News » Page 2

spieth

in Sports

Spieth may be the best putter ever, says Poulter

U.S. Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth could go down as the greatest putter golf has ever seen.

olympics

in National, Sports

IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

23-overlay17

in National

Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

kerry

in National, World

Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject the agreement.

12-overlay8

in Weird

These Jimmy John’s thieves are real-life ‘ham burglars’

Two crooks made off with more than just cold, hard cash.

21-overlay16

in National, World

Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.

scoutsgayban

in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 28

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

AROD

in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, July 28.

12-overlay9

in Sports

Watch NFL rookies react to their ‘Madden 16′ ratings

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper, Melvin Gordon and other NFL rookies react to their ratings in the upcoming installment of the storied video game franchise.

western washington logo generic copy/wwu

in Local Sports

Eight WWU Viking student-athletes named GNAC FAR Academic Award winners

Jalbert honored for third time, second for McMullin and Troupe. All have GPAs of 3.85 (4.0 scale) and above

clothes shopping

in Local

Fewer shoppers visiting from the north; more from the south

The Canadian dollar's at its lowest point in eleven years.

beatles

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 28

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

ray

in Local Sports

Goldschmidt homers, scores winning run in Arizona’s 4-3 win

Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night.

generic suitcase graphic

in Local

Body found in suitcase at SeaTac apartment complex

A body has been found inside a suitcase at a SeaTac apartment complex.

109301807.thb

in Local

True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83

True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83.

wash supreme court

in Local

Attorney general gives glowing report to court on education

The Washington attorney general's office says the state has made so much progress toward fully paying the cost of basic education that the state Supreme Court should dissolve its contempt order.

prison

in Local

Snohomish County pays $620,000 over inmate’s death

Snohomish County has agreed to pay $620,000 over the death of a severely allergic jail inmate who died after being served oatmeal that contained dairy.

elizabeth park

in Local

Greenways levy for Bellingham parks probably not on fall ballot

The council indicated it’ll hold-off for now, but would be interested in putting it on a ballot sometime next year.

in Local

Injured Bellingham man airlifted out of North Cascades

A hiker who injured his ankle and had to be airlifted out of the North Cascades is a 51-year-old Bellingham man.

police lights

in Local

Fugitive turned actor is arrested in Olympia

A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a story featuring a low-budget horror movie in The Olympian.

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Steelers RB Bell has suspension reduced to 2 games

Fresh
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) is hit by Cincinnati Bengals free safety Reggie Nelson (20) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Bell was injured on the play.

The league initially suspended Bell three games in April following his arrest in August 2014 on DUI and drug charges.

in Sports

NFL upholds Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension

tombrady

The New England QB's punishment for his role in using under-inflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season was upheld by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

in Sports

Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

Fresh
bucksnewarena

The bill passed on a bipartisan 52-34 vote Tuesday. The measure now goes to Gov. Scott Walker who has been working with lawmakers to reach a deal.

in Entertainment

Tom Cruise takes on Jimmy Fallon in latest lip-sync battle

17-overlay12

The Weeknd, the Righteous Brothers, and Meat Loaf are among the artists to get reinterpreted in this battle between "The Tonight Show" host and the "Mission Impossible" star.

in Sports

Arizona Cardinals hire the NFL’s first female coach

14-overlay18

The Arizona Cardinals are being hailed as groundbreakers after hiring Dr. Jen Welter to be a coaching intern during training camp this year, working with inside linebackers.

Bellingham Traffic