A woman died Monday afternoon in Renton after the car she was in rear-ended a semitruck, according to Washington State Patrol.
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Saturday service starts this weekend on Kitsap fast ferries
Outside of the summer, the boats normally only operate during the week around commuter hours.
Drivers beware of blocked I-405 lanes, Montlake Boulevard closure
Here's your guide to summer road construction in and around Seattle — what will hurt now and what's supposed to get better.
Inslee rebuffs tribes seeking relief after WA climate laws boost gas prices
Gov. Jay Inslee rebuffed a request from the Lummi Nation and other Native American tribes for an exemption from climate laws that have driven up...
Northbound I-5 reopens after semitruck crash in Lakewood
Washington State Patrol, WSDOT and West Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to remove debris on I-5 after a semitruck crash.
U.S. to require automatic emergency braking on new vehicles
The U.S. government’s auto safety agency plans to require that all new passenger cars and light trucks include potentially life-saving automatic emergency braking and meet...
What to know about ferry cancellations VIEW
After a weekend of restricted, delayed and canceled sailings, ferry traffic was restored to a mostly normal state. But the issues reveal the system's fragility.
Buzz is growing about a third Seattle streetcar line
The should-we, shouldn’t-we of whether and how to build a streetcar through downtown has dogged City Hall for close to a decade.
Seattle struggles to balance cruise ships and bike paths on remade waterfront VIEW
As the $750 million waterfront overhaul nears completion, Alaskan Way from Pier 62 to Pier 70 threatens to become a chasm into which cycles and...