Republican Jan Angel maintained her lead over state Sen. Nathan Schlicher in updated vote totals released Wednesday afternoon. Angel led by about 1,200 votes after Wednesday’s count, up from a roughly 800-vote lead in Tuesday’s returns. That translates to a 52-48 percent race. The specia
After several years adrift, Volvo is in the midst of an $11 billion turnaround plan that it hopes will nearly double worldwide sales to 800,000 by 2020. And Volvo could become the first automakers to sell Chinese-made cars in the U.S.
The Seattle area held onto the distinction of having the nation’s fourth most congested roadways, in the latest edition of the Tom Tom Traffic Index. The leaders are Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu, according to the list released Wednesday. The rest of the top 10 are San Jose, Washingt
Seattle police are looking for who stole at least 15 laptops from four University District sorority and fraternity houses in the past week. In each of the home invasions, the first of which was reported Friday, the burglar or burglars sneaked into the houses between midnight and 8 a.m. while residen
Scouting report: Central Washington Game info: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Alaska Airlines Arena (10,000 capacity). TV: None. Radio: None. Last season’s record: 15-13, 8-10 sixth in Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Stats/schedule: Click here. Coach: Greg Sparling, 45, enters his 19th s
You expect movie ratings to tell you whether a film contains nudity, sex, profanity or violence. Now movie theaters in equality-minded Sweden are introducing a new rating to highlight gender bias, or rather the absence of it.