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Amazon delays return to office to 2022 due to COVID

Aug. 05, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has pushed back its return-to-office date for tech and corporate workers until January 2022 as COVID-19 cases surge nationally due to the delta variant. The Seattle Times, which detailed the tech giant’s delay in returning to offices from...

Washington Supreme Court to hear police public records case

Aug. 05, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving six Seattle police officers who were in Washington D.C. during the Jan. 6 insurrection and sued several people who filed public records requests to disclose the officers' names. "It it is...

King County to pay $1.5M over pregnant mother shot to death

Aug. 05, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — King County has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a young pregnant Muckleshoot mother of three fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies. Renee Davis’ death, which happened while deputies...

LEADING OFF: Rizzo on a roll, Phils drive for 5, Rendon done

Aug. 05, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WILD RIDE Anthony Rizzo and the New York Yankees host surprising Seattle in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders. Rizzo...

Jara scores late to give FC Dallas 1-1 tie with Sounders

Aug. 05, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Franco Jara scored in stoppage time to give FC Dallas a 1-1 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night. Jara redirected a cross by Nkosi Tafari in the first minute of injury time. Fredy Montero headed home a perfectly placed...

Postmates to pay $1M to Seattle gig workers in settlement

Aug. 04, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Online food delivery platform Postmates has agreed to pay almost $1 million to settle allegations it violated the city’s paid sick leave policies for gig workers, Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards said. The city said in a news release that most of...

Seahawks hope to unlock Robert Nkemdiche's potential

Aug. 04, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Whether he's on the sideline or in the middle of drills, Robert Nkemdiche always seems to have a smile on his face. Maybe it’s maturity. Maybe it’s a realization that the chance he’s getting in Seattle could be the final opportunity to shed...

Hall-bound Hutchinson helped raise the profile of NFL guards

Aug. 04, 2021 03:23 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The realization he could make a living in the NFL didn't actually dawn on Steve Hutchinson until his final year at Michigan, when he learned his status as a widely projected first-round draft pick. As soon as the Seattle Seahawks made good on that...

Seattle mayoral primary sets up fight between liberal camps

Aug. 04, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Voters in Seattle’s mayoral primary on Tuesday set up a choice between candidates representing the political divide between activist-left residents and more moderate progressives in one of the nation’s most liberal cities. Bruce Harrell, a former City...

Gourde excited for chance in Seattle even with start delayed

Aug. 03, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After winning two straight Stanley Cup titles, Yanni Gourde has one of the more impressive resumes among the players selected by the Seattle Kraken in the NHL expansion draft. But instead of being one of Seattle’s top forwards to start the team's first...