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Hernandez hit hard, Mariners routed by Blue Jays

Dalton Pompey hit his first major league homer and the Toronto Blue Jays roughed up Felix Hernandez for a career worst-tying eight earned runs in a 10-2 victory over the Mariners that further dented Seattle's fading wild-card chances.

Coast Guard medevacs ailing diver

The Coast Guard has medevaced an ailing diver from the San Juan Islands to a Seattle hospital.

Has the Mariners 'Dare to Dream Express' officially derailed?

With just six games to go heading into Tuesday's critical matchup with Toronto, the Mariners were still mathematically alive in the hunt for a wild card playoff spot. Sure, there's hope. But boy is it hard to keep riding the "Dare to Dream Express."

Seahawks on top of AP Pro32 rankings

Russell Wilson's clutch plays in overtime helped the Seattle Seahawks fend off Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. It also put them on top of the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.

Man arrested for child luring, shots fired in Seattle

A man who tried to lure children into his car in Seattle's Brighton neighborhood was arrested after shooting off a gun Tuesday afternoon.

Workers allege racism at Seattle tunnel site

A group of African American workers is suing the companies hired to dig Sound Transit's light rail tunnel between the University of Washington and Capitol Hill in Seattle, saying they were assigned demeaning tasks and quickly fired because of their race.

CEO of China-based Company pleads guilty of fraud

The CEO of a China-based energy company headquartered in Washington has pleaded guilty to two counts of securities fraud.

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near Longview

Two people were killed and one injured in a head-on collision Tuesday on Ocean Beach Highway west of Longview.

Group releases outdoor recreation recommendations

A task force created by Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this year is making several recommendations on how to grow the state's outdoor industry and increase participation in outdoor recreation.

Downtown Seattle hotel manager pushes for no-panhandling zone

A Seattle hotelier is pushing for a no-panhandling zone after being attacked downtown for the second time.

Body found near Leavenworth identified as Utah man

A body found by hunters 15 miles north of Leavenworth has been identified as a Utah man, 26-year-old Yannick Chancey Periou of St. George.

J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

Prolific writer J. California Cooper, who was writing plays until Alice Walker suggested she switch to short stories and novels, because they were an easier path to a paycheck, has died at age 82.

Parked oil trains block access to Everett beach

Long trains usually hauling coal or oil have been parked for hours on a spur near the Port of Everett, blocking what has been easy access to Pigeon Creek Beach.

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