Stories tagged: Seattle
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Led by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, the British rock giants play the Mariners’ newly renamed home on Oct. 19.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
A Seattle man has been sentenced to a year in prison for smuggling guns to Turkey – weapons that were ultimately intended for Kurdish fighters in Iraq.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
The state Supreme Court has declined to immediately take up the lower-court ruling that killed Seattle’s income tax and is instead sending the case to the Court of Appeals.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
The NHL is giving Seattle’s future franchise a reward for its investment in bringing the league’s 32nd franchise to the city. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league has promised …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
A major thoroughfare for commuters along downtown Seattle’s waterfront is shutting down for good, ushering in what officials say will be one of the most painful traffic periods in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
A Seattle man who prosecutors say may be mentally ill was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, accused of killing his brother with a four-foot-long sword. His social media accounts suggest …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A major thoroughfare for commuters along downtown Seattle’s waterfront is set to shut down for good, ushering in what officials say will be one of the most painful traffic periods …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
Gonzaga University-owned land on the Seattle waterfront that has long been used for parking will be developed into a 17-story high rise with more than 250 residential units.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
A third incumbent won’t seek re-election in Seattle’s big City Council elections this year. Council President Bruce Harrell, who was first elected in 2007 and briefly served as mayor in …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of people were without electricity after strong windstorms hit parts of Washington and Oregon late Saturday and early Sunday.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Two Seattle City Council members are scheduled to appear Monday in New York City at a summit set up by unions and community groups that oppose Amazon’s plan to expand …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Thousands were without power Sunday morning after an overnight windstorm that blew through the Seattle area.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Alaska Airlines flights are back in the air after a nationwide ground stop that was apparently caused by a power outage.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
A 17-year-old California tourist saved a seagull at Green Lake struggling while tangled in fishing line.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Authorities say a woman was shot to death and man was found dead in a possible suicide after a standoff southeast of Seattle in Covington.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
Delta flight from Beijing to Seattle lands on Alaskan island due to engine issue, Alaska Public Media reports
A commercial passenger flight by Delta Airlines has landed on a remote Alaskan island due to an engine issue, Alaska Public Media reported, citing a statement by the airline. The …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
What if the megaquake happens when you’re in a Seattle high-rise? New study predicts stronger shaking
One of the biggest unknowns about the next megaquake in the Pacific Northwest – aside from when it will hit – is what it will do to tall buildings.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Seattle has collected nearly $17 million in the first nine months of its tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, exceeding what the city initially expected the tax would raise in its first …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 1:21 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners have pledged $3 million for a new effort to prevent low-income renters facing eviction from falling into homelessness.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
A federal judge says immigrant rights activists can continue to challenge what they describe as unlawful U.S. government delays for asylum cases.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, noon
After earning a degree in integrated energy management from Central Washington University in June, McLean, 24, landed a job in her field back home in Seattle. She began looking for …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Visitors to the Seattle waterfront will hear the crunch of breaking concrete this February, while demolition equipment pivots through clouds of dust and mist, flexing spiked jaws that will munch …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
A group is suing the city of Seattle over its use of tiny home villages to combat homelessness.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
Vancouver general manager Jim Benning sees the addition of Seattle as more than adding a rival 2
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Matt Calkins: When the NHL comes to Seattle, don’t expect Vegas Golden Knights-level success immediately
If there was a better sports story this year than the Vegas Golden Knights, nobody told me about it. A first-year expansion team wins 51 games before soaring to the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:53 p.m.
Seattle is one of eight franchises in the new professional football league, it was announced Wednesday morning, with games to be played starting Feb. 8, 2020, the week after the …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 1 p.m.
Fans at a downtown Seattle bar erupted with cheers following the announcement that the city was being awarded the 32nd NHL franchise. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan took a bit of …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
The NHL will make the Emerald City the home for its 32nd franchise after Seattle’s expansion bid was approved by the league’s Board of Governors. A rundown of things to …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Seattle awarded the 32nd NHL franchise for 2021-22 season; here’s how area hockey experts say Spokane will be affected
There is an NHL team for Washington kids to call their own. Starting in three years, the yet-to-be named Seattle franchise will play in the NHL, and area hockey figures …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
The National Hockey League is expanding to Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors has unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league’s 32nd franchise. Play will begin in 2021 after arena …