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Snow covers the land by Steven's Pizza in Skykomish, Wash., along Highway 2, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Skykomish, Wash. Volunteers brought food and supplies here for local Skykomish residents stranded without power or access to food. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP)

Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

Jan. 17, 2020 4:41 AM EST

SKYKOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms saw some relief as convoys brought in food and other supplies. The storms have dumped several feet of unusual snow on parts of western...

Means carries Seattle over Texas Rio Grande Valley 91-74

Jan. 17, 2020 1:06 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Morgan Means had a season-high 22 points as Seattle topped Texas Rio Grande Valley 91-74 on Thursday night. Means made 8 of 10 shots. Myles Carter had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Seattle (10-9, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference). Riley Grigsby added 15 points. Delante Jones had 12 points....

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, a man lies in a tent with others camped nearby under and near an overpass in Seattle. Microsoft has pledged another $250 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region's widening affordability gap. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Microsoft: $250M more for affordable housing in Seattle area

Jan. 15, 2020 4:09 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — One year after Microsoft announced it was committing $500 million toward affordable housing in the Seattle area, it's upping that by half. The additional $250 million will provide a line of credit to help the Washington State Finance Commission finance about 3,000 additional units of...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, Seattle Sounders players celebrate after beating the Toronto FC in the MLS Cup championship soccer match in Seattle. The Sounders victory was among Washington state's top news stories of 2019. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Defending champ Sounders open camp with plenty of questions

Jan. 14, 2020 7:24 PM EST

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Barely two months after celebrating their second MLS Cup title, the Seattle Sounders opened training camp Tuesday in a winter snowstorm. The thin layer of snow on the practice field was hardly the biggest obstacle facing Seattle after a challenging offseason. Players have departed and...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) is hit by Seattle Seahawks' Jadeveon Clowney (90) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Seahawks face free agency questions beginning with Clowney

Jan. 14, 2020 6:18 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When the Seattle Seahawks head into free agency, it’s clear where their focus will need to be. The line of scrimmage must be a priority for general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll with several significant players that are pending free agents for the Seahawks. ...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, a campaign poster for Seattle City Council incumbent candidate Kshama Sawant is posted outside her campaign headquarters in Seattle. The Seattle City Council on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, unanimously passed a measure to reel in political spending by

Seattle reins in spending by 'foreign-influenced' companies

Jan. 14, 2020 10:54 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously passed a measure to rein in political spending by “foreign-influenced” companies, following city council elections last year that drew unprecedented spending — including a record $1.5 million from Amazon. The measure puts...

Green Bay Packers' Preston Smith reacts after sacking Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rodgers-Adams connection has Packers 1 win from Super Bowl

Jan. 13, 2020 8:02 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers has spoken on several occasions about the chemistry he had with former longtime teammate Jordy Nelson. Rodgers says he didn't have to tell Nelson where to be or where he was going to put the ball. Nelson just knew. Rodgers has developed that same connection with...

The media surrounds Seattle Seahawks' player Jacob Hollister for an interview as players clean out their lockers at Seahawks headquarters in Renton, Wash. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times via AP)

Another Seahawks playoff run falls short of expectations

Jan. 13, 2020 7:45 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — It’s been six years since Russell Wilson raised the Super Bowl trophy. Five years since his fateful pass from the 1-yard line. While he’s become one of the top quarterbacks in the time since Wilson was last in the Super Bowl, the gap without a championship game...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates as he comes off the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL Today, Divisional Playoffs

Jan. 12, 2020 11:00 PM EST

SCOREBOARD Sun. Jan. 19, Conference Championships AFC: Tennessee at Kansas City, 3:05 p.m. EST. After upsetting top-seeded Baltimore, the Titans (11-7) will go after their second Super Bowl trip and first since the 1999 season. The last sixth seed to get to the big game was Green Bay in the 2010 season; the...

Grigsby scores 17 to lift Seattle over Utah Valley 83-50

Jan. 12, 2020 12:40 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Riley Grigsby had 17 points and eight rebounds as Seattle romped past Utah Valley 83-50 on Saturday night. Delante Jones had 13 points for Seattle (9-9, 2-1 Western Athletic Conference). Terrell Brown added 12 points and eight assists. Mattia Da Campo had eight rebounds for the home team....