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Inmates escape life behind bars to fight Washington wildfires

For inmates fighting fires in central Washington, this is a chance to escape life behind bars - at least for a little while.

Boeing CEO apologizes for saying he'll keep workers 'cowering'

Boeing CEO Jim McNerney has apologized for saying he won't retire after turning 65 because "the heart will still be beating, the employees will still be cowering."

300 homes destroyed in Washington wildfires

Wildfires that have ravaged central Washington for two weeks have destroyed over 300 homes. That number is double what officials reported last weekend.

Will Motley Crue create another White River Amphitheater traffic nightmare?

Complaints continue pouring in from concertgoers who got stuck in hours-long traffic trying to get to the White River Amphitheater last weekend. And with another big show Sunday, there are fears of a repeat of the ordeal that kept many from the show.

Why I-90 'car-mageddon' didn't materialize

If you feel a big wind blowing around the region, it could be the collective sigh of relief from the Washington Department of Transportation, because the widely feared "car-mageddon" from the big I-90 construction project never materialized.

Ted Nugent defended comments that got his Northwest shows canceled

The Puyallup Indian tribe says it doesn't want right-wing rocker Ted Nugent performing at its casino Aug. 2 and 3 after pressure from critics who blast the Motor City Madman for "racist and hate-filled remarks."

116 years later, Seattle Police honor a fallen officer

It was Easter Sunday when Seattle Police Officer Thomas Roberts was walking his beat near 18th and Jefferson on First Hill.

Trainer of drug-sniffing dog for hire tells parents to wake up

Marijuana is legal in our state and while that move is championed by many there are parents that worry the drug could end up in the wrong hands - primarily, those of their kids.

I-90 reopens after week-long lane closures from Bellevue to Seattle

It's back to normal on Interstate 90 Friday morning. A week's worth of westbound squeeze while crews replaced expansion joints in the floating bridge has come to an end.

2.8 earthquake felt in Duvall, Redmond

A small, shallow earthquake was felt in the Duvall area early this morning.

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