The state ferry Tacoma, adrift off Bainbridge Island after losing power on its midday run, is assisted by the tug Pacific Knight. The ferry was brought to Winslow to offload cars and 405 passengers this afternoon. Ferry workers called today a "nightmare," and officials urged travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle run to change their plans because of crowding.
UPDATE - 07:18 PM
Amgen will shut operations in Seattle, Bothell
The biotechnology giant, based in Thousand Oaks, Calif., said planned job cuts companywide will amount to more than 2,400 people. It employs about 710 locally.
NEW - 06:56 PM Parks Department takes heat over shutting beach showers
UPDATE - 07:01 PM Stalled ferry towed to dock at Bainbridge
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UPDATE - 08:10 PM Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed
UPDATE - 08:10 PM US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia
Entertainment & Living
The New York Times editorial board adding its influential voice to the national debate will be a boost for this movement led by the states.Kate Riley, Opinion Northwest: "New York Times joins Seattle Times in calling for marijuana legalization"
- Editorial: Fix Seattle Schools’ superintendent turnover issues
- Editorial: Get Northwest grain shipments going again
- B.C. premier vows sewage treatment for Victoria — someday
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UPDATE - 07:17 PM China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case
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