Machinists vote today: The vote on Boeing’s proposal to extend the Machinists’ contract for a commitment to build the 777X jet at Boeing plants here began at 5 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. The results are to be announced this evening. Let the fight begin: Or continue, that is. Supporters and opponents of expanded…More
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TACOMA (AP) — Police say two men who died in a high-speed crash in Tacoma were apparently fleeing from a convenience store where they had stolen beer. Officer Loretta Cool says the fleeing car was not being chased by police at the time, about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, when it went out of control at a construction site…More
UPDATE: 2:05 p.m. | Johnny Turk, 25, a longtime Mariners fan, has brought a baseball glove to many M’s games, hoping he might catch a foul ball as a souvenir. One finally came his way Wednesday night – and though he didn’t have his glove, he wasn’t going to let this foul ball get away. “It looked like…More
An alleged beer thief was crowned this afternoon by the shopkeeper at a Green Lake convenience store, police said. Seattle police spokesman Jeff Kappel said officers were called to the Green Lake Gas Station in the 7200 block of Aurora Avenue North around 2:10 p.m. after a fight between the alleged shoplifter and another man led…More
The Associated Press WENATCHEE – The top law enforcement officer of Winthrop, a small town in north-central Washington that attracts tourists with its Old West trappings, was disciplined in January for returning to duty after drinking alcohol twice last summer. The Wenatchee World says public records show Marshal David Dahlstrom spent a week off the job without pay….More
Weather: Weather was great yesterday, and it looks like another great day today. You must like that, eh? A bit chilly this morning, but a high in the mid-60s this afternoon. Cloudy and a chance of showers tomorrow — bummer, but hey, enjoy what you can when you can. Traffic: The highways were…More