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Cascade mountains...

Washington state declares drought emergencies in a dozen counties

A drought emergency was declared in a dozen counties of Washington state on Monday because of early snowmelt, a lack of spring rain and low-flowing streams.
11 months ago
Marijuana farms...

Washington legal pot farms get back to work after pesticide concerns halted operations

A big mound of fresh dirt sits at Terry Taylor’s marijuana farm in the high desert of north-central Washington state. Each hole for a new plant gets filled with clean soil.
11 months ago
Federal court...

State of Washington held in contempt for not providing services to mentally ill people in jails

A federal judge has found the state of Washington in contempt and ordered it to pay more than $100 million in fines for failing to provide timely psychiatric services to mentally ill people who are forced to wait in jails.
11 months ago
Megan Rapinoe...
The Associated Press

Megan Rapinoe says she’ll retire after the NWSL season and her 4th World Cup

U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe is ready to retire after an illustrious career in which she won an Olympic gold medal, two World Cups and never shied away from using her platform to spotlight social issues.
11 months ago
Ferry accident...

No reports of injuries or contamination in ferry accident

A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people ran aground near Bainbridge Island west of Seattle on Saturday but there were no reports of injuries or contamination, authorities said.
1 year ago
gun ammo...

Gun shop faces fine for selling high-capacity ammo magazines

A judge has ruled against a suburban Seattle gun shop owner who sold high-capacity ammunition magazines despite a state ban. The King County judge’s decision last week granted state Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s motion for partial summary judgment, finding Federal Way Discount Guns and owner Mohammed Reza Baghai in violation of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act, […]
1 year ago
Greenhouse gases...
Associated Press

Auction of greenhouse gases generates $300m for Washington

Washington state’s first auction of greenhouse-gas pollution allowances has generated an estimated $300 million businesses, people and lawmakers see the cost of emitting greenhouse gases.
1 year ago
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Associated Press

Washington kills 2 wolves to prevent preying on cattle

Biologists working for Washington have killed two members of the Leadpoint wolf pack this week in an effort to stop the pack from preying on cattle
2 years ago

Athletics look to break 3-game slide, play the Mariners

Oakland Athletics (25-52, fifth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (36-41, fourth in the AL West) Seattle; Thursday, 10:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Adrian Martinez (0-0); Mariners: Logan Gilbert (8-3, 2.54 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 89 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -226, Athletics +186; over/under is 7 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics […]
2 years ago

Stewart and Mitchell clash in Seattle-Indiana matchup

Indiana Fever (5-16, 2-11 Eastern Conference) at Seattle Storm (12-7, 6-5 Western Conference) Seattle; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Breanna Stewart and Kelsey Mitchell meet when Seattle takes on Indiana. Stewart is first in the WNBA averaging 21.5 points per game and Mitchell ranks third in the league averaging 19.2 points per game. The […]
2 years ago
FILE - Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun instructs his team in the first half of their NCAA tourna...

Williams, Calhoun among coaches headed to college hoops Hall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Roy Williams and Jim Calhoun will join John Beilein and Lon Kruger in a star-studded cast of coaches who will be inducted into the National College Basketball Hall of Fame in November. Another longtime coach, Jerry Krause of Eastern Washington, will join the quartet along with players Richard Hamilton of […]
2 years ago

Mariners take on the Orioles with series tied 1-1

Baltimore Orioles (35-41, fifth in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (35-41, fourth in the AL West) Seattle; Wednesday, 4:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Austin Voth (0-0, 7.81 ERA, 1.92 WHIP, 28 strikeouts); Mariners: Chris Flexen (3-8, 4.31 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 55 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -146, Orioles +125; over/under is 8 runs […]
2 years ago

Mariners host Baltimore Orioles, look to end home losing streak

Baltimore Orioles (35-40, fifth in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (34-41, fourth in the AL West) Seattle; Tuesday, 10:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Dean Kremer (2-1, 1.71 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 14 strikeouts); Mariners: Robbie Ray (6-6, 4.07 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 97 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -176, Orioles +151; over/under is 7 1/2 […]
2 years ago

Seattle Sounders host CF Montreal following shutout victory

CF Montreal (8-6-2, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (7-6-2, seventh in the Western Conference) Seattle; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seattle -110, Montreal +281, Draw +259; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out Sporting Kansas City 3-0, the Seattle Sounders host CF Montreal. The Sounders […]
2 years ago
Kansas City Royals' Carlos Santana hits a two-run single during the sixth inning of a baseball game...

Royals send Santana, $4.3M to Mariners for 2 young pitchers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals traded first baseman Carlos Santana and nearly $4.3 million to the Seattle Mariners for right-handers Wyatt Mills and William Fleming on Monday, clearing the way for Kansas City to bring up hot prospect Vinnie Pasquantino. Pasquantino was not in the starting lineup against Texas on Monday night because […]
2 years ago

Mariners host the Orioles to open 3-game series

Baltimore Orioles (34-40, fifth in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (34-40, fourth in the AL West) Seattle; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Tyler Wells (5-4, 3.34 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 40 strikeouts); Mariners: George Kirby (2-2, 3.12 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 47 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -155, Orioles +133; over/under is 7 1/2 […]
2 years ago

Mariners try to prolong win streak, take on the Angels

Seattle Mariners (34-39, third in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (34-40, fourth in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Marco Gonzales (4-7, 3.33 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Angels: Noah Syndergaard (4-6, 3.86 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 40 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -137, Mariners +116; over/under is […]
2 years ago

Mariners aim to keep win streak going against the Angels

Seattle Mariners (32-39, fourth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (34-38, third in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Saturday, 10:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (7-3, 2.39 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 82 strikeouts); Angels: Patrick Sandoval (3-2, 2.70 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 59 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -125, Mariners +106; over/under is […]
2 years ago

Mariners take road win streak into game against the Angels

Seattle Mariners (32-39, fourth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (34-38, third in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Friday, 9:38 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: No starters named FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -162, Mariners +139; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners visit the Los Angeles Angels trying to prolong a four-game […]
2 years ago

Stewart and Seattle host Ogwumike and the Sparks

Los Angeles Sparks (6-10, 3-6 Western Conference) at Seattle Storm (11-6, 5-4 Western Conference) Seattle; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Breanna Stewart and Nneka Ogwumike meet when Seattle squares off against Los Angeles. Stewart leads the WNBA averaging 21.6 points per game and Ogwumike ranks eighth in the league averaging 17.8 points per game. […]
2 years ago

Seattle Sounders take on Sporting Kansas City in Western Conference action

Sporting Kansas City (4-9-4, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (6-6-2, seventh in the Western Conference) Seattle; Saturday, 3 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seattle -140, Sporting Kansas City +359, Draw +280; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Sounders host Sporting Kansas City in conference play. The Sounders are 5-5-2 […]
2 years ago

Mariners visit the Athletics on 3-game road win streak

Seattle Mariners (31-39, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (23-47, fifth in the AL West) Oakland, California; Thursday, 3:37 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: No starters named FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -135, Athletics +115; over/under is 7 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners hit the road against the Oakland Athletics trying to prolong a […]
2 years ago

Seattle faces Washington after Williams’ 23-point game

Washington Mystics (11-8, 6-5 Eastern Conference) at Seattle Storm (10-6, 5-4 Western Conference) Seattle; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Seattle faces the Washington Mystics after Gabby Williams scored 23 points in the Seattle Storm’s 81-72 victory over the New York Liberty. The Storm are 6-3 on their home court. Seattle is the best team […]
2 years ago

Mariners bring 1-0 series advantage over Athletics into game 2

Seattle Mariners (30-39, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (23-46, fifth in the AL West) Oakland, California; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: George Kirby (1-2, 3.56 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 41 strikeouts); Athletics: Paul Blackburn (6-2, 2.26 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 51 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -130, Athletics +110; over/under is 7 […]
2 years ago