- Franchises want more time to pay Seattle $15 minimum wage Updated: Sep-01-15 4:27 pm
SEATTLE - A lawyer for the International Franchise Association told a federal appeals panel on Tuesday that Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law unfairly discriminates against franchises, but a city attorney said the ordinance is fair and was designed to get more money into the pockets of workers as quickly as possible.
- Seattle-area blood bank sued by transgender woman Updated: Sep-01-15 1:39 pm
SEATTLE - A transgender woman has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against a Seattle-based blood bank, saying she was fired after changing her donor profile to female to match her reissued birth certificate.
- Washington budget writer leaving House to run Early Learning Updated: Aug-31-15 8:44 pm
SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday he has appointed Rep. Ross Hunter, the House budget writer, to be the new director of the Department of Early Learning.
- More than 100K still lack power Updated: Aug-31-15 10:43 am
SEATTLE - More than 100,000 Seattle-area customers still lacked power Sunday because of a windstorm Saturday that killed two people and toppled trees and downed electrical lines.
- Loyd, Langhorne lead Storm past Mystics, 69-59 Updated: Aug-30-15 11:34 pm
- Saladino lifts White Sox to 6-5 win over Mariners Updated: Aug-30-15 8:30 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox have turned to several rookies during their lackluster season.
- Goals from Martins, Evans give Seattle 2-1 win over Portland Updated: Aug-30-15 8:21 pm
SEATTLE - Brad Evans and the Seattle Sounders are in an unfamiliar position.
- Mariners send Montgomery to minors Updated: Aug-30-15 3:42 pm
CHICAGO - The Seattle Mariners have optioned left-handed starter Mike Montgomery to Triple-A Tacoma and recalled reliever Mayckol Guaipe.
- Seattle crews cleaning up, restoring power after winds Updated: Aug-30-15 3:20 pm
SEATTLE - Crews worked Sunday to restore power after powerful winds knocked out electricity to nearly 500,000 customers in the Seattle area.
- Teacher contracts still being negotiated across Washington Updated: Aug-30-15 11:05 am
SEATTLE - As parents do their back-to-school shopping, some teachers across the state are still negotiating their contracts.
- Tacoma's 1st charter high school has students feeling free Updated: Aug-30-15 6:17 am
TACOMA, Washington - They like the food. They like the start time of 8:35 a.m. -- about an hour later than many public high schools.
- Samardzija ends rough August with loss to Mariners 7-6 Updated: Aug-30-15 1:50 am
CHICAGO - Jeff Samardzija won't have to make any more starts in August, which is fortunate for him.
- Strong winds blamed for 2 deaths in Seattle area Updated: Aug-29-15 9:14 pm
SEATTLE - Powerful winds toppled trees and power lines across the Pacific Northwest on Saturday, causing two deaths in the Seattle area and knocking out electricity to nearly 500,000 customers.
- Washington schools scramble to fill special education slots Updated: Aug-29-15 2:04 pm
SEATTLE - Only a few days remain until the school year begins, and many Washington districts still haven't filled special education teaching jobs.
- Langhorne leads Seattle Storm past San Antonio Stars, 83-69 Updated: Aug-29-15 12:20 am
- Lawsuit: staff ignored man choking on piece of orange Updated: Aug-28-15 5:29 pm
SEATTLE - Robert Kincaid, a patient suffering from schizophrenia, was lying on the floor in a dayroom at Western State Hospital, choking on a piece of orange for almost eight minutes before staff members stopped to help him, according to a federal lawsuit filed by his older brother.
- Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik Updated: Aug-28-15 5:08 pm
SEATTLE - A year to the day after praising Jack Zduriencik as he was rewarded with a contract extension, Seattle Mariners President Kevin Mather found himself speaking with ownership this week on all the areas he believed the club was lacking.
- Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier Updated: Aug-28-15 11:34 am
MOUNT BAKER, Washington - Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.
- Senators: More must be done to prevent future wildfires Updated: Aug-27-15 8:10 pm
SEATTLE - As Washington and other Western states battle huge blazes this summer, two U.S. senators said at a field hearing in Seattle that more needs to be done to prepare for and help prevent future wildfires.
- Wilson says he did not have a concussion in NFC title game Updated: Aug-27-15 7:05 pm
RENTON, Washington - Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said Thursday he did not suffer a concussion in the NFC championship game against Green Bay, a day after comments in an article in Rolling Stone indicated Wilson may have suffered a head injury.
- 3 tourists attacked, robbed in downtown Seattle Updated: Aug-27-15 5:29 am
SEATTLE - Seattle police are increasing patrols near the downtown bus tunnel after three tourists from Rhode Island were attacked and robbed.
- Bassitt, A's bullpen knocked around in 8-2 loss to Mariners Updated: Aug-26-15 11:35 pm
SEATTLE - Billy Burns accomplished what only two others had done, greeting Seattle ace Felix Hernandez with a home run leading off the game. On the first pitch, no less.
- Swimming beach on Lake Washington closed after sewage spill Updated: Aug-26-15 9:49 pm
SEATTLE - The Seward Park swimming beach on Lake Washington will be closed for at least a day following a sewage spill Wednesday morning.
- Seattle Children's Bellevue clinic warns of infection risk Updated: Aug-26-15 8:50 pm
BELLEVUE, Washington - A suburban clinic of Seattle Children's Hospital is warning patients they could have been exposed to infection by improperly cleaned and sterilized equipment.
- Hernandez, Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland 8-2 Updated: Aug-26-15 7:47 pm