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November 6, 2014 at 11:02 PM

1 killed, 1 injured in Fremont apartment building fire

A male patient with non-life-threatening second- and third-degree burns to his hands is escorted by medics at the scene of a 2-alarm fire at an apartment building in Fremont on Thursday.  (Lindsey Wasson / The Seattle Times) UPDATE 11:40 a.m. Seattle police say that a 58-year-old man who suffered second and third-degree burns on his hands…


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October 1, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Is Fremont a top neighborhood? Planning group thinks so

Naked cyclists kick off the start of the Solstice Parade in Fremont every summer. (Alan Berner / The Seattle Times) There’s nothing like naked bicyclists to get a little attention. The American Planning Association named Fremont as one of its top 10 Great Neighborhoods in America. “This 215-acre ‘urban village’ has evolved throughout the decades…


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September 30, 2014 at 1:09 PM

More than 100 firefighters battle blaze in Fremont

  Seattle firefighters battle the blaze at the Asko Processing. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)   Update at 4:02 p.m.: The cause of the fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Investigators haven’t been able to go inside the building because of hazardous material and the building’s strucutural integrity. Update at 3:37 p.m.: The fire department…


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May 16, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Bike-to-work organizers hope to break 16,000-trip record

Organizers of the Seattle area’s Bike to Work Day festivities, going on under dry and cloudy skies, think they could beat the 2012 record of 16,000 morning cyclists. Crowds of riders seem large, and reports are now coming in from volunteers with hand-held clickers at the checkpoints, said Anne-Marije Rook, communications director at the Cascade Bicycle Club. …


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May 6, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Man who died climbing Seattle power tower ID’d

The Associated Press A man who died after climbing a 200-foot tower and touching a high-voltage power line in Seattle has been identified. The King County Medical Examiner’s office identified the man as 25-year-old Collin Reed Schreiber. Spokesman James Apa says Schreiber died of “thermal burns and blunt force injury to the torso.” The death was ruled accidental. Schreiber…


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March 15, 2013 at 6:45 AM

Friday Memo: Wife shot dead, mistaken for intruder … Boeing’s better batteries

National Weather Service forecast Here’s what gun-control advocates worry about: A man in Terrace Heights, just outside Yakima, says he mistook his wife for an intruder and shot her this past weekend. The bullet hit her in the neck. She died Wednesday after being taken off life support. She was just 27…


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October 15, 2012 at 5:01 PM

Box in Fremont bomb scare turned out to be college art project

What started as a college art project next to the Burke Gilman Trail in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood turned into a bomb scare this morning. Two men set up a large wooden box directly under the Aurora Bridge that had two red push-buttons on two of its 2.5-foot-wide sides, according to Seattle Police Department spokeswoman Renee Witt….


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October 15, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Police respond to report of suspicious box in Fremont

The Seattle Police Department’s Arson and Bomb Squad is responding to a report of a suspicious box in Fremont, according to police spokeswoman Renee Witt. A passerby called 911 at 9:52 a.m. and alerted police to a suspicious, wooden box in the 800 block of North 34th Street, between Fremont and Troll Avenues North, Witt said. “They’ll probably…


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