Archive for May, 2014

Bergdahl freed from captivity in Afghanistan

The parents of Idaho soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, say they are “joyful and relieved” that their son is returning home. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

SR 530 reopens between Arlington and Darrington

Gov. Jay Inslee joined members of the Darrington community for a moment of silence before the highway closed by the Oso mudslide two months ago reopened on Saturday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Six climbers, including two guides, missing on Mount Rainier

Six people, including two guides, are missing on Liberty Ridge on Mount Rainier. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Puyallup man with medical issues missing

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of 29-year-old Cody Brown, who they say has the mental capacity of a 12-year-old and suffers from epilepsy and cerebral palsy. He may be in the SeaTac area. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Report: FBI, SEC probe Icahn, Mickelson and Walters

Federal investigators have launched what the Wall Street Journal is calling “a major insider-trading probe involving finance, gambling and sports.” Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

EPA carbon rules could speed U.S. shift from coal

The Obama administration’s historic proposal to reduce carbon emissions from U.S. power plants, expected Monday, could accelerate the nation’s shift from coal to natural gas and renewable energy. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Hit & run accident under investigation

Police are investigating a hit and run accident in Downtown Seattle. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Tech gifts for dads and grads

Struggling with a tech gift idea for Father’s Day or graduation gift-giving? KING 5 Tech Reporter Brian M. Westbrook has a list of gadget gifts. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Obama's boldest move on carbon comes with perils

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is announcing a new pollution rule Monday — and it’s expected to be perhaps the most significant U.S. environmental regulation in decades. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

US law prods states to revisit health care rules

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prompted by the health care overhaul law, several states are updating their rules for insurance networks to better reflect who is covered and how people shop for and use their benefits. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites