The Associated Press SEATTLE — A cowboy sock monkey’s tiny toy pistol was no laughing matter for the Transportation Security Administration. A Redmond woman says a TSA agent seized the replica weapon as she passed through the Lambert-International Airport in St. Louis. Phyllis May told K
Former Seattle Mayor Norm Rice on Tuesday announced his intention to retire next year as president and CEO of the Seattle Foundation. The two-term mayor joined the foundation in 2009. He will continue to serve until a successor is chosen, probably by the summer of 2014. Established in 1946, the Seat
The easy part about putting together all-state teams at this point is that there are tons of great candidates to choose from. And that’s the hard part, too. There are so many really good players to choose from. Even deciding where to draw the line, between the first and seconds, is agonzing. W
. A 16-year-old girl says a man jumped out of some bushes and grabbed her arm this afternoon near West Seattle High School, according to Seattle police. The girl struck the man and broke free and ran to the high school to report the incident to school staff, police said. The victim was not injured.
Supporters and skeptics of the state’s marijuana legalization law need to take a deep breath.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. is hoping new faces at the top will help it bounce back from a series of embarrassing issues that have hurt its image.
8:21 — Here’s some more stuff from our earlier meeting with Jack. On the dwindling free agent outfield market? “It’s possible. We may have to look at other avenues to acquire that. Going into the outfield scenario via free agency, at least you aren’t giving
Outerwall said the head of its Redbox unit has left and announced a retrenchment that will close several new ventures, trim annual costs by $22 million and eliminate 251 positions or 8.5 percent of its work force.
As they continue preparations for the Fight Hunger Bowl, the Huskies will resume practicing on Friday morning at the Dempsey Indoor facility, under the direction of interim coach Marques Tuiasosopo. UW will practice again on Saturday, take Sunday off, and then practice Monday through Thursday. All p
Workers at the Highway 99 tunnel project are bringing a crane and drilling equipment to the waterfront this morning, to try to remove the mystery object blocking the deep-boring machine, some 60-feet underground. The crane was unloading steel cylinders from a flatbed truck, at South M
A donor dropped a 1-ounce gold coin wrapped in a $100 bill into a Salvation Army red kettle over the weekend in Spokane.
Overzealous application of de-icer was to blame for a series of crashes on the West Seattle Bridge Dec. 2, officials said in a report to the Seattle City Council today. But it wasn’t only that the city applied de-icer while the temperature was a balmy 43 degrees. A worker also put it on twice
Spokane district to pay for PSAT, SAT exams (The Spokesman-Review): Spokane Public Schools will pay for all its high-school juniors and seniors to take College Board exams through the end of the next school year, at an estimated cost of $104,000. Officials plan to use the PSAT to determine whether s
If you always say ‘I do’ when someone asks if you like hot strips of fried pork, here’s the perfect nuptial occasion for you.
Idaho and Clearwater counties aim to block closure of 200 miles of national forest trails to motorized vehicles and bicycles.
There's new never-before-heard music coming from Johnny Cash.
Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday, as prize winners in medicine, physics and other categories also took bows for their awards.
We don’t have to tell you, but we will anyway: We didn’t get snow overnight and this morning, at least in the Seattle area. The graphic below says there’s a 30 percent chance of snow, but we’re ignoring that. Here’s the good news. It’s supposed to warm up tomorrow
Seattle area commuters are getting a break this morning, as the much-feared snowfall failed to materialize in most of the area, and warmer temperatures are on the way. Light snow was reported falling about 6 a.m. in areas of Pierce, Thurston and Lewis counties, and a 30 percent