The U.S. Senate has approved a bill to rename the Bainbridge Island memorial dedicated to Japanese Americans forced from their homes during World War II.
Officials are wondering whether the series of problems is just coincidence, or a more troubling sign of how deeply the state has cut into a transportation system that is a major economic driver and lifeline for many communities.
A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferries’ busiest route lost power Tuesday afternoon
A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferry system’s busiest route has lost power.
Sammamish, Snoqualmie, Bainbridge Island and Mercer Island are among the safest cities in Washington state, according to the Movoto Real Estate site.
A large pod of orcas in Puget Sound this week has been thrilling whale watchers.
Hanging around Puget Sound for this 3-day weekend? There’s plenty of activities right here all weekend long.
2013 marks the Year of the Snake on the Lunar calendar! Come out to one of these festive events – enjoy dances, to food extravaganzas, music and culture from Hmong, Japan and Vietnam!
Face it, no matter how much you love the family, you’re probably going to need an escape during the holidays. Seattle is located near the mountains for a quick ski day or weekend, and close enough to the Pacific Ocean to venture out to watch the winter storms. The Skagit River valley and flats offer many opportunities for birders to see migratory snow geese and bald eagles. The small artist town of La Conner offers art galleries, fine dining and lodging. For short jaunts, the Washington state ferry system has many great routes to ride the ferry, enjoy the scenery and feel the breeze. These are the best holiday escapes near Seattle.
There are lots of Santa sightings this weekend, plus fun family events, markets, parades, food and drink and more to mark the merriness of the season. Here are some of our favorite happenings.