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Category: Photos

The best of Puget Sound through images, brought to you by The Seattle Times.

April 24, 2013 at 9:11 AM

Historic Seattle rail station waiting room reopens

The newly restored King Street Station’s main waiting room is pictured above, part of a nearly decade-long restoration of the 105-year-old Seattle landmark where a grand reopening event was held today. Half a million passengers a year visit the station, where five daily round-trip Amtrak trains go to Portland or beyond. The $55 million restoration…


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April 2, 2013 at 3:04 PM

Sloth bear cubs to debut May 4 at Woodland Park Zoo

Photos courtesy of Woodland Park Zoo Twin sloth bear cubs, now 3 months old, made their first venture Friday to their Woodland Park Zoo outdoor exhibit, which has been closed to the public for construction. The cubs have been in a behind-the-scenes maternity den with their mother since their birth in December, and staff…


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January 18, 2013 at 11:48 AM

Fog, ducks and a dog at Green Lake

It was a foggy scene at Green Lake Friday morning, as it was all over the Puget Sound area. You can expect low temperatures and more fog in the morning through at least next Tuesday, says the National Weather Service. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times.)


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January 14, 2013 at 12:08 PM

Frosty morning in Seattle

Ice crystals put on a nice show on a twig of cotoneaster in Northeast Seattle Monday morning. The forecast calls for clouds today with a high of just 36 and a low overnight of 32 degrees. Expect clouds and low temperatures tomorrow,, too. (Photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)


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December 31, 2012 at 8:34 AM

That’s some sunrise

Several photographers around the area have been marveling at the amazing sunrise this morning. The low clouds and sunrise made for not only the pink-violet sky but also cast a shadow off the tip of Mount Rainier in this shot taken this morning from North Tacoma. (Photo by Suki Dardarian / Seattle…


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November 19, 2012 at 11:14 AM

Tree falls on trooper’s car

Washington State Patrol spokesman Russ Winger sent this twitpic of a trooper’s car which was hit by a mudslide and a falling tree on Highway 101 in Pacific County. The trooper’s car was then hit by another vehicle. Winger says the trooper was not hurt. On Highway 101 in Pacific County, a State Patrol trooper…


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October 25, 2012 at 9:13 AM

Just in case anyone needs another reason why we love living here…

The Olympic Mountains were lit up at sunrise today in this view from 228th Street Southwest near the Shelton View neighborhood in Bothell. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies today. Enjoy it while you can. There’s a 90 percent chance of rain on Friday. More forecast info if you want it…


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