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Monthly Archives: February 2017

My Monday commute was a bummer, how was yours?

Monday's commute was a mess, and a fine example of how the closure of I-5 through downtown can cripple our region.

Capitol Lake stakeholders await money for key environmental study

The Olympia and Tumwater city councils as well as the Port of Olympia commissioners held a joint study session Tuesday about the future of Capitol Lake. Representatives from consulting group … Click to Continue »

Stakeholders await money for Capitol Lake environmental study

The Olympia and Tumwater city councils as well as the Port of Olympia commissioners held a joint study session Tuesday about the future of Capitol Lake. Representatives from consulting group … Click to Continue »

Charges: Man bound, beat nephew at Bellevue workplace

King County Prosecutors say a 43-year-old Bothell man tied up, assaulted and robbed his nephew at the family business in Bellevue earlier this month on the belief that he stole some of his belongings.

Capital’s TJ Mickelson is The Olympian’s 2017 All-Area boys basketball player of the year

Capital senior TJ Mickelson, who played his first three seasons at Black Hills, finished his career with more than 1,700 points. … Click to Continue »

Class 3A boys and girls basketball state tournament primers

3A BOYS WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY At the Tacoma Dome WEDNESDAY’S FIRST ROUND 3:45 p.m.: No. 8 Seattle Prep (18-8) vs. No. 10 Timberline (18-7) Winner vs. No. 3 Lincoln (25-0), 3:45 p.m. … Click to Continue »

Seattle Redditor finds weird bit of Apple history at Goodwill

A Seattle Redditor caught a glimpse into the early days of Apple during a trip to Goodwill.

Cleaning up toxic algae blooms from Waughop Lake

Two Waughop lake advocates, Tom McClellan (brown coat) and Don Russell (black vest), contend that persistent toxic algae blooms can be effectively eliminated only by dredging the 33-acre lake in Lakewood's Fort Steilacoom Park. … Click to Continue »

At 24-0, Tacoma Baptist girls ready to storm Class 1B state tournament

Abby Leaman predominantly knows two things about Spokane. One, it is the host city of the Class 1B state basketball tournament. And two, there is a Golden Corral downtown — … Click to Continue »

Waldorf Astoria hotel closing for transformative makeover

NEW YORK (AP) — The word “grand” matched few hotels in the world better than New York City’s Waldorf Astoria, but this bastion of gilded splendor is now closing for two to three years for a transformative makeover. The last guests were checking out by noon Wednesday after enjoying the rich Art Deco style of […]

New York City’s Waldorf Astoria closing for major makeover

NEW YORK (AP) — The word “grand” matched few hotels in the world better than New York City’s Waldorf Astoria, but this bastion of gilded splendor is now closing for two to three years for a transformative makeover. The last guests were to check out by noon Wednesday after enjoying the rich Art Deco style […]

Class 4A boys and girls basketball state tournament primers

4A BOYS WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY At the Tacoma Dome WEDNESDAY’S FIRST ROUND 9 a.m.: No. 8 Richland (16-4) vs. No. 5 Davis (19-4) Winner vs. No. 4 Federal Way, 9 a.m. Thursday … Click to Continue »

Napavine Petitions Governor to Appoint New City Councilors

NAPAVINE — The Board of Lewis County Commissioners was supposed to meet in Napavine on Tuesday afternoon in order to interview six applicants for three vacant positions on the Napavine City Council. That public meeting was scheduled three weeks in…

Finance tools needed for county courthouse

Replacement of the aging 1970s-era Thurston County Courthouse faces many financial obstacles. The project, once estimated to cost upward of $150 million, could place a large burden on taxpayers if … Click to Continue »

Asian markets mostly higher, watching Trump speech closely

Asian markets were mostly higher Wednesday as attention turned to President Donald Trump's speech to Congress for clues on what might be ahead for trade, regulations and taxes. KEEPING SCORE: … Click to Continue »

2B, 1B state basketball primer: Life Christian boys, Tacoma Baptist girls could make run...

CLASS 2B BOYS Wednesday-Saturday, at Spokane Arena, Spokane Game 4 (Wednesday): Chief Leschi (21-6) vs. Toledo (19-6), 2 p.m. (loser out) Game 4 (Thursday): Life Christian (25-1) vs. Chief Leschi-Toledo … Click to Continue »

2A, 1A state basketball primer: Foss boys, Black Hills girls enter Yakima as favorites...

CLASS 2A BOYS Wednesday-Saturday, at SunDome, Yakima Game 3 (Wednesday): Foss (21-5) vs. Mark Morris (18-6), 12:15 p.m. (loser out) Rest of schedule: Thursday quarterfinals are from 9 a.m-3:30 p.m. … Click to Continue »

Conley, Gasol lead Grizzlies past Suns, 130-112

Marc Gasol has become a weapon from outside the arc, and it has made the Memphis Grizzlies much more potent. Gasol converted all five of his shots from 3-point range … Click to Continue »

Colorado State wins on Nixon’s 3 with 6 seconds left

Prentiss Nixon scored 23 points and made a 3-pointer with six seconds left to lift Colorado State to a 78-76 victory over Wyoming on Tuesday night for its seventh straight … Click to Continue »

Evanger’s expands recall because dog food may contain euthanasia drug

More dog food has been recalled because it may contain a deadly drug.