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Site has long history of slide problems

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:46
The area of Snohomish County hit by a mudslide Saturday has long been susceptible to slides and floods, and the state has previously taken steps to try to stabilize it.

NCAA Midwest: Kentucky knocks off undefeated Wichita State, 78-76

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:46
Wildcats end Shockers’ perfect season after 35 victories, and will face rival Louisville on Friday in Indianapolis.

Former Spanish prime minister Suarez dies at 81

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:46
Adolfo Suarez, Spain's first democratically elected prime minister after decades of right-wing rule under Gen. Francisco Franco, has died aged 81.

Sounders beat Montreal, 2-0

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:50
The Sounders get a goal from Obafemi Martins in the 58th minute and win their road opener for the first time since 2009 despite not having Clint Dempsey.

Desalination plants help Israel reduce chronic water scarcity

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:48
Israel’s experience with desalinating seawater might offer important lessons, or at least contrast, for states like California, now gripped by drought. But environmental experts caution that desalination has its costs.

Baylor proves too much for Creighton, Doug McDermott

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:48
Bears jump to early lead and never look back in 85-55 rout of No. 3 seed Creighton

Methow’s winter of cougar killings stirs discontent

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:46
Rising attacks on livestock and animals have fueled debate over how to control the cougar population in the Methow Valley.

Seattle Thunderbirds beat Everett, take 2-0 series lead

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:41
Taran Kozun’s turnover in front of his own net helped Everett grab an early lead, but the Seattle Thunderbirds goaltender came back to make 26 saves to lift the Thunderbirds to a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon. The victory gives Seattle a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven first-round Western Hockey Lea

Stefen Romero adds to his case for a Mariners roster spot

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:47
With opening day a week away, it appears more than likely that Stefen Romero will make the Mariners’ 25-man roster out of spring training. It seemed this way even before he hit a towering, three-run, walk-off homer off Athletics reliever Evan Scribner to give the Mariners a 6-4 win over Oaklan

James Madison ends Gonzaga women’s season

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:42
Kirby Burkholder had 28 points and 18 rebounds to lead No. 11 seed James Madison to a 72-63 victory over No. 6 Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:39
The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion.

Man killed in parachute jump try from Utah cliff

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:37
Authorities have recovered the body of a 35-year-old man who died while attempting a parachute jump from a cliff in southeast Utah.

Millions of kids to test new education assessments

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:35
What's on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue.

UW baseball shuts down Arizona for 6th straight win

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:33
Huskies shut out Arizona 8-0 and are tied for first in the Pac-12

Mudslide witness describes dramatic rescue of infant

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:31
Neighbors rushed to retrieve a mud-covered baby within moments of the Oso mudslide, said an Arlington woman who was driving by when the catastrophe occurred.

Crews try to contain oil spill in Galveston Bay

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:31
A barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay on Saturday, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season was approaching.

Final: Sounders FC 2, Montreal Impact 0, open thread

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:16
Update: The Sounders won its first road opener since 2009, getting a goal from Obafemi Martins and an own goal to beat Montreal, 2-0, on Sunday. Seattle improved to 2-1 after needing to wait until May 4 and seven games to get to six points last season.

WSU coaching plot thickens; is Kent still on the radar?

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:07
Various reports have Washington State athletic director Bill Moos closing in on a candidate to replace Ken Bone as basketball coach.

Editorial: Overhaul Seattle Police Department disciplinary rules

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:01
Rework the disciplinary proceedings for the Seattle Police Department. Upcoming labor negotiations and the hiring of a new chief are key.