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December 13, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Man with throat cut found in Seattle’s International District

A 49-year-old man was found with his throat cut Friday evening in Seattle’s Chinatown International District. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Seattle police responded to several 911 calls just after 5 p.m. and found the man in the 600 block of South King Street bleeding from the neck. Officers then followed a trail of…

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December 6, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Hundreds march in Seattle to protest deaths by police

Update 4:53 p.m.: Police say three people have now been arrested. Update 4 p.m.: A group of protesters who broke off from the main group continued west and north downtown. Police said some protesters began throwing rocks at officers at 1st Avenue and Battery Street. At least one arrest has been was reported and the ramps…

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December 6, 2014 at 10:38 AM

Thousands lose power in South Seattle and Burien

Update, 11:30 a.m.: Seattle City Light says the outage is now down to 230 customers without power. Original post: About 9,700 customers in South Seattle and Burien were without power Saturday morning, according to Seattle City Light. The outages started at about 10 a.m. and the cause is still under investigation. No estimate on restoration time is available. The outage…

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November 29, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Boater rescued on Lake Washington, used cell phone to get help

A 57-year-old man was rescued from a capsized pedal boat in Lake Washington on Saturday afternoon, after he called for help from his cell phone. Seattle police and fire crews responded to the overturned boat at 12:30 p.m., Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said. The phone was in an airtight case. The man was not wearing a life jacket or any…

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November 29, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Wind knocks out power to thousands

UPDATE, 3 p.m. | Puget Sound Energy currently has 15,004 customers without power around Puget Sound. Seattle City Light is reporting just over 9,000, mostly north of the city. UPDATE, 2:50 p.m. | KOMO reported on Twitter that the Edmonds ferry is delayed because wind knocked out power to the dock and the ramp can’t be…

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November 22, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Lake Stevens boy, 3, shot in mouth while playing at home

UPDATE at 6 p.m.: A 3-year-old boy is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center after being shot in the mouth Friday night at his Lake Stevens home in the 600 block of East Lake Shore Drive. The boy’s father told the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office the boy was playing in a bedroom with a 4-year-old neighbor shortly before…

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November 22, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Weekend snow in the mountains

Update at 4:30 p.m.: Traction tires are now required for both directions of Highway 2 at Stevens Pass. Chains are required for vehicles over 10,000 pounds gross trailer-vehicle weight, or larger than a Ford F-350.

Update at 2 p.m: Westbound Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass is now open. Traction tires are advised for both eastbound and westbound traffic.

The view of both Stevens Pass summit and Snoquamie Pass summit from WSDOT webcams as of 4:15  Saturday afternoon.

The view of both Stevens Pass summit and Snoquamie Pass summit from WSDOT webcams as of 4:20 Saturday afternoon.

Update at 1:10 p.m.: Eastbound Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass has reopened; westbound is still closed. Chains are required on all vehicles except those with all-wheel drive.

The current travel time between Ellensburg and North Bend is 88 minutes.

Original: If you are planning on driving over the pass for Sunday’s Seahawks game, or to get a jump on Thanksgiving travel, you may need to give yourself some extra time.  A winter weather advisory is in effect until 5 p.m. Saturday, increasing to a winter storm watch Saturday night.

On Saturday, 4 to 7 inches of snow is expected for elevations above 2,500 feet, with another 12 to 18 inches expected Saturday night through Sunday afternoon for elevations above 3,000 feet — which includes both Stevens and Snoqualmie passes.

Snoqualmie Pass closed in both directions on Saturday morning due to spinouts, with hopes of reopening by 1 p.m., according to Washington State Department of Transportation. Traction tires are advised for Stevens Pass.

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November 22, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Cinder’s paws healed; bear cub will spend winter in Idaho

Cinder, the black bear cub burned in the Carlton complex wildfires, is moving to Idaho for the winter. The veterinarian for Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, where Cinder has been recovering since August, has released the cub from his medical care, and Cinder will leave Sunday for the Idaho Black Bear Rehabilitation Center to hibernate for the winter, according…

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