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Washington State Police Recover Bodies Of Two Men Killed At Waterfall

Washington State Police Recover Bodies Of Two Men Killed At Waterfall

  Washington State police and emergency workers have recovered the bodies of two men who were killed on Saturday night at a waterfall. Pilchuck Falls is located in Skagit County and is a dangerous place even for experienced woodsmen. A hiker, age 25 is dead as is a search and rescue volunteer, age 61, who […]

Seattle Woman Missing on Mount Rainier

Seattle Woman Missing on Mount Rainier

A Seattle woman is missing on Mount Rainier in Washington. Karen Sykes was reported as missing somewhere in the national park since Wednesday, June 18. Using an experienced hiker, search crews are still hopeful they will find her. Karen Sykes, who is a Seattle resident, is known for being an experienced outdoors writer for various […]

Seattle Offers Sweepstakes to Promote Same-Sex Marriage

Seattle Offers Sweepstakes to Promote Same-Sex Marriage

The state of Washington legalized same-sex marriage in 2012. Seattle’s mayor, Ed Murray, is openly gay and his husband, first gentleman, Michael Shiosaki, were one of the first couples to take advantage of that new law. Now, Seattle has decided to offer a sweepstakes that will promote same-sex marriage. According to Visit Seattle, four lucky […]

Strip Club Site Gets Saved in Seattle

Strip Club Site Gets Saved in Seattle

The site of a Seattle-area strip club, formerly known as Sugar’s Nightclub, is getting a little saving grace today. At one time, a haven for prostitution, the building was also used as a front in a racketeering scheme, operated by Seattle crime family, the Colacurcio’s. Now, five years after the indictment of its former owners, […]

Washington Woman Locked Sons in Room Where They Were Forced to Live in Filth

Washington Woman Locked Sons in Room Where They Were Forced to Live in Filth

A Tacoma, Washington woman has been accused of allegedly locking her three young sons inside a bedroom where they were forced to live among their own urine and feces. Tasha Noel Herndon, age 26, is facing very serious charges after Washington State police found the boys living in filth. An anonymous neighbor declared that the […]

The Seattle Process: Somewhere Between Democracy and Kafka

The Seattle Process: Somewhere Between Democracy and Kafka

Change is not impossible in Seattle, but sometimes it comes very slowly. The Seattle Process, sometimes called the Seattle Way, has become shorthand among American policy wonks, municipal mandarins and the citizens settled around the Seattle-Tacoma Metroplex for the Seattle region’s often grindingly slow form of governance. Some leaders lead, some leaders follow, some leaders fiddle, […]

Seattle Starts New Play Streets Program

Seattle Starts New Play Streets Program

The city of Seattle has recently adopted a program that is similar to something that has been going on in New York City since 1914. Jennifer Wieland, the Seattle Department of Transportation’s Public Space Program Manager, is overseeing a new program called Play Streets. Launched last week, students at St. Terese Academy, in the Madrona […]

Seattle Minimum Wage Member Says Committee Was Strong-Armed by Labor

Seattle Minimum Wage Member Says Committee Was Strong-Armed by Labor

As of June 3, the Seattle minimum wage is the nation’s highest, at $15. Dave Meinert, a businessman in the city that brings us Boeing, the Seattle Mariners, and the University of Washington, was a member of the committee taxed with drafting the new wage policy. Meinert is in favor of the increase, but he […]

Shooting at Seattle Pacific University One Dead

Shooting at Seattle Pacific University One Dead

Less than two hours ago today, June 5, a shooter walked into the science building at Seattle Pacific University (SPU) and shot four people. Upon reloading the SPU staff was able to disarm the shooter, prohibiting him from shooting anyone else. Currently there is one victim in critical condition and one is dead from sustained injuries. […]

Mount Rainier Climbers No Chance of Survival

Mount Rainier Climbers No Chance of Survival

 Six missing climbers on Washington’s Mount Rainier have “no chance of survival,” said Fawn Bauer, spokeswoman for the National Park Service. A debris field of tents, clothing, and other equipment was spotted by helicopter searchers over Carbon Glacier along the treacherous Liberty Ridge route. The mountaineering paraphernalia is littered down the steep, northern side of […]

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