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February 4, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Hot topic: Should kids — and adults — play hooky to attend Seahawks parade?

The Seattle School District announced Monday that it would not close school, dismiss classes early or even grant excused absences for parents who withdraw their children to attend the Seahawks Super Bowl victory parade on Wednesday. (Update: On Wednesday, the district decided to allow each school principal to decide if parade attendance as…


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December 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM

The top 10 most-read stories of the year on

If you were to ask people on the street in Seattle what the biggest stories of the year were, they might say Seahawks, mayor’s race, Macklemore, possible NBA arena and Big Bertha. But those stories weren’t the ones getting the most clicks on this website. The top 10 most-read stories of the year tended to…


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December 5, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Video: Even drone pilots getting into the holiday spirit

Drones are popping up in the news all the time these days, but this post is evidence they’re not just for military actions or delivering merchandise. Seattle sailor and drone enthusiast Arvid Elias outfits his “Octocopter” with a video camera. Here’s a video showing what Seattle’s Christmas Ship parade on Lake Union looks…


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November 2, 2013 at 9:03 AM

Share your photos, videos of stormy weather

A storm is bringing high winds and mountain snows to the Pacific Northwest this weekend. If you have weather pictures or videos, please share them here. You will need to enable JavaScript in order to use the Widget. You will need to enable JavaScript in order to view the Gallery.



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