Seattle Times Headlines

Seahawks’ ‘Blue Friday Bus Tour’ to stop in Monroe, Kirkland and Bellevue

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:45

The rallies come as the Seahawks head to Charlotte, N.C., to take on the 15-1 Carolina Panthers in a divisional playoff game Sunday.

Bill would exempt some legal-pot info from public disclosure

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:43

Senate Bill 6207 would exempt financial, commercial operations and security-related information from public-disclosure requirements.

Carolina Panthers pleased with growth of ‘little brother’ Devin Funchess

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:42

The rookie receiver is making most of his opportunities in Carolina’s high-powered offense.

Cruz escalates attacks on Trump over values, foreign policy

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:40

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz ramped up his attacks against GOP rival Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing the billionaire businessman of having “New York values” and questioning his foreign policy credentials. It was the latest round in an escalating rivalry between the two outsider candidates, who are locked in a […]

Pete Carroll’s creation: ‘They’re not just football players, they’re Seahawks’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:36

Carroll has long created a feeling that his team is exceptional. His players don’t just think they are good. They think they are a unique, different breed than the rest of the NFL.

Canadian man pleads guilty to federal sex crime in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:36

The Justice Department said Kuldip "Kelly" Singh Mahal pleaded guilty Tuesday. He was arrested in February 2015 at a park in Burlington, Skagit County.

Seahawks defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin’s hustle impresses teammates

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:32

Rubin played one of his best games in Sunday’s playoff win over the Vikings. Coach Pete Carroll said he didn’t realize how well Rubin played until he watched the film.

Vietnam dismisses China’s accounts of test flights

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:26

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has dismissed China’s accounts of its test flights to an island in disputed waters, saying it received no information of the flights as claimed by a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman. China Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told the media Monday that China’s three test flights to the Fiery Cross Reefs […]

King County executive orders inquest into shooting by Kirkland police

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:25

Dow Constantine announced the inquest Tuesday after county prosecutors reviewed the case.

Aerospace supplier Zodiac fined $1.3M over factory explosion

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:54

Washington state safety regulators have fined aircraft cabin supplier Zodiac $1.3 million, citing workplace safety and health violations that led to an explosion last July in a carbon fiber curing oven. Seventeen workers were injured at the production plant north of Spokane.

S. Korea leader calls for Chinese help to punish North Korea

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:54

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president is calling for Chinese help to launch what she calls the “strongest” international sanctions on North Korea over its recent nuclear test. President Park Geun-hye also told a news conference that South Korea will continue the propaganda broadcasts into North Korea that her government resumed in retaliation […]

Arrieta, Keuchel among 156 to file for salary arbitration

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Cy Young Award winners Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs and Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros were among 156 players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday and are set to swap proposed figures with their teams this week unless they agree to contracts. New Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman could file […]

South Korea calls for Chinese help in ‘strongest’ punishment for North Korea over bomb test

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:46

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea calls for Chinese help in ‘strongest’ punishment for North Korea over bomb test .

To beat Panthers, Seahawks’ Russell Wilson must be better than likely NFL MVP Cam Newton

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:42

No, they won’t be guarding each other or even sharing the field together — but it still feels like a 10-steps-and-turn-around duel, doesn’t it?

Lorenzo Romar admits Arizona has dominated series against UW recently

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:34

Romar on UW's four-game losing streak to the Wildcats: 'The last few years we've been outclassed. We weren't at their level.'

Lawmakers call for federal investigation of Warren Buffett’s mobile-home business

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:34

Lawmakers want federal regulators to investigate Warren Buffett’s mobile-home company after a Seattle Times/BuzzFeed News report that found company practices have harmed minority communities.

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:20

Wednesday NBA basketball TV Radio 5 p.m. Indiana at Boston ESPN 7 p.m. Utah at Portland CSNNW 7:30 p.m. Miami at L.A. Clippers ESPN College basketball 3:30 p.m. Men, Georgetown at St. John’s FS1 4 p.m. Men, Duke at Clemson ESPN2 4 p.m. Men, Houston at Cincinnati ESPNU 4 p.m. Men, Boston College at Syracuse […]

2 state lawmakers visit site of armed occupation in Oregon

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:20

Two Washington state representatives were among a delegation of western legislators that traveled to eastern Oregon, where protesters have taken over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in an armed occupation.

Dental care crisis: Needy patients shouldn’t receive lower standard of care; spread the burden around

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 08:57

Needy patients shouldn’t receive lower standard of care A recent editorial [“Expand coverage with dental therapists and Medicaid reimbursements,” Opinion, Jan. 9] and a lengthy investigative story [“State dentists lobby is blocking potential source of low-cost care,” Page One, Jan. 4] highlighted the need for dental care in a segment of our population that is […]