Archive for July, 2011

Bellevue house fire caused by biodiesel production

Neighbors told Bellevue firefighters they heard an explosion then saw flames 20 feet high. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Giant jellyfish found in Snohomish County

Oliver Pike, 7, thought it was an alien on the beach near Kayak Point Thursday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Woman who killed children at center of custody fight

Trisha Conlon’s motherly instinct seems reasonable: She doesn’t want her teenage boys living with a woman who shot and killed her own daughters in their sleep 20 years ago. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Woman dies after 5-story fall at Shelton casino

The 24-year-old woman fell from an inside balcony just before noon and landed in the main lobby in front of a front desk worker. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Washington state man killed in Montana skydiving accident

Officials in northwestern Montana say a 27-year-old Washington state man has died after his parachute failed to open while skydiving. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Planes collide over Alaska, 4 dead

Two single-engine float planes collided as they flew near an Alaskan lake and one of them crashed and burned, killing the four people aboard. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Bremerton’s Adrian anchors US medley win at swim worlds

Michael Phelps moved the United States from fourth to second in the butterfly leg and the Americans went on to edge Australia for gold in the 4×100-meter medley relay, the final event of the world swimming championships. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Stolen carton of cigarettes ends in employee death

While chasing after a shoplifter, a Rite Aid manager in Kent took a tumble that put him in a coma. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Report: ‘Promising’ new lead in DB Cooper case

The FBI is investigating its most promising new lead in decades in the D.B. Cooper case, the nation’s only unsolved commercial hijacking, a Seattle paper reported Saturday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Congress closing in on a deal to avert US default

As senators began debate in a rare Sunday session, Democratic leader Harry Reid said he was “cautiously optimistic” agreement could be reached. Republican leader Mitch McConnell said earlier that negotiators were “very close.” Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites