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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — The Paradise Fire flared up Saturday evening and Sunday morning, creating a smoky haze and advancing the western fire front.
SEATTLE — A King County judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a man who had sued for the release of graphic photos and other police records from the 1994 death of Kurt Cobain.
If there’s one idea that “A LEGO Brickumentary” wants to express, it’s that those little plastic bricks aren’t just child’s play. The documentary about everyone’s favorite construction block toy seeks to educate audiences about the limitless possibilities contained within the very simple design. Just add imagination and see what happens. Directed by documentary vets Keif Davidson and Daniel Junge, with narration by Jason Bateman, “A LEGO Brickumentary” opens up the world of LEGO, along with the people and mini-figurines that populate it.
One of the many talents of Tom Cruise is the ability to elevate a ho-hum movie format into a goodie box of creative surprises. To me, that’s a skill that even tops doing his own stunts. Cruise has sometimes been a cocky 7 out of 10 as a performer, but as a movie-developing producer he’s dependably a 9.5. His “Mission: Impossible” series has transformed traditional action espionage into high-concept team stories with a crew of clever protagonists, snappy dialogue and gravity-defying stunts.
OLYMPIA — State attorneys on Monday urged the Supreme Court to dissolve a contempt order against the Legislature, arguing lawmakers are on pace to ensure the state fully funds basic education for public school students by a 2018 deadline.
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Hurricane Ridge Road was open as usual Monday, a day after a rockfall partially closed the road and briefly trapped Sunday visitors on Hurricane Ridge.
SEQUIM — A 90-pound chocolate lab has been rescued from the side of a cliff near Sequim by a Clallam County Search and Rescue technical rope team.
For the first time in about six years, the Washington State Department of Ecology has stream gauges on Chehalis River tributaries.
On the season finale of “The Bachelorette” Monday night, 29-year-old dancer Kaitlyn Bristowe accepted a marriage proposal from 28-year-old personal trainer Shawn Booth, naming him the winner of the season. Minutes earlier, she dumped the runner-up, 34-year-old software sales executive Nick Viall, who angrily left in a limo ride of shame.
What do you do when your bandmate and songwriting partner happens to be one of the most celebrated lead singers in all of rock ‘n’ roll?
These days Jay Inslee might be America’s most frustrated governor. And we may soon find out how much more frustration — and stomachache — he can take.
OLYMPIA — The state’s gas tax will climb this week and by next summer will be the second-highest rate in the nation.
A 52-year-old Shelton man and a 17-month-old child died Thursday night from an alleged homicide/suicide in the Lake Limerick area north of Shelton, according to a press release from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.
PORT ANGELES — Cleanup that began on the former Port Angeles Rayonier Inc. pulp mill site in 2000 should be completed by 2020, a top state Department of Ecology cleanup official said Tuesday.