Thousands of villagers in the central Philippines, including those from a province devastated by a recent earthquake, were being evacuated Thursday as one of the most powerful typhoons globally this year approaches.
Amid the dropping temperatures, blustery winds and increasing rainfall, Cyril Pahinui is bringing a touch of the Aloha spirit, if not Hawaiian weather, to Seattle this weekend. Five years ago, the Oahu-based musician and his wife, Chelle, founded the Seattle Slack Key Festival, which returns to Town
The Times reports that Initiative 522 “trails in all but four counties.” Which four? Knowing that 522 appealed to the left side of the house, let’s use some history to guess which counties. In 2007, Tim Eyman’s Initiative 960 required a two-thirds vote in the Legislature for
The hot topic in the NFL this week has been the continuing Miami Dolphins saga involving Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito. Former Seattle Times sports writer Michael Ko weighs in with some thoughts in this Take Two column today.
A naked man who was arrested Wednesday evening at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks had what he thought was a perfectly plausible excuse for his lack of clothing: A woman took them. Police busted the man after witnesses reported seeing him running through the park in the buff. After his arrest, the man&
John Ackerman is a big-time landlord of subterranean real estate.
Center Max Unger (concussion), defensive end Red Bryant (concussion) and defensive tackle Jordan Hill (bicep) all sat out practice Thursday for the second straight day. Coach Pete Carroll said Unger and Bryant will be evaluated day-to-day with their concussions. Kam Chancellor (ankle) was limited in
Al-Qaida and other terror groups are having a field day with the leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, U.K. spy chiefs told lawmakers Thursday in a strong condemnation of the American's espionage revelations.
Nearly 40 women were arrested after they stormed the Bellevue headquarters of the state GOP and refused to leave, as they called on the state’s Republican delegation in Congress to support changes to immigration law. Among them were Peggy Lynch, wife of Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Kim M
A three-star movie review of “Thor: The Dark World,” in which sword-wielding warriors battle meanies from outer space. It’s a mess, thanks to its scattershot plotting, but it’s kind of a fun mess. Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston star.
King County voters will probably see a tax measure to support Metro Transit within a few months, regardless of what lawmakers do about transportation in this month’s special session. “We’re not going to be left in a situation where we’re not going to give voters the abil
Is it way past time to clean out the fridge? Would it be easier to just leave town? Here are some other good reasons to hit the road this weekend: GO WEST Tour seven Olympic Peninsula wineries and cideries during their annual Harvest Wine Tour and Scarecrow Contest this Saturday through Monday. A $3
Americans cut back on using their credit cards in September for the fourth straight month but boosted borrowing in the category that covers auto loans and student debt.
Seattle Mayor-elect Ed Murray has picked two seasoned City Hall hands to lead his transition committee: former Seattle City Councilmember Martha Choe and King County budget director Dwight Dively. Dively is a well-regarded city budget expert who spent 22 years at the city, including a stint as finan
The Affordable Art Fair comes to Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, offering artworks from almost 50 galleries from around the world, priced between $100 and $10,000. Nov. 7-10, 2013.
Widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress had anticipated, federal officials acknowledged Thursday in releasing a long-term roadmap for domestic use of drones.
Jimmy Kimmel brought tears to the eyes of many children recently. But they weren't tears of joy.
Michael Gspurning or Marcus Hahnemann? Certainly the Sounders know by now who they’re going with, but it’s a secret to everyone else. In fact, it’s been a secret for the past six games when both were available. MLSsoccer.com host Greg Lalas brought in a guest to talk about the issu
Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams play feuding ex-TV partners on an episode of Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat," but they brush aside any comparison to their past.