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In Olympia, a new levy reform proposal

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:56
Even as negotiations have yet to produce a state operating budget, lawmakers Wednesday announced a new plan to reform local property-tax levies.

One swing from Kyle Seager gets Mariners rolling to big 9-3 victory in Cleveland

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:28
Third baseman hits a grand slam as Seattle puts its offensive woes away for a day

USGA should do the right thing, give Seattle’s Fred Couples a U.S. Open exemption

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:16
This paradise that we call home will be on full display next week when the world comes to Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open. Each round will be like a postcard to the masses, with the televised visuals of the Puget Sound sure to sparkle through the screen. But, as of now, one of our […]

Sidestepping mayor, citizen panel to go to council with SPD reforms

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:14
Seattle’s Community Police Commission unanimously voted Wednesday to submit a reform package to the City Council for legislative consideration after failing to reach an agreement with Mayor Ed Murray on key issues.

Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:01
A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 12-18, 2015.

O’Dea speedster Myles Gaskin a force in football and track

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:57
After an outstanding four years of high school athletics and a particularly tremendous senior year, Gaskin has been named The Seattle Times male Prep Athlete of the Year.

Seattle No. 1 for techies looking to flee California

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:57
For Silicon Valley residents battered by the housing market, a West Seattle spot at less than $1M is a welcome option.

Dr. Lester Sauvage, Seattle heart surgeon, dies at 88

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:55
Dr. Lester R. Sauvage, a longtime Seattle heart surgeon, died Friday after a career that included more than 10,000 surgeries. He was 88.

Offensive-line coach Tom Cable expects ‘quite a battle’ for Seahawks’ center spot

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:52
That’s the position manned the past four years by Max Unger, who was dealt with a first-round draft pick to the New Orleans Saints for Graham and a fourth-rounder.

EPA starts down long path to cut emissions from planes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:41
The Obama administration is taking the first step toward regulating greenhouse-gas emissions from airplanes, but it acknowledged it would most likely take years before stringent standards are enacted.

In three sports and classroom, Lynnwood High School’s Mikayla Pivec stands out

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:41
Pivec, a junior, prefers to let others focus on her accolades and awards, a list that now includes being tabbed The Seattle Times’ Female Athlete of the Year.

Quotes and video: Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:23
There’s no shortage of intrigue about the Seahawks’ offensive line with the search for a new center to replace Max Unger and charting the progress of the team’s three draft picks — center Kristjan Sokoli and guards Terry Poole and Mark Glowinski. Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable addressed the media after Tuesday’s OTA, and […]

Theater Schmeater fetches guffaws with ‘Four Dogs and a Bone’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:55
John Patrick Shanley’s “Four Dogs and a Bone” pokes fun at behind-the-screen film folk and runs through June 27 at Theater Schmeater.

1914 déjà vu? Mideast crisis could lead to ‘big war’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:41
Analysis: Some experts criticize the U.S. detachment from the four current wars in the region, saying the Obama administration is banking on Iran to stabilize the region, a dubious course.

California oil spill cleanup costs reaches $62 million

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:33
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday. Costs are running at $3 million a day, and there is no timetable for when the cleanup will be complete, Plains All American […]

Postcards from the Past: Madrona Beach, 1939

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:28
Postcards from the past is an occasional feature, highlighting images from The Seattle Times historical archive.

Minimum wage exemption: Unions bargain for wages; it’s what they do

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:21
It was disappointing to see The Times allow the staunchly anti-union Washington Policy Center to use its pages to attack unions for supporting a $15 minimum wage but allowing union members to be exempted from that minimum [“Union hypocrisy exploits union workers,” Opinion, June 6]. For all the hysterical verbiage, such as “strong-arming” and “coerce,” […]

Hollywood is helping stigma of mental illness fade away

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:13
It helps to see those portrayed as mentally ill in film and TV as successful, powerful and highly functioning.

Dungeness crab season in Hood Canal opening more than two weeks earlier than expected

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:10
Sport anglers can get a head start on the Dungeness crab fishery in Hood Canal that begins more than two weeks sooner than expected.

U.S. men stun Germany 2-1 in exhibition

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:08
Bobby Wood scores go-ahead goal in 87th minute on assist from Sounder Brad Evans as Americans defeat World Cup champion in Cologne, Germany.