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November 27, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Edmonds woman shoots home intruder

A woman at home with her family shot and wounded a man early Thursday as he tried to break into her home in Edmonds, police said. The 33-year-old woman awoke at about 3:15 a.m. to someone pounding on the front door, in the 16400 block of 75th Avenue West. As she came to the door, a…


Comments | Topics: Edmonds, home intruder

November 27, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Runaway barges drift about 11 miles in Snohomish County

Two runaway barges that had drifted about 11 miles in the water off Snohomish County before beaching themselves on a breakwater were towed away by tugboat Thursday morning. The barges, which were tied together and about 60-by-300 feet combined, had been moored off of Jetty Island in Everett. They became unhitched and drifted in the channel between Hat and…


Comments | Topics: barges, Mission Beach, Snohomish County

September 1, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Hiker injured near Spada Lake dies

A 56-year-old man injured Sunday while hiking near Spada Lake near Sultan died overnight from his injuries before rescue teams could reach him, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The hiker injured his head after the fall, according to the sheriff’s office, which dispatched search-and-rescue units. The hiker was found Sunday about eight miles northeast of…


Comments | Topics: hiker, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, Spada Lake

September 1, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Small fuel spill disrupts Edmonds-Kingston ferry

    A fuel spill of less than 15 gallons halted the Edmonds-Kingston ferries for six hours Monday morning, because officials feared boat movement would churn the diesel. Fuel was being transferred between tanks in the ferry Walla Walla, docked at Kingston, when the crew discovered the spill. The Coast Guard received a report of the spill at about…


Comments | Topics: Edmonds-Kingston, oil spill, Washington State Ferries

September 1, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Kenneth Bae’s sister: CNN interview shows his deteriorating health

Kenneth Bae’s sister, Terri Chung, said a CNN interview with her brother and two other Americans who are being held in North Korea shows her brother’s health deteriorating rapidly. She again called for U.S. government officials to help secure his release. The CNN interview, broadcast Monday morning, came as a surprise to the news crew, which…


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May 26, 2014 at 6:40 PM

1 man fatally shot after argument near White Center

One man is dead and another in custody after an argument led to a shooting in a neighborhood east of White Center on Monday afternoon. Three or four men who knew each other were having “some kind of argument over property” when, at one point, one of them pulled out a gun and shot and killed another one,…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Fatal shooting, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center

March 30, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Volunteer crews looking for family mementos for mudslide victims; rescue dogs on break

Rescue dog Nexus, muddy from working at the mudslide site, waits to be decontaminated via hose at the west side of the slide on Highway 530 near mile marker 37 on Sunday (Photo by Rick Wilking / Reuters ) Search-and-rescue dogs are taking a 2-day break, but search-and-rescue teams and volunteers are at the site of…


Comments | More in General news | Topics: #530slide, mudslide, Oso mudslide

March 27, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Rescuers find body of 4-month-old Sanoah Huestis

Sanoah Huestis (Photo courtesy of Natasha Huestis) Rescuers today found the body of 4-month-old Sanoah Huestis about 10 feet from where the body of her grandmother, Christina Jefferds, was found earlier this week following the mudslide near Oso, said Natasha Huestis, mother of Sanoah and daughter of Jefferds. Natasha and Sanoah Huestis lived with Christina…


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March 25, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Family confirms death of Christina Jefferds

Christina Jefferds (Photo courtesy of Northwest Smile Design) The body of Christina Jefferds — a wife, mother, grandmother and dental office manager who is being remembered for her kind and loving presence — has been found, said her father-in-law, Peter Jefferds. Christina Jefferds, 45, had been missing since the Highway 530 mudslide near Oso struck last…


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February 17, 2014 at 5:59 PM

Skier dies after hitting rocks at Stevens Pass

A man died today after apparently hitting some rocks while skiing at Stevens Pass. Officials did not have details today about whether the man, who was identified only as in his 30s, was doing jumps or just skiing when he hit the rocks, said Lt. Brandon Vargas with the Gold Bar Fire Department. Fire department crews this…


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