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September 20, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Frontier network down around Redmond

An estimated 6,000 Frontier Communications Corp. customers around Redmond have been without internet, TV and phone service since about 9:30 Saturday morning. The outage is due to a construction crew cutting through fiber and copper cables at 15802 Bear Creek Parkway (at the corner of Bear Creek Parkway and Redmond Way.) Crews have been on site all…


Comments | Topics: frontier cable, Internet, outage

September 20, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Driver killed, passenger injured in Kirkland crash

The driver of a vehicle died and his passenger was taken to the hospital after crashing into an embankment in Kirkland Friday night, police said. The accident occurred about 10:50 p.m. at Simonds Road Northeast and 92nd Avenue Northeast. Kirkland police said they found the two men injured in the crash, but medics pronounced the driver dead…


Comments | Topics: fatal car crash, Kirkland, Kirkland police

September 20, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Man fatally shot in Seattle’s Denny Triangle

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in a gunfight early Saturday in Seattle’s Denny Triangle. Police rushed to the scene after hearing gunshots in the 1900 block of Minor Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Officers discovered the man with the fatal wounds; he was also armed, police say. According to police, the suspect is still at large and there is…


Comments | Topics: Fatal shooting, Seattle Police Department

September 13, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Green Lake closed to swimming for people and pets

Green Lake is closed to swimming, due to high levels of toxins in the algae. Neither people nor pets should swim, wade or play in the lake, public health officials announced Friday. Contact with the toxins in the water can cause a rash and irritate the eyes, nose and mouth, officials say. If accidental contact occurs,…


Comments | Topics: algae, green lake

September 6, 2014 at 11:15 AM

Police suspect arson in three West Seattle fires

Three overnight fires in West Seattle may have been deliberately set, and Seattle police and the fire marshal are investigating. Police received a call just before midnight Friday, after two people said they saw a man set fire to a dumpster in the 4300 block of Southwest Admiral Way.  The witnesses reported yelling at the suspect before he ducked…


Comments | Topics: arson, fires, Seattle Police Department

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…


Comments | Topics: Kendall and Kylie Jenner

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…


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…


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….


Comments | Topics: power outage, Seattle City Light

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…


Comments | Topics: Twisp, wildfire, Winthrop

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