SANTA CLARITA, California (AP) — A 32-year-old Iraq war veteran who inherited a love of horses and a dedication to military service from his late father is saddling up for a ride from California to the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial in Washington, D.C....
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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and standout tennis professional Roger Federer played tennis pro John Isner and Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready in a doubles match to benefit Federer's foundation on Saturday night.
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The FBI arrested a 32-year-old man in Wisconsin Friday morning in connection with a May Day 2016 incident in which a Seattle police officer was hit with a Molotov cocktail.
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If NASA can develop the technology around building a single-pilot version of a plane that achieves a "thump" rather than a "boom" when plowing through the sky, then perhaps a larger version can be made to carry passengers.
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“The Match for Africa 4 Seattle”, the fourth charity tennis event for the Roger Federer Foundation, was held at KeyArena on Saturday, with Federer and Gates facing off against John Isner and Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready.
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The Green River hasn’t flooded in more than half a century. It used to all the time. Every other year or so, the valley filled with water and turned into one long lake, from Auburn, Kent, and Renton up to Seattle. Now the area holds the largest...
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This is a story of a war between farmers. Farmers in Kent and Auburn were frustrated because their valley was constantly flooding. And that made it difficult to farm in their beautiful, very fertile valley. That led those farmers to do some naughty...
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Bellevue’s Kelsey Creek Farm drew an appreciative crowd for its annual sheepshearing event Saturday. Whether the sheep were appreciative is another question, but at least they’ll be cooler as temperatures rise.
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MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Killer whales are on an unprecedented killing spree in California’s Monterey Bay, attacking and feeding on gray whale calves, a marine biologist said. Since April 20, orcas have killed four gray whale calves in eight days, Nancy...
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SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change — mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office and took aim at his agenda for...
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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey passed two new decrees Saturday — one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs. The country’s Official Gazette published the decrees Saturday evening. The first named thousands...
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A city income tax would face legal challenges and open the economy to risk. But it might push wider tax reform where it’s needed most, at the state level.
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One of the largest state workers unions rallied in front of the Oregon Capitol Friday. Members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said budget-balancing discussions by Oregon lawmakers unfairly target public...
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's proposed soda tax will now include diet beverages. Murray's original plan only included sugary drinks and received pushback. He said Thursday that the addition of diet drinks comes out of a desire for equity.
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When you’re out marching on May Day in Seattle on Monday, remember how the tradition began: as an attempt to get workers an eight-hour day. And then think about this: Some labor advocates say the eight-hour day is under attack in Congress.
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4/28/2017
Environmentalists concerned that lobbying and polite marches have failed to weaken Americas reliance on fossil fuels have started turning to more confrontational approaches. Climate activists with the group 350 Seattle say 2,000 people from the Seattle...
4/28/2017
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4/28/2017
Public utility commissioners in Chelan County, Washington, take a high stakes vote Monday that could influence whether the aluminum industry and its well-paid, blue collar jobs make a comeback in the Pacific Northwest.
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4/28/2017
Theres good news for the West's imperiled greater sage grouse. New research suggests the bird has a better chance of survival when juniper trees are removed from its habitat. The chicken-sized sage grouse's decline has happened over the same stretch of...
4/27/2017
An unusually cold and wet spring has Northwest asparagus growers anxious because the crop isn’t coming up. Large asparagus packing houses say they’re down hundreds-of-thousands of pounds so far this spring from normal.
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4/27/2017
The state of Washington has taken delivery of its first longer-range electric cars as part of a plan to double its electric vehicle fleet. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee showed off one of them at a ceremony in Olympia Thursday.
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4/27/2017
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed an executive order aimed at improving the way the state negotiates with its unionized workers. The order establishes that money set aside for collective bargaining will now include salary increases and health care...
4/27/2017
By Sean Nielsen & Ashley Flynn, Brokers Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a...
4/26/2017
By Jennifer Johnsen, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around....
4/25/2017
By Christina Roberts, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around....
4/22/2017