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Editorial: Raise a glass to 30th anniversary of Walla Walla wine designation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:07
The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance is celebrating the wine region’s 30th anniversary of federal recognition. Raise a glass.

Vladimir Putin rebuilding empire in Crimea

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:07
Russian President Vladimir Putin thinks more like a czar than a former KGB agent, writes syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker.

SPD will not reinstate misconduct findings against 6 officers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:07
The Seattle Police Department will not reinstate misconduct findings against six officers at the center of simmering controversy over officer discipline, the mayor's office announced today.

Editorial: Ground the state’s faulty drone legislation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:07
Give the 2015 Legislature and the executive branch time to rework drone legislation into coherent guidelines. Veto a bill that needs clarity.

Guest: What’s behind the hunger strike at Northwest Detention Center

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:07
The hunger strike at Northwest Detention Center reveals a human-rights crisis, according to guest columnists Dan Berger and Angélica Cházaro.

My experience as a TV news reporter crashing in a helicopter

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:04
On Memorial Day 1980, it was just another day for me. [“ ‘Unusual noise’ before helicopter crashed near Space Needle,” Local News, Mar. 19]

Shots are still falling for Gonzaga’s Sam Dower Jr.

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:02
Sam Dower Jr. came to Gonzaga with a reputation as a shooter but had to wait for his chance to shine. He’s made the most of it this season, leading the Zags in scoring, at 15 points per game.

Cruise lines woo newcomers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:01
Getting people to take a first cruise can be difficult, especially after cruise-ship incidents in recent years.

ESPN.com: Referee work stoppage in MLS nears resolution

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:01
The replacement referees in MLS haven't received the worst reviews, but it appears their services might not be needed anymore as ESPN.com's Jeff Carlisle is reporting that the league's referee work stoppage could soon be over.

Bothell biotech firm Alder plans $115M IPO

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:59
Bothell’s Alder Biopharmaceuticals is filing plans for an initial public offering to raise up to $115 million.

Medical examiner confirms Jim Compton died of heart attack

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:09
The King County medical examiner has confirmed former Seattle City Councilmember and TV journalist Jim Compton died of a heart attack.

Cactus League Game #23 --- Brewers at Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:07
Lineups and notes below:

JPMorgan selling physical commodities business

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:03
JPMorgan said on Wednesday that it has made a deal to sell its physical commodities business for $3.5 billion.

Round-up: Seattle schools back away from staffing cuts, Oregon students suspended over Twitter | Education Lab

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:01
Seattle schools back away from planned staffing cuts (KUOW):  Seattle Superintendent Jose Banda has rescinded a round of staffing cuts that were expected to reduce the hours of dozens of full-time employees. Banda says the Legislature's supplemental budget helped the district fill in criti

Round-up: Seattle schools back away from staffing cuts, Oregon students suspended over Twitter | Education Lab

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:01
Seattle schools back away from planned staffing cuts (KUOW):  Seattle Superintendent Jose Banda has rescinded a round of staffing cuts that were expected to reduce the hours of dozens of full-time employees. Banda says the Legislature's supplemental budget helped the district fill in criti

Oregon’s Sunriver has hiking, biking, climbing — and hot tubs

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:58
The resort is like a mix of an outdoorsy Disney World, a national park and summer camp.

Oregon’s Sunriver has hiking, biking, climbing — and hot tubs

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:58
The resort is like a mix of an outdoorsy Disney World, a national park and summer camp.

Oprah unveils new Oprah Chai at Starbucks meeting

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:57
Oprah joined Howard Schultz on stage at the Starbucks shareholder meeting Wednesday to announce the company will sell a new Oprah Chai at its cafés and Teavana stores.