Stopping catastrophic wildfires will require federal budget reforms, smarter homebuilding, and better thinning or controlled burns on forestlands, experts told a Senate panel in Seattle.
Quevyn Winters, a 6-5 senior guard, will not return to the Washington men’s basketball team and plans to end his college career. The latest news from the Huskies continues a transitional offseason for a team that’s lost six players from last season’s team due to reasons other than graduating while making great strides in recruiting […]
Eight people, including a pedestrian, were injured Thursday in a multiple-car crash in Bellevue.
Follow along live with Ryan Divish as the Mariners open up a four-game series against the White Sox in Chicago.
Job creation and the economic benefits of Vancouver Energy provide the tipping point that makes the proposed terminal essential.
Public barred from vast region of Central Cascades; predicted rain not expected to quell hazard.
The Mariners have traded closer Fernando Rodney, who was designated for assignment to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations.
DENVER (AP) — Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. At issue is a Utah law banning minimum prices for contact lenses. The nation’s largest contact lens companies — Alcon Laboratories, Johnson & Johnson and Bausch & […]
The bold move comes as the carrier drops to the No. 4 position among the nation’s wireless carriers. AT&T, which owns DirectTv, pooh-poohs the offer as an act of desperation.
Since May, Seattle Times editorial board members have been interviewing candidates in select races in our region. Here are our recommendations for selected races in King and Snohomish counties for the November 2015 general election.
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people. The storm, which forecasters said could reach Florida as a hurricane on Monday, knocked out power and water supplies on Dominica as it […]
Allen Pulphus, suspected of beating a woman to death under the Magnolia Bridge on Monday, has been charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault.
Here's what Seahawks' coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media following practice Thursday.
By his admission, Wright’s problems last season dealt mostly with a lack of awareness. He didn’t always play the odds he spent all week cultivating, and offenses burned him for it.
The coalition argues that an environmental review under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) was necessary because mooring Shell’s Artic oil rigs at Terminal 5 changed the use of the terminal.
Movie review of “Digging for Fire”: After finding a human bone, a housesitter (Jake Johnson) turns detective and his marital status is threatened. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
Movie review of “7 Chinese Brothers”: In this slice-of-life indie, Jason Schwartzman plays Harry, aimless and disaffected, who tries to amuse himself while stuck in a dead-end job. The movie doesn’t quite gel, but there’s a gentleness to it. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.
Movie review of “Zipper”: Patrick Wilson and a very interesting Lena Headey star in this political thriller about a federal prosecutor whose bright future is sabotaged by his addiction to an escort service. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
Movie review of “Turbo Kid”: This no-budget kiddie version of “Mad Max” is swimming in gore and feels like amateur hour, but for fans of low-rent thrills it’s kind of fun. Rating: 2 stars out of 4.