Archive for April, 2011

NASA to know Sunday whether shuttle can fly Monday

Technicians spent Saturday draining fuel from the shuttle and then getting into the crowded guts of the left rear compartment. Their job is to figure out just what went wrong in a heating system for a power system that controls crucial hydraulics. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Volunteers tend to victims in storm-ravaged South

Across the twister-ravaged South, students and church groups aggressively tended to those who needed it most, clearing away wreckage and handing out food and water. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Free health clinic for uninsured at Tacoma Dome today

Volunteer doctors and nurse practitioners are spending their Saturday at the Tacoma Dome giving care and checkups to people without medical insurance. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Amazon.com launches 69-cent song store

It has cut the price on singles to 69 cents in the past, but this is the first time it has dedicated a page to the offering. About 200 songs out of the 15 million available have had prices cut to 69 cents. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Construction delays on Snoqualmie Pass

The department says lanes in both directions will be restricted at times for repairs to the roadway. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Pedestrian-caused crash shuts down I-5 in Seattle

The highway was closed for several hours after a man was hit by a Honda Civic and thrown clear of the roadway. The Civic was almost completely demolished by a semi truck. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seattle Times sports reporter Jerry Brewer on NFL draft

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1-year-old’s soccer skills earn attention of Dutch team

Little Baerke of the Netherlands is seen on video hitting three perfect shots into his toy chest. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Storm adds Olympian Katie Smith to roster

As part of the deal, Washington receives Jasmine Thomas, the Storm’s first-round pick this season. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Appeals court grants stay, lockout back on

The NFL may be headed back to a lockout. A federal appeals court in St. Louis late Friday granted the owners’ request to temporarily put on hold U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson’s ruling that lifted the lockout. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites