Archive for July, 2012

Elderly woman dies in West Seattle apartment fire

A neighbor tried to rescue the woman as the fire burned through her apartment on the 9000 block of 45th Avenue Southwest. He called 911 to report a crackling noise and the smell of smoke. He pounded on the woman’s door, but soon had to get out. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Man in police chase falls 40 feet off I-5 in Seattle

The 20-year-old man fell 40 to 50 feet after he ran across the northbound lanes of I-5, near Airport Way South and South Snoqualmie Street. He was not seriously injured. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Poulsbo police chase man on scooter

Police say the 48-year-old Poulsbo man had a .14 blood-alcohol level, nearly twice the legal intoxication threshold in Washington. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Charges: JBLM soldier kidnapped, tortured for ‘snitch’ money

The victim said he was shot with a taser and a pellet gun, and then tied up with electrical cord. He did not fight back for fear it would get worse. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Garbage strike reaches parts of Snohomish, Skagit counties

Waste Management is in the process of screening new drivers to replace the striking workers. Those new drivers could start by the end of the week. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Blue Angels land at Boeing Field

The entire Blue Angels team landed in Seattle Tuesday ahead of Seafair weekend. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Navy ships, Blue Angels arrive in Seattle for Seafair

The amphibious transport dock ship New Orleans, the guided missile cruiser Bunker Hill and guided missile destroyer Halsey will dock on the waterfront with three Canadian Navy ships and a Coast Guard vessel. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seattle home prices rose 2.6 percent in May

Home prices rose in May from April in every city tracked by a leading index — with Seattle clocking a 2.6 percent increase. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Oak Harbor judoka wins Olympic bronze

Marti Malloy defeated Giulia Quintavalle of Italy to earn one of the two bronze medals awarded in the event. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

‘Judo family’ of Oak Harbor Olympian celebrates her bronze victory

Marti Malloy wins bronze in judo and her Oak Harbor “judo family” celebrates. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites