Stories tagged: paul allen
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
The man who kept the 12th Man alive in Seattle became the 12th member of the Seahawks’ Ring of Honor on Thursday night.
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
The Seattle Seahawks will induct late owner Paul Allen into the club’s Ring of Honor before Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world’s longest wingspan has taken off from California on its first flight.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
NFL owners said Wednesday they are certain that the Seahawks will remain in Seattle, even if the franchise is sold following the death of owner Paul Allen earlier this week.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Paul Allen’s death has raised questions about the future of his sports holdings, the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks. For now, Allen’s teams will continue to …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Paul G. Allen backed gun control and animal protection measures and was a bipartisan supporter of candidates
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
Paul Allen was a quiet sports owner, one who mostly stayed behind the scenes, but his impact on those around him was felt strongly, From coaches and players to an …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was …
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
Billionaire Seattle Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says cancer he was treated for in 2009 has returned.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Billionaire Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen this year has made his largest-ever foray into congressional politics, donating $100,000 to a group aiming to keep Republicans in control of …
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018
Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has donated $1 million to a campaign seeking to raise the age to purchase semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in Washington …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017
Paul Allen’s monstrous Stratolaunch airplane finally rolled out of its hangar in Mojave, Calif., Wednesday, showing off its complete twin-hulled majesty for the first time.
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017
If he has his way, Paul Allen will have 90,000 square miles of African territory covered with smart sensors and drones by the end of this year to bring hyper-connectivity …
Wed., April 26, 2017
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen will donate $30 million toward the development of a new housing facility for people who are homeless in Seattle.
Thu., March 9, 2017
Seattle billionaire Paul Allen announced he is donating $40 million to the University of Washington’s computer-science efforts, and Microsoft kicked in another $10 million in Allen’s honor, giving the new …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016
With the help of a software billionaire, an Everett museum is preserving both the memories of World War II veterans and the planes and tanks they fought in.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
The railroad crossing at Marguerite Road in Millwood is getting $450,000 worth of safety upgrades
Sun., June 26, 2016
In the high Mojave Desert, the airframe of Paul Allen’s giant, mysterious plane for carrying rockets into space is approaching completion.
Thu., May 26, 2016
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 toward Seattle public radio station KEXP to help it pay for its new home at Seattle Center. The money pushes the station’s fundraising …
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016
Conservatives’ squeeze on widely dispersed federal funds hurts their constituents.
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
On those thick, laborious August afternoons, John Yarno would look beyond the fence and see something that made the practice burden a little lighter. Faces.
Sat., Jan. 31, 2015
On Sunday, the Seahawks play in their third Super Bowl and second in 12. Spokane’s love of the team, which bloomed as fans watched the team practice at its training …
Sat., Jan. 25, 2014
PORTLAND – With the Seattle Seahawks just 10 days away from the Super Bowl and the Portland Trail Blazers among the top teams in the NBA’s Western Conference, Paul Allen …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
With the Seattle Seahawks just 10 days away from the Super Bowl and the Portland Trail Blazers among the top teams in the NBA’s Western Conference, Paul Allen was happy …
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
You might call David Knutson a walking cliché. First, he turned his movie-inspired boyhood passion into a profession. His success in the latter got him noticed by some high-profile folks …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013
Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen said Thursday he will pay for a two-year, $2.4 million study into whether repeated blows to the head can lead to dementia. …
Sun., March 3, 2013
SEATTLE – More than a dozen former members of billionaire Paul Allen’s security detail have sued or settled with the co-founder of Microsoft and investment company Vulcan, with some alleging …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012
Burt Rutan is the ultimate fly guy. After creating innovative and eye-catching aircraft for 40 years, Rutan has amassed enough awards and aerospace trophies to fill two wall bookcases in …
Fri., March 30, 2012
NBA: Billionaire Paul Allen (pictured above) is emphatically refuting reports that he is entertaining offers for the Portland Trail Blazers. Allen went to Twitter on Thursday to rebut the report, …