Tag Archives: Local news
Students stranded in Beijing get no answers from Seattle-based program
In-depth news story on a Seattle-based language program that unexpected closed the doors of its Chinese school in Beijing, stranding dozens of international students and refusing to refund them for prepaid tuition and housing that never reached the intended parties.
For real: Mukilteo High teacher wins country-music contest
Profile on local high school math teacher who moonlights as a country musician and won CMT’s national Music City Madness contest for his original tune “Be Real.”
State lawmakers to seek ban on sales of semi-automatic assault weapons
Coverage of a bill proposed by three state lawmakers seeking to ban military-style semi-automatic assault weapons, and the resulting controversy between gun control and gun rights advocates.
Stolen West Seattle totem pole found in Oregon
Coverage of the recovery of a missing local landmark, including the totem pole’s history and the oversights that allowed it to be stolen.
Veteran’s Pearl Harbor memories still vivid after 68 years
Colorful profile on 91-year-old Navy veteran and his memories of Pearl Harbor and life during and after World War II.
2 Medic One trainees honored for achievements
News/feature on Seattle’s Medic One paramedic training program and two graduates who stood out in their class as examples of hard work and dedication.
Medical-marijuana hearing to consider expanding its use
Coverage of hearing where state officials discussed whether to add anxiety disorders to the list of conditions that can receive medical marijuana privileges.
Food bank donations pour in after theft in Rainier Valley
Follow-up coverage of the food bank that was robbed, and the outpouring of donations from community members and local restaurants that resulted.
Man falls 8 stories, suffers minor injuries
Breaking coverage of a window-washer in downtown Seattle who fell eight stories but was caught by his safety rope just inches before hitting the ground.
Burglars hit Rainier Valley Food Bank
Spot coverage of a local food bank that lost up to $2,000 worth of vegetables and canned foods in a burglary.