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  • Sherman Local News

    Richard Sherman honors college scholarship promise to young woman

    Richard Sherman promised a scholarship to a Virginia high school student if she got her grades up. Now he's making good on it.
  • lunch debt Local News

    John Legend donates $5K to cover Seattle’s school lunch debt

    Grammy winner John Legend has pitched in to help a father pay for all of Seattle's lunch debt, and also help out Tacoma and Renton.
  • Baywatch Local News

    Medved: ‘Baywatch’ is ‘high art for low culture’

    "Baywatch" the film is not too different than the TV show it's based on, according to Michael Medved. It's a lot of slow motion and not much else.
  • Bully Busters Local News

    Seattle students pushing back against bullying in politics

    A group of 11- and 12-year-old girls from Seattle who call themselves the DC Bully Busters are calling out politicians for bullying.
  • Coors Field is reflected in the sunglasses of Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Nick Vincent as he heads to the bullpen as the Mariners face the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of an interleague baseball game Monday, May 29, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) AP State

    Gaviglio gets first win as Mariners beat Rockies, 6-5

    DENVER (AP) — Sam Gaviglio pitched into the sixth inning to get his first career victory, and the Seattle Mariners used six relievers to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 Monday. Danny Valencia had three hits and Kyle Seager had a key double to help Gaviglio (1-1) get the milestone in his fourth appearance and third […]
  • AP State

    Mother dies in crash after son fell asleep at the wheel

    RITZVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A mother was killed after her son fell asleep at the wheel along U.S. Highway 395 in Adams County. The Spokesman-Review reports (http://bit.ly/2s7Maig ) that Jaciel Parra Medina was driving south of Ritzville, Washington at about 5 a.m. Monday when the SUV he was driving left the road and rolled. Washington […]
  • AP State

    2017 looks to be a record sweet cherry crop

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The 2017 Pacific Northwest sweet cherry crop is forecast at 22.7 million, but it could easily exceed the 23.2 million-box record set in 2014. Capital Press reports (http://bit.ly/2rQlUIp ) that’s according to growers at the Five State Cherry Commission meeting. But they also foresee a good spread of 90 to 100 […]
  • AP State

    1 man killed after pickup drives over angry campers

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A 20-year-old man who was intentionally run over at a Grays Harbor County campground has died of his injuries. KOMO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2rgqlyX ) that Jimmy Smith-Kramer of Taholah was one of two victims run over by a pickup truck Saturday. Tacoma General Hospital officials confirmed he had died late Sunday. The […]
  • AP State

    Man who shot caged cougar loses hunting rights

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Redmond man who shot and killed a cougar in a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife research trap has been barred from hunting in Washington for two years. The Seattle Times reported (http://bit.ly/2ry1LdX ) Saturday that the WDFW has stripped Ronald D. Wentz of his hunting privileges for the 2016 incident. […]
  • AP State

    Toxic algae shuts down recreation at Summit Lake

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Summit Lake is usually buzzing this time of year, but a dangerous bloom of toxic algae has forced everyone out of the water. KING-TV reports (http://kng5.tv/2rxR2QL ) the Thurston County Public Health Department advises no swimming for people or pets. Summit Lake, just west of Olympia, Washington, is also a water […]
  • AP State

    Missing Rochester woman found alive after car accident

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Rochester woman who had been missing since Tuesday has been found. The Olympian reports (http://bit.ly/2rcKbcI ) Sharon Lee Leaming was found alive Sunday after her vehicle had gone over a 30-foot embankment. Thurston County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Dave Odegaard says she has been flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. […]
  • AP State

    Heavy snow and cold means diseases for wheat growers

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wheat farmers, like their counterparts in Washington and Idaho, are using additional fungicide treatments to stave off stripe rust this year. Capital Press reports (https://is.gd/SZ7OUA ) that a heavier than normal snowfall and extended periods of cold and rain resulted in conditions ideal for diseases. Christina Hagerty, with Oregon State […]
  • AP State

    Refugee from Iraq becomes US citizen

    RICHMOND, Wash. (AP) — It was a momentous day — one Mushtaq Jihad had waited years for and he was ready. He wore a neatly pressed black suit with a blue shirt and matching striped tie. He showed up a half-hour early, among the first in his group to pass through security and head to […]
  • Lifestyle

    Emergency slope repair to cause traffic delays

    MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Travelers who plan to use State Route 410 near the east entrance of Mount Rainier National Park should prepare for traffic delays starting Tuesday morning. Contractor crews with the Washington State Department of Transportation will perform emergency rock-slope repair work on the hillside west of the Crystal Mountain […]
  • AP State

    Clark scores 22, Storm shoots 61.4 percent in win over Fever

    SEATTLE (AP) — Alysha Clark set a Storm record by making her first nine field-goal attempts and finished with a season-high 22 points to help Seattle rout the Indiana Fever 94-70 on Sunday. Jewell Loyd scored 13 points while Breanna Stewart added 12 points, nine rebounds, five assist and three steals for the Storm (4-1). […]

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