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Woman Swept Into
Ocean From Popular
Sep 26, 2023 1:30 AM CDT
Woman Swept Into Ocean From Popular Washington Beach
Coast Guard is searching for 26-year-old
- Teams are searching for a 26-year-old woman who was swept into the ocean Monday from a popular beach on the Washington coast, according to the US Coast Guard. The Coast Guard said it received a call at 10:50am about a woman who was reportedly taken by ocean currents while...
Young Professionals, Check
Out the Work Climate Here
Sep 18, 2023 12:34 PM CDT
Young Professionals, Check Out the Work Climate Here
New England dominates Scholaroo's best states for workers trying to establish their careers
- If you've just graduated or are graduating soon and are looking for a place to jump-start your career, some states offer more in the way of job markets and affordable living. Scholaroo attempts to flesh out which US states are the best for today's young professionals, using nearly...
Driver Allegedly Shot Man as
He Helped Deer Cross Road
in case you missed it
Sep 17, 2023 3:30 PM CDT
Driver Allegedly Shot Man as He Helped Deer Cross Road
Suspect allegedly told police he shot because he was scared of man, woman in street
- As a man stood in his driveway with his wife, attempting to alert passing cars to deer that were crossing the road so that drivers would slow down, one of those drivers fatally shot him, police say. Dylan Picard, 22, was arrested September 8, the day after the incident that...
Man Sues Hospital
Over His Lost Tumor
Sep 12, 2023 11:20 AM CDT
Man Sues Hospital Over His Lost Tumor
Sample was supposed to be analyzed for cancer but was misplaced, per Seattle man's complaint
- After Jeremy Morton-Maxson had a tumor on his bladder removed at the University of Washington Medical Center-Northwest on Aug. 17, 2022, just two days after it was discovered, he felt a sense of urgency in finding out if it was cancerous, due to a family history of bladder cancer. After...
Coach Fired Over
Sep 6, 2023 6:05 PM CDT
Coach Fired Over Praying Quits After Winning Job Back
Joe Kennedy was on the field again for one game
- One game into his return to the football coaching staff at Washington's Bremerton High School, Joe Kennedy has resigned from the job the US Supreme Court allowed him to keep. "It is apparent that the reinstatement ordered by the Supreme Court will not be fully followed after a...
Winds Push Destructive Fire
Through Washington State
Aug 20, 2023 11:40 AM CDT
Winds Push Destructive Fire Through Washington State
One person is reported killed, 185 structures destroyed
- A wind-driven wildfire in eastern Washington state has destroyed at least 185 structures, closed a major highway, and left one person dead, authorities said Saturday. The blaze began shortly after midday Friday on the west side of Medical Lake, about 15 miles west of Spokane, and then expanded, state Department...
Having a Baby
Aug 7, 2023 5:25 PM CDT
Having a Baby Soon? One State Outranks the Others
Massachusetts tops WalletHub's list, while Mississippi comes in last
- If your future plans include starting a family and you're open to a move (or wondering whether your current location is ideal), WalletHub has some insights. The site looked at all 50 states and the District of Columbia, not only on the issue of costs tied to having a...
Mountain Lion Attacks
Child, 8, Camping
in Washington State
Jul 31, 2023 2:00 AM CDT
Mountain Lion Attacks Child, 8, Camping in Washington State
Authorities say such an attack is 'very, very unusual'
- An 8-year-old camping with their mom at Lake Angeles in Washington state was attacked by a mountain lion in what officials are calling an "extraordinarily rare" incident Saturday. The pair was camping in the Heart O' the Hills area south of Port Angeles in Olympic National Park when the...
Taylor Swift's Concerts
Have Literally Gone Seismic
Jul 28, 2023 12:00 PM CDT
Taylor Swift's Concerts Have Literally Gone Seismic
Activity from Seattle concerts had 2.3 magnitude, beating out 2011 'Beast Quake' at Seahawks game
- When commentators say Taylor Swift's concerts are "seismic," they're not simply using a colorful descriptor—they're detailing what appears to be an actual physical manifestation of Swifties' rabid fandom. As part of her Eras Tour, the 33-year-old performer took to the stage at Seattle's...
California Was Just Booted as
State With Most Expensive Gas
Jun 22, 2023 1:30 PM CDT
California Was Just Booted as State With Most Expensive Gas
The price per gallon in Washington now averages nearly $4.95
- There's a new "winner" in the contest of who has the highest gas prices in America, displacing California for the dubious honor: Washington state, where the average price per gallon of regular gas as of AAA's Thursday morning report was just a tad under $4.95. That'...
Gunman Fires Into Crowd
Near Music Festival, Kills 2
Jun 18, 2023 3:05 PM CDT
Gunman Fires Into Crowd Near Music Festival, Kills 2
Suspect shot randomly into campground, officials say
- A gunman fired randomly Saturday night into a Washington state campground crowd during a music festival going on nearby, police said, killing two people and wounding two others. Grant County sheriff's officials said the suspect fired while walking through the campground around 8:30pm, CNN reports. Thousands of people...
Phone in the
Ease Your Grief
Jun 17, 2023 4:15 PM CDT
That Rotary Phone in the Forest Can Ease Your Grief
After Army vet created a 'wind phone' for a local park, they're now popping up everywhere
- At the end of 2020, Corey Dembeck heard the awful news that the 4-year-old daughter of a friend had suddenly died after a bout with strep led to sepsis. The US Army veteran and former photojournalist wanted to do something immediate for the family of little Joelle Sylvester, so he...
Girl, 10, Survives 24 Hours
in Washington Mountains
Jun 9, 2023 1:00 AM CDT
Girl, 10, Survives 24 Hours in Washington Mountains
She got separated from a large family group while hiking in the Cascades
- While hiking with a large family group in Washington's Cascade Mountains Sunday, 10-year-old Shunghla Mashwani got separated from the rest of her relatives, unable to find the footbridge they crossed. But she says she knew to continue following the river, and the following day, she was located with only...
These States Are Pulling
Their Weight for US Economy
Jun 5, 2023 2:49 PM CDT
These States Are Pulling Their Weight for US Economy
Washington state has the best economy, West Virginia the worst, per WalletHub ranking
- When it comes to the US economy, a variety of factors underlie its health (or lack thereof), with the economies of individual states playing a significant part. WalletHub wanted to see which ones are really pulling their weight when it comes to contributing to the national coffers, so it looked...
She Refused Treatment
for TB, Is Now Jailed
Jun 5, 2023 9:20 AM CDT
She Refused Treatment for TB, Is Now Jailed
Woman in Washington state allegedly ignored pleas of health officials for a year
- A woman in Washington state with the contagious disease of tuberculosis is now in jail after refusing to receive treatment or isolate herself for more than a year. The woman was taken into custody at her home last week and transported to the Pierce County Jail, reports the
Seattle Doesn't Usually
Hit 90 Till July. This
Year Is Different
May 15, 2023 4:11 PM CDT
Seattle Doesn't Usually Hit 90 Till July. This Year Is Different
Heat advisory is in effect in Pacific Northwest, where temps may soar 30 degrees above average
- It's been a hot one in the Pacific Northwest over the past few days, and it looks like residents there will have to endure the extreme weather for at least a little longer. The
New York Times
reports that upward of 12 million people are sweating it out under...
Girl, 8, Found Alive
4 Years After Vanishing
Mar 10, 2023 2:00 AM CST
Girl, 8, Found Alive 4 Years After Vanishing
Aranza Maria Ochoa Lopez had last been seen with her biological mother in 2018
- Aranza Maria Ochoa Lopez vanished during a supervised visit with her mother, who did not have custody of her, at a Washington state shopping mall in 2018, when she was 4. A year later, her mother was arrested in Mexico, but the little girl was not found—until now. The...
This Is the Best
US State for Women
Mar 7, 2023 5:53 PM CST
This Is the Best US State for Women
Vermont is No. 1, while Oklahoma comes in last in WalletHub's rankings
- It's Women's History Month , and what better way to celebrate the occasion than to offer some leads on tracking down the best places for women to live. WalletHub has done much of the legwork, looking at more than two dozen metrics for all 50 states and DC in...
Powerball Has a $754M Winner
Feb 7, 2023 12:00 PM CST
Powerball Has a $754M Winner
Ticket was sold in Seattle suburb
- A single winning ticket for a $754.6 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a department store in a Seattle suburb, Washington state lottery officials said Tuesday. The winning numbers drawn Monday night were 5,11, 22, 23, 69, and the Powerball 7. The winning ticket was bought Sunday at...
Cops: Man Wanted
for 'Random' Murders
Jan 24, 2023 6:54 PM CST
Cops: Man Wanted for 'Random' Murders Killed Himself
Police say Jarid Haddock killed 3 people in Yakima, Washington convenience store
- A 21-year-old man wanted in the random killing of three people at a convenience store in Yakima, Washington, early Tuesday shot and killed himself as officers approached him behind some warehouses several hours later, authorities said. Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray said at a news conference that authorities had received...
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