Sound Transit expects $1.2B in federal money for rail
SEATTLE (AP) — The transit authority for the Puget Sound region is expecting to receive $1.2 billion in federal funding for the light rail extension into Seattle’s northern suburbs.
The Seattle Times
SEATTLE (AP) — Andre Adams and Cameron Oluyitan scored 15 points each, Brandon Better added 13 and Southern Utah held on for a 73-70 victory over Seattle on Sunday.
Better’s two free throws gave Southern Utah a 48-47 lead with 12 minutes remaining and the Thunderbirds were up by eight with ...
Police investigate shooting of woman south of Seattle
FEDERAL WAY, Washington (AP) — Police are investigating after a woman was found shot at a fast-food restaurant south of Seattle.
KOMO-TV reports police responded to a Jack in the Box in Federal Way after ...
King County to require warning signs at gun shops and ranges
SEATTLE (AP) — Gun dealers and shooting ranges in King County in western Washington will have to post warning signs about the danger of firearms.
The Seattle Times
Man who beat man in racially-motivated attack sentenced
AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — An Auburn man has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for beating a man unconscious with an aluminum baseball bat while shouting racial epithets.
The Seattle Times
Lawsuit against Seattle over head-tax meetings moves forward
SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has ruled that a lawsuit contending Seattle’s City Council broke the state’s Open Public Meetings Act before its abrupt repeal of the head tax on large businesses should be decided at trial, but the council’s public vote killing the tax will stand.
Superior Court ...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the Seattle Seahawks to have a say in the NFC playoff picture, they had to get past Green Bay. A loss would have likely proved too much to overcome with games remaining against Carolina, Minnesota and Kansas City.
So Pete Carroll celebrated Thursday’s win in the ...
SEATTLE (AP) — For all the hype that surrounded No. 17 Washington before the year began and the disappointment of being out of the College Football Playoff conversation by midseason, the Huskies still have a legitimate shot at a more than acceptable consolation prize.
The Rose Bowl still ...
Alaska Airlines announces service to Everett airport
SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says it expects service to and from the Everett airport in Washington state to begin in February pending final federal government approval.
SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Rodgers did what he liked for the first 30 minutes. He threw a pair of touchdowns, including a 54-yarder on the run to an unknown tight end for his first NFL catch. His passer rating was nearly perfect. Green Bay looked like it could score on every drive.
And then it ...
Wilson caps Seattle’s rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win
SEATTLE (AP) — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter, Bobby Wagner and Seattle’s defense stymied Aaron Rodgers and the Seahawks stayed in the middle of the NFC playoff race.
“We’ve been through so much throughout this season it was time to get over the ...
Nordstrom’s guidance undercuts Q3 numbers, stock slides
SEATTLE (AP) — Shares of Nordstrom Inc. slid in after-hours trading Thursday after the department store retailer issued weak guidance for the full year.
The Seattle-based company said it had third-quarter net income of $67 million, or 39 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for ...
NRA sues to block new Washington gun-control measure
SEATTLE (AP) — Gun rights groups including the National Rifle Association on Thursday sued to block a new, voter-approved gun control measure from taking effect in Washington state.
Initiative 1639 passed last week with 60 percent of the vote. It bars the sale of semi-automatic rifles to ...
Blake Martinez, Bashaud Breeland active for Packers
SEATTLE (AP) — The Green Bay Packers will have linebacker Blake Martinez and cornerback Bashaud Breeland available Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks.
Martinez had been listed as questionable on the final injury report with an ankle injury and Breeland was questionable with a ...
Orioles-Nats TV dispute back before baseball committee
NEW YORK (AP) — The dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees returned to a committee of baseball executives Thursday after a lengthy court fight.
The sides began arguing their cases before the Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee, which ...
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Proposal would narrow expansion of Seattle homeless response
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has moved to reduce a proposed expansion of the city’s team responsible for overseeing removal of homeless encampments, redirecting the money to wage increases for homeless service workers.
The Seattle Times reports the 6-3 vote was a preliminary ...
Driver strikes, kills mom pushing stroller in Kent crosswalk
KENT, Wash. (AP) — Police say a driver in an SUV struck and killed a woman who was pushing her children in a stroller at a crosswalk in the city of Kent, south of Seattle.
Kent Police say the children were not hurt but their mother was taken to the hospital where she died Wednesday ...
KENT, Wash. (AP) — Terrell Brown scored a game-high 20 points, with eight coming in the final 86 seconds, and Seattle University held off Washington State 78-69 on Wednesday night.
It was the first time Seattle U. has beaten the Cougars since the 1978-79 season.
“You just want to try ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Federal officials are investigating after at least two California sea lions that washed ashore near Seattle were killed by gunshot wounds.
STEVENS PASS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say divers found the body of a missing Chinese businessman who disappeared while hiking near a waterfall in the Cascade Mountains east of Seattle.
King County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Abbot says investigators believe the 50-year-old man fell Tuesday while ...
SEATTLE (AP) — The owners of a large Northwest electronics recycler are facing a federal conspiracy charge, after investigations found the company lied to customers by having mercury-containing flat-screen monitors shipped overseas instead of disposing of them safely in the U.S.
Study: Weak reporting on missing, murdered Native women
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Numerous police departments nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls as concerns mount over the level of violence they often face, according to ...
Packers face Seahawks with playoff positioning at stake
SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson have faced off in a few memorable games in Seattle, from the “Fail Mary” to an unforgettable NFC championship game that sent the Seahawks to their second straight Super Bowl.
For the fifth straight regular season — and the seventh time ...
The Green Bay Packers have some bitter memories of CenturyLink Field. Who can blame them?
The NFC championship game in the 2014 season was in their control until a fake punt by the Seahawks and some bad decisions by the Packers helped Seattle force overtime.
Then Russell Wilson ...
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SEATTLE (AP) — Visitors to Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo will soon be able to view the first successful birth of red pandas there in nearly three decades.
The zoo plans to introduce twin red panda cubs at a public outdoor exhibit opening Nov. 23.
Sisters Zeya (ZAY-uh) and Ila (EE-la) ...
Amazon HQ2 cities could see Seattle’s growing pains
Seattle City Council approves police-union contract
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has voted to ratify the city’s tentative contract with the Seattle Police Officers Guild.
The Seattle Times
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — A Seattle man accused of planning to kill four women, a judge and others while incarcerated for cyberstalking has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.
The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Seattle Archdiocese pays $7M to settle sex abuse claims
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Archdiocese has agreed to pay nearly $7 million to settle claims by six men who say priests sexually abused them when they were children.
The Seattle Times
Oakland’s Melvin, Atlanta’s Snitker voted top managers
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Melvin’s job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted Manager of the Year with Arizona in 2007 and Oakland in 2012.
“Organizations and certainly front offices are more a part of it now, and you have to understand that,” ...
Wilson, Seahawks missing 4th quarter magic this season
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For most of his career, the fourth quarter is where Russell Wilson has thrived. His late game heroics of leading comebacks in the fourth quarter or overtime to win games take up nearly an entire page of Seattle’s weekly game notes.
Except this year, when the ...
Starbucks cutting 350 jobs at Seattle headquarters
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks has notified about 350 corporate employees in Seattle that they no longer have a job.
News outlets report the layoffs Tuesday were expected in connection to a reorganization announced earlier this fall.
CEO Kevin Johnson announced the layoffs to employees via ...
Investigators: Seattle fire that burned lumberyard was arson
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle fire investigators say a weekend blaze that destroyed a lumberyard in the Queen Anne neighborhood was arson.
Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman Kristin Tinsley said Tuesday that an investigation found that Saturday’s fire was intentionally set.
Tinsley says it ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Major League Baseball is investigating claims made against the Seattle Mariners by the team’s recently fired training and conditioning director, who said team management had disparaged Latino players.
The Mariners denied the allegations in a statement on Monday following the ...
Amazon’s growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts
SEATTLE (AP) — As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world’s ...
Police: Grandfather fatally shoots grandson in self-defense
SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a 78-year-old Renton man fatally shot and killed his grandson in what police believe was an act of self-defense.
The Seattle Times
SEATTLE (AP) — Playing its third game in a week to open the regular season, with an eventful cross-country trip thrown in, Mike Hopkins was anxious about what Washington was coming home to face in San Diego.
Turned out Washington’s coach had every right to be anxious.
“It was really ...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The idea the Seattle Seahawks would score 31 points and lose used to be unfathomable with Pete Carroll in charge.
It’s happened now twice this season, both times to the division-leading Los Angeles Rams. And by the end of the season those two games of being unable to ...
Seattle group remains confident arena will be ready for 2020
SEATTLE (AP) — The potential owners of an NHL expansion franchise in Seattle remain confident arena renovations will be completed in time for the 2020-21 season.
NHL Seattle said Monday that ownership recognizes the ability to start play in 2020 is dependent on KeyArena renovations being ...
Man arrested on suspicion of murder in woman’s death
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. (AP) — A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the killing of his deceased son’s girlfriend in the Seattle suburb of Mountlake Terrace.
The Daily Herald
Quick change: Packers move on after win, prep for Seattle
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It can be difficult enough for NFL players to have just three days to prepare for a Thursday night game.
The Green Bay Packers have another unique wrinkle in their schedule: they must fly west this year for their Thursday night matchup against the Seattle ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Carter had 25 points and 12 rebounds and Morgan Means scored 21 points to help Seattle beat Bryant 82-59 on Sunday night.
Carter, a 6-foot-9 junior who redshirted last season after transferring from Seton Hall, was 10-of-17 shooting and blocked three shots. Terrell ...
The Latest: Eagles, already thin at CB, lose Darby to injury
The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST):
Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby is out for the rest of the game against Dallas because of a knee injury.
The Eagles were forced to go with backup Chandon Sullivan, an undrafted free agent.
Starting cornerback ...
Seattle firefighters mop up hotspots at fire in warehouses
SEATTLE (AP) — Investigators from the Seattle Fire Department are waiting for a weekend fire to be fully extinguished before trying to determine what caused the four-alarm blaze.
The fire Saturday night on the south side of the Ship Canal in North Queen Anne burned five buildings, ...
Seahawks face Rams without RB Carson, guard Fluker
The Seattle Seahawks will face the NFC West-leading Los Angeles Rams minus running back Chris Carson and guard D.J. Fluker.
Carson is out with a hip injury that bothered him last week, while Fluker is sidelined by a calf injury. Fluker’s absence is notable given that he won’t have an ...
Arson blamed for fire at Washington’s oldest Elks Lodge
SEATTLE (AP) — A fire at Washington’s first Elk Lodge has been ruled an arson.
Television station KIRO
SEATTLE (AP) — A large fire that began in a lumberyard warehouse in Seattle engulfed several buildings near the city’s ship canal and caused some power outages.
The city’s fire department sent multiple engines as well as fire boats to battle the blaze which began about 9 p.m. Saturday. ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Infielder Dylan Moore has agreed to a one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners after splitting last season at Double-A and Triple-A in the Milwaukee Brewers’ organization.
The 26-year-old gets a $10,000 signing bonus, the $555,000 minimum while in the major leagues and ...