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Garfield halts overnight trips; school criticized for handling of student-rape allegation

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 06:01
Garfield High School in Seattle has canceled overnight field trips until the school gets more guidance from district officials about chaperoning, permission forms and other policies.

A rare Arctic land sale stirs concerns in Norway

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:39
Assurances have done little to calm a frenzy of speculation in Norway about China seeking a permanent foothold in the Arctic, a region of growing geopolitical and economic significance.

James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:01
A former Ohio congressman who lost his political career after being convicted of taking bribes and kickbacks has died. James Traficant was 73.

Europe leads 10-6 after 2 days of Ryder Cup

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:01
Europe knows what it’s like to throw away a 10-6 lead. In 1999 in Brookline, the U.S. overturned that same score to win 14 ½ -13 ½.

Europe leads after Ryder Cup fourballs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:01
Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson finished with 10 straight birdies to win Saturday's first fourballs match for Europe. The United States responded by winning the next two matches and halving the fourth to cut the deficit to 6 ½ to 5 ½ on day two of the Ryder Cup.

Cougars hoping not to get soaked in Salt Lake City . . .

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 04:16
Washington State, approaching a backs-to-the-wall situation if it wants to retain any bowl hopes this year, is probably going to have to try to beat Utah Saturday night under adverse weather conditions.

India leader proposes International Yoga Day

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 04:01
India's prime minister is proposing a new addition to the lengthy list of annual U.N. observances: World Yoga Day.

Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow catch reward program figures

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 03:16
%%%74ed8df15e55643fe73f4e235ed32ad4%%%Here is the weekly update on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River.

Sounders FC vs. Chivas USA, pre-match notes and lineups

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 03:14
Here are some notable notes for today's Sounders FC match against Chivas USA at CenturyLink Field:

Metro bus cuts kick in: 28 routes axed, starting now

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 03:01
This weekend’s first wave of King County Metro bus cuts affect mainly low-ridership routes.

Seahawks receivers turn rivals for a day

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 02:31
So it's looking like it might have been nice to have some locker room access this week to hear some of the Stanford and UW alums on the Huskies sound off about today's game between the Huskies and the Cardinal.

Teacher gets 10 years prison in student rape

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 02:31
A Montana teacher was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison in a notorious student rape case that dragged on for years and led to the censure of a judge who partially blamed the victim.

Corporal punishment: Use ‘third way’ to discipline children

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 02:16
Leonard Pitts’ column in last Sunday’s Seattle Times was very upsetting [“What is and is not child abuse,” Opinion, Sept. 21].

Major work planned on Columbia River jetties

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 01:19
The Corps of Engineers plans major work on the jetties on both sides of the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and Washington that were built nearly a century ago to help ships navigate the channel.

Lake trout bite in Lake Chelan still going strong heading into fall

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 01:16
Here is the latest fishing report from Anton Jones of Darrell & Dad's Family Guide Service:

Syrian refugees see future in continental Europe

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:53
Surrounded by compatriots among a row of white canvas tents and prefabricated homes, Bahjat Molla sings mournfully of missing his Latakia home, of the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, of sitting with his mother.

What to watch for: Sounders FC vs. Chivas USA

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:16
The Sounders look to break a two-match losing streak when they welcome Chivas USA to CenturyLink Field on Saturday afternoon.

Wash. firefighters give first aid to hamsters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:59
The Lacey, Washington, firefighters weren't done once they extinguished a mobile home fire in the community near Olympia. Next, they grabbed a family of hamsters they'd spotted inside the burning building and brought them outside to safety.