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March 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

Officer suffers minor injuries in collision

A Seattle police officer was taken to Harborview Medical Center about 6 p.m. tonight after being involved in a collision in North Seattle. A tweet by Seattle police tweet described the officer’s injuries as minor and said the incident occurred at Northeast 125th Street and 15th Avenue Northeast. Details are under investigation.


0 Comments | Topics: Harborview, police, Seattle Police

March 8, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Overnight rains to boost chance of floods, mudslides

Another 2 to 4 inches of rain expected in the Cascade Mountains overnight will raise the chance of lowland flooding and mudslides, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Johnny Burg said freezing levels of about 7,500 feet in the Central Cascades and 6,000 feet in the North Cascades will add to the flooding potential, “because…


0 Comments | More in General news, Weather Beat | Topics: mudslides, rain, snow

March 6, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Mukilteo mudslides halt passenger rail service

UPDATE, 10:10 p.m. | A second mudslide occurred at 9:30 p.m. near Mukilteo, halting freight traffic and resetting the 48-hour safety moratorium for Amtrak and Sounder commuter trains. Freight trains are expected to resume travel on the route around midnight, according to Gus Melonas, spokesman for the  Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Passenger travel will resume at 9:35…



February 25, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Historic tug Arthur Foss to take film spotlight – again

Limited seats are available for a free program March 6 showcasing  – in fact and fiction –  the 125-year-old tugboat Arthur Foss, a National Historic Landmark. The 112-foot vessel, still serving as a museum ship, is the subject of a new 13-minute documentary, “Arthur Foss: Iconic Tugboat of the Northwest,” by students of the Art Institute of Seattle. The…


0 Comments | Topics: arthur foss, tugboat

February 13, 2014 at 2:26 PM

Dog missing after Seahawks event; $1,000 reward offered

A Thurston County family is offering a $1,000 reward for the return of their dog, missing after their SUV was broken into near CenturyLink Field during last Wednesday’s Seahawks victory celebration. Lisa Sorensen of Grand Mound said her missing dog, Ellie, is blond, 2 years old, weighs 10 pounds and has an underbite. Ellie is a…


0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: cats, dogs, missing pet

January 11, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Fan diary: Seahawks fans undaunted by stormy weather

Seattle Times reporter Jack Broom is at and around CenturyLink Field, checking on Seahawk fan spirit as the day unfolds. Check back for updates and follow along on Twitter at @jbroomseattle. 3:50 p.m. Saints' TD quiets crowd, but Mona Stephens of Port Orchard is still confident of victory. — Jack Broom …


0 Comments | More in General news, Sports | Topics: 12th man, CenturyLink Field, fans

January 8, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Heavy rain Saturday could ease by Seahawks’ kickoff

Fans heading to CenturyLink Field Saturday should expect a windy day with rain heaviest during the tailgating hours. “It’s going to be pretty blustery at times,” for the Seahawks’ playoff game against New Orleans, said Ted Buehner, warning-coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Seattle. Heavy rains – up to 5 inches in the mountains and about…


0 Comments | More in General news, Sports, Weather Beat | Topics: blustery, CenturyLink, rain

January 1, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Duck hunter shot in Snohomish County

A man was shot in the leg Wednesday while duck hunting with his brother in a boat off  Warm Beach, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The two men reported being several hundred yards offshore when they heard a loud explosion around 5 p.m. A bullet went through the boat’s hull and a duck decoy before…


0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: hunter, shot

January 1, 2014 at 6:17 PM

Melee at Seattle motorcycle club leaves five hurt, one arrested

One person was shot and four others were injured in an early morning melee and shooting at a Seattle motorcycle club, according to  police. Police spokeswoman Det. Renee Witt said shortly after 5 a.m., a fight started in front of the Magic Wheels Motorcycle Club on Airport Way South and South Doris Street. During the fight, a woman…


0 Comments | Topics: Harborview, Magic Wheels Motorcycle Club, police

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