The latest resignations:  Non-government members of the Prsident's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities quit as a group, telling Trump in a fiery letter "Your values are not American values."
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Seattle-based Judge Richard Tallman of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of appeals will step down as an active judge early next year.  President Trump will get the chance to nominate a successor to a federal appellate court that blocked his first Muslim travel...
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Alex Jones, the screaming face of conspiracy site Infowars, brought his ranting to the streets of Seattle Thursday and Friday, yelling at passersby about jihadis and a "Democrat hoax" crashing the stock market. (FYI, the stock market didn't...
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Some Lakewood residents fear a white supremacist group is trying to recruit in their area. A card showed up on windshields of cars at a popular Lakewood park. The people who found the cards are taking a stand against hate groups.
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Summit Asset Strategies CEO Chris Young Yoo misled his firm's clients while using new investments to cover old losses. Or, more exactly, to hide his thefts. Unlike many investment fraud hucksters, Yoo wasn't using new money to paper over struggling...
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If you can’t witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV. Here are some of the viewing options: (All times EDT) — NASA will offer hours of coverage online and on NASA Television beginning at noon. It plans...
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Solar glasses are a must for safe viewing of Monday’s total solar eclipse, the first to span coast to U.S. coast in 99 years. And parents beware: Eye doctors urge strict adult supervision for eclipse watchers under 16 years...
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In some parts of King County, including Bellevue, Federal Way, Renton and Sammamish, the measure to expand arts, science and cultural programs was opposed by at least 60 percent of primary voters.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For thousands of years, people have made up stories to explain why the sun suddenly disappears during the middle of the day. We now know they are solar eclipses. But the myths and history of eclipses tell us a little bit about cultures...
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — While much of the country gawks at the solar eclipse, Bobbieann Baldwin will be inside with her children, shades drawn. In Navajo culture, the passing of the moon over the sun is an intimate moment in which the sun is reborn and...
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A white nationalist clash that left a woman dead last week in Charlottesville, Virginia was followed by the removal of Confederate statues, memorials and plaques around the country, either by protesters or at the behest of government officials. Several...
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BOTHELL, Wash. (AP) — Birds of the World pet shop has been closed temporarily following the discovery that a bird boarded there had a bacterial infection that can be spread to other birds as well as humans. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2uOLCTG...
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police could have prevented the fatal stabbing of two men who came to the aid of teenage girls being harassed on Portland light-rail train if they had taken an earlier complaint against a white supremacist more seriously, a woman...
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The Washington State Department of Transportation will activate its emergency operations center on Monday morning in case solar eclipse traffic turns horrible. In Oregon, state and county emergency coordination centers were activated on Thursday...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday’s eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes, a figure that underscores the state’s growing reliance on energy from the sun....
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Miss out on eclipse glasses? If so, there’s still plenty of time for a homemade science project.


All you need to make a pinhole projector is a cereal box, a pin, a pair of scissors, some aluminum foil, and a roll of tape.
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Cell phone towers in Oregon’s path of totality are expected to overload. That’s because of selfies-with-the-sun that thousands of visitors might try to upload. But there’s an unexpected consequence of cell coverage going down: farm irrigation circles...
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A new ordinance passed in the city of Everett this week puts limits on how much skin so-called bikini baristas can show. The new rules basically take the bikini out of bikini barista coffee stands.
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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has made a name for himself this year by battling the Trump administration in court. Now he wants to take on tribal governments at the U.S. Supreme Court over salmon.
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The number of Native Americans on King County streets is greater than ever. A recent survey found that there are more American Indians and Alaska Natives than a year ago. Colleen Echohawk said there are many reasons for that, but the most important is...
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On Saturday August 12, a woman was killed at the "Unite the Right Rally" in Charlottesville, Virginia where Confederate flags flew, racist and anti-Semitic insults were chanted and KKK robes were donned. After President Donald Trump's initial statement...
8/18/2017
Ranchers in eastern Oregon are trying to cash in on eclipse visitors by opening their spreads to campers. Some have already signed on hundreds of visitors while others are hoping for a rush of last-minute eclipse-ers.
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8/17/2017
We originally aired this story on January 19, 2007. Statues commemorating Confederate figures have been the source of tension, protests and removal this last week – making an argument that can feel far from the Northwest top of mind.
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8/17/2017
Last year more than 1,700 refugees entering Washington state were school aged children. But many of them were not ready for the classroom. For nearly a decade, a resettlement program has been running summer school in Tukwila for refugee kids to help them...
8/17/2017
For much of the 20th century, Pioneer Square was the heart of Seattle’s gay community. Artist Storme Webber grew up lesbian in Seattle and often went to Pioneer Square with her mother – who was also gay.
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8/17/2017
Two Air National Guard reconnaissance planes were called in Wednesday by the National Interagency Fire Center to help detect and map wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. The twin engine, turboprop RC-26 aircraft will be temporarily based at Spokane's...
8/17/2017
A federal program that gives legal status to some undocumented youth is under legal threat. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, was established five years ago under President Barack Obama. But a deadline is looming that could...
8/16/2017