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Coal mining could be coming back in the Northwest to an old coal mine in southeast King County.
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Every weekday, 50 to 60 semi-trucks pull off the interstate at Arlington, Oregon, and head up to the Columbia Ridge Landfill with Portland's garbage. Seattle and Kitsap County's also goes there, but by train.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced his resignation Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, after the latest sexual abuse allegation against him.
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With an assist from Microsoft, Washington state's Department of Transportation has launched a feasibility study of bullet train service in Cascadia.
The City Council does have the power to impeach the mayor. It would take a two-thirds majority vote. If that happens, City Council President Bruce Harrell would serve as mayor until a new mayor takes office next year.
Three decades before Ed Murray was elected Seattle's mayor, an Oregon child-welfare investigator found that he had sexually abused his foster son, records show.
A University of Washington team studying the law's effects found that the law has boosted pay in low-wage jobs since it took effect in 2015, but that it also caused a 9 percent reduction in hours worked.
Friends and family members say the 30-year-old pregnant woman shot and killed by police last week was so much more than authorities' account of an unstable person who confronted two officers with kitchen knives and had previous run-ins with the law.
Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each say they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them.
The initial conversation between a pregnant woman and two Seattle police officers seemed polite, professional and calm. But a confrontation quickly erupted.
The move is part of Boeing's drive to cut costs, which is largely responsible for the loss of more than 18,300 Boeing jobs in Washington since the most recent employment peak in fall 2012.
Demonstrators around the country rallied to protest Islamic law, saying it is incompatible with Western democracy. But many of the rallies drew even more raucous counter-protests by people who called such fears unfounded.
The Seattle City Council on Monday approved a new tax on soda and other sugary beverages as a way to raise millions for healthy food and education programs.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will spend the next few days focused on trade with Canada and Mexico. Thursday he will meet in Seattle with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. After that Inslee leaves on a trade mission to Mexico.
Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims, the second time in a week the issue has been in court.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by Murray as an anti-gay political conspiracy aimed at derailing his campaign.
A man jailed on drug charges has accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of paying him for sex when the man was a teenager decades ago, claims that were vehemently denied Wednesday by a spokesman for the mayor. He is the fourth man over the last month to accuse the mayor of sex abuse.