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U.S. airlines cash in at home

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 05:09
Flying domestic routes is where carriers earn the most, given political and economic turmoil abroad.

The Motley Fool

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 05:07

Masins Furniture to be acquired by Tacoma rival Seldens

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:48
The sale, for an undisclosed sum, marks the end of an 88-year run that started when Russian immigrant Eman Masin bought a train car full of damaged furniture that he repaired himself and later resold.

Senate Democrats’ education plan: Use capital-gains tax to reduce local school levies

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:46
State Senate Democrats have put out their plan to address the education-funding mandate, a proposal that would reduce local tax levies.

U.S. Open fans will be allowed to carry cellphones at Chambers Bay

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:46
The USGA released its transportation plan and spectator guide, including its plan to use two park-and-ride centers for the June 18-21 tournament.

Federal court again refuses to block zoo elephant transfer

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:36
A federal appeals court panel Wednesday removed the last legal obstacle preventing Woodland Park Zoo from transferring its two elephants to Oklahoma City.

Ariana Grande all ears Tuesday at KeyArena

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:31
Pop princess Ariana Grande wowed the sold-out crowd at KeyArena Tuesday with a show that was as much about glowing cat ears as it was about music.

Feds approve fish pots to outsmart opportunistic whales

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:31
A federal fishery council has approved a shift in fishing gear to keep whales from dining on fishermen’s black-cod catch in the Gulf of Alaska.

State auditor probe: JeRue’s hard drive damaged, but it’s unclear how

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:31
Officials say there is no evidence of an intentional effort to destroy data sought in a federal investigation involving Auditor Troy Kelley.

NW lawmakers seek start of Columbia River treaty talks with Canada

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:31
The entire congressional delegation from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana is demanding that the Obama administration begin negotiations with Canada to update a landmark treaty that governs the operation of dams on the Columbia River.

Bonney Lake mayor: Did contractor follow Highway 410 demolition plan?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:16
After a family was killed, the mayor of Bonney Lake says a contractor was supposed to protect traffic from falling debris during work on the Highway 410 overpass.

10 Capitol Hill bars for thrifty whiskey

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:06
When it comes to deals on amber liquor, this neighborhood is a good bet.

New parade, fireworks coming for Disneyland 60th anniversary

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:01
Theme park also unveils new souvenirs,drinks for celebration, and summer season kicks off an all-nighter on May 22.

Let’s hear it for chum: The underdog salmon has a serious drive to thrive

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:01
The undervalued fish will do absolutely anything it can to get upstream. The life-and-death journey is the survival specialty of the tiger-striped, snaggletoothed spawning chum.

State’s jobless rate falls for the first time this year

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:46
Washington state’s jobless rate fell in March after rising late last year and holding steady the past several months.

Prosecutor: ‘Pure greed’ led to deadly Oregon helicopter crash

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:43
Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to sentence the vice president of a defunct Oregon helicopter company to more than 15 years in prison for his role in a crash that killed nine people in 2008.

Minority law students to get leg up at UW, with help from ex-Gov. Gregoire

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:31
A new program offered by the University of Washington’s School of Law will help more minority students finish their law degrees and study for the bar exam.

Falling slab kills joyful family in split second

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:01
The young couple who died with their 8-month-old baby on Monday when a concrete slab fell onto their truck from a highway overpass were beloved, “lighthearted” youth pastors at a church in Bonney Lake.

Feeling slighted by friend whose life has changed

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 06:46
Carolyn Hax advises patience.