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Who's shooting up electrical equipment near JBLM?

Someone's taking shots at high-voltage power lines near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, and the Bonneville Power Administration is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to catch whoever is doing it.

Snohomish County avoids state's first-ever government shutdown

Snohomish County has avoided the state's first-ever government shutdown after the County Council reached a compromise Wednesday on a new budget.

Inslee proposes plan to charge big polluters to fund budget priorities

Governor Jay Inslee concedes he faces powerful opposition to his plan to charge the state's biggest polluters to raise money for key budget obligations.

Injury might be keeping Derrick Coleman on sidelines, but he's still inspiring off the field

Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman says it's killing him to sit on the sidelines after being placed on injured reserve following a foot fracture, but the man recognized by many as the first deaf offensive player in the NFL is still inspiring people off the field.

Threat prompts Issaquah middle school to close Wednesday

A threat left outside a classroom prompted the district to close a middle school in Issaquah Wednesday morning.

Increased patrols at South Seattle school following nearby shooting

Police have beefed up patrols around Emerson Elementary in South Seattle after staff reported hearing nearby gunfire Wednesday morning.

Pierce County deputies shoot, kill murder suspect

A murder suspect is dead after a confrontation with Pierce County deputies Wednesday morning.

Where's the snow? Skiing unlikely by Christmas

The chances of skiing by Christmas are looking less and less likely as warm temperatures and a lack of precipitation keep the Cascades more brown than white.

Tacoma Police Department goes back to school to teach digital crime fighting

The Tacoma Police Department is going back to school - to teach students at the University of Washington Tacoma how to crack the technology of mobile devices to solve crimes.

Stream away: Comcast doubles Internet speeds across Washington state

Comcast Internet customers across Washington state are getting an early Christmas present - much faster speeds.

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