The Blue Angels return
Sunday Memo: Man at party drowns in Snohomish River ... Bertha repair hits snag ... Marshawn Lynch poll
A proposal to develop mountain-bike trails in the woods of Cheasty Greenspace, on the east slope of Beacon Hill, has found support as well as opposition. Some residents favor more active uses to engage young people, while others want natural park areas in Seattle to remain natural.
In the race to succeed state Sen. Adam Kline, five Democrats and one Republican are on the primary ballot. The top two in the Aug. 5 primary move on to the November election for the 37th District state Senate seat.
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A current-day documentary, “Grays Harbor Happenings,” gives new life to rediscovered film clips depicting life in Grays Harbor nearly a century ago.
As Washington State University works to build state support for a new WSU-run medical school, some say the country already has enough of them.
We use all of our brain capacity, but we don’t always do it well. There are cures for that but no miracles.
Nicole & Co.
Thirty years after photographer Mary Ellen Mark and her husband, filmmaker Martin Bell, made the landmark documentary “Streetwise” about homeless Seattle teens, the pair returns to revisit the subjects of the film.
After sensational year and a Super Bowl title, Richard Sherman is watching closely to make sure he doesn’t take any steps backward
Sounders coach could notch his 200th MLS victory by beating Los Angeles
Nahomi Kawasumi has two goals as Reign improves record to 14-1-4
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals says the debate over who is the best cornerback in the league will continue and his opinion will never change: He is the best. Peterson has jousted with Richard Sherman of the Seahawks over which one is the best at the position.
Taylor’s second-inning double gives shortstop first RBI in his second start. He is 3 for 8 in his first three games.
Braves Manager Bobby Cox and pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux join Frank Thomas and manager Joe Torre and Tony La Russa as newest Hall inductees
Vincenzo Nibali emerged Sunday as the first Italian winner of the Tour de France in 16 years after a race defined by inclement weather and painful eliminations of other favorites.
Jesus Montero drives in winning run as James Paxton allows one run on six hits in 41/3 innings in his third rehabilitation start for Rainiers.
Sadena Parks’ 62 helps her rally from seven shots back
One of the first cars in the U.S. to come equipped with 4G LTE wireless service, the 2015 Audi A3 sedan, is put through its paces with a pile of tablets and smartphones connected to the in-car Wi-Fi network for a drive on Highway 520 between Seattle and Redmond.
Microsoft’s general counsel is one of the most influential voices inside the company, partly because he has been in his job since 2002, which makes him the longest serving member of the senior leadership team.
As the technology progresses, developers are moving toward even more immersive experiences using virtual reality. Many see Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus as a turning point of sorts.
A habitual casino cheat who made his living by sleight-of-hand tricks was arrested at a casino in Pennsylvania after he applied for a player’s club card using his real name and birth date.
The Blue Angels will fly over the west side of Seattle’s coastline at around 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Notable hires and promotions
A look at business events during the week
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Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neighbor.
A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.
A federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on carrying guns outside of a person's home, concluding it violates Second Amendment rights.
The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
A woman who struck and killed a Jesuit volunteer on a cross-country bicycling trip in western Colorado has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors.
Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
Israel resumed its Gaza offensive on Sunday, calling off a unilateral extension of a humanitarian cease-fire after Palestinian militants fired several rockets at southern Israel.
Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.
State Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Seattle, is an easy endorsement for another two-year term in Olympia.
Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary was appointed to fill the job vacated by John Lovick’s move to county executive. Keep Trenary in his post.
How to perform the Gilbert and Sullivan opera “The Mikado” without resorting to Asian stereotypes, according to guest columnist Rick Shiomi.
Leonard Pitts Jr. / Syndicated columnist
Social media have rewritten the social contract and apparently what once did not need explaining now does, writes syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.
“Experimenting” with people’s food-stamp money is not something we should sign onto, writes syndicated columnist E.J. Dionne Jr.
Amy Bloom’s “Lucky Us” follows two sisters and an ensemble of friends, family and hangers-on as they navigate the tumultuous decade of the 1940s. Bloom will discuss her book Aug. 4 at the Seattle Public Library.
Ben Macintyre’s “A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal” looks at the shocking story of Kim Philby, the British intelligence agent who betrayed his country by spying for the Soviet Union, from the perspective of his most loyal friend.
If you aren’t reading them already, you should be: Joseph Boyden, Alistair MacLeod, Louise Penny and others.
In “Told and Untold Stories,” Portland painter Stephen O’Donnell adds a new historical period or two to his witty self-portraiture in drag, taking it all the way from ancient régime to 1940s movie-star mode. Through Aug. 30, 2014.
TV picks for Sunday, July 27, 2014, include “Poirot” on KCTS, “Ray Donovan” on Showtime and “The Lottery” on Lifetime.
Tom Nissley and Daniel James Brown lead sales at Phinney Books.
Brad Thor’s “Act of War” leads fiction sales; D’Souza’s “America” top nonfiction sales.
In “The City Son,” Nepalese-American writer Samrat Upadhyay chronicles a family fractured by an illicit relationship.
A very short list of animals who captured our hearts at the movies.
The week of July 27 brings Seafair events, concerts, special exhibits.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says cesarean surgeries are overused and risky. Doctors and hospitals are following suit.
The year has passed its midpoint: Time to recommit to eating more whole, fresh, healthful foods.
The People's Pharmacy
People’s Pharmacy on home remedies and over-the-counter products for swimmer’s ear; rebound headaches; and keeping psoriasis under control with sun exposure.
Meet three of the winners of The Seattle Times’ Pet Selfies contest, in which we asked readers to riff on the selfie trend by sharing an image they took of themselves with a pet. Nearly 500 of you responded.
Elie Saab’s collection was a highlight of Paris’ Haute Couture Fashion Week, as this gown attests.
Fit & Fun
The Olympic Sculpture Park will celebrate “Kids Day” on Saturday, Aug. 2.
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