Amid skepticism by some lawmakers, Gov. Jay Inslee makes a photo-op at UW Station, to insist on allowing Sound Transit the entire $15 billion it wants to send to the 2016 ballot.
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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man who drove his SUV through a fence and off the Tacoma Avenue Bridge. The News Tribune reports that the man was identified on Saturday as 29-year-old Steven Ferris of Tacoma. Police say Ferris drove to the entrance of the closed bridge...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of breakfasts served in the nation's schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in how districts deliver the food. Instead of providing low-income students free or reduced-price meals in the cafeteria, they're increasingly serving all children in the classroom. That change...
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s public-safety adviser pointed a finger at King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg in a memo about street crime downtown, but the mayor and Satterberg say they’re working together.
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A federal grand jury has indicted a South Seattle man and a Maple Valley couple in connection with two separate hash oil manufacturing operations.
SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — A Tahuya man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay more than $8,000 in fines for redirecting the Tahuya River at his property. The Kitsap Sun reports that Mason County District Court Judge Stephen Greer sentenced William Kenneth Cayo on Friday. A jury found Cayo guilty this...
A new study on teacher evaluations suggests that the more students who refuse to take standardized tests, the less fair a teacher's evaluation becomes, at least when student scores are a factor.