in bid to 'flip' 2019-10-15 14:40:58Amazon is investing an additional $1 million in Seattle City Council races, putting the money into the Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy (CASE),the&n

Statewide Republican group opposes Tim Eyman's I-976 2019-10-15 14:15:59A statewide Republican group, Mainstream Republicans of Washington, has come out against Tim Eyman's Initiative 976, the $30 car tab measure on Washi

Woman fatally stabbed during Lakewood convenience store robbery, 2019-10-15 09:55:37An owner of a Lakewood convenience store was fatally stabbed during a robbery attempt Monday night and police hope you can help identify their suspect

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California invalidates 1,400 pharmacist license test scores 2019-10-18 11:23:12LOS ANGELES (AP) — California authorities have invalidated test scores of 1,400 pharmacists because more than 100 questions from the state licen

J&J recalls baby powder after trace asbestos found 2019-10-18 11:21:39Johnson & Johnson is recalling a single lot of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bot

Driver charged with drunken driving after pedestrian hit 2019-10-18 11:15:13KUNA, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man with felony drunken driving in connection with a September collision that left a teenage pedes

Ex-Texas federal agent pleads guilty to child porn 2019-10-18 10:42:47SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A former federal agent in Texas has pleaded guilty to charges that he produced child pornography, including videos of himself

Having trouble getting your student loan forgiven? Washington 2019-10-18 10:13:52Borrowers across the nation who meet all the requirements have run into problems with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program or have had their ap

Missing WWII soldier’s remains identified, will be brought 2019-10-18 10:01:56Seventy-five years, one month and five days after he was reported missing in action, Army Pfc. Donald E. Mangan will be laid to rest in Gig Harbor on

On day of Great Shake-out, small earthquake strikes 2019-10-18 09:15:31PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Oregon. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports it happened shortly b

Accusations over unpaid taxes, traffic tickets fly as 2019-10-18 09:00:25Lisa Herbold racked up the most support of any Seattle City Council candidate in the primary election. But the incumbent has grown concerned this week

Sammamish tops list of rich cities, so what 2019-10-18 09:00:11Of the eight most common full-time occupations, which account for 83% of all employed people living in Sammamish, five have median earnings over $100,

First all-female spacewalking team makes history 2019-10-18 07:43:46CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world’s first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken par

European Medicines Agency recommends licensing Ebola vaccine 2019-10-18 07:29:55LONDON (AP) — The European Medicines Agency has recommended that the world’s first Ebola vaccine be approved, after it was administered to

Group scours Pacific for sunken battleships, lost war 2019-10-18 00:38:25MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusi

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Gregory McCrea, serial child rapist with militia ties, New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40Gregory Lee McCrea, a serial child rapist with anti-government militia ties who amassed a huge arsenal of machine guns, pipe bombs and other illegal w

New Facebook oversight board results to be public, New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40SALT LAKE CITY – A new quasi-independent oversight board will soon make decisions on some of the most difficult questions on what material belon

Washington tribes awarded more than $4.3 million in New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40Three Washington tribes were awarded more than $4.3 million in federal violence prevention grants Friday.The Yakama Nation was awarded more than $3 mi

38 people cited for violations in Clinton email New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40WASHINGTON – The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of privat

Man convicted of killing Montana senator’s nephew sentenced New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40The man convicted of killing a father in front of his 8-year-old daughter was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday.John A. Radavich, 2

Idaho’s 2.9% unemployment rate remains unchanged in September New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40Idaho’s 2.9% seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged in September for the third consecutive month. Nonfarm jobs increased by 4,

Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers’ Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town. Wing,

Former Lewis and Clark student charged in school New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40A former Lewis and Clark High School student accused of making violent online threats and harassing classmates will plead guilty to unknown charges an

Former Knight’s Diner undergoing renovations New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40The former Knight’s Diner, now under new ownership, is undergoing renovations to upgrade its kitchen and add a food prep area. Fettig Five LLC,

Brother of Honduran president convicted in drug conspiracy New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40NEW YORK – The brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was convicted Friday in a massive drug conspiracy case in New York City aft

Lebanon PM offers 72-hour ultimatum amid nationwide protests New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40BEIRUT – Lebanon’s prime minister gave his political adversaries a 72-hour ultimatum to agree on “convincing” serious reforms

Johnson urges support for Brexit deal before knife-edge New! 2019-10-18 21:10:40LONDON – Boris Johnson worked behind the scenes Friday to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal through the fractious British Parliame

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Man kicked off Amtrak for locking himself in 2019-10-17 18:38:11A 40-year-old Tacoma man was booked into the Lewis County Jail on suspicion of multiple offenses on Wednesday. But before he ultimately wound up in ja

Local school kids “Drop,Cover & Roll” for annual 2019-10-17 15:14:28After receiving instructions from Boston Harbor Elementary Principal Jennifer Brotherton teacher Sue Johnson's kindergartners Drop,Cover and Roll" a

He’s a Trump defender. Will impeachment talks hurt 2019-10-17 14:02:54The furor over President Donald Trump’s possible impeachment might loom as a crucial issue for independent voters in Georgia where one of the pr

Suspects in Lacey pharmacy robbery demanded opioid painkillers, 2019-10-17 12:54:09Lacey police are searching for two men they say stole prescription painkillers from a pharmacy. Police were called to the Hawks Prairie Pharmacy on Ma

Reserve your spot soon for a holiday tour 2019-10-17 10:00:00Reservations for holiday tours at the Washington Governor’s Mansion will be accepted starting Nov. 1. Morning and afternoon tours will be offere

Providence St. Peter nurses could vote this month 2019-10-17 10:00:00After overwhelmingly rejecting a contract proposal over the summer, nurses at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia could vote later this month on

Repeat offender sentenced to life without parole for 2019-10-17 10:00:00An Olympia man who was convicted of raping a woman in Tumwater in 2017, and who pleaded guilty to assaulting another woman in 2018, was sentenced to l

Fun events and things to do this week 2019-10-17 10:00:0010/18-20 For those ready for takeoff There’s something different happening this weekend at the Olympic Flight Museum: theater. “The Origin

For playwright, story about first women to fly 2019-10-17 10:00:00“The Originals,” premiering Friday, is a history play, telling the true story of the first women to fly with the U.S. military during Worl

Overnight RV parking in Hawks Prairie likely won’t 2019-10-17 10:00:00City of Lacey officials, including Mayor Andy Ryder, announced Wednesday night that a plan to temporarily allow overnight parking of RVs in Hawks Prai

What’s Happening for Oct. 17 2019-10-17 09:32:00Thursday Free Medicare presentation: Are you new to Medicare or do you have questions about Medicare’s open enrollment period? Statewide Health

Deaths for Oct. 17 2019-10-17 03:00:00Carpenter, Michael Oren, 67, Olympia, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Lacey, 360-491