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Seattle Storm become 2nd WNBA team to open their own practice facility

Apr. 18, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alisha Valavanis walked around as the new performance center for the Seattle Storm was unveiled on Thursday filled mostly with joy and a little sadness. The joy for the CEO of the Storm — who has been with the team for nearly a decade — came from helping bring to...

Booming cold drink sales mean more plastic waste. So Starbucks redesigned its cups

Apr. 18, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

Booming sales of cold drinks at Starbucks have created a problem: growing amounts of plastic waste from the single-use cups that Frappuccinos, Refreshers, cold brews and other iced drinks are served in. The coffee giant said Thursday it plans to alleviate some of that waste with new...

Even with John Schneider still in charge a new era arrives for Seahawks entering 2024 NFL draft

Apr. 18, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the first time in 14 years, general manager John Schneider will be leaning on a new voice inside the Seattle Seahawks draft room. The influence Pete Carroll carried as Schneider’s partner when it came to putting together the plans for how Seattle would...

Alaska Air: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 18, 2024 05:49 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK) on Thursday reported a loss of $132 million in its first quarter. The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of $1.05 per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 92 cents per share. The...

Alaska Airlines briefly grounds flights due to technical issue

Apr. 17, 2024 12:32 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines briefly grounded all flights Wednesday due to a technical issue. The Seattle-based airline said in a statement it requested a ground stop for all Alaska and Horizon air flights out of an abundance of caution after it “experienced an issue while...

Jorge Polanco and Mitch Haniger homer, power Mariners to a 9-3 win over the Reds

Apr. 16, 2024 00:58 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jorge Polanco and Mitch Haniger homered, and Seattle’s slumping offense produced a season high in runs as the Mariners beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 Monday night. The Mariners had their highest scoring game since August 26, 2023, when they scored 13 times against...

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators shut down airport highways and key bridges in major US cities

Apr. 16, 2024 00:13 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pro-Palestinian demonstrators blocked roadways in Illinois, California, New York and the Pacific Northwest on Monday, temporarily shutting down travel into some of the nation's most heavily used airports, onto the Golden Gate and Brooklyn bridges and on a busy West Coast highway. ...

Miro Heiskanan, Jason Robertson lead Stars past Kraken 3-1 to clinch Central Division title

Apr. 13, 2024 18:44 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Defenseman Miro Heiskanen had a goal and two assists, and Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist as the Dallas Stars beat the Seattle Kraken 3-1 on Saturday to clinch the Central Division title for the first time in eight years. Craig Smith also scored for the...

Devin Cooley cool under pressure with 49 saves as Sharks top Kraken 3-1

Apr. 12, 2024 01:22 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Devin Cooley is trying not to get wrapped up in the success of his past two starts. It's difficult with how impressive they've been. Cooley made 49 saves in just his fourth career start, Kyle Burroughs and Fabian Zetterlund scored less than a minute apart in the...

Washington man pleads guilty to groping woman on San Diego to Seattle flight

Apr. 11, 2024 20:52 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state man pleaded guilty on Thursday to groping a woman during an Alaska Airlines flight from San Diego to Seattle last year. Desmond Bostick, 25, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to assault, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western...