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February 23, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Missing Bellevue man found in Oregon

An 85-year-old Bellevue man with Alzheimer’s disease who disappeared Friday morning was located Saturday afternoon in Ontario, Ore. — almost 450 miles away near the Idaho state line. Guy Victor Lewis was found about 3:45 p.m. by Ontario police, Bellevue Police Department spokeswoman Carla Iafrate said in a statement. “I do not have many details about the contact, but…

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February 23, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Fourth person arrested in 2012 killing of Everett man

Everett police said Saturday that they’ve arrested a fourth suspect in the stabbing death last April of Luis Verduzco. Martin Salazar, 33, of Monroe was arrested Friday and booked into Snohomish County Jail on second-degree murder charges, according to the police statement. The body of Verduzco, 23, was found on April 24, 2012 in the backyard of…

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January 13, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Woman arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in death of boyfriend

A woman was arrested early Saturday morning by Snohomish C0unty Sheriff’s deputies investigating the death of her boyfriend. The woman, described as in her 50s, was being held in the county jail on investigation of second-degree manslaughter, according to a statement issued Sunday afternoon by the Snohomish County sheriff’s office. According to the sheriff’s office, about 12:46 a.m. Satuday deputies…

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August 26, 2012 at 3:43 PM

Seattle libraries closed all week

Just a reminder: The Seattle Public Library system is taking an early Labor Day break. Citing city budget cuts, all city library branches and the main downtown library will be closed this week and through Labor Day, Sept. 3. That also means limited access to the library’s online services — users can search the catalog or…

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May 20, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Search halted for the night for spearfisherman missing near Blake Island

update: 9:26 p.m. Darkness forced rescue crews on Sunday evening to abandon the search for a 59-year-old spearfisherman who went missing while diving in Puget Sound off  Blake Island. Gerard Martin Hall, of the central Kitsap Peninsula, was reported missing at 11:49 a.m. when he surfaced after diving, called for help, and then disappeared under the water. Coast…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Blake Island, Coast Guard, diver

May 20, 2012 at 11:33 AM

Expect delays when 520 bridge drawspan opens at 1 p.m.

Update:  State officials are delaying until 1 p.m. today the opening of the 520 bridge drawspan.  An earlier post said the bridge would open at 12:30 p.m.    If you want to take the Highway 520 floating bridge between Seattle and the Eastside, you might want to leave soon or wait awhile. The state Department of Transportation advises that the…

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May 20, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Bellevue names superintendent finalists

The Bellevue School Board announced three finalists for the superintendent’s job  late Saturday, and said it would conduct interviews this week. The finalists are Alex Apostle, superintendent of Missoula County Public Schools in Montana; Mark Mitrovich, superintendent of Naperville Community Unit School District in suburban Chicago; and Justin (Tim) Wells, superintendent of North Clackamas School District near Portland. Apostle will interview on Tuesday,…

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Comments | More in Education, General news | Topics: Bellevue, school, superintendent search

May 6, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Shoreline man dies following stabbing

A Shoreline man who was stabbed in the chest Thursday — allegedly by his former girlfriend, who has since disappeared — has died. A nursing supervisor at Harborview Medical Center, where Aaron Smith had been taken with critical injuries, confirmed Sunday that Smith was dead. She would not say when he died, except that it was…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: mother, Shoreline, stabbing

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