On the Fourth of July, our nation comes together to celebrate the freedoms we enjoy — freedoms our service members, veterans and their families have made possible through their sacrifices. Just as these Americans responded to the call to defend our liberties, our nation must respond to our call to duty: ensuring veterans and their […]
The Fourth of July marks the start of the school-supply drive of The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy. Please help children from homeless and struggling families head back to class with the tools of learning.
M’s go with their left-handed heavy lineup against A’s right-hander Jesse Chavez. The exception is Dustin Ackley being out and Mark Trumbo being in the lineup. Ackley had been ill early in the road trip, but this was about getting Trumbo going. The hope is that consistent playing time will get Trumbo into a rhythm. “We […]
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Bubba Watson says he’s painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in “The Dukes of Hazzard” television series. The two-time Masters champ said Friday he’ll replace it with the U.S. flag on the roof of the “General Lee 01.” Confederate symbols have been the focus of […]
James Neff’s engrossing “Vendetta,” the history of the blood feud between Robert Kennedy and Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa, is as riveting as any courtroom thriller. Neff reads Monday, July 13, at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
It has been one great ride for salmon anglers on the Lower Columbia River, which started back in early spring and now is expected to carry well into the summer. State Fish and Wildlife decided this week to keep the summer salmon fishery on the Lower Columbia to remain open through this month, and revised […]
A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet. Today’s adults were young, impressionable fans when Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey to celebrate the winning penalty kick at the 1999 Women’s World Cup, and even earlier when the buzz of […]
LONDON (AP) — Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win. Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set, twice within two points of defeat, Williams dug deep and overcame Britain’s Heather Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Friday to keep alive her bid for […]
An Everett man, 21, has been arrested in connection with a Monday shooting that injured three people in the parking lot of an Everett fast-food restaurant. The man was arrested Thursday night and booked into Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of three counts of first-degree assault, police said. The injuries were not considered life-threatening. Everett […]