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Rantz: Seattle Police Department recruiting DACA recipients to be cops

Faced with an unprecedented shortage of officers, the Seattle Police Department (SPD) is actively recruiting recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Status (DACA)...

8,000-acre brush fire in Yakima County causes ‘Level 2’ evacuations

An approximate 8,000-acre wildfire broke out in Yakima County Saturday on a ridge north of Sunnyside and east of Zillah. It is being dubbed...

8 Israeli soldiers killed in southern Gaza in deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months

An explosion in southern Gaza killed eight Israeli soldiers, the military said Saturday, making it the deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months. The...

‘Tis the season for swimming and bacteria alerts in lakes, rivers

With summer about to start, many people flocking to their favorite swimming holes may also want to read up on bacteria warnings. During the...

Why Sports Bras Are More Than a Fashion Statement

Well Well Well is Seattle Met’s regular health and wellness column, covering the sometimes surprising ways we can support our physical, emotional,...

Upcoming construction: SDOT to prepare bridges for next big earthquake

Seattle is known for having historic bridges like the Fremont Bridge, which opened in 1917. However, 16 roadway and pedestrian bridges need upgrading in...

UW President Ana Mari Cauce Shares Her Favorite Seattle Spots

Ana Mari Cauce loves the brunches at Ray’s Cafe in Ballard and the Ivar’s Salmon House near the University of...

One person, two dogs dead in Tacoma apartment building fire

Firefighters found one person and two dogs dead inside a Tacoma apartment following a fire there early Wednesday. Just before 1 a.m., Tacoma Fire...

Property Watch: A Tiny Waterfront Cabin with a Bananas View

The petite home on Maury Island finds a new angle on the classic Northwest cabin. The Pacific Northwest cabin brings...

The James Beard Awards’ Lone Moment of Seattle Pride

Last night’s James Beard Awards ceremony in Chicago contained many wonderful things: Shout-outs to patient spouses. Acknowledgments of sobriety. Multiple...

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