Archive for August, 2011

President Obama to visit Seattle area next month

The visit, part of a three day West Coast trip, comes the same day as the Seahawks home opener, which could make traffic interesting. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Parents getting help to cover school costs from InvestED

Sending your kids back to school could leave you with an empty wallet, from parking passes to playing sports to classroom fees. New costs keep popping up, but a local organization is trying to help. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Backpage.com asked to explain adult services postings

Attorneys general said in a letter to Backpage.com on Wednesday that hundreds of ads on the website are for prostitution. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

KING 5’s Big Game of the Week is back

Each week, we ask you to vote on several match-ups. The top vote getter will be our Big Game. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Huskies set to face FCS team for 1st time

When Steve Sarkisian arrived in December 2008, one of his first tasks was changing the way Washington scheduled and finally venturing into the world of playing teams from the Football Championship Subdivision. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

NBC to show all London Olympic events live

For the first time, the network plans to show every event live in some form — even if it’s just raw video streaming online. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Huskies using helmet-mounted QB cams to gain edge

UW Huskies football coach Steve Sarkisian is using a helmet-mounted video camera on quarterback Keith Price’s helmet before this Saturday’s home opener. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Former Cowboys center Andre Gurode visiting Seahawks

The five time Pro Bowler was released by the Dallas Cowboys Monday in what NFL insiders say was part of a youth movement for the team. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Line woes for Seahawks; TE John Carlson out for the season

Pete Carroll announced Tuesday that Carlson would need shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum and will miss the entire 2011 season. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Montero’s goal puts Sounders in US Open Cup final

Fredy Montero curled a left-footed goal late in the first half, and the Sounders earned their shot at a third straight U.S. Open Cup title with a 1-0 semifinal victory over FC Dallas on Tuesday night. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites