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  • Annual MLK Day march in Seattle, more events in Western Washington

    A list of Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Western Washington for 2019.
  • Gray traded from Yanks to Reds after getting new contract

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sonny Gray’s unsuccessful stretch with the Yankees ended when New York traded the pitcher to Cincinnati after the 29-year-old right-hander agreed to a contract with the Reds that added $30.5 million from 2020-22. New York received infield prospect Shed Long and a high pick in this year’s amateur draft, then flipped […]
  • Former lawmaker ousted amid #MeToo registers as lobbyist

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Former Democratic Rep. David Sawyer has registered as a lobbyist months after he lost his primary election following an investigation that found he violated the House’s policies on harassment, decorum and ethics. The state’s Public Disclosure Commission website shows he is registered under his firm, Arrow Consulting LLC. As of this […]
  • Man dies after struggle with Richland police

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A man died and several police officers were hurt after a call to intervene in a domestic violence incident in Richland led to a violent struggle. The Tri-City Herald reports the man was taken to an area hospital after the struggle Sunday night, where he was pronounced dead. Several officers suffered […]
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    16-year-old boy shot to death in Renton Walmart parking lot

    A 16-year-old boy is dead after a shooting at a Walmart in Renton on Sunday afternoon, according to the Renton Police Department.
  • State unveils plan to better prevent and respond to wildfire

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state is months away from wildfire season, but Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz has proposed a plan to strengthen the ways that Washington can prevent and respond to wildfires. Franz released the 10-year plan last week as part of her $55 million budget request to the Legislature to improve the […]
  • 22 confirmed cases of measles in Clark County

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Health officials now say they have 22 confirmed measles cases in Clark County since the start of the year. Clark County Public Health said Monday is also investigating three suspected cases of the infection. Officials say 19 of those infected were not immunized, while the three others are not verified to […]
  • Lunar eclipse

    How to see Sunday’s lunar eclipse (if the weather cooperates)

    On Sunday, Jan. 20, a total lunar eclipse will be visible across the country, and, weather permitting, in Seattle as well. 
  • Anigwe’s double-double helps Cal women beat Washington 79-70

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Kristine Anigwe had 30 points and 18 rebounds and McKenzie Forbes scored eight of her 10 points in the fourth quarter to help California beat Washington 79-70 on Sunday. Anigwe has recorded a double-double in 18 consecutive games (dating to last season), the longest active streak in the nation and the […]
  • Democrats pan possible Shultz run as independent candidate

    SEATTLE (AP) — The chairwoman of the Washington state Democratic Party says she’s not happy to hear of a possible independent run for president by former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. The Seattle Times reports Tina Podlodowski says too much is at stake to make the election about the ambitions of any one person. She says […]
  • Tara VanDerveer wins 900th game at Stanford in 33 seasons

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer won her 900th game in 33 seasons at Stanford as her sixth-ranked Cardinal beat Washington State 85-64 on Sunday. Alanna Smith had a career-high 34 points to help Stanford get its 20th straight home victory. Smith shot 13 for 17 with four 3-pointers and also […]
  • Recycling company settles lawsuit over river pollution

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle metals recycling facility will make more than $1 million in improvements to settle a lawsuit claiming the company discharged dangerous chemicals into the Duwamish River. KING-TV reports the lawsuit was filed against Seattle Iron and Metals by Puget Soundkeeper, which monitors water quality in the sound. Executive director Chris Wilke […]
  • Boise State will install new blue artificial turf at stadium

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The blue turf that brought fame to Boise State University’s athletic stadium will be refreshed this year. The Idaho Statesman reports Boise State has received permission from Idaho’s Permanent Building Fund Advisory Council to spend $600,000 to replace turf at Albertsons Stadium. The board approves state public works. Boise State athletic […]
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    Two Women’s Marches take over downtown Seattle streets this weekend

    There are two women's marches slated for Seattle over the weekend -- one on Saturday and another on Sunday.
  • Varner, Levi help UT Rio Grande Valley hold off Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — Lesley Varner Jr. had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting and Javon Levi scored all his eight points down the stretch to help UT Rio Grande Valley beat Seattle 67-62 on Saturday night. Terry Winn added nine points and seven rebounds for UTRGV (10-11, 2-3 Western Athletic Conference). Aaron Nettles hit a 3-pointer […]

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