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December 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM

The top 10 most-read stories of the year on Seattletimes.com

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 most clicks on this website. The top 10 most-read stories of the year tended to…

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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. You will need to enable JavaScript in order to use the Widget. You will need to enable JavaScript in order to view the Gallery.

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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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0 Comments | More in From our readers, General news, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Cascade Pass, North Cascades Highway, stranded

November 21, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Show off your holiday light design chops

We do it every year. Haul out the old, rickety ladder and the 20 tangled strings of lights collected over the last eight years.  Battle with that one broken light bulb that seems to control all the other lights on the strand.  Then venture out into the elements, braving wind, rain and frozen fingers, to arrange those stubborn…

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November 5, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Woman found badly injured on Burien street

The Associated Press Police in Burien are trying to determine how a woman ended up seriously injured on a downtown street. KING-TV says witnesses report they saw a gray van swerve and then saw the woman in the street Monday evening. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. Cindi West says the woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Officers are…

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0 Comments | More in From our readers, General news, The Blotter | Topics: Burien

March 23, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Spring is here! Share your Instagram photos

The start of spring in Seattle brought clouds and scattered showers, some mixed with snow. But the first weekend of spring is expected to bring some sunshine, with a forecast that calls for sunny skies and temperatures that hit the 50s on Friday. A sunny Saturday is also expected, with a high near…

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0 Comments | More in Arts & Entertainment, From our readers, Photos, Weather Beat | Topics: Instagrams, share, spring

January 25, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Social media reaction to strong winds in Seattle

Flags waved, stop lights swayed, trees toppled and trash cans rolled as strong winds hit Seattle Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, causing temporary power outages in some areas. Many followers described the wind as “howling” when we asked on Twitter and Facebook about neighborhood conditions. “In Auburn, the wind and rain sound…

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November 24, 2011 at 11:36 AM

What Seattle Times readers are thankful for this Thanksgiving

We asked our readers to tell us to sum up, in one word, what they’re thankful for this year. Below, reader submissions are visualized as a word cloud. See a bigger version of the word cloud here. (Note: Your submission won’t appear immediately. The word cloud is updated every hour or so).

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0 Comments | More in From our readers, General news | Topics: family, friends, jobs

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