Stories tagged: Seattle
Mon., June 10, 2019, 6 a.m.
Next time you’re visiting Seattle’s downtown waterfront and gazing out across Elliott Bay toward the majestic Olympic Mountains, look down. You might see a shoal of silvery baby salmon, each …
Sun., June 9, 2019
Airbnb launched a program with the NAACP’s Seattle Chapter this week to recruit more people of color to become hosts on the homesharing company’s site.
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
In yet another sign of the rapidly shrinking landscape for traditional retailers and shopping malls, Nordstrom announced it plans this summer to close its Northgate location, one of the oldest …
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
After years of increase, the number of people experiencing homelessness in Seattle and King County appears to have declined.
Wed., May 29, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Officials say the chief engineer of a Washington state ferry died while on the Seattle to Bainbridge route.
Wed., May 29, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
A ferry hit a humpback whale near Seattle and the Coast Guard initially searched for the animal after passengers reported it was injured and bleeding.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
A 2017 deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state happened because the engineer lost track of where he was on the route and was going more than twice the speed …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
One person died and two others were injured in a Friday shooting in Seattle, authorities said.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Seattle police said Tuesday they have solved a murder from nearly 52 years ago with the help of DNA and a family tree – a method that has revolutionized cold-case …
Mon., May 6, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
Brady Williams of Seattle’s storied Canlis won the biggest culinary award of his young career Monday night when he was named Best Chef in the Northwest at the James Beard …
Sat., May 4, 2019, 10:34 a.m.
Starting soon, a new Seattle law will require bars, restaurants, gyms, stadiums and other places of public accommodation to activate captions on their television sets during business hours.
Tue., April 30, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
It appears workers who were disassembling a construction crane had prematurely removed pins securing the sections of the crane’s mast to each other, and that could explain why it toppled …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
Human error may have caused a crane collapse that killed four people and injured four others in Seattle over the weekend, experts said Monday.
Mon., April 29, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
Alaskan halibut, caught by a century-old Seattle boat, provides a glimpse of Amazon’s strategy with Whole Foods
Whole Foods’ halibut deal opens a window into Amazon’s grocery strategy as it seeks to combine the defining characteristics of each brand, leverage its juggernaut Prime membership program and take …
Sun., April 28, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
A college freshman was among the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a building and crashed onto one of Seattle’s busiest streets, the university said Sunday. Seattle …
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
A construction crane has collapsed in downtown Seattle, and initial reports indicate it damaged several cars
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
Sasquatch or mermaids? Spokane artist Charlie Palmer creates logo ideas for Seattle’s expansion NHL team
The NHL franchise coming to Seattle doesn’t have a name yet. But Spokane artist Charlie Palmer is a step ahead of them, and he’s hoping team planners will give his …
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
A Seattle-area ride-hail driver is facing criminal charges following the sexual assault of passengers, authorities said.
Mon., April 22, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
After complaints about dropping them off in a parking lot, a top Yakima County corrections official said King County prisoners being released from the North Front Street jail will be …
Sat., April 20, 2019, 11:32 a.m.
The City of Seattle is asking Yakima County and state corrections officials why prisoners who had been released were dropped off underneath Interstate 5 downtown.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 1:24 p.m.
If history of crime is any indication, there were worse times to be a resident of Spokane.
Sun., April 14, 2019
On an upper floor of Amazon’s Day 1 tower, foosball tables and beanbag games dot the shared spaces filled with mostly young employees and, occasionally, their dogs. Looking through tinted …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Gifted singer-songwriter Shawn Smith, born in Spokane, has died.
Sun., April 7, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
Washington highway officials say the Seattle tunnel is carrying 5,300 cars during peak traffic hours, fewer than had been forecast.
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
The crew of the Bell M. Shimada hauled in the net, long as a football field and teeming with life. Scientists, off the coast of Washington for a week on …
Sun., March 31, 2019, 5 a.m.
City Council President Ben Stuckart declared from the dais last week that neither Seattle nor Spokane is dying, but the divisive KOMO-TV report has prompted a wide-ranging discussion on the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
A Seattle bus driver hailed as a hero for steering the bus away from a gunman who opened fire on him and his passengers says he’s “glad to be alive.”
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 9 p.m.
A man opened fire on motorists in a Seattle neighborhood in what authorities are calling a “random” attack that left two dead and two injured Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
The National Weather Service says Seattle’s high temperature of 79 degrees makes it the warmest March day on record since 1894.
Tue., March 12, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Alaska Airlines says a flight headed to Seattle returned to Portland, Oregon, after the crew shut down one of the aircraft’s engines.