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October 31, 2014 @ 3:02 pm
The Girl Scouts of Western Washington says there are 2,600 girls in 17 different counties who are on a waiting list to join a troop, but there jsut aren't enough troop leaders. In this story, we meet a woman who became a Girl Scout troop leader 12 years ago, despite not being a parent or ever having been a Girl Scout, and stuck with her troop until they recently graduated from high school. The troop's story of success and friendship is truly inspiring.
October 30, 2014 @ 3:19 pm
Despite a string of incidents where children got a hold of guns at home, there are currently no state laws addressing the issue.
October 30, 2014 @ 8:24 am
It might have been an awe-inspiring experience for the kids, but Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said welcoming the Marysville-Pilchuck High School football team to practice at team headquarters was "an amazing experience" for his team as well.
October 29, 2014 @ 3:28 pm
Two Tacoma students say they were only joking when they allegedly made threats against their schools, but now those boys are charged with felony harassment.
October 29, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a red-marker heart; and a candle covered with a plastic cup bearing the name "Jaylen."
October 30, 2014 @ 12:18 pm
Seattle Public Library's Quick Information Center (QIC) has been operating since 1976, and it's still going strong even with the Internet. A staff of 25 will try and answer any question you throw at them, over the phone, in five minutes or less. They receive about 300 calls a day.
October 28, 2014 @ 8:12 am
There've been plenty of calls for forgiveness and understanding for Jaylen Fryberg, the teen who opened fire Friday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. But Ron and Don say it isn't deserved.
October 28, 2014 @ 8:36 am
Many parents struggle with their kids' overflowing toy chests. They can't stop buying toys, their kids get too many toys as gifts. California's Bea Johnson lives a zero waste lifestyle, which means her family usually chooses experiences over physical gifts. She talks about how her family got rid of 80% of their possessions to live the simple, happy life.
October 22, 2014 @ 3:43 pm
A Seattle arts collective called Love City Love has been making deals with developers to use vacant buildings as art spaces before they're knocked down and replaced with condos. Their latest space is a former Azteca/Don Eduardo Mexican restaurant on Eastlake, and this time the developers offered them the space.
October 21, 2014 @ 8:18 am
While many people want nothing to do with Tent City, Seattle Pacific University is again rolling out the welcome mat for the homeless encampment.