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Category: Sports
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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Comments | More in General news, Sports | Topics: Seahawks, sports, White House

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

February 19, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Seattle man suffocates in tree well while skiing at Crystal Mountain

A 35-year-old man from Seattle died today from snow-immersion suffocation while skiing on Crystal Mountain, the resort said. Ski patrol received a report of a missing person at 2:25 p.m. The man had last been seen around 1 p.m. in an area called Dick’s Face. Ski patrol was dispatched to the location and found the man…

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February 7, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Man who scammed golf tournaments sentenced

A man who scammed golf-tournament organizers by selling hole-in-one insurance and then failing to make good on the prizes was sentenced in King County Superior Court today to three months in jail. Kevin Kolenda was given credit for time he’s already served behind bars, and has been released from custody. He also paid $15,000 in restitution. Kolenda, 56, pleaded guilty to two counts…

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Comments | More in Sports, The Blotter | Topics: golf, hole-in-one, insurance

February 5, 2014 at 5:33 PM

‘Gridhawk’ clears after a crowded evening commute

UPDATE, 8:24 P.M. | There is no longer an extended wait time for passengers departing the Seattle terminal for Bainbridge Island and Bremerton, according to WSDOT. UPDATE, 8 P.M. | Traffic on Interstate 5 has eased, but ferry and bus passengers should anticipate delays as operations return to normal. UPDATE, 6:46 P.M. | Northbound bus routes 301 and…

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Comments | More in Homepage, Sports, The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Seahawks, transit

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