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  • 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.
  • Bears: Remote area of Wash. national park closed to camping
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 8:40 pm
    Olympic National Park says it has closed a remote area to camping after recent visitor reports of black bears approaching hikers and eating human food.