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NEW - 01:29 PM
Danny Westneat
We don’t have to live like this
The chairman of the stricken Tulalip Tribes, a community filled with family of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School gunman, summed up how we deal with mass shootings. Sat, 10/25
The Wrap / Ron Judd
In the age of hysteria, take the ‘New Normal’ quiz
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Immigrant helps other Bhutanese adjust to life in U.S.
Bhutanese immigrants to the U.S. have been killing themselves at an alarming rate, according to federal statistics. And the man who prodded the government into finding that out is an immigrant himself, who has taken it upon himself to help fellow Bhutanese survive their transition. Sat, 10/25
19-year-old wounded at Vancouver party
A 19-year-old shooting victim was dropped off about 1:45 a.m. Friday at the emergency room for PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. Sat, 10/25
Everett teen holds Guinness clapping record
What is the sound of one hand clapping? Sat, 10/25
Teen shooter targets 3 girls, 2 male cousins
A freshman athlete and homecoming prince, reportedly angry about a romantic relationship, pulled out a gun and opened fire in a crowded cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday, killing one classmate, wounding four others, then fatally shooting himself. Fri, 10/24

Happy ‘golden boy’ showed anger; some cite student dispute
Marysville school shooter Jaylen Fryberg was described Friday as a “golden boy” and potential leader of the Tulalip Tribes. Fri, 10/24
Darrington to celebrate as road to wilderness opens again
An 11-mile section of the Suiattle River Road, closed by washouts in 2003 and again 2006, will reopen at noon Saturday. The road leads to a network of 120 miles of hiking trails in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Fri, 10/24
Marysville shootings come as voters consider new gun laws
Friday’s shooting comes as voters decide on competing state gun initiatives. One would expand background checks on gun sales or transfers; the other would bar the state from such an expansion. Fri, 10/24
Shell work may take time in the repair pit for Bertha
It will be at least a week before archaeologists can begin sifting through a deposit of shells near Elliott Bay discovered about 20 feet into excavation to the immobilized tunnel-digging machine Bertha. Fri, 10/24
Tips on talking to children about school shootings
Tips for parents to help kids cope with tragic events. Fri, 10/24
Football rival offers up division title to Marysville-Pilchuck High
Oak Harbor High School extends offer of the division football title to its rival as show of support after Pilchuck’s deadly shooting. Fri, 10/24
Work on Bertha’s repair pit halted after discovery of shells
It may take a week before archaeologists investigate the soil, where a deposit of shells stopped work on a repair pit for tunnel machine Bertha. Fri, 10/24
Games, road work mean slow weekend traffic
Road construction and home games for the Sounders and Huskies are expected to slow motorists in several Seattle-area locations this weekend. Fri, 10/24

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Nation & World

UPDATE - 01:12 PM
Remains belong to missing Virginia student
Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her. Sat, 10/25
UPDATE - 12:32 PM
Complex investigation follows killing of deputies
More than 100 law enforcement officers from across Northern California responded without being asked after hearing that one of their own had been killed at the start of a shooting rampage, a sheriff's spokeswoman said Saturday. Sat, 10/25
UPDATE - 01:59 PM
Extremists launch new attack on Syrian border town
Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after shelling the area from their positions nearby, activists and a Kurdish official said. Sat, 10/25
UPDATE - 01:59 PM
Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. Sat, 10/25
UPDATE - 01:59 PM
WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000
More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Sat, 10/25
Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War
A judicial panel in Olavarria, Argentina, is dredging up long-held secrets about outrages committed during the government’s 1970s Dirty War against those who challenged the military regime. It’s painful: Victims and the accused share the same streets and know the same people. Sat, 10/25
Daughter of migrants nominated as envoy to Mexico
Maria Echaveste, a farmworker’s kid who served in the Clinton and Obama administrations, has been nominated as the next ambassador to Mexico. She would be the first woman to hold the post. Sat, 10/25
Dumpster diving fuels cyclist’s crusade against food waste
Rob Greenfield is bicycling across the country, eating only what he collects from trash bins and trying to get the word out that America’s stores and restaurants throw out too much good food that could go to the needy. Sat, 10/25
For South Korea, e-sports is national pastime
Competitive video gaming is taking off in places like the United States, attracting thousands of people to major events. But in South Korea, more than anywhere else, it has already oozed into mainstream culture. That may be a sign of things to come in the West.  Sat, 10/25
National oil kickback scandal stains Brazil elections
One of Petrobras’ most powerful executives is testifying in detail that he turned Brazil’s national oil company into a slush fund for the ruling Workers Party. That is complicating the re-election run for President Dilma Rousseff, in a tight race that goes to the voters on Oct. 26. Sat, 10/25
No answers yet in border agent’s killing of Mexican
Two years ago, a Mexican man at a family barbecue along the Rio Grande was shot to death by U.S. Border Patrol agent on a boat. Agents say rocks were being thrown at them. Witnesses dispute that. And the Border Patrol releases almost no information about such shootings. Sat, 10/25
Rent control’s end remaking old city centers in Spain
Across Spain, historic districts are being transformed as tens of thousands of small, often family-run shops face the end of decades of rent controls this year. Big-name chain stores able to afford the new, staggeringly high rents are moving in to take their place. Sat, 10/25
SARS outbreak of ’03 offers lessons on stopping Ebola
More than a decade ago, the SARS outbreak blew up across East Asia and spread to Canada and the U.S. before it was quashed. The 21st century’s first brush with a mystery virus run amok offers plenty of lessons to public-health officials racing to get ahead of Ebola. Sat, 10/25
UPDATE - 01:51 PM
Hawaii officials warn of possible lava evacuation
Hawaii authorities are telling residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to give days. Sat, 10/25
Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days
The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition of an unflattering part of its roots that historians have chronicled for years. Sat, 10/25
Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms. Sat, 10/25

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him. Sat, 10/25
Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai
A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Sat, 10/25
Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday. Sat, 10/25
Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers
Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation. Sat, 10/25
Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs
New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets -- weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria. Sat, 10/25
Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet -- though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R." Sat, 10/25
Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt
A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said. Sat, 10/25
Ebola fallacies spread more readily than the virus
Flu viruses and Ebola viruses take different routes to the same biological goal: get into new hosts and replicate. Fri, 10/24
N.Y., N.J. governors impose mandatory Ebola quarantines
Even before quarantine details had been worked out, a nurse who recently worked with Ebola patients in West Africa flew into Newark Liberty International Airport and was ordered quarantined; she was hospitalized after developing a fever. Fri, 10/24
Parachuting Google exec sets record 135,890-foot fall
Alan Eustace cut himself loose from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere and plummeted toward Earth at speeds that peaked at 822 mph, setting off a small sonic boom. “It was a wild, wild ride,” he said.  Fri, 10/24
Sweden ends sub search, closing book on intrigue-tinged episode
Efforts to determine what caused the intrusion were to continue, including analysis of data collected from underwater sensors and sonars. Fri, 10/24
Pro-Beijing lawmaker: Hong Kong leader should resign
James Tien, leader of the conservative Liberal Party, has a reputation for being a rebel among conservatives. Fri, 10/24
Kerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom. Fri, 10/24
NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror
A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday. Fri, 10/24

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Business & Technology

Decision time for Boeing pension-buyout offer
Former Boeing employees who have not yet retired have until Oct. 31 to tell the company whether they want a lump-sum check in December or a monthly annuity payment that begins the same month, or reject both options. Sat, 10/25
FCC delays auction of TV airwaves for mobile use
The Federal Communications Commission said it would postpone until early 2016 a planned auction of airwaves now used by broadcast television stations for use by mobile phone companies. Sat, 10/25
UPDATE - 01:59 PM
How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help
For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help. Sat, 10/25
US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies. Sat, 10/25

New Apple tablets impress, but aren’t must-haves
Apple’s new iPads, the iPaid Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3, are the best tablets on the market today. Expensive, too. Fri, 10/24
Jon Talton
Europe’s economic woes are bound to hit home
What happens in Europe can’t stay there, even in the Asian Century, because of the EU’s huge size and influence on the global economy. Fri, 10/24
FedEx, UPS move to avert Christmas delays
Last December, the delivery giants were caught off-guard by bad weather and a surge in last-minute online shopping. Preparations on under way to not go through that again. Fri, 10/24
From sharp plunge to sharp rise; market ends strong week
Volatility and sell-offs seen last week often provide a base for another move higher in stocks, market observers say. Fri, 10/24
Chiquita shareholders reject tax-inversion deal
The vote against Chiquita’s plan to acquire Fyffes comes after a monthslong effort in which the banana producer tried to strike a tax-inversion deal, only to be foiled by the emergence of an unusual group of Brazilian bidders. Fri, 10/24

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About the opponent: Carolina Panthers
A closer look at the Carolina Panthers, who the Seahawks play Sunday. Sat, 10/25
NEW - 01:00 PM
Seahawks vs. Panthers: Keys to the game
A closer look at Sunday’s matchup between the Seahawks and the Panthers  Sat, 10/25
NEW - 01:00 PM
The NFC West watch
A look at what Seattle’s division foes are up to this weekend. Sat, 10/25
NEW - 01:00 PM
The Percy Harvin aftermath: How soon will Seahawks recover?
The Seahawks gave up a lot last year to acquire Percy Harvin from the Vikings, a deal that might have also led to the loss of Golden Tate. The question now is how quickly the Seahawks can recover from the wager they lost.  Sat, 10/25
UW QB Troy Williams will get first start against Arizona State
Redshirt freshman quarterback Troy Williams will make his first start for Washington on Saturday, against Arizona State at Husky Stadium. Sophomore QB Cyler Miles exited last week’s game at Oregon with a concussion. Fri, 10/24
Bryan Walters to miss Seahawks-Panthers game due to concussion
After one of the toughest games in a long time for the usually reliable Seahawks special-teams unit comes another challenge — the loss of returner Bryan Walters due to a concussion. Fri, 10/24

Royals edge Giants for 2-1 lead in Fall Classic
Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series. Fri, 10/24
Joe Maddon opts out of his contract as manager of Tampa Bay Rays
After discussions on a new deal with the Tampa Bay Rays bogged down, manager Joe Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract. He guided the low-payroll Rays to the playoffs four times in his nine seasons. Fri, 10/24
Offenses likely to light it up as Arizona visits Cougars
Two of the game’s most up-tempo offenses will try and pack as many plays as possible into four quarters of football Saturday at Martin Stadium. The Wildcats average 87.8 offensive plays per game. The Cougars nearly keep pace with the Wildcats, averaging 81.6 offensive plays per game.  Fri, 10/24
Federal Way 35, Beamer 7
Chico McClatcher scores three touchdowns as Federal Way wins the SPSL 4A Northwest title. Fri, 10/24
Percy Harvin says he’s happy to be in New York
Percy Harvin was asked if he was ready to make his debut Sunday with the New York Jets against the Buffalo Bills. Fri, 10/24
Auburn Mountainview 17, Auburn 13
Bitner Wilson scores with 31 seconds left to lift Auburn Mountainview.  Fri, 10/24
GameDay: Washington vs. Arizona State
A closer look at Saturday’s UW-Arizona State matchup. Fri, 10/24
Junior Ngauamo leads Kennedy Catholic past Foster, 49-0
Junior Ngauamo rushed for 167 yards and scored three touchdowns as 10th-ranked Kennedy Catholic defeated Foster, 49-0, in a Seamount league matchup Thursday night at Highline Memorial Stadium. Kennedy must now beat Hazen on Oct. 31 to clinch a playoff spot in Class 3A. Fri, 10/24
Lake Stevens 37, Kamiak 34
Andrew Grimes rushes for 223 yards as Lake Stevens claims the WesCo 4A title.  Fri, 10/24
Marcus Mariota leads No. 6 Oregon past California
Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and set the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks’ 59-41 victory over California in a Pac-12 game Friday night. Fri, 10/24
Newport 54, Mount Si 27
Paul Wells scores four touchdowns as Newport clinches a KingCo 4A playoff berth. Fri, 10/24
Rafael Nadal to have season-ending appendicitis surgery
Tennis ace Rafael Nadal, ranked No. 3 in the world, will have season-ending appendicitis surgery next month, ruling him out of the upcoming Paris Masters and the ATP finals in London. Fri, 10/24
Russell Henley gets his putter going, takes a one-shot lead
Playing for the first time since Sept. 14 at the Tour Championship, Henley one-putted 10 greens on the Seaside course at Sea Island and tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead into the weekend. Fri, 10/24
Thunderbirds’ 2nd-period flurry propels victory
Seattle scored three times in the second period to take a two-goal lead, then held on for a 5-3 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in a Western Hockey League game Friday night at the ShoWare Center in Kent. Fri, 10/24
U.S. women qualify for 2015 World Cup in Canada
Carli Lloyd scored two goals for the United States in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico, securing a trip to next year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada and a spot in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship final Sunday against Costa Rica. Fri, 10/24
UW volleyball sweeps Utah, improves to 20-0
Libero Cassie Strickland had a career-high six service aces as third-ranked Washington beat Utah 25-22, 25-13, 27-25 Friday night before 2,958 at Alaska Airlines Arena. Fri, 10/24
Vancouver Canucks lose at Colorado
The Vancouver Canucks lost 7-3 to the Avalanche in Colorado after getting outscored 6-1 in the last two periods. Jarome Iginla had two goals and an assist for the Avs. Fri, 10/24
GameDay: Washington State vs. Arizona
A look at Saturday’s WSU-Arizona matchup Fri, 10/24
Sounders-Galaxy features two sides of U.S. soccer debate: Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan
Saturday’s Sounders-Galaxy showdown at CenturyLink Field could come down to a question that has defined an era of U.S. soccer, to the protagonists whose career choices have split fans for nearly a decade and whose divergent paths are intersecting for a grand finale. Clint or Landon?  Fri, 10/24
Friday’s prep boys soccer results
Boys soccer results for Friday, Oct. 24 Fri, 10/24
On the Air
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Statewide prep football scores
Football scores for the week of Oct. 20 Fri, 10/24
Thursday’s prep swimming results
Swimming results for Thursday, Oct. 23 Fri, 10/24
Thursday’s prep cross-country results
Cross-country results for Thursday, Oct. 23 Fri, 10/24
Friday’s prep swimming results
Swimming results for Friday, Oct. 24 Fri, 10/24
Friday’s prep tennis results
Tennis results for Friday, Oct. 24 Fri, 10/24
Thursday’s prep water polo results
Water polo results for Thursday, Oct. 23 Fri, 10/24

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Book review
‘Ghosts: A Natural History’ traces 500 years of English hauntings
British film writer Roger Clarke’s “Ghosts: A Natural History” is an entertaining and erudite tour of 500 years of English ghosts and hauntings. Sat, 10/25
Early Halloween celebrations | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Oct. 25-26, 2014, include Trick or Treat on the Waterfront; Halloween at Seattle Aquarium; Pumpkin Bash at Woodland Park Zoo; and Thrill the World, Seattle. Sat, 10/25
Theater review
‘Vanya and Sonia ... ’ gives Chekhov a twist at ACT Theatre
A review of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” by Christopher Durang, at Seattle’s ACT Theatre.  Fri, 10/24
Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy solve a mystery in ‘Pemberley’ on PBS
“Death Comes to Pemberley,” an adaptation of P.D. James’ 2011 mystery novel of the same name, plunges the now-married pair from “Pride and Prejudice” into murder. The 2-part drama airs on consecutive Sundays, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, on PBS. Fri, 10/24

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Dear Carolyn
Cohabitation needs careful consideration of relationship and children
After 10 months of dating, woman still hasn’t met her boyfriend’s young daughter. What’s the deal? Sat, 10/25
Eric Dunham, owner of celebrated winery
Walla Walla winemaker Eric Dunham died Thursday in Cannon Beach, Ore., at age 44. Fri, 10/24

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Travel & Outdoors

Coming up: events across the region
A long-range calendar of festivals and fun beyond Seattle Fri, 10/24

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Editorial: Focus grief over Marysville school shooting on finding constructive response
The terrible shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School demands a new, constructive response.  Fri, 10/24

Guest: Dispelling the myths of ageism ­— older workers are highly employable
Urge Congress to place ageism on par with discrimination based on race, gender and religion, writes guest columnist Tony Provine. Fri, 10/24
Guest: World must pressure North Korea on human rights
North Korea’s release of American Jeffrey Fowle and other developments signals the government is concerned about how the world views it, write guest columnists Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon. Fri, 10/24
We have much to learn about homegrown terrorism
The most chilling twist in the new cyber jihadism is: targeting young girls with the lure of false romance, writes Kansas City Star columnist Mary Sanchez. Fri, 10/24

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