Bernie Sanders coming to Tacoma

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally at the Tacoma Dome Monday night in his first 2020 campaign appearance in Washington state. 

An exclusive KING 5 News poll suggests Sanders could earn the Democratic vote in Washington. He has raised nearly $6 million from the state so far. 

The rally is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but an RSVP is recommended. Read more 

Free health clinic in Seattle

Free medical care is available at the Seattle Center through Sunday, Feb. 16. 

The Seattle/King County Clinic is expecting more than 3,000 people. Services include dental, vision, and medical checkups. 

Entry is first-come, first-served and no identification is needed. Read more

New flight options at Sea-Tac

Alaska and American airlines announced a new alliance that will bring more flight options to travelers at Sea-Tac Airport. 

The new service will include the first U.S. direct flight to Bangalore, India and a new flight option to London's Heathrow Airport. 

The added service will put even more pressure on Sea-Tac Airport, where approximately 50 million travelers passed through last year. Read more

Stolen forest sign

A large sign valued at $2,000 was stolen from an entrance to the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. 

The sign was bolted down alongside a service road near Enumclaw. The sign is so large, the Forest Service believes at least two people were involved. 

Anyone with information should call 425-888-1421. Read more

Jazz honors for 5 local schools 

Jazz bands from five Puget Sound high schools were selected for a prestigious competition in New York. 

The Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival is celebrating its 25th year in New York City. 

The bands at Garfield, Mount Si, Mountlake Terrace, and Roosevelt high schools, along with the JazzED Ellington Ensemble, were selected from 106 bands that submitted recordings. Read more

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