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Firefighter killed battling blaze in California forest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:26
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. Forest Service firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires raging across California, Forest Service officials said Friday night. David Ruhl, an engine captain from South Dakota’s Black Hills National Forest, died sometime Thursday while battling the fire in the Modoc National […]

Famed pilot, here for Seafair, introduces Puyallup teen to stunt flying

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:52
Sean Tucker, a renowned acrobatic pilot who is performing at Seafair, took 15-year old Carson Lobdell on his first acrobatic flight on Thursday as part of the “Young Eagles” program to inspire youth through flight.

Washington adds former Saint Junior Galette

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:44
Less than a week after being released by the New Orleans Saints because of off-field problems, outside linebacker Junior Galette agreed to a one-year contract with the Washington team. He has 22 sacks over the past two seasons.

US Navy Blue Angels and the hydroplanes practice for Seafair weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:33
Check out photos from the US Navy Blue Angels and hydroplanes practicing for Seafair weekend.

Medical-pot dispensaries vie for space near Medford, Ore.

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:23
This spring, Jackson County commissioners adopted rules that dispensaries must be at least a half-mile apart — a more stringent standard than an Oregon law requiring dispensaries to be at least 1,000 feet from each other.

Yoenis Cespedes dealt to Mets

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:17
Yoenis Cespedes put on a scintillating show at Citi Field while winning the 2013 Home Run Derby. Now he has two months to power the New York Mets into the playoffs.

Ronda Rousey to fight in Brazil on Saturday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:09
UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will fight Brazilian challenger Bethe Correia in UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night. Both are undefeated.

Hillary Clinton’s speech on race upsets Jeb Bush’s plans

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:01
As Jeb Bush waited to speak before the National Urban League, Hillary Rodham Clinton portrayed him as a hypocrite who had set back the cause of black Americans.

Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:00
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers’ association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader. Judge William Orrick in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order against the Center for Medical Progress […]

Taijuan Walker cruises through Twins with one-hitter

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 10:57
Walker strikes out career-best 11 in first complete game, allowing just a homer by Miguel Sano, and Seattle snaps a four-game losing streak.

Pacific trade-deal talks falterover disputes in 2 key areas

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 10:54
The failure to complete the deal — eight years in the making — means the next round of trade negotiations will push the U.S. ratification fight into 2016, a presidential election year.

Seattle Art Fair at CenturyLink Field Event Center

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 10:37
Enjoy photos from the Seattle Art Fair at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 10:03
Impressions A year ago the big story on the first day of training camp was that running back Marshawn Lynch was nowhere to be found, holding out in an attempt to redo his contract. On Friday Lynch was seemingly everywhere, as active for a training-camp practice as he has ever been, this being a time […]

Judge rules Shell’s use of Seattle terminal didn’t require environmental review

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:52
The much-disputed lease of Port of Seattle property as a base for Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet was affirmed Friday by a King County Superior Court judge who ruled that the port didn’t need to conduct an environmental review to use Terminal 5 for that purpose.

Inslee sets aside clean-water draft rules

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:51
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday that he would set aside a draft rules for clean water standards that has been in the making for a year.

Jack Zduriencik says Mariners’ moves before trade deadline ‘more about the future’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:45
Though not mathematically eliminated from contention, common sense and logic point to the Mariners moving forward with thoughts of 2016 as they play out the string of 59 remaining games this season.

Impressions from the first day of Seahawks’ training camp

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:41
Here are impressions from the first day of Seahawks’ training camp from beat reporters Bob Condotta and Jayson Jenks. First, from Condotta. 1, Marshawn Lynch looks pretty darn good: A year ago, the big story on the first day of training camp was that Marshawn Lynch was nowhere to be found, holding out in an […]

Mason County wildfire destroys 1 home, burns several structures

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:35
A large fire has burned up to 120 acres in Mason County.

Clint Dempsey ‘ready to go’ for Sounders’ crucial match vs. Vancouver

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:32
Seattle has scored just two goals in seven games (six losses) since Dempsey tore up a referee’s notebook on a fateful night in Tukwila — earning him a three-game MLS suspension.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett sets contract unhappiness aside to focus on being a team leader

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 09:17
Defensive lineman Michael Bennett has made it clear that he wants a new contract, but he decided not to hold out and, instead, “be the leader that I’ve always been.”