Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella cranks a siren to officially start a global employee hackathon, in which thousands of employees from all different divisions of the company work on some 2,700 projects. The hackathon is part of a weeklong series of events called oneweek, designed to inspire employees.
TRUTH NEEDLE: Opponents of creating a Metropolitan Park District in Seattle say Prop. 1 would raise property taxes 20 percent. The math doesn’t add up.
- UPDATE - 09:05 AM Man fatally shot by Seattle police in Gas Works Park
- Amgen’s exit a new blow for Seattle biotech industry
- After breakdown, 2 ferries for Bainbridge, just 1 for Kingston
- UPDATE - 10:07 AM Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site
- UPDATE - 08:54 AM Amazon to invest $2B to expand in India
- Facing budget crunch, public-health chief quits
- Jewish group: Gun remarks ‘idiotic, simplistic, wrong’
UPDATE - 10:07 AM Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions
UPDATE - 10:00 AM GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama
UPDATE - 10:07 AM Strike on crowded Gaza area kills 16, wounds 150
UPDATE - 10:10 AM Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
UPDATE - 09:59 AM Small cars fare poorly in crash tests
Entertainment & Living
NEW - 09:00 AM Your week in Seattle music: Santana, Sara Bareilles and more
The New York Times editorial board adding its influential voice to the national debate will be a boost for this movement led by the states.Kate Riley, Opinion Northwest: "New York Times joins Seattle Times in calling for marijuana legalization"
- Editorial: Fix Seattle Schools’ superintendent turnover issues
- Editorial: Get Northwest grain shipments going again
- UPDATE - 09:29 AM Marijuana, parenting and toking in public
- Photos: Picturing the devastation of fire country
UPDATE - 10:03 AM Boeing will build largest 787 model only in S. Carolina
UPDATE - 08:06 AM Windows Phone 8.1 gets an update; Cortana goes to China and UK