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Category: Sports
August 22, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Bremerton ferry to make extra round trip for Seahawks fans

A Seattle-Bremerton ferry will make an extra round trip Friday evening to accommodate heavy foot traffic because of the Seahawks game. The 1,200 passenger Sealth will depart Bremerton at 10:15 p.m. and Seattle at 11:30 p.m., according to Washington State Ferries. Passengers should expect heavier-than-normal foot traffic on ferries from Bremerton and Bainbridge Island on Friday…

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Comments | More in Sports, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Bremerton, Seahawks, Washington State Ferries

August 17, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Experienced skydiver dies in ‘extremely hard landing’

An experienced skydiver with a fully functional parachute died Sunday afternoon after an “extremely hard landing,” according to a spokesman for Kapowsin Air Sports at Sanderson Field in Shelton. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Ryan Erickson, who was an experienced skydiver. Erickson had completed nearly 1,000 successful jumps in the past. On Sunday,…

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Comments | More in Sports, The Blotter, Weird news | Topics: accident, fatal, Kapowsin

August 14, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Bellevue PD looking into possible false reporting in Marshawn Lynch case

Bellevue police say they are looking into whether the person who accused Marshawn Lynch of assault and personal property damage was lying. Police spokesman Seth Tyler said Thursday morning the case involving Lynch remains open. But, Tyler said, instead of any alleged wrongdoing by the Seahawks running back there is a possibility of false reporting by the former…

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Comments | More in Sports, The Blotter | Topics: Bellevue Police Department, Marshawn Lynch

June 25, 2014 at 6:06 AM

Marshawn Lynch to be tastefully nude in ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

The Associated Press Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch will be one of 22 athletes who will be featured in the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue, which will hit newsstands on July 11. The keystone to the issue is the “Bodies We Want” section, where athletes will be featured in tasteful nude poses. Lynch will be in the company…

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Comments | More in General news, Sports | Topics: ESPN, magazine, Marshawn Lynch

June 21, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Hope Solo arrested for investigation of domestic violence

Update, 1:02 p.m. Monday: Hope Solo pleaded not guilty in an appearance in Kirkland Municipal Court. Details here. Update at 10:12 a.m.: The Seattle Reign FC released a statement on the overnight arrest of the team’s goalkeeper, Hope Solo: “We are aware of the situation regarding Hope Solo and are currently gathering information. We have no further…

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Comments | More in Sports, The Blotter | Topics: domestic violence, Hope Solo, Kirkland police

May 21, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Obama to Seattle Seahawks: ‘I root for the underdog’

WASHINGTON — President Obama hailed the Seattle Seahawks as fellow underdogs during a White House ceremony Wednesday to honor the reigning Super Bowl champions. Speaking before a packed audience in the East Room, Obama singled out several players for notable achievements, including quarterback Russell Wilson, who despite his undersized stature has “been proving the doubters wrong for a…

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Comments | More in General news, Government, Sports | Topics: President Obama, Seattle Seahawks, White House

May 21, 2014 at 11:47 AM

UPDATE: Players, coach Carroll make an appearance outside the White House

UPDATE: 12:30 p.m. | For the 75 fans who, in some cases, waited for 5 hours to see the Hawks, it was worth it. They were allowed to wait by the buses transporting the team. Bobby Wagner, Michael Bennett, and Jermaine Kearse were among those signing autographs. Pete Carroll spent a long time with…

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March 10, 2014 at 9:07 PM

Avalanche at Crystal Mountain: ‘bigger result than anticipated’

The Associated Press An avalanche that was intentionally triggered by the Ski Patrol brought down more snow than expected and wiped out a chairlift at the Crystal Mountain resort at Mount Rainier. No one was injured. The area had been closed, and the explosion was set off at 4:45 p.m. Monday after the resort had closed,…

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Comments | More in General news, Homepage, Sports, Weather Beat | Topics: High Campbell lift, The Throne

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