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State Fish and Wildlife’s Lower Columbia River spring chinook catch estimates show plenty of fish still available to catch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 07:08
Here are the latest Lower Columbia River in-season catch and angler effort estimates by state Fish and Wildlife: Last week, anglers on the Lower Columbia made 7,519 trips and caught 1,117 adult chinook (764 kept and 353 released) and 88 summer steelhead (81 kept and 7 released).  Based on preliminary Visual Stock Identification sampling, upriver […]

Seattle, here’s your chance to see songsmith Sufjan Stevens in his prime

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:50
Sufjan Stevens’ new album, “Carrie and Lowell,” is his best concept album ever, reports freelance music writer Charlie Zaillian. Stevens performs two nights at the Paramount Theatre, Wednesday and Thursday, June 10-11.

How you can troubleshoot Windows 7 slowdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:50
Patrick Marshall helps readers with personal technology.

Upgrading your smartphone: Should you buy it or rent it?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:43
Getting a cellphone and service has always been a matter of sorting out a set of complex offerings. That’s still the case as carriers move away from subsidizing the cost of phones and toward offering installment plans under which customers can buy the device.

Couple in Westsound Bank loan fraud sentenced

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:35
A couple were sentenced in a bank-fraud scheme that contributed to the failure of Bremerton-based Westsound Bank.

Effort ‘to restore’ EB-5 visa program

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:23
Measure introduced to alter EB-5 program; RealNetworks called a good investment; Hermès store at The Bravern expands; Columbia Pacific’s stake in China hospital.

Lots of fun kids fishing activities happening in Southwest Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:08
The Gifford Pinchot National Forest and local groups are hosting some free fishing events this Saturday and on June 13. Fishing rods and tackle will be available for kids to borrow, and volunteers will be on hand to show kids how to fish. Fish cleaning will also be provided, and there is no need to […]

‘I’ll See You in My Dreams’: Blythe Danner shines

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:05
A movie review of “I’ll See You in My Dreams”: Blythe Danner has the breakthrough role of her career, playing a longtime widow who discovers two dreamboats at once (Sam Elliott and Martin Starr). Rating: 3 stars out of 4.

Cable TV pirates ride high, FCC and fake orca go belly up

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:01
Sorry, matey. The Federal Communications Commission removes one more barrier to obscene rate hikes by your favorite cable company.

Fast traveling salmon detected in the Columbia River, and another fish originating from California caught below Bonneville Dam

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 05:34
Salmon are known to travel long distances, but one spring chinook was on the fast track to migrate up Columbia River. Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist said based on recent Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tag recoveries, some adult spring and summer chinook detected at Bonneville Dam were found at The Dalles Dam […]

2015 All-KingCo 4A Baseball Teams

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 05:16
Senior Todd Reese (Newport) leads the KingCo 4A all-league baseball teams as the Player of the Year.

2015 All-KingCo 2A/3A Tennis Teams

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 05:06
League MVP Gabby Venditti (Mercer Island) headlines the 2015 All-KingCo girls tennis teams.

2015 All-Metro Softball Teams

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 05:01
All-league teams for the Metro Mountain, Valley and Sound divisions for 2015.

2015 All-WesCo Softball Teams

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 04:57
Lake Stevens (4A), state runner-up Everett (3A North) and Meadowdale (3A South) each place five players on all-league teams for the 2015 season.

Police looking for May Day protesters who damaged news car

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 04:56
Seattle police detectives are looking for two men who damaged a KIRO Radio vehicle during the May Day protests on Capitol Hill.

Budget writers in Olympia have tentative spending agreement

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 04:39
State budget writers have tentatively agreed on a spending level for the state’s 2015-17 operating budget.

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill floats the Yakima River with new state fisheries director Jim Unsworth

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 04:22
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: I had a great time last Sunday, floating the Yakima River with Jim Unsworth, Director of Washington Fish and Wildlife, and Johnny Boitano from the Troutwater Fly Shop in Ellensburg. When Unsworth and I first spoke he mentioned he […]

Blaze destroys businesses in heart of Idaho tourist city

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 04:13
IDAHO CITY, Idaho — A large fire tore through the heart of a small Idaho city popular with tourists, destroying five businesses Friday on rustic, old-timey Main Street as they prepared for the summer season. No one was injured in the fire that likely started in an Idaho City cafe called Calamity Jayne’s, Fire Chief […]

10 things we’ve learned about the Seahawks through two weeks of OTAs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 04:12
Here is a look at 10 things we have learned about the Seahawks through the first two weeks of OTAs.

84-year-old man suffers 2,000 bee stings

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 04:12
ORO VALLEY, Ariz. — An 84-year-old Oro Valley man remained hospitalized Friday, two days after being stung more than 2,000 times by bees behind his home. The man suffered life-threatening injuries, Golder Ranch Fire Battalion Chief Will Seeley said, adding that he had no other details on his condition. The man was attacked Wednesday by […]