Loading
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed
Wanna join our 6011 other users? | Register
Menu 

seattlepi

Spokesman

  • Jail inmate charged with assaulting 2 corrections officers
    YAKIMA – A jail inmate in Yakima is facing new charges in connection with assaults on two corrections officers last week. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported 26-year-old Gustavo Franco is accused of attacking a corrections officer who was conductin…
    - 1 Mar 17, 3:18pm -
  • Boeing investigates security breach after spreadsheet shared

    Boeing investigates security breach after spreadsheet shared

    SEATTLE – Boeing is investigating an internal security breach impacting thousands of workers in four states, including Washington. The company says it was notified in January after a worker accidentally sent personal information of 36,000 Boeing em…
    - 1 Mar 17, 1:17pm -
  • Montana governor calls for May 25 election to replace Zinke
    HELENA – Gov. Steve Bullock says a special election will be held May 25 to fill Montana’s vacant seat in the U.S. House. That seat became vacant Wednesday when Republican Ryan Zinke was confirmed as President Donald Trump’s Interior Department…
    - 1 Mar 17, 1:14pm -
  • Union says University of Oregon planning 75 layoffs of faculty
    EUGENE – A labor union representing University of Oregon employees says the school is considering a plan to lay off 75 nontenured faculty members. The Register-Guard reported that United Academics says the reductions will affect employees of the C…
    - 1 Mar 17, 12:59pm -
  • Small plane crash shut down Bellingham airport for 24 hours
    BELLINGHAM – Authorities say a small plane crash during a snowstorm shut down the Bellingham International Airport for nearly 24 hours. The Bellingham Herald reported that no details about the cause of Monday’s crash have been released, but autho…
    - 1 Mar 17, 12:14pm -
  • Hanford project to keep uranium out of Columbia River

    Hanford project to keep uranium out of Columbia River

    Work to keep uranium from leaching into the Columbia River at Hanford just north of Richland is being expanded after a test showed good results.Wells are being drilled now to inject a solution into the ground to bind the uranium contaminating the gro…
    - 1 Mar 17, 11:00am -
  • Pullman council hears pitch for police drones
    PULLMAN – Changes could be coming to Pullman’s streets and air space, and Police Chief Gary Jenkins wants to hear what the public thinks about those changes.At Tuesday’s Pullman City Council meeting, Jenkins presented information on the possibl…
    - 1 Mar 17, 10:48am -
  • Yakima County commissioners seeking voters’ advice on legal marijuana
    YAKIMA – Voters in unincorporated areas of Yakima County will be asked in November if a ban on marijuana businesses should remain intact.Despite the ban, there are now more than 20 such state-licensed businesses – primarily growers and processors…
    - 28 Feb 17, 4:12pm -
  • Icy winter pushes WSDOT’s road salt budget into the red

    Icy winter pushes WSDOT’s road salt budget into the red

    Washington state Department of Transportation officials are asking lawmakers to put an extra $5 million into the department’s current snow-and-ice removal budget to cover costs incurred this winter.“We program our budget based on historical data,…
    - 28 Feb 17, 4:10pm -
  • Nearly half of local millennials consider moving as Seattle-area home costs soar again

    Nearly half of local millennials consider moving as Seattle-area home costs soar again

    Big housing-cost increases are taking a heavy toll on millennials throughout the Seattle area, which has retained its title as the hottest housing market in the country.A new poll from a Seattle-area nonprofit finds that 45 percent of millennials in…
    - 28 Feb 17, 3:20pm -

The Guardian: Washington News

The Olympian

The Seattle Times

  • newA final Open for Lehman, who won British Open 23 years ago

    A final Open for Lehman, who won British Open 23 years ago

    PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tom Lehman took a final walk up the 18th hole in the British Open, his son on the bag and a few tears in his eyes. The 1996 Open winner, who mostly plays now on the Champions Tour, missed the cut after adding a sec…
    - 11 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:56am -
  • newLebanon lawmakers vote on budget, protesters up the pressure

    Lebanon lawmakers vote on budget, protesters up the pressure

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese protesters rallying against a proposed austerity budget have broken through a security cordon outside parliament, where lawmakers were voting on the controversial draft bill. The protesters, mostly army veterans, on Friday pu…
    - 12 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:55am -
  • newTripoli parliament warns of airstrikes by Hifter’s allies

    Tripoli parliament warns of airstrikes by Hifter’s allies

    CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s parliament based in the west says it has gathered intelligence warning of the use of possible airstrikes on Tripoli by allies of commander Khalifa Hifter, who launched a military offensive in April to capture the capital from…
    - 20 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:47am -
  • newNew Hampshire court upholds rejection of Northern Pass plan

    New Hampshire court upholds rejection of Northern Pass plan

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has affirmed a state committee’s rejection of a proposal to build a hydropower transmission line that would carry electricity from Canada to markets in southern New England. In its Friday rulin…
    - 21 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:46am -
  • newMarkets Right Now: Industrial, tech stocks lead early gains

    Markets Right Now: Industrial, tech stocks lead early gains

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Industrial and technology companies are leading stocks slightly higher on Wall Street, narrowing the market’s losses for the week. Microsoft rose 2.1% in…
    - 24 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:43am -
  • newSpain government: Socialists open to coalition with far left

    Spain government: Socialists open to coalition with far left

    MADRID (AP) — The spokeswoman for Spain’s caretaker government says acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is willing to go into a coalition with the far-left United We Can party, so long as its leader, Pablo Iglesias, does not have a seat at the C…
    - 26 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:41am -
  • newGermany: Facebook to appeal fine under hate speech law

    Germany: Facebook to appeal fine under hate speech law

    BERLIN (AP) — Facebook says it plans to appeal German authorities’ decision to fine it 2 million euros ($2.2 million) under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said July 2 Facebook failed to meet transparency requ…
    - 35 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:32am -
  • newIndian gets 10 years in prison in death of British teenager

    Indian gets 10 years in prison in death of British teenager

    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Friday sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for the drugging and killing of a 15-year-old British girl whose body was found on a Goa beach in 2008. Mumbai High Court Justices R D Dhanuka and Prithviraj Chavan ha…
    - 56 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:11am -
  • new$47M settlement reached in deadly St. Louis boiler explosion

    $47M settlement reached in deadly St. Louis boiler explosion

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A $47 million settlement has been reached in an explosion that launched a van-sized boiler through the roof a St. Louis box company and onto a nearby laundry business, killing four people and injuring three more. The Simon Law Firm…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:02am -
  • newNorthwest CEOs saw a lopsided bump in equity pay

    Northwest CEOs saw a lopsided bump in equity pay

    In a typical Pacific Northwest public company, the average CEO salary increased 7 percent while stock-based compensation jumped 18 percent to $3.02 million.
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:01am -

The Stand

  • newDid Boeing tax breaks work? ● Grocery strike vote ● Sofi’s choice

    Did Boeing tax breaks work? ● Grocery strike vote ● Sofi’s choice

    Thursday, July 18, 2019   THIS WASHINGTON   ► From KNKX — L&I proposal would expand overtime pay to more Washington workers — At a packed hearing in Seattle, University of Washington student Abbygial Eleccion testified that the new rule will…
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 12:09pm -
  • new‘A pivotal year for state politics and policy’

    ‘A pivotal year for state politics and policy’

    WSLC 2019 Legislative Report summarizes session, how each legislator voted   OLYMPIA (July 18, 2019) —  The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO has published its 2019 Legislative Report summarizing this year’s session of the State Legislatu…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:14am -
  • newLabor-environment alliance still strong, getting major wins

    Labor-environment alliance still strong, getting major wins

    By LARRY BROWN President’s Column from the WSLC 2019 Legislative Report On a beautiful, sunny afternoon in May, I stood behind Governor Jay Inslee as he signed some landmark climate and clean energy policies into law. I was proud to do so, alongsid…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:13am -
  • Overtime rule backed ● Anti-labor Labor Secretary ● Know Your Rights

    Overtime rule backed ● Anti-labor Labor Secretary ● Know Your Rights

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019   THIS WASHINGTON   ► From the Seattle P-I — New Washington state overtime rule: Relief for stressed, underpaid workers? — A proposed revision to Washington’s overtime rules, unchanged since Gerald Ford was presiden…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 11:51am -
  • Kalispell nurses win union with 1199NW

    Kalispell nurses win union with 1199NW

    The following is from SEIU HealthCare 1199NW: KALISPELL, Mont. (July 17, 2019) — In a vote of 372 to 199, the nurses of Kalispell Regional Medical Center, The HealthCenter, Brendan House and Kalispell Regional Health Clinics voted to unionize in SE…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 11:37am -
  • 4-to-1 support for OT pay ● Paid in Mukilteo ● Campaignin’ Cathy

    4-to-1 support for OT pay ● Paid in Mukilteo ● Campaignin’ Cathy

    Tuesday, July 16, 2019   THIS WASHINGTON   ► From Washington State Wire — New poll finds majority of likely Washington voters support guaranteed overtime pay policy — A new poll from Patinkin Research Strategies shows a majority of likely Nov…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 12:07pm -
  • What you need to know about our state’s new election rules

    What you need to know about our state’s new election rules

    (July 16, 2019) — It’s summer and across Washington state, temperatures — and primary election races — are heating up. This year, our access to register to vote is growing. Our democracy is strongest when everyone participates and our unions…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 10:23am -
  • Labor walk for Sen. Liz Lovelett on Saturday

    Labor walk for Sen. Liz Lovelett on Saturday

    BELLINGHAM (July 16, 2019) — Union volunteers are needed this Saturday for the first of two primary election Labor Neighbor walks on behalf of the Washington State Labor Council’s endorsed candidate for State Senate in the 40th Legislative Distri…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 9:35am -
  • Get ready to vote ● Ending asylum ● Silent on racism

    Get ready to vote ● Ending asylum ● Silent on racism

    Monday, July 15, 2019   ELECTION   ► In today’s (Everett) Herald — Ready, set, vote: Primary ballots will be arriving this week — Ballots for the Aug. 6 primary will be sent Thursday to registered voters across the state. For the first time…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 11:25am -
  • WSNA: St. Joseph deal is ‘a major victory’

    WSNA: St. Joseph deal is ‘a major victory’

    TACOMA (July 15, 2019) — Nurses represented by the Washington State Nurses Association at CHI Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center, who were poised to take a strike authorization vote this week, reached a tentative agreement with hospital managemen…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 10:54am -
Dosha Pops
In The Lights PR
Janine Just, Inc.
Lux Smiles Dentistry

Washington State Wire

The News Tribune

MyPopMuse

About PopMuse

A curated aggregation of musings from across the land and of different subject matters for the scanoholics.