SEATTLE -- Diagnosing what has blocked a boring machine working on a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle, and figuring out what to do, could take about two weeks, the project director for Seattle Tunnel Partners said Wednesday.The Transportation Department said crews are...
Date: 12/12/2013 | Northwest
SEATTLE -- The state Department of Transportation and contractors building a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle are trying to find out what has blocked their tunnel-boring machine.The machine called Bertha ran into something Friday and was shut down Saturday about 1,000...
Date: 12/11/2013 | Northwest
LYNNWOOD -- Two people were hurt Tuesday afternoon when a Community Transit bus struck a sport utility vehicle on Highway 99 in Lynnwood.The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m., Lynnwood police spokeswoman Lisa Wellington said.The southbound SUV was making a...
Date: 12/03/2013 | Local News
New signal system should reduce intersection backups
Date: 11/19/2013 | Local News
Anyone who commutes on I-405 has a chance to weigh in on fees for new toll lanes planned on the freeway in the coming years.The state plans to invest $334 million to create one or two toll lanes, or "HOT" lanes as they're sometimes...
Date: 11/11/2013 | Street Smarts
EVERETT -- A woman was rushed to a Seattle hospital Wednesday morning after being assaulted in south Everett.
Date: 11/06/2013 | Local News
LYNNWOOD — A woman was injured Thursday night after being struck by a sport utility vehicle on Highway 99 near Lynnwood.The collision was reported just before 5 p.m. south of Lincoln Way, said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State...
Date: 10/31/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Julia Randolph's young life was taken from her in a south Everett parking lot on Sept. 29, 2012. A year later, the search for her killer continues. The case needs clues.Snohomish County sheriff's major crimes detective Brad Pince hopes additional...
Date: 10/21/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Police are investigating two robberies reported Monday evening at bikini barista stands along Highway 99 south of Everett.
Date: 09/25/2013 | Local News
OLYMPIA -- Longshoremen picketing the site of Seattle's $2 billion tunnel project have agreed to allow work at the site to proceed while they continue to seek a resolution to a dispute over a handful of jobs at the waterfront site, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday.
Date: 09/17/2013 | Northwest
SEATTLE -- The world's largest tunneling machine has only drilled 24 feet in a month to create a new route for Highway 99 under downtown Seattle.
Date: 08/28/2013 | Northwest
LYNNWOOD -- A convicted sex offender was arrested Friday in the Lynnwood area after running from police and forcing his way into a stranger's apartment.
Date: 08/23/2013 | Local News
Mark Mahnkey of Lynnwood was so curious about the tunnel being dug under the downtown Seattle waterfront, he finagled himself a tour.He was especially interested in the giant drilling machine nicknamed "Bertha."
Date: 07/29/2013 | Street Smarts
EDMONDS -- A number of businesses along Highway 99 in Edmonds have reported problems with people trying to pass counterfeit bills within the past two weeks, Sgt. Mark Marsh said Thursday.Police are asking people to keep an eye out. The bills have been between $5 and $100 and...
Date: 07/25/2013 | Local News
LYNNWOOD -- Police are investigating a robbery reported about noon Thursday at a coffee stand along Highway 99 near Lynnwood.A man with a mask over his face tried to rob the stand at knifepoint, Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said. The stand is in the...
Date: 07/18/2013 | Sirens
LYNNWOOD -- Investigators are recommending first-degree arson charges against the owners of a Mexican restaurant that caught fire in south Snohomish County last fall.
Date: 06/21/2013 | Local News
Police activity south of Everett on Tuesday afternoon was part of an FBI operation, an agency spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.Federal agents were spotted about 1 p.m. at a business in the 12300 block of Highway 99, just outside city limits.
Date: 05/15/2013 | Sirens
Nancy Fulmer of Lynnwood writes: I live in an unincorporated area of Snohomish county near Lake Serene, where Lynnwood, Mukilteo and Edmonds all meet. There is a nearby intersection I frequently use that has recently been affected by the construction of a new Swift bus stop, which has...
Date: 05/13/2013 | Street Smarts
SHORELINE -- A pursuit that began in south Snohomish County late Thursday night ended when police opened fire on the driver in the Shoreline area.
Date: 04/05/2013 | Local News
Leon Horowitz of Everett writes: I've made several attempts to contact state and county agencies regarding what's happening with Highway 99 from Airport Road in south Everett to the Mukilteo Speedway intersection. Both the north and southbound outside lanes have been torn up for water...
Date: 03/18/2013 | Street Smarts
Everyone was OK Tuesday night after a truck clipped a fire engine parked along Highway 99 in the Edmonds area.It happened about 5:15 p.m. near the 21910 block of the highway, Lynnwood fire Lt. Jason Blachly said.
Date: 02/06/2013 | Sirens
EVERETT -- Officials have identified a man who died after an apparent struggle in a south Everett home on Saturday.
Date: 01/15/2013 | Local News