By K.C. Mehaffey The Wenatchee World WINTHROP — Paul Picolet had just stepped out of his truck and was headed to the Java Man in Winthrop for his daily cup of coffee Saturday morning when he heard something that made him turn around fast. The Twisp rancher’s 2009 Ford pickup had rolled into the Chewuch River. And even…More
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ELLENSBURG — A Yakima woman was hospitalized after the truck she was riding in struck a cow on Highway 97 north of Ellensburg Saturday night, reports The Yakima Herald-Republic. The Washington State Patrol said Ronald L. Hines, 69, of Yakima, was going south when his Chevrolet pickup struck a cow in the roadway at 10:10 p.m….More
Seattle Police arrested a man for allegedly setting a pickup on fire near Northgate Mall late Saturday night after a scuffle over a woman. Police said that the suspect, a man in his 20s, was arguing with the vehicle’s owner, a 28-year-old man, over a woman who was part of their group. The suspect pulled a…More
A $1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who successfully recovers seven paintings by Seattle artist Whiting Tennis, which were stolen last week when a truck they were in was taken from a hotel parking lot.
The reward is being offered by Tennis’ gallery representative Greg Kucera.
Tennis is scheduled to open a show on Jan. 18 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem, Ore. and museum representatives were in town Wednesday to pick up the pieces from Tennis’ North Seattle studio.
They put the paintings in a rental truck, which was stolen overnight from the lot at a Holiday Inn Express where the museum representatives were staying.
Someone spotted the truck in West Seattle early Thursday morning, but didn’t report it to police until the weekend, after news about the stolen truck and artwork ran on TV.More
A man who had been involuntarily committed on a temporary mental health hold two days ago was arrested this morning after he allegedly rammed a truck into a medical center seveal times and then tried to smash a deputy’s patrol car, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s spokesman Jason Stanley said the man, who…More
Bail was set at $1 million for a 43-year-old man suspected of causing the death of a passenger Saturday night in West Seattle. Prosecutors said the man, who waived his appearance at his bail hearing this afternoon at the King County Jail, was driving on a suspended license for unpaid tickets, including one for a violation of an Ignition…More
The driver of a FedEx semi-truck died this morning when his vehicle ran off Highway 18 at Tiger Mountain, near Snoqualmie, according to the State Patrol. State Patrol spokeswoman Julie Judson said that about 6 a.m., the truck webt off the road, hit a tree and caught fire. The driver may have suffered from a medical attack…More
The Associated Press PUYALLUP – A 30-year-old man riding his motorcycle in Puyallup was struck and killed by an unsecured and unmanned septic truck rolling down a hill. Pierce County sheriff’s office spokesman Ed Troyer says the truck’s driver told deputies he had set the parking brake, but an inspection showed the brake had not been set. The…More
UPDATE | 4:51 p.m. The Seattle parks department plans to install a sturdier post to protect the historic pergula after it was damaged again Thursday by a wayward truck. Acting Parks director Dan Johnson said crews were beginning repairs on the damaged cast iron roof cornice on the southwest corner. The repairs,…More