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Wennberg scores against former team, Kraken top Blue Jackets

Jan. 29, 2023 01:15 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Wennberg scored midway through the second period against his former team to help the Seattle Kraken beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night. Wennberg, who was drafted by the Blue Jackets in the first round in 2013, had his 10th goal of the season in...

Fully clothed bathing burglar found in Seattle bathroom

Jan. 28, 2023 16:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A man suspected of breaking into a Seattle home has refused to come clean about his intentions, even though police found him fully clothed in a bathtub filled with water. A woman returned to her home Friday night to find a window smashed and an unknown man inside the...

Washington’s Hinman Glacier gone after thousands of years

Jan. 28, 2023 10:14 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The largest glacier between the high peaks of Mount Rainier and Glacier Peak has melted away after a long battle with global warming. For thousands of years, the Hinman Glacier graced the crest of the Washington Cascades in what is now King County. ...

Flames rebound with impressive 5-2 win over Kraken

Jan. 28, 2023 01:30 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Tyler Toffoli and the Calgary Flames rebounded from one of their ugliest losses of the season and picked up an important two points in the Pacific Division before starting the All-Star break. Toffoli, Elias Lindholm and Blake Coleman each had a goal and two assists,...

White supremacists who attacked Black DJ at bar sentenced

Jan. 27, 2023 22:10 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Four white men with white supremacist ties were sentenced in federal court in Seattle Friday for a 2018 assault on a Black DJ at a bar in the suburb of Lynnwood. Judge Richard Jones sentenced the men to varying prison terms, the Daily Herald reported. ...

Seattle could broaden anti-discrimination law to add caste

Jan. 27, 2023 16:50 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant wants to add caste to the city’s anti-discrimination policy, saying discrimination takes place throughout the U.S. based on the South Asian practice of assigning people their social status at birth. In announcing the...

Kraken finally topple Canucks with convincing 6-1 victory

Jan. 26, 2023 01:46 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand wasn't around for the struggles the Seattle Kraken endured during their disappointing inaugural season, but he understood the significance of their 6-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night. Led by Bjorkstrand's first multigoal...

Amazon workers hold first UK strike, adding to labor turmoil

Jan. 25, 2023 07:59 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Amazon warehouse workers went on strike for the first time in Britain on Wednesday because of a dispute over pay and working conditions, adding to a wave of industrial labor action across the country fueled by the soaring cost of living. Union members voted to walk...

Canucks beat Blackhawks 5-2 in Tocchet's debut as coach

Jan. 25, 2023 02:48 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — After a week of disruptions and distractions, the Vancouver Canucks were finally able to concentrate on playing hockey and they rewarded new coach Rick Tocchet with a win in his first game behind the bench. Dakota Joshua and Sheldon Dries scored...

23-year-old woman struck by Seattle police vehicle dies

Jan. 24, 2023 22:43 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A 23-year-old woman hit by a Seattle police patrol vehicle Monday night in the South Lake Union neighborhood has died, police said. The Seattle Police Department said Tuesday that the woman had died. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified her as...