Now that the tunneling machine Bertha’s work is complete, it’s possible to fly a drone with a video camera from end-to-end inside Seattle’s SR 99 tunnel. In two minutes, you’ll see two miles of ongoing construction work. The upper roadway of the tunnel’s double-deck highway is more than 85% complete. Up next? Installation of the lower roadway, and all the systems it takes to operate a modern tunnel. Video courtesy of WSDOT.
A surveillance camera at Northwest Liberty School in Woodinville, Wash., caught footage of a cougar as the animal peered into school windows. The big cat stared down principal Bob Hagin as he worked in his office.
Get a peak at last year's mayhem at the Fright Factory, named Washington's best haunted house for the second straight year. Among the themes in the 2017 version: pirate ship, insane asylum and old London with Jack the Ripper.
Led by seven-time winner Joel Holland of Sumner, three growers within an hour's drive in the South Sound dominate the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California. Holland's 2,363-pound beast set a new outdoor world record, followed by last year's winner Cindy Tobeck of Olympia, who grew a 2,002-pounder. Jeff Uhlmeyer of Tumwater was third with a 1,927-pound pumpkin.
Across the Pacific Northwest and the nation, people have competing visions for the Columbia River Basin and its iconic salmon runs. Reconciling their many visions, addressing climate change and protecting the salmon and its ecosystems is our challenge for the rest of the century.
District spokesperson Kathy Weymiller says students and staff have bonded together to mourn the loss of Kyle Stillion, 16, who was struck and killed late Thursday afternoon by a motorist while walking the Key Peninsula Highway.
The driver of a car sustained minor injuries after crashing through a railing and plunging over a wall Friday morning in Federal Way. The accident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. in the 32000 block of 23rd Avenue South.