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Longtime NFL Star Was Finally Arrested On Friday

A longtime National Football League star was officially arrested on Friday after having a warrant out for his arrest. Earl Thomas, a longtime star defensive back for the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens, was apprehended in Texas on Friday, May 13. The former NFL star has been charged with a...
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The Absolute Best BBQ Joints in Seattle

The month of May is National Barbecue Month, and there’s no better time to consider the fact that Seattle’s BBQ scene is underappreciated. We may not be as famous as Kansas City or Memphis, but pitmasters here have been diligently tending to their meats and enriching Seattle with a large and still growing smoked meat scene. Today, our barbecue options include strip mall restaurants, quaint barbecue shacks, whiskey bars, pop-ups, and more—all with creative spins that are distinctive to Seattle barbecue. With so many options available, here is a list of where to start.

Flying history – we ride on a B-29

Typically we cover airlines and airliners here at AirlineReporter, but occasionally an opportunity in the non-airline[r] worlds pops up that we just can’t pass on. So when the Museum of Flight here at our Seattle HQ announced that Doc, one of only two airworthy Boeing B-29 bombers, was planning to visit in mid-May, we jumped at the chance to see her up close. Even better, we got to take a short ride around Seattle.

Fishy Business: How Alaska Airlines Delivers Copper River Salmon

DALLAS – Yesterday, Alaska Airlines (AS) delivered the season’s first salmon to Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA), marking a splashy beginning to the summer fishing season. The first shipment of nearly 17,200 pounds of salmon was flown by Alaska Air Cargo, and is the first shipment of the season that stretches through September.

Ribbon Cutting Event Held for New Thomas Jefferson High School

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) hosted on May 11 a ribbon-cutting event celebrating the opening of the new Thomas Jefferson High School in Auburn. The new three-story school opened to students, staff, and faculty in fall 2021. To commemorate the opening, more than 100 people gathered in the school’s theater before enjoying refreshments crafted by the school’s culinary arts programs, a school orchestra performance, and a facility tour.
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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Flight Aboard the B-29, Doc

One of the best parts of being an aviation journalist is that it gives you access to some pretty unique and special aircraft—such as Doc, one of the last airworthy B-29s in the world. Recently, I had the opportunity to fly aboard this rare machine. I was part of a media flight staged out of the Museum of Flight in Seattle where Doc paid a house call. And I nearly had kittens when I made the call to the edit team to relay the news:

Emphasis patrols in Tukwila net multiple arrests, drugs, guns

Emphasis patrols over the past several weeks in Tukwila have resulted in multiple arrests and the seizure of guns, drugs and stolen merchandise, according to the Tukwila Police Department. The patrols on Andover Park West between Tukwila Parkway and Strander Boulevard began due to concerns from community members and observations...

Tens of thousands without power around Puget Sound

Winds are blowing through the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday, felling trees onto power lines and causing havoc with traffic. As of 4:32 p.m., 15,245 customers are without power, according to Puget Sound Energy. Areas include Greenwater, Pleasant Hill, Factoria and Redmond. The city of Seattle reported 11,510 customers were without...

Video: Police shoot dog attacking a little girl in Auburn

An Auburn girl is recovering after a vicious dog attack caught on video. According to Auburn Police, officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of C Street SE for a dog attack 11-year-old victim. Officers arrived on the scene and found the girl with bites to her left arm from...

Scenic Tacoma road permanently closed to cars. Blame climate change

Crumbling cliffs have led Metro Parks Tacoma to permanently close two miles of Five Mile Drive, a popular park road built atop the bluffs of Tacoma’s Point Defiance 109 years ago. City officials are blaming climate change for the worsening erosion of a 150-foot-tall sea bluff that frames the...

VERIFY: Yes, D.C. gets more rainfall than Seattle

WASHINGTON D.C., DC — A viral TikTok video with more than 297,000 views, claims that D.C. gets more rainfall than Seattle, Washington. "On average Washington, D.C. gets more rain per year than the big city in the other Washington," said TikTok user @triphacksdc. "The difference is that in Seattle it rains a little in a lot of days, while here it comes down in huge downpours."