Breaking district policy, interim Superintendent Larry Nyland accepted $250,000 from the Gates Foundation before the Seattle School Board decided whether to approve the grant. He later apologized for the error and said the money hasn’t been spent yet.
Ray Tolcacher, Prosser School District superintendent, refused to accept the gift, while the owner of Fireweed Farms expressed surprise and said he’d try donating to the Boys & Girls Clubs.
The claim, brought by a former Lakewood man who now lives in Oregon, represents the first step in a potential lawsuit if the matter is not settled.
The group that was set to return Tuesday evening includes 15 service members and one Defense Department civilian who built facilities in Liberia to fight the fatal disease, the Army said. They were not exposed to Ebola-infected patients.
The Pac-12 football season was a tough one to predict, on and off the field.
Western foreign media mostly focused on the facts — arrests, incidents of torching and looting and limited physical injury — without suggesting the night of fury was emblematic of U.S. culture. There were exceptions, however.
The mayor says Seattle is not Ferguson. But when it comes to not charging bad cops, we could be worse. Just take a look at some recent cases.
Arizona edges Kansas State, 72-68, to reach the championship of the Maui Invitational.
Stephen Curry scored 40 points on 11-of-18 shooting, and the Golden State Warriors beat the host Miami Heat 114-97 for their sixth consecutive victory.
Update at : The bear cub died from its injuries after it was struck by a car, the Washington State Patrol said.
Transcripts released of testimony from at least 20 eyewitnesses give a murky picture of the critical seconds that grand jurors examined in deciding whether Officer Darren Wilson committed a crime in killing Michael Brown. Wilson said in a TV interview Tuesday he has a “clean conscience.”
A closer look at the Stanford-Washington match
While pepper is a traditional crop in Vietnam, it only emerged as a major producer recently, and rising pepper prices have helped farmers enjoy a higher standard of living.
King County Metro Transit managers hope people will buy the tickets instead of pushing money into a farebox.
A class-action lawsuit against Shea Homes is moving forward even as the homebuilder offers individual cash settlements and home repairs to more than 900 Trilogy community homes at Redmond Ridge.
Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said during his weekly meeting with the media today that he felt the Seattle defense was the "most connected'' it has been all season during Sunday's 19-3 win over Arizona.
Travelers over the holiday weekend should avoid midday driving to speed up their trips, especially over mountain passes.
A Seattle Times reader panel tasted six sparkling wines. Three are from Washington, one is from Oregon, one is from Champagne, and one is a rare Champagne-style bubbly from Italy.
Environmental groups and the Nez Perce Tribe filed suit in Seattle to challenge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval of a $6.7 million dredging project scheduled to begin next month.