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February 1, 2015 at 2:20 PM

Lynnwood man, 25, dies on nighttime raft trip

Tylor McFarland, 25, of Lynnwood, his 17-year-old stepsister, another friend and their dog were rafting on the Yakima River, 8 miles west of Cle Elum on Friday night when their raft hit a log, sending them all into the dark, fast-moving water. All three came to the surface and were trying to swim to shore. But the stepsister…

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January 25, 2015 at 10:41 AM

Seattle shooting and car crash land 5 in hospital

Update 1:30 p.m.: Two patients brought to Harborview in connection with Sunday morning’s shooting and car crash were discharged earlier today, the hospital said. One additional patient was admitted with minor injuries and is stable. Update 1 p.m.: A 25-year-old victim with gunshot wounds to his leg and stomach remains in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center, the hospital…

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January 11, 2015 at 2:38 PM

Body recovered from Snohomish County lake

Authorities in Snohomish County say they’ve recovered a man’s body from Blackmans Lake, where a fisherman went missing more than a month ago. The 38-year-old Lake Forest Park man was last seen wearing a yellow rain jacket and fishing on the lake Dec. 6. According to the Associated Press, two nearby residents called authorities Sunday morning…

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December 28, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Woman trapped in car after accident in Seattle

Seattle Fire Department medics needed 20 minutes to extract a woman from her drivers seat after a one-car collision at 8230 Fifth Avenue South. The fire department described the woman as in her 30s with life-threatening injuries. Seattle police are investigating, according to the fire department.

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March 5, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Missing Federal Way man found safe in Oregon

Federal Way Police Department confirmed this morning that Adam Standridge, 32,  had been found overnight in Marion County, Oregon. Police say he is safe and his family has been notified. Oregon State Police said on Tuesday that the car belonging to Standridge had been found at an Interstate 5 rest area north of Albany, Ore. Standridge More

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March 5, 2014 at 6:34 AM

Wednesday Memo: Wet days ahead … Waterfront ideas … First pot license

Rain today, rain tomorrow: National Weather Service says the rain may let up a bit later today, but it’s not going away. And it’s not going away on Thursday either as a series of Pacific storms roll into Washington. Looking ahead to the weekend? Sunday looks like the better day for outdoor activities. Can…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit, Weather Beat | Topics: gondola, Morning Memo, pot license

February 14, 2014 at 6:41 AM

Friday Memo: Happy Valentine’s Day … Amber Alert … Fixing Bertha

Happy Valentine’s Day: Lookin’ for love? You can find it on the big screen this weekend in the Northwest Rooms at the Seattle Center, where SIFF Cinema at the Film Center will be celebrating the big day with films dedicated to romance. Rather stay at home and watch a rental? Seattle Times writer Moira…

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January 12, 2014 at 9:04 AM

Sunday memo: Mountain snow . . . Next for Seahawks . . . Legislature starts

Snowfall:  An email from the state Department of Transportation that includes mention of “multiple vehicles that are off the roadway and in need of tow trucks for removal” is never a good sign. But that’s the word from the DOT as of 8 a.m. Sunday from I-90 eastbound at milepost 47, near Denny Creek….

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January 5, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Sunday memo: Saints are coming … Fund for the Needy … Icy morning

Icy morning: Cold weather this morning might be the cause of several collisions on Seattle area roads, including Highway 520, Highway 18 and Highway 99. But the sun should be out soon with an expected high temperature today of 48 degrees. The warmer weather continues into the week with rain expected on Monday and…

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