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September 23, 2014 at 7:41 PM

FEMA again denies individual aid for victims of Carlton complex fire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tuesday denied the state of Washington’s appeal seeking individual aid for the people impacted by the Carlton complex wildfire. The fire was the largest in the state’s recorded history and destroyed at least 340 homes in Central Washington, more than two-thirds of which were considered primary residences. But the fire, “was not of the severity and magnitude to…


Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: Carlton Complex, Okanogan County, wildfire

September 15, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Authorities investigating alleged misappropriation of money at Sea-Tac Airport

A manager at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Credential Center has been fired after investigations into alleged misappropriation of money in that office. The Credential Center dispenses security badges to airport workers and also collects fines for security violations and lost badges. The manager was fired Aug. 22, according to airport spokesman Perry Cooper. She had been placed…


Comments | More in Government | Topics: Port of Seattle, Port of Seattle Police Department

September 1, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Police: Queen Anne shooter had reportedly threatened his family

The day before police shot and killed a Queen Anne resident who opened fire on them, officers had been investigating the man for sending threatening texts to members of his family, according to the Seattle Police Department. Officers shot the man Saturday night, who was in a home In the 300 block of West Prospect Street, and later used a robot…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Queen Anne, Seattle Police Department, shooting