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Recent articles by Deedee:

Seattle firefighters rescue dog trapped after last week’s landslide in Magnolia

Seattle firefighters responded to a call for a home that slid off its foundation. → Read More

Trash woes continue as some neighborhoods start third week with no garbage pickup

Waste crews are struggling to catch up with a massive backup of trash and recycling. → Read More

Teen brothers write comic books to cover costs of prosthetic arm for another child

Two brothers teamed up on a kindness crusade, creating something out of this world - all to pay it forward. → Read More

A different 911 response: Health One expanding to South Seattle

South Seattle is getting a different kind of 911 response. The city’s “Health One” program is expanding to serve people who don’t need to go to the hospital or be arrested, but still need some help. → Read More

“Scream” masked suspects rob Seattle salon and customers at gunpoint

Three suspects all wearing “Scream” Halloween masks robbed a Seattle salon at gunpoint on Sunday. → Read More

Dead lizard in salad complaint sparks Public Health investigation

A Seattle woman says she was eating a salad she bought from Evergreens when she discovered a dead lizard halfway through eating. → Read More

14 shot, 5 killed in Seattle in June so far; the latest effort to stop gun violence

More than a dozen people have been shot in Seattle just in June over a three-week period. In the latest incident, someone shot three people in a drive-by last night in Rainier Valley. → Read More

Family members identify teen shot, killed in Burien

BURIEN, Wash. — Loved ones are remembering the young man shot and killed in Burien Thursday. It’s the 13th murder investigation led by the King County Sheriff’s Office so far this year – a spike in gun violence that’s carried over from 2020. Family members identify the 19-year-old killed as Martín Buenrostro López (An uncle previously said he was 20 years old, but immediate family said on Friday… → Read More

Memorial Day Weekend brings a business boom to a long-quiet Seattle waterfront

Major signs of steps toward normal: tourists are returning and Memorial Day weekend has business booming along Seattle’s waterfront. → Read More

FBI warns of harsh penalty that comes with faking COVID vaccination cards

More people are getting vaccinated, but there is also a new problem. Some people are faking the proof of vaccine documentation. → Read More

Food delivery driver shot at while on the job in Auburn

A DoorDash driver in Auburn said not long after he finished delivering a meal at around 12:45 p.m. on Friday, someone in a red pickup truck started shooting at him. → Read More

Vaccines opening to general public; new appointment alert tool launched by

As of Thursday, everyone 16 years and older in Washington will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Shoreline confrontation leads to fourth anti-Asian hate crime charged in King County this year

SHORELINE, Wash. — The King County Prosecutor’s Office filed a new felony hate crime charge on Thursday after another incident against someone of Asian descent. This latest incident happened in Shoreline on Monday and police say the confrontation was between next-door neighbors. The victim in this case is Vietnamese American. Neighbors say the suspect has also caused trouble with non-Asian… → Read More

School board members ask city not to clear homeless camps on school property

Parents are feeling increasingly frustrated over two homeless encampments near Seattle schools. → Read More

Man fatally shot in front of dozens in South Seattle church, police say

SEATTLE — A fatal shooting inside a South Seattle church has the community reeling. Seattle police say the murder happened in front of dozens of people, who were gathered for a meeting. Officers were called to the Emerald City Bible Fellowship church in 7700 block of Rainier Avenue South just before 4pm. “This is unbelievable, especially inside the church? I mean, come on. This is crazy!” said… → Read More

Jury awards family $3.19 million in wrongful death lawsuit against Alaska Airlines

A King County jury ruled in a verdict against Alaska Airlines on Monday, after a three year legal battle. The jury awarded a Spokane family $3.19 million after 75-year-old Bernice Kekona died following an escalator accident in the Portland airport. According to Luvera Law Firm, the jury found the airline 90% responsible for the incident. Kekona’s daughter, Darlene Bloyed, says when they got the… → Read More

Anti-Asian hate crimes continue in Seattle and across U.S.

Attacks on Asian-Americans are on the rise. Among the targets are elders in the community. It’s happening across the country, including Seattle. → Read More

90% of Washington vaccination supply delayed because of weather

More people are getting calls telling them their COVID-19 vaccination appointments have been canceled because of winter weather. → Read More

Talks begin to “draw down” heavy security at Olympia state Capitol

There is still a massive security presence in Olympia at the end of a peaceful Inauguration Day. Washington State Patrol (WSP) stated it believes the major response helped keep things quiet. → Read More

Rocky rollout: massive vaccine demand, uncertain supply, website troubles

Almost as soon as Washington state rolled out its PhaseFinder website, it crashed. The next morning, the Department of Health website that has a vaccine location list — a partial one at least — also crashed. The state is now vaccinating people in phase 1A or phase 1B/tier 1, but many people who were able to access the sites said they’re finding all slots are booked for months. “I have it… → Read More