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August 8, 2014 at 7:06 PM

Seattle runner nears end of Pacific Crest Trail trek

By Geoff Baker Seattle Times staff reporter A Seattle man bidding to set a new speed-hiking record of the Pacific Crest Trail is now scheduled for a Sunday night finish at the Canadian border near Manning Park. Joe McConaughy, 23, who set out June 18 in Campo, Calif., just a few feet from the Mexican border, would complete…



December 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Vote: What was Seattle’s sports story of the year?

It was a crazy, busy year in Seattle sports. The NBA and NHL still haven’t arrived, but Robinson Cano, Clint Dempsey and Chris Petersen have. Managers and coaches have come and gone. We lost two Husky coaching icons, Don James and Marv Harshman, who died this year. The Huskies, playing in renovated Husky Stadium, and Cougars each…