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Game thread: Mariners vs. Rays — June 7

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 00:50
This is the live thread for Sunday’s game between the Mariners and Rays from Safeco Field. After snapping a 7-game losing streak Saturday, the M's look to finish the homestand on a high note Sunday.

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill finds oodles of kokanee in Lake Chelan

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 00:38
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: I was able to get out on the water at Lake Chelan to do some kokanee fishing again and in spite of radical changes in weather and a full moon had pretty good fishing. I launched at Mill Bay […]

Puget Sound Anglers of Lake Washington Chapter’s Trout Derby is June 13 in Renton

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 23:08
The Puget Sound Anglers of Lake Washington annual Lake Washington Trout Derby is 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Gene Coulon Park in Renton. The derby is now open to the public, and offers some nice cash prizes of $400 for first place, $300 for second, $200 for third and $100 […]

Hurricane Blanca nears Mexico’s Baja California peninsula

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 23:05
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Residents boarded up home and storefront windows around the resort area of Los Cabos in preparation for a weakening Hurricane Blanca as it neared the Baja California Peninsula on Sunday. After strengthened rapidly to a Category 4 storm on Saturday, Blanca was downgraded to Category 1 the following day. […]

Daring prison break has police seeking 2 convicted murderers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 22:55
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — The brother of a slain sheriff’s deputy had forgotten the names of those involved in the killing more than a decade ago. Then came a daring prison break: Two convicted murderers hid dummies in their beds and used power tools to cut their way to freedom. The cunning escape from an […]

Croatia’s coast lures tourists — and now oil rigs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:32
Giant offshore rigs are poised to pump oil in one of Europe’s fastest-growing summer destinations.

GeoQuiz: What are the 7 countries created from Yugoslavia?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:30
Test your geography smarts with this quiz: Q: Croatia is one of 7 countries created from the breakup of Yugoslavia. What are the others? A: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo; Macedonia; Montenegro; Serbia; Slovenia.

Eating well on Vancouver Island’s far side

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:30
The tiny town of Tofino, set amid ocean and forest wilderness, has a thriving food scene.

Sunday Best: Polka dots and flats on the red carpet are a sign of spring

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:15
Karlie Kloss wore a cheery gown by Diane von Furstenberg to the Council of Fashion Designers of America annual awards ceremony.

Dog-friendly Seattle Furry 5K event benefits needy animals

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:15
The 16th annual Furry 5K will be ready to roll 10 a.m. next Sunday, June 14, at Seattle’s Seward Park.

8 key boating-safety tips

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:15
According to the National Safe Boating Council, learning to swim is one of the most important ways to stay safe on the water. But even expert swimmers can get into trouble.

More sex makes a happier marriage, right? Maybe not so much

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:15
The happiness level in people who increased the frequency of sex with their partner remained unchanged or even decreased, according to a new study.

‘The Girl on the Train’ roars back to top of fiction sales list

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:15
“The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” leads nonfiction book sales list.

‘How Not To Be Wrong’ top seller at Secret Garden

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:15
“Last Stop on Market Street” sets the pace for young local readers.

3 great specialty bookshops in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 21:15
Seattle Times book editor appreciates some local bookshops.

June 7 TV Picks: ‘Golan the Insatiable’ on Fox

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 20:07
Also on Sunday, June 7: “Food Network Star” on Food and “Nurse Jackie” on Showtime.

‘Pig Tales:’ a muckraking take on the modern hog farm

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 20:03
Barry Estabrook’s “Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat” exposes wrongdoing in the treatment of hogs as they are raised for food, but it’s also an appreciation of pigs and those who raise them with care.

‘The Silver Swan’: hard road for a famous musician’s daughter

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 19:03
Elena Delbanco’s debut novel, “The Silver Swan,” is a virtuoso piece of writing, the story of a musician who learns some life-changing secrets about her famous violinist father.

‘Language Arts’: Autism transforms a family

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 19:03
In “Language Arts,” Seattle novelist Stephanie Kallos traces the harrowing changes autism wreaks on a boy, his mother and his father. Kallos discusses her book on Wednesday, June 10, at Seattle Public Library and June 19 at the Elliott Bay Book Co.

Frank Stanford’s poetry

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 19:03
A sampling of Stanford’s work.