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Throw a retirement party for coal

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 07:05
Time to drop this “war on coal” talk. Time to ignore the hollering by coal country politicians over President Obama’s beefed-up plan to combat global warming. No, the Clean Power Plan will not ruin their local economies, because coal has already done that, certainly in Appalachia. Look at those barren flats where majestic mountains once […]

Secret police-camera program raises trust issues

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 07:04
The city of Seattle must be forthright if it wants to use police surveillance systems.

Busloads of supplies guarantee a good start for low-income students

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 07:03
Communities in Schools of Seattle is one of many organizations scrambling to ensure low-income students have the opportunity to begin a new school year on equal footing with their peers.

It’s time to regulate rents in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 07:01
Regulating rents is but one tool, but it is too useful not to use it.

First impressions: Galaxy 3, Sounders 1

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 05:59
CARSON, Calif. – Gyasi Zardes, Robbie Keane and Giovani Dos Santos all netted goals as the Galaxy romped over the short-handed Sounders 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center. These are my first impressions: - Chad Barrett’s first minute is a fine metaphor for Seattle’s season to date. It took Barrett less than a […]

U.S. team wins top prize at video game tournament

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 05:57
The International Dota 2 Championships, held at KeyArena, drew more than 12,000 fans.

Push for higher minimum wage ignites worry about enforcement

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 05:40
NEW YORK (AP) — As a campaign to raise the minimum wage as high as $15 has achieved victories in such places as Seattle, Los Angeles and New York, it has bumped up against a harsh reality: Plenty of scofflaw businesses don’t pay the legal minimum now and probably won’t pay the new, higher wages […]

Photos of the Day: Aug. 9, 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 05:38
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

Seahawks rewarded for sticking to their salary-cap plan

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 05:33
There are still difficult decisions ahead, but some of the more productive teams in recent years locked up their best players just like the Seahawks have done.

UW football fall camp: Notes and observations from Day 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 05:24
Freshman Jake Browning practices with veterans, and Jeff Lindquist shows off an improved touch.

Seahawks’ 53-man roster projection, post-scrimmage edition

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 04:46
Here's our latest projection of the Seahawks' final 53-man roster after the first week of training camp and scrimmage on Saturday.

Tahoma defensive end Amandre Williams commits to Huskies

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 04:27
Williams is the 11th known recruit to commit to UW for the Class of 2016.

Trump gets backlash for slamming TV host popular with GOP

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 04:19
Donald Trump already slammed the president, the Democratic Party and his Republican rivals in the race for the White House, as well as immigrants from Mexico, the Chinese and Sen. John McCain for being a prisoner of war. To that fast-growing list he has now added Fox News Channel host Megyn Kelly. The Republican Party […]

Video: Offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith on UW’s quarterback competition

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 04:18
Washington offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith said he is pleased with how the three top quarterbacks prepared over the summer: (only a day and a half, but impressions of QBs so far?) “I can say they’ve had a good summer. It felt like they’ve been working real hard. There hasn’t been any surprises as far as […]

CenturyLink Field to host U.S. women’s national team victory tour match

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 03:44
Seattle is one of the final stops on the U.S. women's national team's victory tour of friendlies, the Reign announced Sunday, as the USWNT will take on Brazil on Oct. 21 at CenturyLink Field.

Game thread: Short-handed Sounders take on defending champion Galaxy in L.A.

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 03:15
Follow along live as the Sounders, sans Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey, take on the defending MLS Cup champion L.A. Galaxy on Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center.

Seattle Sounders vs. L.A. Galaxy, lineups and notes: Dempsey, Martins both out

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 03:10
Neither Sounders forward Obafemi Martins, who is still recovering from a groin injury, or Clint Dempsey, who hurt his hamstring in practice late this week, travelled with the team to Los Angeles, and neither will play in Sunday’s nationally televised showdown between Seattle and the Galaxy at the StubHub Center. Below are the rest of the […]

Game thread: Mariners vs. Rangers — Aug. 9

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 03:00
Felix Hernandez makes the start for the Mariners in their rubber match against the Rangers at Safeco Field. Follow our live coverage.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 02:56
NEW YORK (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, who led the New York Giants to a league championship in 1956 and later teamed up with Howard Cosell and Don Meredith in the “Monday Night Football” booth, died Sunday. He was 84. In a statement released by NBC News, his family said Gifford […]

UW football: Live updates from fall camp

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 01:39
Follow our live coverage from Husky Stadium as the Washington Huskies continue their fall football camp.