Proposal would restrict naughty nudies and aggressive tip seekers in downtown tourist zone.
Growth of economic output by the broadest measure improved in the second quarter compared with the first. But why don't many Americans feel better?
Cop killer Christopher Monfort was formally sentenced Thursday to life in prison for fatally ambushing Seattle police Officer Timothy Brenton on Halloween night 2009.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone are now monitoring more than 500 people after one man died from Ebola in area where the virus had been gone for months. Hassan Abdul Sesay, a member of parliament from the area, said Thursday that the victim had contracted Ebola in the capital of Freetown. […]
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper has been hospitalized after falling ill before a performance. Officials at the Ogunquit (oh-GUHNG’-kwit) Playhouse say the 75-year-old actress, who has battled cancer, was taken to a hospital Wednesday before the evening performance of “Nice Work If You Can Get It.” A statement […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A great white shark thwarted a Northern California man’s quest to become the first person to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands. The Marin Independent Journal reports (http://bayareane.ws/1I4DnQO ) Thursday that Corte Madera marathon swimmer Simon Dominguez was trying to swim about 28 miles Wednesday afternoon when […]
Instead of “After you. No, after you,” we have “Screw you!” as we encounter people who can’t see beyond their own electronics.
Low numbers of chinook returning to the Snohomish river system has prompted state Fish and Wildlife to announce an emergency closure to the catch-and-keep chinook fishing in the Tulalip Bubble Fishery. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 31 until further notice, anglers who fish in the bubble fishery will need to release all chinook. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Acco Brands Corp. is recalling about 3.3 million wall-mounted dry erase boards after customers said they cut their hands, fingers and feet while removing the board from a wall. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says metal can be exposed when the board is taken down from a wall. Seven people […]
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Ernest Ranglin, 83, is one of the founding fathers of reggae — he worked with Bob Marley and served as Jimmy Cliff’s musical director.
CAIRO (AP) — The United States Embassy in Cairo says the U.S. is delivering eight newer F-16 warplanes to Egypt as part of an ongoing military support package. It says in a Thursday statement that the aircraft, of the current Block 52 production variant, will be flown in from the U.S. and delivered to an […]
PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — Police are looking for a robbery suspect who was wearing a ninja mask and armed with a sword when he demanded cash from a clerk at a Walgreens pharmacy in Placentia, California. The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/1KCjEbX ) that police had responded to a report of a robbery at the […]
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women’s British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday. The first round of one of the high-profile events in women’s golf wound up being a mere […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s monthly homicide count is reaching a historic high for a second time this year. Police reported a fatal shooting Wednesday night, bringing Baltimore to 42 homicides so far in July. That matches the number of slayings recorded in May, which was the deadliest month since August 1990, when the city recorded […]
UW projected to finish behind Oregon, Stanford and Cal in Pac-12 North.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people in the country’s worst terrorist attack. The police barred media from publishing images of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon’s funeral, apparently fearing a backlash against the execution […]
UW coach Chris Petersen scheduled to take the stage at Warner Bros. Studios at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
The Bellevue wireless carrier also post stronger than expected revenue and reported adding 2.1 million customers to its service.
COLUMBIA RIVER FISHING REPORTS Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Angling for summer Chinook, sockeye and summer steelhead is open through Friday July 31, between the Astoria-Megler Bridge and the OR/WA border above McNary Dam. The fall salmon season opens Saturday August 1, from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam (see Sport Fishing Regulation […]