Seattle Times Headlines

Trevone Boykin, Vernon Adams eye job as backup to Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:18

Both share similarities with Wilson, a big reason the Seahawks were interested in bringing them to Seattle, coach Pete Carroll said after the team’s first of three rookie minicamp practices.

Seattle’s electronics recycler loses certification

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:16

Seattle officials are reviewing the city’s contract with a Sodo-based electronic-waste recycling company after the firm was caught exporting television monitors containing hazardous material.

Skyline tops Mount Si, 6-3, in 20-inning game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:13

What a wacky week in high school baseball. Noah Souza’s game-winning RBI single for Skyline finished off a 4-hour, 20-inning game against Mount Si on Wednesday and, on Thursday, Garfield beat Rainier Beach, 42-0.

Students forced to step in where adults failed at Garfield High

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:10

Due to adults behaving badly, Garfield High School in Seattle hasn’t had a choir director for seven of the past 12 school months. So the kids started teaching the classes themselves.

Sounders’ Cristian Roldan stays in comfort zone at house with ex-UW Huskies teammates

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:55

The college house Roldan and his buddies share near the U District has a quality recognizable to anybody who has called one home: The feeling of being inside a protective bubble, outside concerns taking a back seat to that night’s session of Wii Golf.

Alabama chief justice faces ouster after gay marriage fight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:54

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore — ousted from office more than a decade ago over a Ten Commandments display — now faces removal from the bench over his effort to block gay marriage from coming to Alabama after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. The Alabama Judicial Inquiry […]

Boaters, spectators set up for Opening Day of boating season

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:33

The sun shone Friday as people prepared for Opening Day of boating season.

Top basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr.’s father lands assistant job at Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:27

Micheal Porter Jr. and his brother Jontay reportedly will finish high school in Seattle.

Cherry growers look forward to yet another bountiful harvest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:26

Northwest cherry growers expect to hit the 20 million mark during the upcoming harvest — well-below the record 23.2 million boxes harvested in 2014 but still more than the 19 million boxes picked in 2015.

You think mini golf looks easy? Try making money at it

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:19

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Professional miniature golf player Matt Male has already heard all the wisecracks about the windmills, pirate ships and waterfall hazards. So just save it. Male knows the drollery comes with the territory, though, and he’s a pretty good sport about it. Earning esteem — and money — as an elite player […]

Suspect in killing of 17-year-old girl in Burien appears in court

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:08

A judge found probable cause to keep the suspect, also 17, in juvenile detention in connection with the fatal shooting of Kaylynn Voegele.

Auburn schools to retest for lead detected in 2008

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:53

Auburn School District officials say they’ve been unable to verify what steps were taken after high lead levels were found in some sinks and drinking fountains at 10 schools.

US website: Images suggest NKorea preparing for nuke test

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea may be preparing for a nuclear test in the near future, a U.S. website that monitors the isolated nation said Friday. The website 38 North said commercial satellite imagery taken Thursday shows vehicles at a command center believed to control the underground explosions, which could be sign that a test […]

Mythical Morrison cave closed over Doors-inspired graffiti

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:47

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the Doors song goes, this is the end. Fans of the band who have marked up a scenic cave on the California coast with psychedelic graffiti will have to find another place to spray out their love for frontman Jim Morrison. It has closed indefinitely for cleanup. The trend began […]

Washington High School Baseball Poll

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:37

Rankings as of May 1.

Investigators want to interview doctor about Prince case

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:37

CHICAGO (AP) — A law enforcement official says investigators want to interview a California doctor and his son about a prescription drug the son brought for Prince before the singer was found collapsed in an elevator at his Minnesota home. The official told The Associated Press investigators also want to know if Dr. Howard Kornfeld […]

Amazon to fill all racial gaps in same-day delivery service

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:32

Amazon.com plans to eliminate gaps in its free same-day delivery service in all 27 cities where it is offered, responding to complaints that some minority neighborhoods are excluded.

Protesters get ready for Trump in Oregon university town

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:28

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Protesters are gathering in Eugene in preparation for Donald Trump’s rally in the liberal university town. The presumptive GOP presidential nominee is scheduled to speak at Eugene’s Lane Events Center at 7 p.m. Protesters have been gathering at a park a few blocks away. Trump became the presumptive GOP nominee earlier […]

Experts: Dolphin stuck in freshwater lagoon needs rescue

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 08:13

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Wildlife experts say an injured dolphin is stuck in a lagoon and they’re looking at how to rescue it. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1WOWfLn ) that the dolphin has been stuck in Simmons Bayou, a freshwater lagoon, for about two weeks. Mobi Solangi, the director of the Institute for Marine […]