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Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.

04/14/2015

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Northwest Has Record Breaking Winter

Flowers are blossoming. Bees are buzzing. The sky is blue. Sunsets have been stunning. Temperatures have crept north of 60 degrees, and joggers are going shirtless. This isn’t a typical February in the Pacific Northwest.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

File photo of multiple lightning strikes. (Photo by RICHARD A. BROOKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Cause Of ‘Dirty Rain’ Studied By Washington State University

The mysterious milky rain that hit parts of the Pacific Northwest last Friday was the result of a rare weather phenomenon that began nearly 500 miles away near an Oregon lake, a Washington State University meteorologist said Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–02/10/2015

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Tornado Does Damage In Washington State

A rare tornado ripped down power lines and damaged property Thursday in the city of Longview in Washington state, but there were no immediate reports of injuries, officials said.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2014

E. coli bacteria culture (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Doctors: Finding Source Unlikely In E. Coli Deaths

Investigators say they don’t expect to find the specific sources of fatal strains of E. coli that killed two children in the Pacific Northwest and left a Washington boy fighting for his life.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Northwest Received Few Children From Border Surge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 50 immigrant children were released to sponsors in Oregon, 211 in Washington state, and 8 in Idaho between January 1 and July 7

CBS Seattle–07/25/2014

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Island Of Japan’s Tsunami Debris The Size Of Texas Coming To US

An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

(from Sub Pop Facebook page)

Happy Birthday, Sub Pop!

Twenty-five years ago today, Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman turned a reoccurring fanzine and mix tape collection into an underground, Pacific Northwest record label. After a quarter century of spikes, booms, financial plunges, cooky artwork, and music from all over the globe, Seattle’s independent record label Sub Pop is a household name among record collectors and bands across the planet.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2013

Soldiers remove a body from debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 18, 2011. (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: 10,000 People Could Die When Monster Quake, Tsunami Hit Pacific Northwest

More than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday.

03/15/2013

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Best Out of Town Holiday Events December 7 – 9

Just a short drive from Seattle, there’s a host of holiday happenings for the whole family! Enjoy lighted boat parades, winter ales, Dickens characters and a whole Bavarian town filled with fun!

12/03/2012

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