Brian Jones allegedly shot his wife Patricia Whitney-Jones once before turning the semi-automatic handgun on himself three times, including once in the head
A Washington man ended the lives of both himself and his wife this week after expressing his concerns in a note about being unable to pay the medical expenses for her ongoing health conditions.
Following the tragedy in Ferndale on Wednesday morning, state officials are investigating the incident, which was determined to be a murder-suicide, according to a statement from Sheriff Bill Elfo with the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office.
The couple has also been identified by the Whatcom County Medical Examiner as Brian S. Jones, 77, and his wife, Patricia Whitney-Jones, 76, PEOPLE confirms.
PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. – When Trooper Clint Thompson spotted a small airplane heading for Pacific Avenue on Wednesday morning, he turned on his flashing lights and his dashboard camera as the plane flew over him.
Turning to block traffic, Thompson followed in the northbound lanes as the pilot struggled, without power to bring the aircraft down safely and even managing to stop at the red light at 138th street.
BURIEN, Wash. — Authorities are responding to a shooting Monday in Burien. It was reported in the 15800 block of 1st Avenue. The King County Sheriff’s Office says initial reports indicated that shots were fired from a vehicle. Images from a witness in the area show Burien Police surrounding a car near the McDonald’s restaurant in the area.
Seven sure-fire Seattle hotels, including Seattle’s only Forbes-designated Five Star hotel (The Four Seasons), two other luxury properties (The Forbes Four Star Fairmont Olympic Hotel and the Four Diamond Edgewater), and four more hotels that reflect the area’s music scene and unique attributes.
Each of these hotels is walking distance to Pike’s Place Market and other central attractions, with one intentional exception: The final hotel, Cedarbrook Lodge, is listed for anyone who needs to stay near the airport but wants a more colorful experience than a generic airport hotel can provide. Continue at Source: The Best Seattle Hotels
Independently owned spots that are uniquely Couve-y.
Vancouver, Washington has long been overshadowed by Seattle to the North and Portland to the South, but this funky little sister city is all grown up with its own burgeoning food and drink scene, including coffee roasters, great Mexican food, a ton of pho, award-winning breweries, fun farmers markets, and a handful of extraordinary food trucks. Still, it’s the small, independently owned, one of a kind restaurants that reflect the unique personalities of their owners and leave diners with a memorable experience. Below sits an assortment of killer spots for everything from a casual happy hour to a memorable date night. Continue at Source: 17 Outstanding Restaurants in Vancouver, Washington
There’s no better place to be than in the Inland Northwest during summer time. Here are 101 things to do this summer.
Summer is finally here and there’s no better place to enjoy those long summer days than the Inland Northwest! We want to help you get the most out of your summer and explore all that the region has to offer. Continue at Source: 101 things to do in the Inland Northwest this summer
We’ve switched things up for our annual beer awards— behold, our must-visit list of the best breweries, brewpubs and other hops-driven destinations for Seattle-area beer lovers. If you frequent any beer-focused bar these days you’ve probably noticed that the selection of beers rotates constantly. That’s because many beer lovers continually look for something new, something different, something they haven’t tried yet. Like those ever-changing tap lists, our local breweries are responding to this recent shift in consumer habits, and while they may still offer some flagship beers, more and more breweries are expending a lot of energy to create new, limited-release and one-off beers. Continue at Source: Best Beer Destinations Around Seattle
Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape.This picturesque island in the Puget Sound is the kind of place where you’re as likely to have a deer hanging out on your lawn as you are another person.It’s home to some of the Pacific Northwest’s most beautiful scenery, which is complemented by beautiful wooden buildings in pastel and earth tones.
Downtown Seattle has no shortage of restaurants, but like most American cities, the bulk of them seem to shut down once the lunch rush is over. Here’s a list of dinner spots concentrated around the downtown malls and the Washington State Convention Center if you need a great meal once the conference and/or movie is over. These restaurants are not ranked, but listed geographically, from west to east. If you think there’s anything we missed or would like us to add for next time, send us a tip.
Nothing beats a hearty plate of homemade spaghetti and meatballs, and it just so happens that our region’s rich history produces plenty of …