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  • Washington Everest teams will need to be helicoptered down
    Associated Press | April 26, 2015 11:17 am
    Mountaineering companies based in Seattle say there's no safe way to climb down through the icefall above basecamp on Mount Everest, so they will require helicopter transportation off the mountain following the Nepal earthquake and subsequent avalanche.
  • Low snow pack may be a win for some outdoor enthusiasts
    Associated Press | April 26, 2015 10:20 am
    The low winter snow pack may have some positive consequences for some outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Legislature extends session, transportation talks roll on
    Associated Press | April 26, 2015 9:48 am
    With disputes over the state's education and operating budgets topping the Legislature's agenda for its imminent special session, the likelihood of lawmakers finding consensus on a transportation package to address the state's infrastructure needs has dipped out of the spotlight.
  • Man dies, 3 rafters rescued from Lake Chaplain
    Associated Press | April 26, 2015 8:47 am
    The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a 38-year-old man is dead and three other people were rescued after a raft overturned in Lake Chaplain in Sultan, Washington, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Tacoma Narrows Marina closes boat launch after another death
    Associated Press | April 26, 2015 6:04 am
    The Tacoma Narrows Marina has announced it is closing its public boat ramp following yet another death there.
  • Man arrested for carrying golf club sues Seattle police
    Associated Press | April 26, 2015 5:05 am
    A man who made headlines after he was arrested while walking on a sidewalk carrying a golf club is suing the Seattle Police Department.
  • Seattle-based Everest team loses medic as result of avalanche
    April 25, 2015 11:32 pm
    A member of a Seattle-based climbing group's Everest team died Saturday as a result of an avalanche that hit the mountain following the Nepal earthquake, but several other climbing organizations reported that their teams were safe.
  • Escobar's HR leads Twins' balanced 8-5 win over Seattle
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 10:00 pm
    Eduardo Escobar hit a solo home run and six other Minnesota Twins drove in at least one run in a collective 8-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
  • Russell Wilson attends White House Correspondents' Dinner
    MyNorthwest.com | April 25, 2015 9:54 pm
    Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson squashed rumors last week that he was taking his supposed girlfriend, Ciara, to the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
  • Mariners' Iwakuma to miss 2-4 weeks with strained muscle
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 7:25 pm
    Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma has a strained muscle under his right arm and is expected to miss two to four weeks.
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 4:56 pm
    Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
  • Gov. Jay Inslee, thousands of teachers rally at Capitol
    April 25, 2015 12:08 pm
    Thousands of teachers and their supporters crowded the steps of the Washington state Capitol's legislative building for an hour-long rally to call for teacher pay raises, smaller class sizes and less standardized testing.
  • Hernandez dominant, Cruz goes deep as M's beat Twins 2-0
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 12:36 am
    There was an extra twinge of disappointment for Felix Hernandez as he watched Trevor Plouffe's line drive fall into the grass of right field for a base hit.
  • AP Sportlight
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 9:05 pm
    Jack McCarthy of the Cubs became the only outfielder in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate, each of whom became the second out of a double play. The victims were the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 2-1 loss.
  • This Date in Baseball
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 9:04 pm
    Cleveland's Addie Joss pitched a one-hitter in his major league debut. Joss allowed a scratch single to Jessie Burkett as the Indians beat the St. Louis Browns 3-0.
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