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Student attacked by stranger near Cleveland High School

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:39
A Cleveland High School student was attacked by a stranger Thursday afternoon a few blocks from the school.

State Fish and Wildlife coastal salmon data shows an uptick in hatchery king catches off Ilwaco

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:38
The ocean hatchery chinook fishery got off to a fair to good start this past week, and location was dependent on success. Here is a rundown on figures gathered by state Fish and Wildlife on how fishing success fared: Ilwaco – 270 anglers May 30-31 with 152 hatchery chinook for 0.56 catch per rod average; […]

TV review: ‘Jonathan Strange’ casts a spell

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:34
The seven-part miniseries, airing on BBC America, casts a spell with its mix of period drama, magic and humor. It’s based on the 2004 Susanna Clarke novel.

Father’s Day gift guide: Gifts for the man of the hour

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:24
Show Dad how much he means to you with gifts from the heart

Boeing, AerCap said to be negotiating on 100-jet 737 MAX order

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:19
Boeing is in talks with lessor AerCap Holdings about an order for 100 single-aisle jets from the 737 MAX family, a deal with a potential list value of more than $10 billion, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Pregame notes and lineups: Nelson Cruz back in lineup

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:14
Guess who’s back, back again? Shady’s back, tell you friends. Yep, I quoted Eminem.  Big thanks to Matt Pentz for handling the Indians series. It allowed me to cover the draft and not have a ridiculous travel day getting from Cleveland to Houston. Let’s get to it … Nelson Cruz is back in the lineup […]

Coming up: Events beyond Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:00
Plan ahead with this roundup of regional festivals and celebrations.

Notes and quotes from Seattle’s loss at Minnesota on June 11

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 03:57
The Storm lost, 94-70, to the Lynx on Thursday. Seattle ends a three-game road trip at Los Angeles on Sunday.

HOV-violating mannequin gives trooper a fright

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 03:52
Who's the dummy? A woman who was driving in the HOV lane with a dolled-up mannequin in the passenger seat gave a trooper a fright -- and earned herself two tickets on Friday.

Judge: No conflict of interest for Troy Kelley’s lawyer

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 03:52
Prosecutors say an attorney for indicted Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley does not have a conflict of interest that should take him off the case.

Roundup: Microsoft donates $10 million to UW computer science; levy reform stalls in Olympia

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 03:06
Microsoft will donate $10 million to UW computer science: The University of Washington’s computer-science program is getting a major boost in the form of a $10 million donation from Microsoft. The money will go toward its campaign for a new computer-science building on campus. Levy-reform bill won’t move forward in Olympia: Lawmakers in Olympia say a […]

Bubba Watson makes wild putt during U.S. Open practice round at Chambers Bay

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:50
We’ve heard now for months about the difficulty of Chambers Bay golf course in University Place, the home of next week’s U.S. Open. As noted, the course is notoriously hilly, making the greens particularly challenging. And though reading about the course’s obstacles is fine, seeing them gives a whole new perspective to what lies ahead for the […]

YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:33
LOS ANGELES (AP) — YouTube is seeking to win over gamers. The online video giant announced plans ahead of next week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo to launch a separate app and site specifically for fans of video games. YouTube product manager Alan Joyce said in a statement Friday that YouTube Gaming will be a destination for […]

So far, so good for 2013 Washington reds

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:31
It also turned out to be the largest wine grape harvest to date. Grape growers picked 212,000 tons.

Gardening is great, gardening is good: just remember to stretch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:15
You can take a few steps to stay healthy by warming up and also lessen next-day aches by stretching after you’re done. Here are some exercises and stretches that help.

Vote: Invest in the Best of the Northwest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:12
Which of the top Northwest companies would get your investment dollars? Imagine that your retirement depends on making the right choice.

What would the nuns think? Holy Names nunnery now a newly remade family home

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:02
The stately home on north Capitol Hill has new life sheltering a young family. It was remade (yet also preserved) and updated by Brownwork LLC., Ainslie-Davis Construction and interior designer Aysin Yenigun.

Go play around Tacoma (beyond golf)

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:01
Explore Tacoma’s museums and its Point Defiance Park (with zoo and aquarium) and take excursions to Mount Rainier National Park, Northwest Trek and the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad.

Got a question about ferns? The answer is: ‘The Plant Lover’s Guide to Ferns’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:01
Richie Steffen and Sue Olsen traveled around the United States, and to Germany, England and Wales to photograph and learn more about ferns. All of that knowledge is packed into their new book.

Beethoven, Brahms and something blue at Benaroya

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:58
On Thursday, a large and responsive audience was on hand to hear not only the 19th-century masterpieces played by the SSO, but also the U.S. premiere of Julian Anderson’s “In lieblichen Bläue.”