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Category: Video

The latest from Seattle Times’ video team.

December 5, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Video: Even drone pilots getting into the holiday spirit

Drones are popping up in the news all the time these days, but this post is evidence they’re not just for military actions or delivering merchandise. Seattle sailor and drone enthusiast Arvid Elias outfits his “Octocopter” with a video camera. Here’s a video showing what Seattle’s Christmas Ship parade on Lake Union looks…


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November 27, 2013 at 2:41 PM

Ready to hang Christmas lights? Try the Space Needle at 600 feet

The Space Needle Christmas tree will be illuminated on Friday evening. (Photo by Rod Mar / The Seattle Times, 2007) It’s not the holiday season in Seattle until the Space Needle tree lights up. Made up of 1,200 lights and perched 560 feet above the ground (600 at the top), the tree will illuminate the skyline…


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November 20, 2013 at 12:26 PM

Catchy tune on emergency-preparedness video stays with you

What could be more boring than yet another public-service announcement reminding you how to prepare for earthquakes and other disasters? Especially one with a crudely drawn cartoon? But Bellevue’s Office of Emergency Management is sending that familiar message in the form of a video that jumps out of the usual ho-hum genre. The words, delivered by a Sasquatch family…


Comments | More in Arts & Entertainment, General news, Government, Health, Video, Weather Beat | Topics: Bellevue, emergency preparedness, Inness Pryor

October 25, 2013 at 8:47 AM

Guilty plea in BB gun case

By Paris Achen, The Columbian / (MCT) A Vancouver, Wash., man received a suspended jail sentence Thursday for shooting his girlfriend’s father five times July 23 with a BB gun following an altercation in the Harney Heights neighborhood. Neal Panther Stillwell, 25, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault domestic violence in exchange for prosecutors reducing his charge from third-degree…


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May 22, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Video: Man rescued from Lake Ballinger last Friday

A man had to be rescued last Friday when his kayak flipped in Lake Ballinger in Mountlake Terrace. Luckily, people heard the kayaker’s calls for help, including two fishermen who went to the man’s rescue, according to our community news partner, My Edmonds News. The fishermen helped the man stay above water until the fire department arrived….


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter, Video | Topics: kayaker flipped, My Edmond News, video

November 17, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Seattle students make video to spread message of love

With a video camera and a mission to spread a message of love, a trio of sophomores at Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences in Seattle recently took the streets of Capitol Hill and downtown Seattle to ask folks about, well, about loving more. While plenty of people shied away from the quick on-camera interviews, videographers Audrey Thomas, Lillian…


Comments | More in Arts & Entertainment, Education, General news, Video | Topics: Capitol Hill, downtown Seattle, love

July 3, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Shoreline marijuana-dispensary robbers sought

Two suspects were recorded robbing a Shoreline marijuana dispensary on Saturday. (King County Sheriff’s Office) The face of this suspect is obscured in the video. King County sheriff’s detectives say they’re searching for tips to help identify two suspects who robbed a Shoreline marijuana dispensary on Saturday night. Suspects armed with a handgun demanded money…


Comments | Topics: King County Sheriff's Office, marijuana dispensary, Shoreline

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