CHICAGO — Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds failed to appear for his arraignment on federal tax charges Monday, and his lawyer told reporters that the Illinois Democrat couldn’t return from an overseas trip in time because of a daughter’s health problems. Failing to show up for a scheduled arraignment in federal court is rare, but […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin’s spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed “Hallelujah!” after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and left her stranded along a highway. Transmission problems stopped the bus around 1:20 a.m. Monday a few miles from downtown […]
Gov. Jay Inslee will be briefly heading to Canada this week to speak at the Climate Summit of the Americas.
White House hopefuls in both parties are taking donations from people in the new marijuana industry, which is investing heavily in political activism as a route to expanded legalization.
Mariners' pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma returns from the disabled list after being sidelined with a strained lat muscle since since April 24. Iwakuma and the Mariners face off against the Tigers at 7:10 p.m.
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion for a new trial Monday, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack. The motion did not contain any details on Tsarnaev’s legal arguments, saying only that a new trial is “required in the interests […]
MONTEREY, Calif. — Authorities say 14 dogs died in a fire at a Central California boarding facility that cares for pets while their owners are away on vacation. Inspector Mike Ventimiglia of the Monterey Fire Department said Monday it appears the dogs died of smoke inhalation. He says a cause for the Sunday afternoon blaze […]
First-half order tallies for Airbus Group and Boeing showed a combined 41 percent drop from 2014, reflecting the slowdown in jet demand after airlines and lessors spent recent years gorging on new planes.
In a Spanish-language interview, Cano told USA Today's Jorge L. Ortiz he has been battling a stomach ailment for nearly a year, and that it still affects him to this day.
The Strait of Juan de Fuca opened July 1 for hatchery chinook fishing, and got high marks especially in the Port Angeles area. “The king numbers were pretty good at Port Angeles, and the (July 1) opener was a killer day and we’ve never seen it that good like forever,” said Larry Bennett, the head […]
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit. Without a deal on more bailout loans, the heavily indebted country faces looming financial hurdles in the coming days. If it stumbles, it could leave the shared currency in a […]
LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams watched her opponent’s shot land beyond the baseline on match point. She did not let out a shout, pump a fist or even crack a smile. This was no time to celebrate — not with older sister Venus at the other end of the court. Serena trudged slowly to the […]
In the greater Seattle area, the price of brewed coffee will increase between 10 and 20 cents, depending on size. Lattes and mochas will increase by 30 cents.
Federal energy regulators have approved two small hydroelectric projects proposed for the Snoqualmie Valley in east King County.
A former Washington state PTA president is the new leader of the national organization.
Video has been posted of last week’s federal court hearing in which U.S. District Judge James Robart lambasted efforts to expand the authority of a citizen police-review board without the court’s approval.
NEW YORK (AP) — Seritage Growth Properties, the real estate spinoff of Sears Holdings Corp., made its debut Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and estimated that it had raised about $1.6 billion from the offering. Sears, which is dealing with slumping retail sales, formed the real estate investment trust to extract more revenue […]
The new president of the Spokane NAACP says she wants to focus on repairing the damage from the recent Rachel Dolezal controversy.
July 5, 2015 Ramp/Site Boats Anglers Chinook Coho Chum Pink Sockeye Other Species Comments Bellingham Ramp Squalicum Harbor 15 42 7 0 0 22 0 Ediz Hook, Port Angeles Public Ramp 37 82 53 0 0 19 0 Gig Harbor Ramp 8 16 1 0 0 0 0 Olson’s West Docks 7 15 10 2 […]
China's stock-market swoon is a sign of much deeper troubles in the economy. If things head south, the world will tremble.