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Reporter Tim Haeck leaving KIRO Radio after 36 years

Award-winning KIRO Radio reporter Tim Haeck has announced he will be retiring after 36 years reporting the news in Seattle.

Does $12 million seem like a lot of money to paint a bridge?

The wraps just came off the freshly painted Lewis River Bridge on I-5 in southern Washington. The project to apply a fresh coat left the bridge covered for months and cost $12 million to complete. Doesn't that seem like a lot?

Threat keeps Issaquah middle school closed Thursday

A threatening note outside a classroom at an Issaquah middle school has shut down the school for a second day.

What are they building? Roosevelt neighborhood seeing construction boom

When you drive past Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood on I-5 at 65th, you can't help but notice a cluster of construction cranes that have risen up over the past year, signaling a building boom in the area near Green Lake.

Seattle police report shows where you're most likely to get car prowled

A new Seattle police study finds the vast majority of car prowls in Seattle over the last month took place in a small part of downtown and Capitol Hill.

Who's shooting up electrical equipment near JBLM?

Someone's taking shots at high-voltage power lines near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, and the Bonneville Power Administration is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to catch whoever is doing it.

Snohomish County avoids state's first-ever government shutdown

Snohomish County has avoided the state's first-ever government shutdown after the County Council reached a compromise Wednesday on a new budget.

Inslee proposes plan to charge big polluters to fund budget priorities

Governor Jay Inslee concedes he faces powerful opposition to his plan to charge the state's biggest polluters to raise money for key budget obligations.

Injury might be keeping Derrick Coleman on sidelines, but he's still inspiring off the field

Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman says it's killing him to sit on the sidelines after being placed on injured reserve following a foot fracture, but the man recognized by many as the first deaf offensive player in the NFL is still inspiring people off the field.

Threat prompts Issaquah middle school to close Wednesday

A threat left outside a classroom prompted the district to close a middle school in Issaquah Wednesday morning.

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