Driving home from Thanksgiving with snow in the Cascades

Many motorists will be returning home tomorrow after the long holiday weekend and the Apple Cup in Pullman. The weather heading out of town was rather tranquil, but that will not be the case coming home tomorrow, particularly for those driving on Cascade highways. A strong Pacific frontal system diving southeast from the Gulf of … Read more

Man found dead in rolled over car after shooting in Everett

Everett Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed at a rollover collision Friday evening. Just after 7:40 p.m., police responded to reports of gunfire and a collision in the intersection of Beverly Boulevard and 75th Street SE. At the scene, police found a vehicle on its side, and trapped in it, a … Read more

‘Anybody can be a hero’: Local writer’s comic books promote inclusivity, empower LGBTQ readers

For some, comic books are collectors’ items. For others, they are an escape through reading. But for Fernando Velez, they’re a tangible way to provide empowerment and inclusivity. Follow this link to read additional stories from KIRO “Here, we celebrate humanity as it is,” said Velez. “Inclusive, diverse, full of color.” For the last eight years, Velez … Read more

11-year-old injured in suspected road rage shooting on I-5 near Tacoma Mall

An 11-year-old child was injured in a suspected road rage shooting on I-5 in Tacoma on Friday afternoon, according to Washington State Patrol. The shooting, which took place on northbound I-5 south of 38th Street near the Tacoma Mall, was reported at about 2:20 p.m. A dark-colored Chevrolet Cruze was passing a black Honda CRV … Read more

Say it ain’t snow: Metro Vancouver could see flurries next week as mercury dips – BC | Globalnews.ca

Metro Vancouverites will want to make sure they’ve got their all-season tires equipped next week, with chilly weather on the way and a chance of snow. Global BC senior meteorologist Kristi Gordon says temperatures are set to drop across the province next week, as a pool of arctic air shifts down from the north. Heads … Read more

Belarus’ top diplomat, ally to president, dies at 64

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei, a close ally of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, has died at age 64, the state news agency Belta reported Saturday. No cause of death was stated. Prior to becoming foreign minister in 2012, Makei was Lukashenko’s chief of staff. During his tenure, Belarus came under repeated … Read more

Apple Cup rivalry: Couple’s ashes to be buried in UW, WSU helmets

The Apple Cup kicks off for the UW Huskies and WSU Cougars this Saturday, but one married couple is taking the rivalry to their own eventual ‘end zone.’ UW alumni Chuck Nordquist and his own WSU rival and alumna wife, Bobbi, (hopefully) have no specific times or dates in mind for when they will eventually … Read more

Lowland snow looming for Seattle region early next week

Washington is expecting anywhere from eight to 18 inches of snowfall in the passes from Saturday through Sunday night. For Seattle, most of the incoming precipitation will be rain, but between Sunday night and Monday, the city could have snow for the first time this season. November dry streak could break record for Puget Sound … Read more