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October 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM

The Hong Kong protests as seen by folks with Seattle connections

Hugo Lee, a student protester, chants pro-democracy slogans at the protest site on Wednesday in Hong Kong. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) On Tuesday we asked readers to share their reports about the pro-democracy protests happening in Hong Kong. Here are the first of those reports. As we get more, we’ll add them…


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September 30, 2014 at 12:50 PM

We’re looking for reports from those experiencing the Hong Kong unrest

Pro-democracy demonstrators sleep on a closed off street near the Hong Kong government headquarters, on the third day of the mass civil disobedience campaign Occupy Hong Kong, (AP PHOTO) Many who call Seattle home also work, travel or study in Hong Kong. If you or someone you know is witnessing the  pro-democracy protests first…


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April 28, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Limited-access road past Highway 530 slide opens at midnight

A 2-mile “primitive” road around the Highway 530 mudslide will be open — one direction at a time — to the public beginning at midnight Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Travis Phelps, WSDOT spokesman, said the opening of the one-lane road is meant to assist local residents, but said drivers will not have to…


Comments | Topics: Highway 30, Oso

December 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM

The top 10 most-read stories of the year on

A dead sturgeon was found floating in Lake Washington in August. (Photo by Keith Magnuson) If you were to ask people on the street in Seattle what the biggest stories of the year were, they might say Seahawks, mayor’s race, Macklemore, possible NBA arena and Big Bertha. But those stories weren’t the ones getting the…


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November 2, 2013 at 9:03 AM

Share your photos, videos of stormy weather

A storm is bringing high winds and mountain snows to the Pacific Northwest this weekend. If you have weather pictures or videos, please share them here. [do action=”filemobile-uploader” widgetid=”5937″ groupid=”79651″/] [do action=”filemobile-gallery” widgetid=”5935″ groupid=”79651″/]  



August 13, 2013 at 9:10 AM

Stranded in the North Cascades

Corrected version Victoria Jurgens and her husband celebrated their 11 wedding anniversary this past weekend by hiking the popular Sahale Arm in North Cascades National Park. They will remember this one. They were among a number of people stranded by the washout of Cascade River Road. Here’s her account of their adventure, er, maybe misadventure when they became rain…


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