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Hundreds of shelter dogs, cats flown across the Pacific

Oct. 29, 2020 8:51 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — More than 600 dogs and cats flew across the Pacific Ocean from crowded Hawaii shelters to Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Montana, where there's more space for them to await adoption — a charity operation that organizers said is the largest pet rescue flight. The furry friends...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) pulls in a touchdown pass as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (20) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Lockett takes moment to appreciate record day for Seahawks

Oct. 29, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Even though it came in a loss, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett allowed himself a little bit of appreciation for what he accomplished last week. Considering it’s only been done two other times in NFL history, it should be recognized. “I try to reflect of it...

FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Kendall Graveman throws to a Houston Astros batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Houston. Graveman and the Mariners agreed to a $1.25 million one-year contract Thursday, Oct. 29, after the team declined his $3.5 million option in favor of a $500,000 buyout. Graveman agreed last year to a $2 million deal that included a $1.5 million salary for 2020 plus the option year. He earned $555,556 in prorated pay. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Mariners re-sign RHP Kendall Graveman to $1.25M, 1-year deal

Oct. 29, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Right-hander Kendall Graveman and the Seattle Mariners agreed to a $1.25 million one-year contract on Thursday after the team declined his $3.5 million option in favor of a $500,000 buyout. Graveman agreed last year to a $2 million deal that included a $1.5 million salary for 2020 plus the...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) escapes the reach of Arizona Cardinals strong safety Budda Baker (32) as outside linebacker Haason Reddick (43) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Seahawks host 49ers in another key NFC West showdown

Oct. 29, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — While running out to the best start in franchise history and becoming the last unbeaten team in the NFC, the Seattle Seahawks knew the reality of where they stood wouldn’t come until they started division play. It took one week for that reality to slap Seattle with a reminder how...

West Seattle water taxi canceled, detour bridge needs repair

Oct. 29, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The West Seattle Water Taxi was canceled Thursday morning after an inspection at the Seacrest dock raised concerns that one of the pins connecting the gangway to the shore is damaged, according to King County. KING-TV reports out of an abundance of caution, until a repair can be completed,...

Seattle advocates pushing to arrange safe drug use sites

Oct. 29, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle advocates and some City Council members are pushing to arrange sites where residents can safely use drugs. The new proposal in the city's 2021 budget would allow drug use under medical supervision and with access to overdose-preventing medication at existing social service and...

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Fair housing groups: Redfin 'redlines' minority communities

Oct. 29, 2020 3:01 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Several fair housing organizations accused Redfin of systematic racial discrimination in a lawsuit Thursday, saying the online real estate broker offers fewer services to homebuyers and sellers in minority communities — a type of digital redlining that has depressed home values and...

A worker wearing gloves, and other PPE holds a tablet computer as he waits to check people in, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at a King County coronavirus testing site in Auburn, Wash., south of Seattle. State health officials say that a new COVID-19 report released Wednesday shows an increase in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations throughout Washington state, and if not brought under control, officials said the spike could jeopardize progress toward reopening schools, strain the health care system and increase risks during the holiday season. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Officials: COVID-19 activity intensifying in Washington

Oct. 28, 2020 9:37 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — State health officials say a new COVID-19 report shows an increase in cases and hospitalizations throughout Washington. If not brought under control, officials said the spike could jeopardize progress toward reopening schools, strain the health care system and increase risks during the...

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs as Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Seahawks extremely thin at running back as 49ers approach

Oct. 28, 2020 9:04 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks started this week with only one healthy running back and little certainty that any of their three injured options will be able to play Sunday against San Francisco. Chris Carson, Carlos Hyde and Travis Homer are all dealing with injuries coming out of last...

Dee Strange-Gordon's $14M option declined by Mariners

Oct. 28, 2020 8:51 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners declined their $14 million club option on infielder Dee Strange-Gordon for the 2021 season on Wednesday, making the veteran eligible for free agency. Strange-Gordon spent the past three seasons with the Mariners. He came to Seattle as a starter in 2018, splitting time...