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

  • newCoronavirus outbreak: doctors use robot to treat first known US patient
    American citizen in his 30s was admitted to Washington state hospital on Monday after trip to ChinaDoctors have been using a robot to treat the first person known to have been admitted to hospital in the US with a new strain of the coronavirus, as pa…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 7:28pm -
  • Coronavirus: health officials announce first known US case
    Man in his 30s in good condition in hospital in Washington stateCDC says risk to American public is lowThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the first known case of a new strain of coronavirus in the US. In a Tuesday p…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jan 20, 3:00pm -
  • Iranian Americans claim delays and questioning at US-Canada border
    Advocacy group says more than 60 encountered difficulties returning to the US amid tensions between Washington and IranOpinion: Many Iranian-Americans are sick and terrifiedMore than 60 Iranians and Iranian-Americans have been subject to questioning…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jan 20, 9:38am -
  • Ambushed: 15ft tumbleweeds trap drivers and force Washington state road closure
    Mobile plants forced authorities to close a highway in both directions for hours in Washington state on New Year’s EveUnlucky drivers in Washington state saw in the new year trapped under a glut of 15ft tumbleweeds, after the desiccated but mobile…
    - 21 days ago, 2 Jan 20, 2:08am -
  • Woman who lived to 105 left nearly $10m to community colleges
    After Eva Gordon died last year, her estate sent checks for $550,000 to 17 colleges across Washington stateA 105-year-old Seattle woman who died last year has left almost $10m to community colleges across Washington state.Eva Gordon was known for acc…
    - 27 days ago, 27 Dec 19, 4:00am -
  • Boeing's 737 Max troubles threaten booming Seattle-area economy
    In Renton, just south of Seattle, the suspension of 737 Max production could hit hard. But residents have overcome adversity beforeEver since Boeing announced it would temporarily halt production of the grounded 737 Max aircraft, there has been a str…
    - 33 days ago, 21 Dec 19, 4:30am -
  • Republican Matt Shea 'participated in act of domestic terrorism', says report
    Report produced for Washington state legislature following reporting from the Guardian and other outlets on Shea’s activities The Republican Washington state representative Matthew Shea “participated in an act of domestic terrorism against the Un…
    - 34 days ago, 20 Dec 19, 7:41am -
  • Report on far-right Republican Matt Shea in hands of Washington legislators
    Lawmakers from both parties tight-lipped on contentsIndependent investigators reported on lawmaker’s activitiesOutside investigators have submitted a report to the Washington state house about the activities of the far-right Republican state repres…
    - 41 days ago, 13 Dec 19, 4:30am -
  • Cosmic Crisp apple that can reportedly last for a year to hit US stores
    Fruit, a cross between Enterprise and Honeycrisp apple varieties, was bred to feature ‘naturally higher levels of acidity and sugar’The Cosmic Crisp – a new super-sweet variety of apple that can reportedly last longer than a year in the refrige…
    - 53 days ago, 1 Dec 19, 11:12am -
  • Young climate activists chain selves to Washington pier amid pipeline delivery
    Protest comes amid effort to disrupt 700-mile Trans Mountain pipeline expansionYoung activists interrupted the delivery of a controversial pipeline to a port in southern Washington at daybreak on Tuesday, once again taking the lead in the climate fig…
    - 78 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 5:00pm -

The Olympian

The Seattle Times

  • newAsian shares reverse gains on growing impact of China virus

    Asian shares reverse gains on growing impact of China virus

    BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares reversed early gains Thursday as health authorities around the world moved to monitor and contain a deadly virus outbreak in China and keep it from spreading globally. China and other nations have ramped up screenings fo…
    - 26 mins ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:53am -
  • newAfghan official says Taliban killed intel officer in Helmand

    Afghan official says Taliban killed intel officer in Helmand

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban ambushed and killed an Afghan intelligence official in southern Helmand province as he was walking home from work, an official said Thursday. It was the latest deadly attack by insurgents even as they hold peac…
    - 34 mins ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:45am -
  • newHarris scores 28, Nevada beats UNLV 86-72

    Harris scores 28, Nevada beats UNLV 86-72

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jalen Harris had 28 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals and Nevada beat UNLV 86-72 on Wednesday night. Jazz Johnson added 19 points, Lindsey Drew scored 14 and Nisre Zouzoua 11 for Nevada. UNLV’s Nick Blair made t…
    - 37 mins ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:42am -
  • newIran uses violence, politics to try to push US out of Iraq

    Iran uses violence, politics to try to push US out of Iraq

    BEIRUT (AP) — Iran has long sought the withdrawal of American forces from neighboring Iraq, but the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia commander in Baghdad has added new impetus to the effort, stoking anti-American feelings tha…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:12am -
  • newDiane, Brown II lead CS Northridge past UCSB 83-75

    Diane, Brown II lead CS Northridge past UCSB 83-75

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Lamine Diane had 27 points and Darius Brown II added 21 points and eight assists as Cal State Northridge defeated UC Santa Barbara 83-75 on Wednesday night. Diane, who averages 27.4 points per game, added seven rebounds…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:08am -
  • newTwitter tells facial-recognition trailblazer Cleaview AI to stop using the site’s photos

    Twitter tells facial-recognition trailblazer Cleaview AI to stop using the site’s photos

    Twitter said Clearview AI, whose app is spreading in law enforcement, was violating its policies. Lawmakers also expressed privacy concerns.
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:01am -
  • newWorld leaders rally in Jerusalem against anti-Semitism

    World leaders rally in Jerusalem against anti-Semitism

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of world leaders descended upon Jerusalem on Thursday for the largest-ever gathering focused on commemorating the Holocaust and combThe Taliban ambushed and killed an Afghan intelligence official in southern Helmand province…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:00am -
  • newLong Beach State knocks off Big West-leader UC Irvine 63-56

    Long Beach State knocks off Big West-leader UC Irvine 63-56

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Colin Slater scored 19 points and Long Beach State beat Big West Conference leader UC Irvine 63-56 on Wednesday night to snap the Anteaters three-game win streak. Chance Hunter added 11 points for the 49ers (7-14, 2-3), wh…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jan 20, 12:47am -
  • newAcquaah, Boyd lead Cal Baptist’s 85-53 rout of Chicago State

    Acquaah, Boyd lead Cal Baptist’s 85-53 rout of Chicago State

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Milan Acquaah and Brandon Boyd scored 22 points apiece as California Baptist easily defeated Chicago State 85-53 on Wednesday night. Tre Armstrong had seven rebounds for California Baptist (14-5, 4-1 Western Athletic Confer…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jan 20, 12:44am -
  • newRudy Gobert does it all as Jazz rout young Warriors, 129-96

    Rudy Gobert does it all as Jazz rout young Warriors, 129-96

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Utah Jazz thrive on making that one extra pass to pile up assists, even if it means they run right up against the shot clock on many possessions. It sure helps to have the steady hand of Rudy Gobert in the post to finish. G…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jan 20, 12:30am -

The Stand

  • Respect our teachers! ● Calls for Shea to resign ● Nonprofits need unions

    Respect our teachers! ● Calls for Shea to resign ● Nonprofits need unions

    Tuesday, August 20, 2019   RESPECT OUR TEACHERS!   ► In today’s Tri-City Herald — Kennewick teachers vow strike if no agreement by Aug. 26 — Kennewick teachers voted Monday to go on strike on Aug. 27, the scheduled first day of school, if n…
    - 20 Aug 19, 11:47am -
  • Fired SC Boeing Machinists win legal battle

    Fired SC Boeing Machinists win legal battle

    The following is from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM): WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 20, 2019) — Five instances of company discipline and unjust terminations of IAM members at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner manufacturing…
    - 20 Aug 19, 10:09am -
  • Charity golf tournament Sept. 7 at Spokane’s Downriver course

    Charity golf tournament Sept. 7 at Spokane’s Downriver course

    SPOKANE — Teamsters Local 690, UFCW Local 1439 and Sunrise for Children invite all to participate in the Teamsters/UFCW/Sunrise Dental Charity Golf Tournament to be held Saturday, Sept. 7 at Spokane’s Downriver Golf Course, with a shotgun start a…
    - 20 Aug 19, 10:09am -
  • Join ‘People Over Pharma Profits’ rally Tuesday at noon in Seattle

    Join ‘People Over Pharma Profits’ rally Tuesday at noon in Seattle

    The following is from Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action: SEATTLE — Organizations, healthcare and consumer advocates, and patients are coming together Tuesday as part of a national day of action to demand that lawmakers take serious action…
    - 19 Aug 19, 4:12pm -
  • Trolls vs. AFSCME ● NABTU vs. Trump ● Billionaires vs. taxes

    Trolls vs. AFSCME ● NABTU vs. Trump ● Billionaires vs. taxes

    Monday, August 19, 2019   DOWN SOUTH   ► From the NW Labor Press — Troll on the Hill — Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) office support staffperson Jesse Miller thought something was odd about the online trolls who began attacking A…
    - 19 Aug 19, 12:08pm -
  • Save veteran construction training programs

    Save veteran construction training programs

    The following is from the Union Veterans Council: (Aug. 19, 2019) — After coming home from the Army, Union Veteran Council Executive Director Will Attig struggled to find his place. “I came home without a job, a degree or a future,” Attig said.…
    - 19 Aug 19, 10:24am -
  • No vote on NAFTA ’til it’s fixed: Tuesday is National Call-In Day

    No vote on NAFTA ’til it’s fixed: Tuesday is National Call-In Day

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — After 25 years of NAFTA empowering corporations to undermine basic labor standards, attack environmental laws, and outsource more than 1 million U.S. jobs, the revised NAFTA 2.0 deal that Donald Trump signed in late 2018 is not t…
    - 19 Aug 19, 10:24am -
  • Labor Day events planned across Washington state on Sept. 2

    Labor Day events planned across Washington state on Sept. 2

    This Labor Day — which is fast approaching on Monday, Sept. 2 — working people in every corner of the country have good reason to be proud. Our labor movement is on the rise. We are marching and striking and organizing. We are refusing to accept…
    - 16 Aug 19, 12:07pm -
  • WSLC seeks Legislative Director, Workforce Development Director

    WSLC seeks Legislative Director, Workforce Development Director

    SEATTLE (Aug. 16, 2019) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, which is the largest union federation and considered to be the voice of labor in the State of Washington, is hiring! The WSLC is seeking applicants for two positions: Workforce…
    - 16 Aug 19, 12:07pm -
  • ‘Why do we have to choose?’ ● Stepford Amazonians ● Too Hot

    ‘Why do we have to choose?’ ● Stepford Amazonians ● Too Hot

    Friday, August 16, 2019   THIS WASHINGTON   ► In today’s Columbian — Vancouver hearing explores overtime pay proposals — Vancouver workers, business owners, unions and business organization representatives gathered Thursday for a public hea…
    - 16 Aug 19, 12:06pm -
Emergency Comeback
Shorts Fix
Dosha Pops
In The Lights PR

Washington State Wire

  • newSenate Republicans roll out efforts to combat homelessness
    Senate Republicans introduced a package of bills Tuesday that aim to reduce the number of homeless individuals on the streets, utilizing a number of tools to expand resources, compel homeless individuals to seek treatment for mental health disorders…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 6:52pm -
  • newSenate Committee hears greenhouse gas emission legislation
    The Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee held a public hearing Tuesday for Senate Bill 6272, which would reduce greenhouse gas emissions to levels deemed below dangerous amounts according to the latest climate science.  The reductions m…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 11:00am -
  • JT Wilcox is a unique partisan leader, and the legislature is better as a result
    JT Wilcox is a unique policy leader in Olympia, and Washington State politics are probably better off as result.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 2:04pm -
  • Senate committee hears testimony on gun control bills
    A series of bills came before the Senate Law & Justice Committee Monday, drawing a large crowd of gun rights supporters and Second Amendment advocates.  Each of the five bills addressed facets of gun ownership and related challenges.  Senate Bill 6…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 1:18pm -
  • Q&A: Meet the Wire’s Madeline Shannon
    My colleague Madeline Shannon is a new reporter covering the legislature for the Wire. She joins us after a career covering beats in California and Oregon. While Madeline is quite busy these days running between committee sessions, press conferences,…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 12:28pm -
  • Podcast: A Conversation with Kan Qiu
    Kan Qiu helped lead the coalition — Washington Asians for Equality — behind the Referendum-88 campaign, overturning the legislature’s affirmative action policy which passed late in the 2019 session. Depending on one’s perspective, this was a…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 8:43pm -
  • Cottage food product labeling requirements might change
    A Republican-led bill, House Bill 2217, would make a small change to current cottage food labeling requirements if passed. Cottage food producers, defined as producers of foods like jams, jellies, fruit butters, baked goods and preserves, would have…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 6:33pm -
  • Advocates, opponents turn out for sex education bill
    In a public hearing over House Bill 2184, The House of Representatives Education Committee took comments from advocates for and opponents of the sexual health education bill, which would require all school districts in the state to provide comprehens…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 4:10pm -
  • Senate Republicans form “Tax Watchdog Committee”
    Responding to Governor Inslee’s proposal to pull millions from the state’s emergency fund to pay for homeless services, as well as what the caucus is calling a “high-handed response to I-976,” Senate Republicans have announced the formation o…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 2:59pm -
  • State Treasurer releases new study on the state’s debt
    The State Treasurer wants Washington residents and the Legislature to know just how much debt the state has amassed, releasing a study on the state’s debt portfolio and other financial obligations. The Treasurer’s 2020 Debt Affordability Study en…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 3:47pm -

The News Tribune

Shorts Fix

About PopMuse

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