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Did you see snowflakes this morning? They won’t stick, says weather service

Brief snowflakes will likely turn to rain, the National Weather Service in Seattle advises. We could get weekend showers as well, with temperatures in the low- to mid-40s during the days and in the high 30s overnight.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Seattle, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside


Washington state considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of daylight saving time in two weeks, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers are considering several proposals to adopt year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the twice-a-year switch between it and Pacific Standard Time. It’s not a new […]
Tags: Health, Wellness, News, Washington, Life, Environment, Nation, Local News, Northwest, Eastside, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Pacific Daylight Time


Washington considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of Daylight Savings Time two weeks from now, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers in both the House and Senate are considering several proposals  that could mean the permanent adoption of year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the […]
Tags: Health, Wellness, News, Washington, Senate, House, Local News, Eastside, Daylight Savings Time


$738 million King County levy aimed at renovating, expanding parks and trails

Under the proposed levy, the owner of a home valued at $500,000 would pay $7 per month, an increase of about $2 from the current monthly tax.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Local News, Northwest, Eastside


Do you rely on a bus through downtown? Prepare for big changes

Instead of traveling beneath downtown in the bus tunnel, 830 bus trips each weekday will shift to already congested surface streets next month to allow Sound Transit to run more light-rail trains through the tunnel.
Tags: News, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Traffic Lab


Medical examiner releases sketch of unidentified woman who died from exposure in Kirkland

The woman is among five people who are believed to have died from exposure in King County during the recent heavy snowfalls that blanketed the region.
Tags: Weather, News, Local News, Northwest, Eastside, Kirkland, King County


‘Cold, miserable rain’ on its way to Seattle, with snow likely in the mountains and Bellingham area

A new weather system this week means cold and rain for Seattle, but snow elsewhere.
Tags: Outdoors, Weather, News, Life, Seattle, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Bellingham


Wrong-way driver dies in early morning head-on collision on 520

A 39-year-old Snohomish man died in a head-on collision early Monday after driving the wrong way on Highway 520 near the West Lake Sammamish Parkway exit. Alan Lee was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred just before 4 a.m. as Lee was driving east in the westbound lanes of Highway 520 […]
Tags: News, Local News, Eastside, Lee, Alan Lee, West Lake Sammamish Parkway


How Puget Sound-area school districts will make up days lost to historic snowfall

To make up for missed days during last week's historic snowfall, several Seattle-area school districts are relying on snow days built into their school-year calendars. Others will ask the state education office for waivers that allow districts to omit a makeup days so long as they don't fall short of the state's minimum instructional-hour time requirement.
Tags: News, Education, Seattle, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Eastside


Former Eastside lawmaker arrested after drinking with underage relative, police say

Snoqualmie police officers on Sunday arrested former state Rep. Jay Rodne, who according to a police report, said, "you guys are making a huge mistake." Rodne's attorney said his client denies making that comment.
Tags: Crime, News, Local Politics, Local News, Eastside, Rodne, Jay Rodne


Former state Sen. Joe Fain to lead Bellevue Chamber of Commerce

Fain, who served in the Legislature for eight years, lost his bid for re-election in November amid an investigation into an allegation that he raped a woman in 2007. Fain denied the allegations and called for an investigation, which was later suspended.
Tags: News, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Eastside, Legislature, Fain, Sen Joe Fain, Bellevue Chamber of Commerce


Snow emergency declared in East King County, as thaw continues in rest of region

Some parts of East King County saw up to two feet of snowfall on Monday night alone, according to the National Weather Service. In response, North Bend and Snoqualmie declared states of emergency, meaning they can call in additional resources and seek help to cover the costs of the snow response.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Local News, Northwest, Eastside, Snoqualmie, East King County


No more snow for Seattle, and a dry weekend ahead — but rain could complicate things

"We're not quite out of it yet," the National Weather Service warns. Rain and cold in the next few days could make for icy roads, landslides and urban flooding. But the weekend looks dry, and temperatures could climb into the 40s.
Tags: Travel, Weather, National Weather Service, News, Seattle, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Traffic Lab


Where to call if 911 doesn’t work

If you call 911 and it doesn't go through, here are numbers to try instead.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Eastside


Chickens cross road, some escape after semi crashes, snarling I-5 near Olympia

Some chickens died in a semi-truck accident that shut down a portion of Interstate 5 near Olympia early Monday morning, but others ran free and — if they’re anything like their predecessors loosed in a similar accident years ago —they could find a new free-range life. The crash happened around 4 a.m. when the driver […]
Tags: Travel, Weather, News, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Olympia, Traffic Lab


The ‘Nextdoor effect’ in Bellevue: a familiar reaction to crime

If some folks do have concern about crime rates in Bellevue, it doesn't seem to be because they're on the rise.
Tags: Crime, News, Data, Bellevue, Local News, Northwest, Eastside


Faux-billionaire Keenan Gracey’s father makes appearance in latest federal fraud-case filings

Federal prosecutors say accused fraudster Keenan Alexander Gracey poses a flight risk and a continued criminal risk to the community and should be jailed until his October trial.
Tags: Business, News, Eastside, Keenan Alexander Gracey, Keenan Gracey


Taking your car today? Tips for dealing with cold-weather hassles

Even if your car's window is frozen and the engine needs a warm-up, don't do what other drivers do on cold winter mornings: Turn on the car and leave it running in the driveway with the tailpipes puffing telltale clouds of exhaust into the frosty air.
Tags: Travel, Weather, Crime, News, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Traffic Lab


More snow! Another weather system could hit Seattle on Friday and Saturday

Schools across the Puget Sound area are closed today, roads are iced over and Metro buses are struggling on their snow routes. The region could get another significant hit Friday and Saturday.
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Weather, News, Seattle, Local News, Metro, Puget Sound, Local Business, Eastside


Ex-Microsoft director reaches plea deal in alleged theft of Super Bowl tickets, embezzlement

A former Microsoft director has pleaded guilty to a single count in a federal case that alleges he bilked the company out of nearly $1 million in a scheme that involved embezzlement and selling stolen Super Bowl tickets.
Tags: Business, Crime, News, Microsoft, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Eastside


Newer, cleaner cars mean end to emissions testing in Washington state next year

After Dec. 31, you will no longer need to run your vehicle through emissions testing to renew its registration.
Tags: Travel, News, Washington, Environment, Local News, Eastside, Traffic Lab


Paccar stock surges on better-than-expected 4Q results

The Bellevue truck maker’s profit and revenue exceeded Wall Street expectations.
Tags: Business, News, Markets, Bellevue, Local Business, Eastside, PACCAR


Is Seattle safe? You might be better off in Snoqualmie or Sunnyside

A new analysis ranked the safest and least safe cities in our state based on crime statistics. See how your area did. And there's some good news about crime in Washington overall.
Tags: Crime, News, Washington, Data, Seattle, Local News, Eastside, Sunnyside, Snoqualmie


Semi, box truck and bus collide in Sumner; minor injuries reported

Eight people have minor injuries after a collision involving a semitruck, a box truck and a bus in Sumner, Pierce County.
Tags: News, Local News, Eastside, Sumner, Traffic Lab


Will you change your commuting habits after the Highway 99 closure ends?

Whatever you've been doing to avoid traffic during the Highway 99 closure, will you keep doing it even after the tunnel opens?
Tags: News, Lifestyle, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Traffic Lab


Drier, warmer week ahead — and even a chance of weekend sunshine, says weather service

"You cannot judge our winters by this one," a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Seattle says. We're set to finish January with a stretch of cloudy-but-warm days.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Seattle, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Eastside


No surprise for commuters: Washington ranks dead last among lower 48 states for drivers

The Seattle area, and Washington as a whole, get low marks in studies of the worst places to drive.
Tags: News, Washington, Nation, Seattle, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Traffic Lab


No surprise for commuters: Washington ranks dead last among lower 48 states for driving

The Seattle area, and Washington as a whole, get low marks in studies of the worst places to drive.
Tags: News, Washington, Nation, Seattle, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside, Traffic Lab


Sammamish declares emergency in response to ransomware attack

City officials haven't yet determined the full extent of the attack, which has affected internal shared files.
Tags: News, Local News, Eastside, Sammamish


Eastside mayors view Microsoft’s $500 million housing pledge with enthusiasm, caution

While pledging $500 million for housing affordability, Microsoft also asked nine Eastside mayors to support land use changes to ease development. The mayors are enthusiastic about the money, but realistic about the controversies that sometimes follow affordable housing efforts.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Local News, Eastside, Project Homeless