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Category: Sports
February 16, 2015 at 12:09 PM

Lake Stevens man, 79, found safe after search

Update, 1:10 p.m.: The man has been found and is safe, according to the Lake Stevens police. Original post: Authorities are asking for help in finding a 79-year-old Lake Stevens man missing since Sunday afternoon. Andrew A. Green did not return home from his regular afternoon walk in an area near the 2300 block of Soper Hill Rd.  Green…


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January 29, 2015 at 10:22 PM

Seattle-area Boys & Girls clubs challenge Boston clubs to fundraising contest

“DON’T LET OUR CLUB KIDS WEAR PATRIOTS COLORS!” says the headline on a website set up by the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. The clubs have challenged their Boston-area counterparts to a fundraising challenge called “Boys & Girls Clubs Bowl II.” The organizations are trying to raise $49,000 apiece (since the Seattle-New England game is Super…


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January 23, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Counterfeit Seahawks jerseys seized from Washington man in Arizona

UPDATE at 2:58 p.m. A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security in Arizona said that a man who had about 100 counterfeit Seahawks jerseys on him when he was pulled over during a traffic stop Thursday was from East Wenatchee, Douglas County — not exactly the Seattle area. The Seattle Times is not naming the 36-year-old man…


Comments | More in Sports, The Blotter | Topics: counterfeit Seahawks jerseys, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Seahawks

January 23, 2015 at 7:54 AM

Washington attorney general wants to outlaw ticket bots

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking the Legislature to outlaw ticket bots — computer software that beats humans trying to buy seats online for concerts and sporting events. Scalpers use such programs to buy up tickets that they resell at higher prices. Ferguson says Ticketmaster reports bots are often used to buy…


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January 16, 2015 at 4:52 PM

Seattle Aquarium unveils new 12th Animal: The Hawktopus

The “Hawktopus” at the Seattle Aquarium sported a Seahawks helmet Friday to show support for its team. (Courtesy of Seattle Aquarium) Move over, Marshawn Pinch. The Seattle Aquarium has unveiled a new 12th Animal, one that is preparing for the NF-Sea championship against the Green Bay Prawns this weekend. The 12th Man, meet the Hawktopus. The…


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December 19, 2014 at 9:21 PM

SPD nails thief who nabbed historical Mariners’ jerseys

Seattle police say they arrested on Friday a burglar suspected of breaking into Safeco Field and making off with bags of Seattle Mariners historical memorabilia, including jerseys worn by Edgar Martinez and Ken Griffey Jr. According to police, the man climbed over a fence around 4 a.m. on Thursday, broke glass display cases inside Safeco Field,…


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November 13, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Muckleshoot Tribe buys Emerald Downs

Horses fly out of the starting gate in front of the grandstand as they begin the mile-long Muckleshoot Tribal Purse on July 6. (Lindsey Wasson / Seattle Times) The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe is buying Emerald Downs, the tribe announced in a news release Thursday. The purchase of the Auburn horse-racing track from Northwest Racing Associates and…


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