The $15 minimum wage campaign presumes poor people are a monolithic group who all want to work those jobs for the rest of their lives, writes columnist Sharon Pian Chan.
Hotels go for everything from Chinese TV in hotel rooms to special cultural training for staff.
The man who allegedly stabbed three men in Seattle’s City Hall Park Monday night assaulted a man in a wheelchair exactly a year ago in an attack that started the same way. Witnesses of both Nov. 11 attacks said Adan Yusuf, 35, was argumentative and asking for cigarettes before he began his ass
An International Energy Agency forecast says that while U.S. energy production is skyrocketing, the Middle East will eventually retake the lead after America’s shale-oil output peaks.
A man was shot this afternoon during a fight in a grocery store parking lot in East Bremerton, according to police. Bremerton police said two men got into an argument in the parking lot outside the Fred Meyer store near Northeast Riddell Road and Wheaton Way. One man wa
Jurors deliberated for less than an hour Tuesday before finding Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt in weeklong trial during which prosecutors accused the TV pitchman of lying in infomercials to boost sales of his diet book.
Research firm IDC has come out with its latest figures on smartphone shipments and it says Windows Phone shipments have gone up 156 percent compared to a year ago. Of course, Windows Phone was starting from a very low point a year ago, allowing for that big percentage jump. In the third quarter, 9.5
Town officials said they believe the Dec. 14 shooting played a role in the increase — as well as concerns over the likelihood of stricter gun-control laws being passed as a result.
An arbitrator has concluded that Starbucks must pay $2.76 billion to settle a dispute with Kraft over coffee distribution.
The Associated Press HELENA, Mont. — The investigation into the death of an Alaska man on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana continues, but officials are charging a Washington state woman with striking the man’s remains in the road and washing them off at a carwash 40 miles away. Wyr
If it’s Tuesday, then it must be time for another night of Hawks Evening Edition featuring yours truly along with Seattle Times columnist Jerry Brewer and KJR-AM’s Curtis Crabtree. We’ll talk about the win over Atlanta and look ahead to the game this Sunday against Minnesota. We&rs
Socialist challenger Kshama Sawant pulled narrowly ahead of longtime Seattle City Councilmember Richard Conlin in updated vote totals released Tuesday afternoon. Sawant, the first socialist to make a general election for Seattle City Council in 22 years, led Conlin by 41 votes – 79,751 to
The Associated Press TACOMA — Pierce County prosecutors have accused a 38-year-old woman of killing a Tacoma man who was reported missing about six weeks ago. Margaret Effelberg was ordered held on $500,000 bail Tuesday. The News Tribune says she pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and o
Two men pleaded not guilty this morning to charges stemming from a vicious home invasion in Kirkland last month in which they are accused of breaking into a home, dragging a man from his bed and attacking him with knife. Vincent Sisounong, 21, and Blessing Gainey, 19, pleaded not guilty in King