WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores. “At this time we do not suspect […]
Week three of the Seattle International Film Festival includes special events, such as a night of disco. “The Glamour & the Squalor,” “3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets,” and “Paper Tigers” are among the films recommended by Seattle Times reviewers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major water wholesaler on Tuesday added $350 million to its budget to replenish a cash-for-grass program that has gained popularity during the California drought with homeowners, landlords and businesses looking to replace water-draining lawns. The giant Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board approved the additional money to pay homeowners […]
The Sounders can assume outright control of first place in the Western Conference with a win Wednesday night against the Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field. Here’s what to watch for. Last time out: Seattle 3, Colorado 1 on April 18 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Lamar Neagle scored twice as the Sounders edged a wide-open […]
SINGAPORE — Singapore Airlines said Wednesday that it is investigating how one of its jets suffered a loss of power in both of its engines over the weekend and descended 13,000 feet (3,962 meters) before regaining altitude en route from Singapore to Shanghai. The Airbus A330-300 was carrying 182 passengers and 12 crew members when […]
The Washington football program ranked second and the men’s basketball team was fourth among Pac-12 teams in Academic Progress Rate scores released by the NCAA on Wednesday for the 2013-14 school year. The Huskies’ football team four-year rolling average increased to 977 – up from 967 last year and above the national average of 956 […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Sheehan, U2’s longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area. U2 frontman Bono posted a statement Wednesday on the band’s website about Sheehan’s death. “We’ve lost a family member, we’re still taking it […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — BASE jumpers, by nature, just want to be free. Their sport is inherently death-defying, growing at the bleeding edge of high-risk extreme sports, and they tend to be hostile to any attempt at containing their passion. In the U.S., their devil-may-care culture has been pushed out of urban areas, national parks […]
The federal office of Community Oriented Policing Services will offer technical assistance and training to the Pasco Police Department following the recent shooting of an unarmed Hispanic man by officers.
The bottomfish fisheries in Puget Sound, Strait of Juan de Fuca and off the coast are generating great catches of lingcod, flounder and black rockfish. In this week’s seafood recipe of the week, outdoor cookbook author Tiffany Haugen who has a passion for preparing Pacific Northwest seafood offers a tasty herb-coated fish recipe to sweep […]