A mother Mallard takes her ducklings on a tour of Seattle’s Salmon Bay.
The deal with AOL comes as Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella acts on his vow that the company will make tough choices on businesses it will engage in.
He’ll eventually replace Pat Gillick, who helped choose his successor. MacPhail will serve as a special assistant to Gillick for the rest of this season, then take over all business and baseball operations.
The former Sonic and his wife, Mari, raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for kids at a celebrity golf tournament and Detlef Schrempf Foundation gala.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday. Detention staff should consider transgender detainees’ preferences when making decisions about housing and clothing and what pronouns should be used, Immigration […]
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot. Panama City police say 33-year-old Caleb Joshua Halley was working at Buddy’s Seafood Market last Tuesday when he and a co-worker, 26-year-old Orlando Thompson, began arguing about how […]
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan announced he plans to retire after the 2015-16 season. Ryan, 67, guided the Badgers to the Final Four in each of the last two seasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California, home, a family spokesman said. Carter turned 93 just four days […]
Sheila Edwards Lange, a vice president at the University of Washington, will head Seattle Central College as its interim president and may become a candidate for the permanent position.
I read with interest “Navy stealthily targets local real-estate projects” [Local News, June 26]. The story is centered on the idea that the Navy in Kitsap County will do anything in its power to stop development in its “sphere of influence.” I found the story to not reflect my own experiences in dealing with the […]
Seattle Times reporter Jayda Evans will have a weekly conversation with a newsmaker in the WNBA. This week she speaks with Minnesota guard Seimone Augustus, who’s led the Lynx to two WNBA championships in the past five years. Augustus, 31, married LaTaya Varner, 27. The couple lent their celebrity to campaign for marriage equality in Minnesota, but Augustus is a native Louisianan, which didn’t recognize same-sex unions until the Supreme Court ruling Friday in favor of marriage equality.
A 21-year-old Kenmore was found dead after being submerged in the Snohomish River about 4 p.m. Monday, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.
Ryan McIrvin is a strong choice to take over an open seat on the Renton City Council.
Kirkland voters should re-elect Shelley Kloba to the City Council’s position 2.
The Times editorial board recommends Julie Wise for King County elections director
It has been obvious for some time that the creation of the euro was a terrible mistake. Europe never had the preconditions for a successful single currency — above all, the kind of fiscal and banking union that, for example, ensures that when a housing bubble in Florida bursts, Washington, D.C., automatically protects seniors against […]
The City of Seattle decided it was fiscally prudent not to build its own broadband network. In that case, it shouldn’t waste money on showcase projects that would only serve a few residents.
For athletes across all sports, the primary focus of sports as entertainment has shifted from the thousands of fans watching in person to the millions of fans watching elsewhere — at home, in bars or on their various devices. The camera is always watching and there are few places to hide as athletes see their privacy being whittled away.
Benito Enriquez, a father of two and a nurse from Federal Way, died after being assaulted a few blocks from CenturyLink Field after a country-music show. Seattle police are looking for a possible suspect.
A 29-year-old Seattle man remains jailed in connection with the death of a bicyclist who was killed Saturday night in the Ravenna neighborhood.