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August 28, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Mars Hill pastor who criticized Driscoll reportedly terminated

At least one of the nine Mars Hill pastors who sent a letter to church leadership last week calling for lead Pastor Mark Driscoll to step down from his position has been terminated. Pastor Mark Dunford of Mars Hill Portland was terminated on Wednesday, KING-TV reported. Dunford was one of nine pastors who expressed their concern about the state…

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Comments | More in General news, Religion | Topics: Mark Driscoll, Mars Hill Church

August 28, 2014 at 4:40 PM

Missing Seattle woman’s car found in Grays Harbor County

The car registered to a Seattle woman who has been missing since April was found last week in a remote area in Grays Harbor County. The vehicle registered to Donna Van Zandt, 33, of Seattle, was located by hunters scouting an area near Neilton on a remote logging road, according to the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office, missing person, Neilton

August 27, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Missing dog found dead near Redmond crash site

The dog that went missing after an SUV driven by the animal’s family was hit Sunday night was found dead at the crash site  Wednesday, according to the Redmond Police Department. Jake, a wire-haired griffon, was in a Ford Explorer driven by former Redmond police Chief Steve Harris and disappeared after the crash that killed Harris…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: dogs, Redmond Police Department

August 26, 2014 at 9:17 PM

Fuel spill causes accidents, traffic backups on West Seattle Bridge

A diesel spill from a truck on Harbor Island caused two other multi-car accidents on the West Seattle Bridge and significant traffic backups on Tuesday afternoon. More than 80 gallons of diesel leaked across the West Seattle Bridge after a truck struck a concrete barrier shortly before 5 p.m., according to the Seattle Fire Department….

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Seattle Fire Department, West Seattle Bridge

August 25, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Odor forces evacuation of SeaTac hotel; sends some to hospital

More than a dozen people were taken to hospitals after they reported respiratory problems caused by a chemical odor in a SeaTac hotel Monday afternoon. Employees and guests reported a chemical smell on the fourth floor of the six-story Coast Gateway Hotel in the 18400 block of International Boulevard shortly after noon Monday, according to the…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Kent Fire Department, SeaTac

August 22, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Seattle Waldorf School to celebrate high-school campus opening

The Seattle Waldorf School will celebrate the opening of its new high-school campus in Magnuson Park on Thursday after four months of renovating one of the park’s historic buildings. The school will be in the historic landmark Building 11, which crews have been transforming into science labs, art and dance studios and humanities classrooms since April….

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Comments | More in Education | Topics: Magnuson Park, Seattle Waldorf School

August 22, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Bodies of 3 Mount Rainier climbers identified

The bodies recovered Tuesday from Mount Rainier have been identified as three of the six climbers who were killed in a fall in May. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the three as Mark Mahaney, 26; Uday Marty, 40; and John Mullally, 40. The three were part of a group of climbers killed in…

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Comments | More in General news | Topics: Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office

August 22, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Bremerton ferry to make extra round trip for Seahawks fans

A Seattle-Bremerton ferry will make an extra round trip Friday evening to accommodate heavy foot traffic because of the Seahawks game. The 1,200 passenger Sealth will depart Bremerton at 10:15 p.m. and Seattle at 11:30 p.m., according to Washington State Ferries. Passengers should expect heavier-than-normal foot traffic on ferries from Bremerton and Bainbridge Island on Friday…

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Comments | More in Sports, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Bremerton, Seahawks, Washington State Ferries

August 21, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Edmonds construction-accident victim identified

The worker  who was electrocuted at a construction project at Swedish Hospital’s Edmonds campus on Wednesday has been identified as a Pierce County man. Jason E. Vanlandingham, 38, of South Prairie,  died of high-voltage electrocution, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. Vanlandingham was using a compressed air tool at the site of the hospital expansion…

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