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Double-whammy of storms take life of young mother, topple trees and power lines in Western Washington

Double-whammy of storms take life of young mother, topple trees and power lines in Western Washington

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The mother died in Renton when a tree fell on the car she was driving Monday evening near Renton, just...


Seattle City Council approves reform-driven labor deal with police managers

Seattle City Council approves reform-driven labor deal with police managers

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City officials hope that settling with the police managers and having them buy into the historic police...


No. 16 Washington Regrouping After 2nd Straight Road Loss

No. 16 Washington Regrouping After 2nd Straight Road Loss

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Chris Petersen acknowledges he's awful when it comes to handling losses.


Bill Gates joins the fight against Alzheimer’s — and it’s personal

Bill Gates joins the fight against Alzheimer’s — and it’s personal

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Microsoft’s co-founder said he is investing his own money in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a private-public p...


Seattle council approves tax on short-term rentals

Seattle council approves tax on short-term rentals

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Seattle will begin taxing operators of short-term rentals, such as those listed on Airbnb, the City Council...


City Council Approves Tax on Airbnb Rentals

City Council Approves Tax on Airbnb Rentals

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After a lengthy city council process, council members on Monday unanimously approved a tax on short-term...


Inquest into fatal police shooting of Charleena Lyles set for April 16

Inquest into fatal police shooting of Charleena Lyles set for April 16

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Scheduling and other preliminary matters were discussed Monday in a hearing held before King County...


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Seattle City Light Crews Responding to Outages Across Seattle Area

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Seattle City Light repair crews are responding to reports of power outages across the City Light service...


Seattle City Council Passes Per-Night Fees for Short-Term Rentals Like Airbnb

Seattle City Council Passes Per-Night Fees for Short-Term Rentals Like Airbnb

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Rent a room in your house? Pay $8 a night. by Heidi Groover Airbnb Starting in 2019, people operating...


Alleged Serial Predator Invites Stranger Writer Over for Breakfast

Alleged Serial Predator Invites Stranger Writer Over for Breakfast

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by Katie Herzog Dawn, I will not be able to make it to breakfast, but if you happen to choke on a Krispy...


City Council Approves Police Management Union Contract

City Council Approves Police Management Union Contract

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by Steven Hsieh SPD The Seattle City Council on Monday voted to approve a proposed collective bargaining...


The 68 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Nov 13-19, 2017

The 68 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Nov 13-19, 2017

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by Stranger Things To Do Staff The weather outside may be frightful, but the Grilled Cheese Grand Prix...


Spokane floats plan to phase parking out of downtown

Spokane floats plan to phase parking out of downtown

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Parking lots are the worst. Wide, paved expanses that add nothing to the...


Metro to charge a simplified, $2.75 flat rate for bus rides next year

Metro to charge a simplified, $2.75 flat rate for bus rides next year

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Currently, fares are three-tiered: a $3.25 for a two-zone, peak trip that crosses between Seattle and...


Savage Love Letter of the Day: Why Does a Micropenis Have to Be a Dealbreaker?

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Why Does a Micropenis Have to Be a Dealbreaker?

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"Sex can be great with a small cock but this one is extreme." by Dan Savage I've been feeling really...