The Associated Press MARYSVILLE — The pictures, balloons and flowers that covered a fence at Marysville-Pilchuck High School after last month’s shooting are being removed. The chain-link fence became a temporary memorial to the four students who were shot to death and the wounded student who is recovering. There are also kind words for the…More
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UPDATE, 3:12 p.m.: The 19-year-old woman has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, according to Harborview Medical Center. She is now breathing on her own and conscious. The 24-year-old man remains in satisfactory condition. ORIGINAL POST: Two people remain in a Seattle hospital after Thursday’s shooting at Seattle Pacific University. Harborview Medical Center says a 20-year-old…More
The Associated Press ELLENSBURG — A park in downtown Ellensburg will be dedicated Saturday in memory of Washoe, the first chimpanzee to communicate with American Sign Language. Washoe came to Central Washington University in 1980 with professors Roger and Debbie Fouts who researched communication with chimpanzees. Washoe was born in Africa and took her name…More
A public celebration of the life and legacy of J.P. Patches, played for more than 50 years by Chris Wedes of Edmonds, is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, September 8 at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. Wedes died July 22 after a long illness. He was 84. He portrayed the beloved clown on KIRO-TV from 1958 to…More
Two “ghost bikes” were hung at the intersection where 18-year-old Nap Cantwell was fatally injured in a bicycle accident in late May. Cantwell was running late for work May 29, when he took off down Capitol Hill on his dad’s bike. At 6:20 a.m., he collided with a van at Pike Street and Boren…More
In memory of Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu, Gov. Chris Gregoire has announced that flags at all Washington state agency buildings will be lowered to half-staff this coming Thursday. Radulescu, 44, was shot to death Feb. 23rd in Kitsap County while making a traffic stop near Gorst in Kitsap County. The lowering of flags coincides with…More
Memorial services will be held Sunday and Monday for former Gov. Al Rosellini, who died this week at the age of 101. Rosellini served as governor from 1957 to 1965. He died Monday in Seattle after complications from pneumonia. Perhaps best known for championing the Highway 520 floating bridge that bears his name, Rosellini was honored…More