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December 11, 2014 at 9:20 AM

Goodwill fined $9,000 for fatal Lynnwood accident

The Associated Press The state Department of Labor and Industries has fined Goodwill $9,000 for workplace safety violations in a forklift accident that killed a man in August in Lynnwood. The department says Goodwill should have done a better job training the forklift operator. The Daily Herald reports the state agency released it findings Wednesday. The operator’s view was…


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August 20, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Victim of forklift accident at Lynnwood Goodwill is identified

The man who died after a forklift accident at a Goodwill store in Lynnwood earlier this week has been identified. Chuck K. Lee, 69, of Bothell, died of blunt-force injuries to the head and torso, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Lee was walking through the Goodwill parking lot in Monday morning when a forklift…


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August 19, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Man dies after forklift accident at Lynnwood Goodwill

A man died early Tuesday morning after he was injured in a forklift accident at the Goodwill store in Lynnwood on Monday, police said. The accident occurred as the victim, a 69-year-old Bothell man, was walking through the store’s parking lot in the 4000 block of 198th Street Southwest at about 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to Lynnwood police. The victim,…


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July 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Spider fire, and other stuff you might have missed this (and last) week

Bats? Spiders? Giant snails? Mysterious human skulls? No, it’s not Halloween. But it is a different kind of holiday, if you will: the triumphant return of the offbeat-news roundup, after a week’s hiatus. To celebrate, I give you The Weird News Double-Week Double Whammy! Two weeks’ worth of weirdness, jam-packed into one easy-to-digest list.


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February 14, 2012 at 6:24 PM

Goodwill breaks ground on Seattle job-training center

Seattle Goodwill will break ground Wednesday on a new job training and education center, next to its store near Rainier Avenue South and South Dearborn Street. The three-story 50,000-square foot building will also house administrative offices. It is scheduled to open next April and will increase Goodwill’s training and education space, allowing the non-profit to serve…


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