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Grieving aunt relieved Alaska Airlines is changing bereavement policy

It started on Sunday when Paula Kohring, of Everett, got some of the worst news of her life. Her nephew, who lives in Alaska, was in a coma after a freak rugby accident and he wasn't going to come out of it.

Python escapes home, on the loose in Seattle

A Ball Python with a history of escape attempts is on the lamb.

Washington's budget breaks down in Olympia with surprise Democratic dissent

Sen. Michael Baumgartner said that Democratic senators went back on their word and argued among their own party Wednesday morning, putting a halt to the state's previously completed budget.

Jacques Cousteau's Calypso and her Seattle roots

Jacques Cousteau's Calypso been called one of the most famous of her kind in the world, yet almost nobody remembers that she was born in Seattle.

Fuel and lumber spill onto I-5 near Federal Way after two semi trucks collide

Two semi trucks collided during the Wednesday morning commute, throwing lumber onto northbound I-5 near Federal Way.

Kayaktivists promise protests if Shell oil rig returns

Five out of 21 kayaktivists were cited for violating the Coast Guard's safety zone as the Noble Discoverer left Everett Tuesday morning. One activist said this is not the end of local resistance.

Large site in Central Seattle is 'ripe' for the market

One of the largest sites in Central Seattle is hitting the market and could sell for a pretty penny.

Two men sought in connection with I-5 fires

State troopers are looking for two men who are suspected of starting brush fires along I-5 between Everett and Arlington on Tuesday afternoon.

How bad is the air after a fireworks show?

A new study from NOAA shows when and how long air pollution spikes around fireworks shows in July.

Superintendent: Legislature still in contempt of court

Washington State Superintendent Randy Dorn argues that despite a budget being completed, it falls short of the state's education responsibilities.

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