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Inslee to give speech at climate summit in Canada

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 03:43
Gov. Jay Inslee will be briefly heading to Canada this week to speak at the Climate Summit of the Americas.

The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 03:29
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.

Game thread: Mariners vs. Tigers — July 6

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 03:29
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.

Condemned Boston Marathon bomber files motion for new trial

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 03:25
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 […]

Fire kills 14 dogs at California pet-boarding business

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 03:23
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 […]

Boeing leads Airbus in first-half deliveries, lags on orders

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 02:54
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.

Mariners’ Robinson Cano says stomach ailment has affected play

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 02:49
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.

Port Angeles the hotspot for hatchery kings in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 02:32
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 […]

What’s next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 02:20
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 […]

Serena beats Venus in 2 sets in 4th round at Wimbledon

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:50
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 […]

Starbucks prices here to rise 3.5 times as much as nationwide

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:47
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.

2 hydroelectric projects in Snoqualmie Valley get fed approval

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:42
Federal energy regulators have approved two small hydroelectric projects proposed for the Snoqualmie Valley in east King County.

Washington woman is new national PTA president

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:41
A former Washington state PTA president is the new leader of the national organization.

Video posted of federal judge’s concerns with SPD review-board

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:39
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.

Sears’ REIT goes public as others consider similar moves

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:27
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 […]

New Spokane NAACP head wants to repair damage, move forward

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:17
The new president of the Spokane NAACP says she wants to focus on repairing the damage from the recent Rachel Dolezal controversy.

State Fish and Wildlife saltwater fish checks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:14
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 […]

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