By a resounding 2-1 margin, Machinists have turned down Boeing’s contract offer, ignoring its threat to take production of the 777X elsewhere. Boeing immediately issued a statement saying “We are very disappointed in the outcome of the union vote.” It added that the company will &l
A 16-year-old immigration activist from Redmond High School was one of two girls who confronted House Speaker John Boehner over the issue of immigration reform as he tried to get breakfast on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning. Jennifer Martinez, who is a U.S. citizen, is active in the OneAmerica Youth
Washington sophomore forward Jernard Jarreau will miss the rest of the 2013-14 season after tearing his right ACL in Sunday’s season opener. He’s expected to have surgery in the upcoming weeks, according to UW. It’s a big blow for the Huskies who are without junior forward Desmond
The early signing period for high school basketball players opened today and several local players officially committed to a college by inking their name on a national letters of intent. The group was headlined by Shaqquan Aaron’s commitment to Louisville. Aaron is a 6-foot-7 forward from Rain
Sounders FC and the league office are actively shopping forward Eddie Johnson around MLS, according to Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl, citing an unnamed MLS team executive. Johnson, Seattle’s leading scorer the past two years, is currently serving with the U.S. national team. The tenuou
The city of Seattle will open six “financial empowerment centers” to help people reduce debt, improve credit and gain financial stability with a $1.8 million grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.