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Stolen, replaced & defaced: thief takes faith campaign signs from cancer survivor

komonews.com — AUBURN, Wash. - Lorena Saxton was just looking for a little unity.The Auburn resident has lived in her home on Scenic Drive for 11 years. She planted her own version of a campaign sign on her front lawn in September, hoping to rally neighbors behind a 'hig

'It was a total surprise': family unearths 100-year old mural on old building

komonews.com — SULTAN - The family behind a future project in Snohomish County has unintentionally unearthed the secrets of its past.Jim and Michelle Tinney are in the process of renovating an old building at 401 Main Street in Sultan. The structure dates back to 1892, a

'Denny Downsize' squeezes drivers on popular Seattle street

komonews.com — SEATTLE - The first real test of the Denny Way downsize got an 'F' from drivers -- for frustration.The popular Seattle road is squeezed into just one lane in each direction between Fairview Avenue and Stewart Street, as crews work on a new substation for S

Sticky solution: Seattle startup invents ice packs you can wear + reuse

komonews.com — SEATTLE -- A Seattle entrepreneur went from injury -- to invention.Noah Soltes was lifting weights at the gym a few years ago when he tore his left bicep.

Igniting debate: Whatcom County weighs ban on e-cigarettes

komonews.com — BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- It could soon be lights out for lighting up on several levels in Whatcom County.The County Council is weighing a ban on electronic cigarettes in public places. If passed, the ordinance would put vape products in the same category as tr

Police: sailor drove drunk, flipped car, narrowly missed sleeping toddlers

komonews.com — BREMERTON, Wash. -- A 21-year old sailor had a blood alcohol level nearly two times the legal limit when he drove into a utility pole, sideswiped a house and flipped his car onto the front porch of a stranger's home early Friday morning, police said.The cr

Renton high school students elect senior with special needs into homecoming court

komonews.com — RENTON, Wash. Students at Hazen High School decided to do things a little different at this year's homecoming, electing a student with special needs onto this year's homecoming court.Kenya Chacon, 18, is a senior at the school. Her mother, Maria Connelly,

Family, leaders dedicate DUI patrol to father of 7 killed in drunk driving crash

komonews.com — PUYALLUP, Wash. - Police, advocates, and more than a dozen family members gathered Friday to remember a father of seven killed in a drunk driving crash.Jose Gonzalez-Olaguez, 46, was driving home from work in February when a 24-year old woman ran a red lig

How Chris Hansen and a $340 million deal propose to bring Sonics back to Seattle

espn.com — In ESPN The Magazine, Lindsay Cohen writes that the backroom dealing proposed to return the Sonics to Seattle reveals a deeper truth: If you want a team in your town these days, you better come packing one very motivated rich guy.

Whidbey Island Sheriff issues warning on $150,000 in counterfeit cash

komonews.com — COUPEVILLE, Wash. -- The slow season for tourists on Whidbey Island may be a fast target for illegal activity.Island County Sheriff Mark Brown is warning businesses about $150,000 in counterfeit cash that may be headed to the area. Authorities got a tip ab
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Oct 20, 2016

@tifotter I know. Still took me by surprise. Definitely gave my seatmates the side eye (it's an all-iPhone row, tho.)

Oct 20, 2016

@kylef edit: 3 hours and 12 minutes, according to the announcement just made. 😱

Oct 20, 2016

@AmericanAir oh, yes. I'm well aware. Was just noting the usual pre-boarding addendum. 😉

Oct 20, 2016

@kylef a 3-hour-and-50-minute red eye. (But there's sideline football on the other side!) #TNF #GBvsCHI

Oct 20, 2016

Flight attendant on my @AmericanAir flight: if you have Samsung Galaxy Note 7, it must be in your sight at all times. You can't charge it. 😳

Oct 19, 2016

"Keep putting em up / I'll keep taking them down:" vandal takes down woman's faith campaign signs. Police now investigating. #KOMOnews https://t.co/JyxT2YPFNM

Oct 19, 2016

@kylef there's a @parkerposey "Dazed and Confused" joke in there somewhere... https://t.co/JpKttRn1WA

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