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UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019

Group scours Pacific for sunken battleships, lost war graves

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

‘His legacy will live on forever’: Seahawks induct Paul Allen into Ring of Honor

The man who kept the 12th Man alive in Seattle became the 12th member of the Seahawks’ Ring of Honor on Thursday night.


Seahawks will induct late owner Paul Allen into team’s Ring of Honor

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

Giant Stratolaunch aircraft lifts off from California

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 say Seahawks will remain in Seattle, even if sold after Paul Allen’s death

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

Future of Paul Allen’s sports holdings remains unclear

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 …


Paul Allen backed initiatives and candidates

Paul G. Allen backed gun control and animal protection measures and was a bipartisan supporter of candidates


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018

Seattle sports figures pay tribute to Seahawks owner Paul Allen

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 Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and owner of Seahawks, dead at 65

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 …


Paul Allen says non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has returned

Billionaire Seattle Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says cancer he was treated for in 2009 has returned.


Seahawks owner Paul Allen gives $100,000 to help Republicans keep control of U.S. House

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

Paul Allen donates $1M to Washington gun initiative

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 colossal Stratolaunch plane emerges from its lair

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

Paul Allen goes digital to save world’s most-endangered animals

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 …


Paul Allen to donate $30M to permanent housing for homeless

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.


Paul Allen gives $40 million to University of Washington computer science program

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 …


Museum puts recollections of Pearl Harbor, other battles online

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.


Grant helps Millwood upgrade rail crossing

The railroad crossing at Marguerite Road in Millwood is getting $450,000 worth of safety upgrades


Paul Allen’s giant plane takes shape in the desert, but its market is unclear

In the high Mojave Desert, the airframe of Paul Allen’s giant, mysterious plane for carrying rockets into space is approaching completion.


Paul Allen gives $500,000 toward Seattle station’s new home

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 …


Froma Harrop: Donors concentrating research on coasts, upper Midwest

Conservatives’ squeeze on widely dispersed federal funds hurts their constituents.


John Blanchette: 12th Man movement first found traction at EWU

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.


Spokane’s love of Seahawks began in Cheney

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 …


Owner Allen gushes about Seahawks, Trail Blazers

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 …


Seahawks owner Allen enjoying NBA season, too

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 …


West Plains man’s real-life ‘Seahawk’ opens football games

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 …


Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research

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. …


Ex-bodyguards suing Paul Allen, company

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 …


World-renowned aircraft designer at home in Coeur d’Alene

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 …


Allen rebuts report that he’ll sell Blazers

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, …