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Man sentenced to almost 4 years for trafficking meth

Dec. 07, 2021 07:58 AM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of trafficking methamphetamine and was caught with six pounds of drugs at a Puyallup drug deal was sentenced Monday to almost four years in prison. Omar Arellano-Hernandez, 28, will spend 46 months in prison for his drug dealing activity in...

Guentzel scores twice, Crosby once as Pens top Kraken 6-1

Dec. 07, 2021 01:36 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Sidney Crosby, Jake Guentzel and the Pittsburgh Penguins didn't take long to stagger the NHL's newest franchise with an early onslaught. Crosby and Danton Heinen scored 25 seconds apart early in the first period, Guentzel extended his point streak to 13 games with...

Socialist Kshama Sawant faces recall vote in Seattle

Dec. 07, 2021 00:17 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A controversial member of the Seattle City Council – firebrand socialist Kshama Sawant – faces a recall election Tuesday one month after voters chose moderate candidates over progressives in the general election. The recall is seen as a further test of whether...

Seahawks show some resolve in snapping losing streak

Dec. 06, 2021 19:44 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — In the middle of the locker room after their first win since Halloween, Pete Carroll shouted “We ain’t dead yet, boys!” Technically, that’s correct. The Seattle Seahawks aren’t dead in the sense of still having a small percentage chance of reaching...

Appeals court cites bias, overturns cold-case murder verdict

Dec. 06, 2021 19:09 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — An appeals court in Washington state on Monday overturned the cold-case murder convictions against a man accused of killing a young Canadian couple in 1987, citing juror bias. Detectives arrested William Earl Talbott II in 2018 using the then-novel method of...

Socialist Kshama Sawant faces recall vote in Seattle

Dec. 06, 2021 12:48 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — At first, Henry Bridger II supported Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s combative socialist city councilmember. A liberal voter in one of the most liberal neighborhoods in an extremely liberal city, he liked her fresh outlook and support for a $15 minimum wage. Seven years...

Judicial conduct commission files charges against judge

Dec. 06, 2021 09:28 AM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Commission on Judicial Conduct announced it has filed a statement of charges against former Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman. The commission found probable cause that Zimmerman allegedly violated the Code of...

Struggling Canucks name Boudreau coach amid leadership purge

Dec. 06, 2021 03:02 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks named veteran Bruce Boudreau coach following a leadership purge late Sunday night in which three executives and head coach Travis Green were let go. The Canucks, in a statement, said general manager Jim Benning...

49ers miss chance to separate in jumbled NFC playoff race

Dec. 05, 2021 22:27 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo believed the play was there. There likely was going to be an open target with all the attention focused on George Kittle. But the pass never got to its intended target, deflected at the line of scrimmage by Carlos Dunlap. When...

Seahawks hold on late for wild 30-23 win over 49ers

Dec. 05, 2021 21:34 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the late-game mistakes and missed opportunities throughout their disappointing season, the Seattle Seahawks continue to believe there is something worth playing for. They showed the San Francisco 49ers exactly that Sunday. ...