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Gas prices will keep rising, experts say, as demand hits highest level since August
par Mike Stunson le 21/10/2021 à 4:51
Motorists are spending $488 million more per day on gas than they were this time last year, a gas analyst said.
Idaho house comes with licensed brewery. ‘Hopping good property,’ Zillow Gone Wild says
par TJ Macias le 21/10/2021 à 4:31
Wonder if they offer brewery tours in the Boise suburbs?
Teen steps out of moving pickup and is run over by trailer it was pulling, SC cops say
par Tanasia Kenney le 21/10/2021 à 4:26
“I’m just trying to figure out why, because it doesn’t make sense at all.”
Watch flaming SUV pass an Ohio trooper, who followed it and helped rescue the driver
par Kaitlyn Alanis le 21/10/2021 à 4:20
The driver “thought he had a simple mechanical issue when he saw some smoke,” officials said.
Hiker rescued after she spends 48 frigid hours in the snow, California officials say
par Don Sweeney le 21/10/2021 à 4:07
A search helicopter spotted the missing woman near Ershim Lake in the Sierra National Forest.
E-cigarettes won’t help you quit smoking regular cigarettes, study suggests
par Katie Camero le 21/10/2021 à 3:51
Many people believe e-cigarettes are a healthier alternative, but scientists are still trying to understand their long-term health effects.
Buzzards are besieging this NC town. From cannons to horns, nothing scares them off
par Josh Shaffer le 21/10/2021 à 3:43
The birds, portrayed in popular culture as harbingers of death, are mostly harmless. But they have a public-relations problem, particularly with their questionable food habits.
Unarmed Marine vet takes down armed robbery suspect with one punch, Arizona video shows
par Mark Price le 21/10/2021 à 3:30
It took the veteran less than 8 seconds to stop the robbery, the video shows.
Gunman kills man at bus stop, then kills another for getaway car, Chicago cops say
par Mitchell Willetts le 21/10/2021 à 3:27
Police are still searching for the suspect, who escaped in his second victim’s Buick.
Winning Powerball ticket sold in NC is worth $1 million — but no one has claimed prize
par Simone Jasper le 21/10/2021 à 2:58
The winner spent $2 on the lucky ticket.
A 4-year-old grizzly using ‘bold behavior’ to get food was euthanized at Grand Teton
par Maddie Capron le 21/10/2021 à 2:40
“This behavior caused the bear to pose a threat to human safety,” park rangers said.
Another In-n-Out faces fines in California as chain battles COVID vaccine rules
par Don Sweeney le 21/10/2021 à 2:06
The chain earlier blasted San Francisco enforcement efforts as “unreasonable, invasive, and unsafe.”
Man taking batting practice at Grand Canyon is now under investigation, officials say
par Maddie Capron le 21/10/2021 à 1:41
Grand Canyon rangers said throwing objects over the edge can be dangerous and potentially start landslides.
Motorcyclist dies after slamming into tree that fell onto I-95 in Virginia, police say
par Simone Jasper le 21/10/2021 à 1:20
The 24-year-old died at the scene.
College athlete dies after choking during hot dog eating contest, Massachusetts cops say
par Mike Stunson le 21/10/2021 à 1:00
Her college lacrosse team described her as a “true light” for the campus “who was genuinely a friend to all.”
Death notices for Oct. 21
par Martín Bilbao le 21/10/2021 à 12:45
Death notices are submitted by regional funeral homes.
Rookie Tre Brown shows he may (should) be next up to start at Seahawks’ problem position
par Gregg Bell le 21/10/2021 à 12:45
The cornerback was aggressive and sure-tackling in his NFL debut at Pittsburgh coming off injured reserve.
Drop, cover and hold on. The Great Shakeout is today
par Craig Sailor le 21/10/2021 à 12:00
The annual event prepares Washington for quakes and tsunamis.
Olympia man sentenced to 36 years for killing his wife, shooting stepson in 2019
par Martín Bilbao le 21/10/2021 à 12:00
A three-week jury trial found him guilty of murder and attempted murder among other crimes.
Letters to the editor for Oct. 21
par Olympian readers le 21/10/2021 à 12:00
Writers make their cases for Robbi Kesler for Olympia City Council, and endorse Amy Evans for Port of Olympia Commission.
Harlequin to produce 4 fall shows in rotation as it reopens live theater
par Molly Gilmore le 21/10/2021 à 12:00
The season kicks off with “Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical” on Friday, Oct. 22, followed a week later by “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.”
NASCAR Xfinity driver Carson Ware suspended after arrest in North Carolina
par Mark Price le 21/10/2021 à 10:17
The suspension was announced late Wednesday.
‘We always lose the message war’: Democrats worry Biden’s plans not reaching rural voters
par Bryan Lowry,Alex Roarty le 21/10/2021 à 9:00
‘We always lose the messaging war,’ said Heidi Heitkamp, former Democratic senator from North Dakota. ‘And we need to get better at it.’
Sikh hikers use turbans to rescue men who fell into waterfall pool in Canada
par Vandana Ravikumar le 20/10/2021 à 11:45
A rescue official called the technique “ingenious.”
Here are the latest COVID-19 numbers confirmed Wednesday in Washington state
par Lauren Kirschman le 20/10/2021 à 11:11
The state reported 49 new deaths on Wednesday.
‘Brady Bunch meets the Jetsons’, Zillow Gone Wild says about Colorado estate for sale
par TJ Macias le 20/10/2021 à 11:03
“A yurt, but make it Willy Wonka.”
WA farmer fined $300K-plus for allegedly stealing water during drought
par Annette Cary le 20/10/2021 à 10:58
It was one of the driest, warmest years on record in Eastern Washington.
Watch divers explore cave 344 feet underwater at Missouri park. ‘Nobody has ever been’
par Kaitlyn Alanis le 20/10/2021 à 10:25
“I’ve been places that nobody will ever get to go again. It’s neat to be able to do that and to document it and bring back video and photos of these places.”
Seahawks sign ex-UW QB Jacob Eason off waivers. Geno Smith’s No. 2 as Russell Wilson heals
par Gregg Bell le 20/10/2021 à 9:54
The Colts waived Eason, who goes directly onto Seattle’s active roster. At least for now.
Men wearing ‘Scream’ masks rob Washington hair salon, owner says. ‘I am still shaking’
par Helena Wegner le 20/10/2021 à 9:51
The men demanded customers’ purses during the robbery, the owner said.
Grand Maryland estate listed for $1.8M has all the makings of a castle. Take a look
par TJ Macias le 20/10/2021 à 9:31
This is some fancy castle gatehouse, that’s for sure.
FDA authorizes mix-and-match COVID boosters, as well as Moderna and J&J boosters
par Katie Camero le 20/10/2021 à 9:30
Here’s what to know.
Woman’s body pulled from Colorado River days after husband drowned trying to save her
par Vandana Ravikumar le 20/10/2021 à 8:58
The woman fell in the water first, and her husband jumped in to help, officials said.
Mom, 3-year-old killed as driver tries swerving to avoid head-on wreck, NC police say
par Hayley Fowler le 20/10/2021 à 8:54
They were passengers in a 1985 Ford Mustang hit head-on by another car that crossed the center line.
Man runs over girlfriend, then sits in his truck as onlookers help her, Montana cops say
par Mike Stunson le 20/10/2021 à 8:46
“Stop. I’m stuck,” a witness heard the woman yell. Then she was run over, cops say.
The best small city in the US is in Washington, new report finds. Here’s why
par Helena Wegner le 20/10/2021 à 8:04
WalletHub evaluated cities across the nation with population sizes between 25,000 and 100,000.
Watch as dozens of sharks engage in feeding frenzy off North Carolina’s Surf City pier
par Mark Price le 20/10/2021 à 7:59
The sharks were spinners and blacknose.
No vaccine, no problem: Indiana recruits Chicago cops upset by COVID mandates
par Mitchell Willetts le 20/10/2021 à 7:52
“Hey Chicago police officers, we’re hiring!” an Indiana State Police spokesman said. “No vaccine mandate … lower taxes, great schools, welcoming communities.”
‘Bomb cyclone’ brewing off coast. What does that mean for Tacoma and Olympia?
par Craig Sailor le 20/10/2021 à 7:52
Get ready to binge-watch wind and rain.
Teen killed after truck strikes bus full of middle schoolers, Mississippi cops say
par Tanasia Kenney le 20/10/2021 à 7:51
The cause of the crash is being investigated.
Couple struck and killed by truck, Tennessee cops say. They were married only 48 hours
par Karina Mazhukhina le 20/10/2021 à 7:37
A third passenger was in the car with the couple and was killed.
Iraq war veteran pretended to be paraplegic, feds say. His social media said otherwise
par Hayley Fowler le 20/10/2021 à 7:19
A doctor chose not to X-ray William Rich during an initial medical appointment in which he was believed to be faking his injuries, federal prosecutors said.
Pedestrian fleeing COVID quarantine disrupts traffic on I-5 near Maytown Tueday
par Martín Bilbao le 20/10/2021 à 7:07
The man allegedly wanted to reach Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to fly to Alaska, according to State Patrol.
Woman grabs deer by antlers in attack at Michigan home. ‘It was trying to kill me’
par Kaitlyn Alanis le 20/10/2021 à 6:26
“You know, I just tried to stay alive. I somehow got a hold of his antlers and I just screamed and screamed.”
Woman’s death leads to police shootout inside high-rise apartment, Atlanta cops say
par Bailey Aldridge le 20/10/2021 à 6:25
Police said the suspected shooter was also killed.
Human remains found in Florida reserve near Brian Laundrie’s backpack, FBI says
par Maddie Capron,Don Sweeney le 20/10/2021 à 6:21
Laundrie was named a person of interest in the case after Petito’s remains were found.
Scientists are looking for ‘Einsteins of the dog world.’ Is your pet smart enough?
par Katie Camero le 20/10/2021 à 6:16
Hint: your dog must have superb memory skills.
‘Lots of history’ lost in arson blaze that destroyed 600 surfboards in Hawaii
par Don Sweeney le 20/10/2021 à 6:07
“You know, some of those boards have been local’s grandparent’s boards.”
Taco Bell to give away breakfast burritos as part of celebration. How to get one
par Tanasia Kenney le 20/10/2021 à 6:07
Here’s how to get your hands on one.
In-n-Out livid after city closes San Francisco restaurant over COVID vaccine rules
par Don Sweeney le 20/10/2021 à 3:00
“We refuse to become the vaccination police.”