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August 23, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Teens line up for hours at Nordstrom for Kendall and Kylie Jenner

With some Miley Cyrus and a little “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” blasting over the loudspeakers, a line of teenage girls wrapped around three sides of the downtown Nordstrom on Saturday afternoon for a chance to meet the Jenner sisters. Kendall and Kylie Jenner (the Kardashians’ younger sisters) launched their fall shoe and handbag…

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August 16, 2014 at 3:49 PM

After 30 felony convictions, judge sentences career criminal to 25 years

With more than 30 prior felony convictions spanning three decades, Tacoma resident and armed career criminal Kenneth Randle Door was sentenced Friday by a U.S. District Court judge to 25 years in prison. In 2011, Door, who was still on community supervision from a state conviction, was arrested and law enforcement discovered two firearms, two bullet-proof…

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Comments | Topics: Jenny Durkan, Judge Ronald Leighton, Kenneth Randle Door

August 16, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Wildfire update: biggest fire almost entirely contained

UPDATE, 1:50 p.m. |  After several days of rain and cooler weather, the campfire ban for camp sites in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area has been lifted. The ban was implemented when resources for containing any escaped fire were severely taxed by the many fires burning in the vicinity. For camping, hiking and fire information visit the North Cascades…

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Comments | Topics: Carlton Complex, Central Washington, wildfires

August 2, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Power out for 2,300 customers in Ravenna neighborhood

Update 2:20 p.m.:  Crews estimate full power will be restored in Northeast Seattle by 5:45 p.m. — 1,890 customers are still without power. Original: About 2,300 homes and businesses near Northeast 52nd Street and Ravenna have lost power when a tree damaged some wires. Seattle City Light says crews will assess damage and start to reroute power while working on repairs….

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August 2, 2014 at 11:29 AM

At least 6 homes lost in wildfire between Twisp and Winthrop

Update 3:30 p.m.: Lightning strikes started four new fires near the Carlton complex fire this afternoon as a storm blew through with winds of more than of 40 mph. The incident command center at Liberty Bell High School was also evacuated when a electrical fire started in the building during the lightning storm. Anne Jeffery, fire information officer, said…

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Comments | Topics: Twisp, wildfire, Winthrop

July 24, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Sound Transit chooses old BNSF site for Bellevue maintenance yard

The Sound Transit Board today selected the site of the old BNSF rail yard in Bellevue — next to the planned Spring District development — as the preferred location for a new light-rail maintenance yard. A final decision is expected in late 2015, after environmental reviews of the site. Many in Bellevue have complained that placing a…

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Comments | Topics: Bellevue, light rail, Sound Transit

July 19, 2014 at 12:10 PM

First day of I-90 closures: so far, not so bad

As minutes tick away before the Sounders take on the Tottenham Hotspurs in a friendly match at CenturyLink Field at 1 p.m., the Interstate 90 lane closure will have its first real test. So far this morning the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) says drivers have used alternate routes, and backups have not been…

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July 19, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Teenager stabbed in Redmond

Update 2 p.m.: Redmond police say the teenage girl stabbed last night in Redmond is in stable condition at Harboview Medical Center. Original: A 17-year-old girl was stabbed in the chest Friday night during a reported fight in Redmond, police said. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center, with injuries Redmond police said were life threatening. Police responded to reports of…

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