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    Video: Team attempts to feed live salmon to ailing orca

    NOAA scientists say they spotted the ailing orca whale -- J50 -- Friday in Canadian waters. They report she appeared active and energetic.
  • Authorities suspect arson as cause of Yakima warehouse fire

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say the fire that caused about $20 million in damage to a Yakima warehouse is suspected to be arson. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports a second blaze erupted at Fruit Packers Supply on Saturday morning, destroying two steel buildings, a pair of semitrucks and stacks of cardboard packing material. The Saturday […]
  • Sounders edge FC Dallas 2-1 for 5th straight victory

    SEATTLE (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro’s free-kick goal in the 63rd minute was the winner as the Seattle Sounders defeated FC Dallas 2-1 on Sunday night for their franchise-tying fifth straight victory. Seattle (9-9-5) is unbeaten in eight matches to improve to seventh place in the Western Conference. Despite the loss, Dallas (12-5-6) still leads the […]
  • Storm’s magic number down to 1 with 81-72 win over Lynx

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored 21 points, Breanna Stewart had 17 points and a season-high 17 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-72 on Sunday night. Seattle maintained its two-game lead over second-place Atlanta and reduced its magic number for the top seed in the playoffs to one. Seattle and Atlanta […]
  • Ohio man missing after planned hike near Mount St. Helens

    COUGAR, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are searching for an Ohio man who failed to return from a planned hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office says friends last saw Matthew B. Matheny at 7 a.m. Thursday, when he borrowed a car and headed to the Blue Lake Trail. The […]
  • Healy, Mariners rally past Astros 4-3 in 10 for 4-game sweep

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ryon Healy hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning, Mitch Haniger delivered an RBI double in the 10th and the Seattle Mariners beat Houston 4-3 Sunday to sweep a four-game series from the AL West-leading Astros. It’s the first time in franchise history that Seattle swept a […]
  • Orca back to feeding, frolicking after carrying dead calf

    FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Researchers say an endangered killer whale that drew international attention as she carried her dead calf on her head for more than two weeks is finally back to feeding and frolicking with her pod. The Center for Whale Research in Washington state says it watched the orca, known as J35, […]
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    Towboat crew dropped everything to respond to Ketron Island crash

    A towboat operator and his crew saw a stolen Horizon airplane shortly before it crashed on Ketron Island Aug. 10, 2018. It spurred them into action to see if they could help.
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    Former FBI agent: ‘Greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat’

    Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets that were quickly scrambled to intercept the aircraft.
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    SPD investigating fireworks left at bike lane construction site

    Detectives with the Seattle Police Department arson and bomb squad are investigating four fireworks left at a construction site for a controversial bike lane project in Wedgwood.
  • Washington wildfire spurs evacuations, firefighter injured

    EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter was injured and residents in two cities were ordered to evacuate Saturday as a wildfire grew in Washington state. Authorities say the Grass Valley fire started Saturday morning and windy conditions helped it grow to 1.5 square miles. The fire is burning in grass and timber. People […]
  • Healy helps Mariners rally to take 3rd straight from Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ryon Healy had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run, Guillermo Heredia made a spectacular catch to preserve the lead in the eighth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Saturday night. It was yet another win in a close game by the Mariners, who have taken […]
  • Body of missing N. Idaho woman recovered from Snake River

    LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The body of a 19-year-old northern Idaho woman has been recovered from the Snake River. Authorities say a Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office dive team from Idaho on Friday recovered the body of Elizabeth Krueger of Lewiston in 25 feet of water. Authorities tell The Lewiston Tribune that an autopsy is […]
  • FBI recovers body, black box at site of Ketron Island crash

    The FBI has recovered the flight data recorder and parts of the cockpit voice recorder from the stolen airplane a Horizon Air employee crashed into Ketron Island Friday.
  • Man sentenced to 17 years in prison for dad’s slaying

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for stabbing his father to death last summer northwest of Mount Vernon. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Lane Maurice Davis of Bow was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder as part of a plea deal. Court documents […]

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