2newcw11 thefan-am1090seattle-logo-fina2l

Local

(Photo by Miles Willis/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)

Microsoft To Buy ‘Minecraft’ Maker For $2.5 Billion

Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones

CBS Seattle–09/15/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit; Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Seattle Housing Facility Ticketed For Bird Death

A senior housing facility in Seattle has been issued a $375 federal ticket for blowing nesting birds out of an air vent.

09/13/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Women Threaten Niketown Staff In Robbery

The women stole bags of clothes and threatened employees with a metal foot-measuring tool, say police.

09/12/2014

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Group Cites Police Killing In Support Of I-594

A group pushing an initiative that would require background checks for private gun sales in Washington state is citing a new study that finds many of the police deaths here since 1980 have come at the hands of people legally prohibited from having firearm

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

(Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Joins Ebola Fight

Allen’s donation Thursday to the CDC Foundation will be used to build and equip emergency operations centers and train staff in the three most affected countries.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

File photo of a black bear. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Bear Captured In Downtown Tacoma

A 220-pound female black bear roaming downtown Tacoma has been captured and released.

09/11/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Supreme Court Holds State In Contempt

If lawmakers do not complete their plan for fixing the way the state pays for public schools by the end of that legislative session, the court promised to reconvene and impose sanctions and other remedial measures

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

(Christian Charisius/AFP/Getty Images)

Northwest E.Coli Cases: 2 Children Die, Boy Improving

Health officials and relatives say all three children tested positive for E. coli bacteria

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

(Photo credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Wildfire, Freezing Risks In Weather Forecast

Freezing temperatures are possible Thursday night into Friday in northeast Washington and northern Idaho

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Three People Commit Suicide Each Day In Washington

Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in the state

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

Photo Galleries
Cale Holdsworth, in town from Kansas to visit family, celebrates after purchasing two grams of marijuana strain "OG's Pearl" for $26.50 at Top Shelf Cannabis, a retail marijuana store, on July 8, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. Top Shelf Cannabis was the first retail marijuana store to open today in Washington state, nearly a year and a half after the state's voters chose to legalize marijuana.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Pot Shops: Opening Day

People began purchasing marijuana at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis

bikeKZOK 008

Seattle Bike To Work Day

Scenes from Seattle’s Bike to Work Day on May 16, 2014!

(Photo credit: CBS)

Sub Pop’s Sea-Tac Store Grand Opening

Get a first look at Sub Pop Records’ new retail store in Sea-Tac

Twenty-four Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide

Latest From The Devastating Slide

The recovery effort continues in Oso as crews deal with restoring the town and families cope with tragedy.

More Galleries
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,095 other followers