Archive for November, 2011

737 MAX stays in Renton under Boeing, union agreement

The news came the same day the union said it reached a tentative deal to settle a contentious National Labor Relations Board dispute with the company over a new production line in South Carolina. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Gregoire wants DEA to reclassify marijuana

Gov. Chris Gregoire and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee have filed a petition with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration asking the agency to reclassify marijuana so that doctors can prescribe it and pharmacists can fill the prescription. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Burn ban issued for Snohomish, Pierce counties

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency on Wednesday issued a Stage 1 burn ban for Pierce and Snohomish counties, effective at 5 p.m. until further notice. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

City project to fix Madison Valley flooding nears completion

In Seattle’s Madison Valley basin neighborhood, homeowners cringe every time it rains. But dangerous flooding may be a thing of the past once a $30 million city project is completed. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Kirkland woman dies from neck wound

A 19-year-old woman has died of a neck wound at an apartment complex in Kirkland. Police were trying to figure out if her wound was self-inflicted or done by someone else. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Canada kept salmon risk from virus a secret

A Canadian researcher’s work surfaced this week after she sought and was denied permission by a Canadian official to try to have her old data published. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

200+ arrested at Occupy Los Angeles, 50 in Philly

More than 1,400 police officers, some in riot gear, cleared the Occupy Los Angeles camp early Wednesday, driving protesters from a park around City Hall and arresting more than 200 who defied orders to leave. Similar raids in Philadelphia led to 52 a Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Banned players settle with gay softball group

A gay softball organization has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to three players who were disqualified from its 2008 Gay Softball World Series because of their perceived heterosexuality. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Washington’s Chris Polk named to All-Pac-12 first team

Washington running back Chris Polk was the only member of the Washington Huskies or Washington State Cougars named to the All-Pac-12 first team on Monday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Lions DT Ndamukong Suh suspended 2 games

Suh stomped on the arm of Green Bay guard Evan Dietrich-Smith in the third quarter of the Lions’ 27-15 loss and was ejected for kicking. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites