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Peet’s to buy Intelligentsia Coffee, augmenting challenge to Starbucks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 04:20

Peet’s is doubling down on so-called Third Wave coffee purveyors, having already acquired Portland-based Stumptown.

Northern Puget Sound salmon fishery opens Sunday for chum only

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 04:15

Northern Puget Sound (Marine Catch Area 9) will open Sunday (Nov. 1) through Nov. 30 for a chum only fishery. The daily limit will be two chum salmon, and all chinook and coho must be released. This is an emergency change as the area was originally planned to open for a hatchery chinook salmon fishery. […]

Deputies continue search for gunman in SeaTac homicide

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 04:08

A manhunt continues for the gunman who shot and killed a man Thursday afternoon near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

What’s up with testing, and more of the state’s education news

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:50

Attacking inequity in gifted ed. Bad news for online charters. A new, in-depth Advanced Placement program. And send us your biggest questions about public education.

Election Q&A: John Lovick and Dave Somers talk about Snohomish County issues

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:33

Editor’s note: Election day is right around the corner, and voters in Snohomish County will be selecting their next executive — incumbent John Lovick, who was appointed to the position in 2013 after the resignation of former County Executive Aaron Reardon and won election to a one-year term in 2014, or challenger Dave Somers, the County […]

Video shows woman slamming officer with car in Detroit area

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:27

  AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Police video of a confrontation between an officer and a woman in suburban Detroit shows her backing up her car at high speed and slamming him into his patrol car. Auburn Hills police on Thursday released the dash cam video showing the Oct. 23 incident when Officer Martin Mikolajczak […]

Fed looks at way to shift big-bank losses to investors

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:25

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest bid to reduce the chances of future taxpayer bailouts, federal regulators are proposing that the eight biggest U.S. banks build new cushions against losses that would shift the burden to investors. The Federal Reserve’s proposal put forward Friday means the mega-banks would have to bulk up their capacity to […]

Story time with Sigi Schmid: The time Kasey Keller and Brad Friedel faced off in an 11-round penalty shootout

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:23

Inspired by Portland’s Iliad-and-the-Odyssey of a penalty shootout victory over Kansas City at Providence Park on Thursday night, Sounders coach Sigi Schmid recalled the time when his UCLA Bruins team faced off against Kasey Keller’s Portland Pilots. Below is Schmid’s recollection of a long-lost epic between two of the greatest American goalkeepers in history. “When […]

Pac-12 picks: Expect a spooky late night when Dawgs and ‘Cats play at Husky Stadium

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:23

A rainstorm is expected for the Huskies' 8 p.m. kickoff against Arizona at Husky Stadium on Saturday.

Texas storm prompts evacuations in area hit by spring floods

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:16

BUDA, Texas (AP) — A fast-moving storm packing heavy rain and destructive winds overwhelmed rivers and prompted evacuations Friday in the same area of Central Texas that saw devastating spring floods. The Blanco River in Wimberley, southwest of Austin, swelled to about 26 feet, well above its 13-foot flood stage. Residents were evacuated from the […]

Book shows Boeing employees struggling with a changing culture

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 03:10

Three-dozen Boeing workers, interviewed by two University of Puget Sound professors, provide first-person accounts of working at the company in Emerging from Turbulence: Boeing and Stories of the American Workplace Today.

Week 8 NFL power NFL Power Rankings: Will anyone catch New England?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 02:59

The Seahawks climb one spot in this week's NFL power rankings.

Everett developer’s fraud case makes national trade group anxious

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 02:49

An industry group representing 270 firms that raise money from foreign investors through the EB-5 program wants a voice in the SEC’s fraud case against local developer Lobsang Dargey and his company, Path America.

Eco chic: Sculpted candle is spooky work of art

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 02:34

Light up Halloween night with a Big Dipper Wax Works Beeswax Sugar Skull Candle, sculpted in Seattle.

Locavore: Seattle line hacks away at drab jewels

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 02:29

Gritty Jewelry's leavers, daggers, axes and scissors are all hand-sawed by local artist Kim Merritt in West Seattle.

‘Buyer & Cellar’: Comedy shows what it’s like on the ground floor of stardom

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 02:07

The entertaining one-man romp “Buyer & Cellar” imagines a Z-list actor dropping into the world of A-list star Barbra Streisand. The play is on stage at Seattle Rep through Nov. 22.

WSU faces tall order in Stanford, Christian McCaffrey, and third-quarter issues

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 02:00

The Cougars host No. 8 Stanford in a key Pac-12 North showdown, and will have to improve on their slow third quarters (WSU has been outscored, 51-28 in the period this year) to have a chance to spring an upset at Martin Stadium.

Pete Carroll’s failures: How losing has defined winning for the Seattle Seahawks coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 01:59

Pete Carroll has been fired twice as an NFL head coach and lost a Super Bowl in devastating fashion. Those events have freed the Seahawks coach’s rebirth and stripped him of his fear.

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill reports good walleye fishing at Potholes Reservoir

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 01:58

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: Now that temperatures have dropped I had been wondering how the walleye fishing was holding up on Potholes Reservoir. Well, I got a chance to find out last Saturday. I was invited to join Shane and Audre Magnuson, of […]

Q&A with Pac-12 Network’s Yogi Roth on Steve Sarkisian’s ‘disease,’ the Huskies and his documentary, ‘Life in a Walk’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 01:52

Yogi Roth, a Pac-12 Network college football analyst, says Steve Sarkisian is now doing 'the real work' in treatment.