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Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 10:03
Impressions A year ago the big story on the first day of training camp was that running back Marshawn Lynch was nowhere to be found, holding out in an attempt to redo his contract. On Friday Lynch was seemingly everywhere, as active for a training-camp practice as he has ever been, this being a time […]

Judge rules Shell’s use of Seattle terminal didn’t require environmental review

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:52
The much-disputed lease of Port of Seattle property as a base for Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet was affirmed Friday by a King County Superior Court judge who ruled that the port didn’t need to conduct an environmental review to use Terminal 5 for that purpose.

Inslee sets aside clean-water draft rules

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:51
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday that he would set aside a draft rules for clean water standards that has been in the making for a year.

Jack Zduriencik says Mariners’ moves before trade deadline ‘more about the future’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:45
Though not mathematically eliminated from contention, common sense and logic point to the Mariners moving forward with thoughts of 2016 as they play out the string of 59 remaining games this season.

Impressions from the first day of Seahawks’ training camp

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:41
Here are impressions from the first day of Seahawks’ training camp from beat reporters Bob Condotta and Jayson Jenks. First, from Condotta. 1, Marshawn Lynch looks pretty darn good: A year ago, the big story on the first day of training camp was that Marshawn Lynch was nowhere to be found, holding out in an […]

Mason County wildfire destroys 1 home, burns several structures

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:35
A large fire has burned up to 120 acres in Mason County.

Clint Dempsey ‘ready to go’ for Sounders’ crucial match vs. Vancouver

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:32
Seattle has scored just two goals in seven games (six losses) since Dempsey tore up a referee’s notebook on a fateful night in Tukwila — earning him a three-game MLS suspension.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett sets contract unhappiness aside to focus on being a team leader

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:17
Defensive lineman Michael Bennett has made it clear that he wants a new contract, but he decided not to hold out and, instead, “be the leader that I’ve always been.”

Check first, but many programs are compatible with Windows 10

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:15
Use Microsoft’s Windows Compatibility Center to see if a program or device is compatible with Windows 10.

Brazilian college students take top honors at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:06
Microsoft, looking for the next generation of technology stars, found a few in the company’s annual event that brought to Seattle groups of high-school and university engineers .

Art Oberto enjoys his moment in the sun at Seafair hydros

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:00
The 88-year-old Art Oberto is a hydroplane racing legend in Seattle. His sausage-and-jerky company — Oh Boy! Oberto — has sponsored a boat almost every year since 1975. Yet, until Friday, he had never even taken a boat for a test drive.

With $87.6 million deal, Seahawks’ Russell Wilson happy to get past the ‘noise’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:54
For Seahawks fans, it couldn’t get much better than Friday’s news that Wilson had signed a four-year extension with the Seahawks worth $87.6 million. That means no lingering uncertainty over Wilson’s future, and no more fretting over how an impasse would have affected the mood of a Seahawks team that opened training camp Friday.

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:43
Saturday Pro baseball TV Radio 1 p.m. L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers FS1 4:10 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota ROOT 710 6:35 p.m. NWL, Everett at Salem-Keizer 1380 7:05 p.m. PCL, Tacoma at Las Vegas 850 MLS soccer 7 p.m. Vancouver at Seattle 13 97.3 7 p.m. Vancouver at Seattle KUNS 1360 Pro golf 3 a.m. […]

Planned Parenthood controversy: Adult organ donation is similar

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:32
Washington, like many other states, allows anyone to donate their body parts to help save others as well as donate their body for medical research [“Who buys, sells and uses fetal tissue acquired from abortion clinics,” News, July 27). Yet, the current knee-jerk reaction prompted by anti-abortion people and Republican politicians, including our own state […]

Donald Trump simplifies the Republican platform and makes it easy to understand

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:31
Donald Trump has recently been criticized by a number of his fellow Republicans. I believe this is a mistake as it fails to recognize the many beneficial contributions he has made. Many of us have a deep interest in GOP thinking on the issues of the day but don’t have time to search the information […]

Affordable housing: Rent control is urgent

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:31
You can call it rent control, or affordable housing, but I think the people of Seattle have made it exceedingly clear that it is a huge priority. I believe that addressing this soon is necessary, even if some councilmembers disagree. There are several things in John Okamoto’s guest column that I disagree with[“Lessons learned on […]

Fred Hutch hires new vice president, CIO

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:27
Notable regional hires and promotions.

SNL stars Armisen, Meyers, Hader reunite for parody series

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:21
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The shaggy-haired rocker who set up his amplifier in the posh hotel lobby looked a lot like Fred Armisen. And wasn’t that Seth Meyers snapping his picture? It was indeed a bewigged Armisen getting in a few guitar licks and Meyers recording the moment, part of the promotion for IFC’s […]

Tech review: Dyson fan keeps you cool (or warm) with style

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 08:20
At $375, the Dyson AM09 Hot + Cool is not the least expensive fan you can buy, but it is a great option for those seeking a sleek, quality cooling and warming device.