The tragic avalanches near Snoqualmie Pass: Searchers are waiting for safer conditions today before resuming the search for 61-year-old Mitch Hungate, a Renton dentist, who was buried by an avalanche when he and two fellow hikers were swept some 1,200 feet down a mountain over the weekend. His companions survived the ordeal. In a separate incident near the pass, a woman snowshoer died after she was caught in an avalanche. Her identity has not yet been released.
Is the end near? Will it be a win this week for Chris Hansen’s quest to bring the NBA back to the Emerald City? The board of governors of the NBA is expected to decide in the next few days whether Hansen will prevail in his long effort to bring pro basketball to Seattle.
Tax day: You know the drill. You have until midnight to file your 2012 federal taxes or apply for an extension. Yeah, we know, some of you got your refund eons ago. …
Some showers today, but sunny tomorrow and Wednesday with highs near 60. It’s about time! Those are the temperatures we’d expect to see this time of year. The forecast.
Surf fishing proves fatal for Lynnwood man near Ocean Shores: The man apparently was pulled by a riptide into deeper water where he drowned Sunday. The man, who was 83, was reported missing around noon. When he was found, he was taken to the hospital, but he died. KBKW has the story.
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