Judge: UW Trustees’ Private Dinners Violated Open Meetings Laws

For nearly three years, members of the University of Washington’s top governing board regularly violated state public meetings laws by discussing official business during private dinners, a King County judge ruled Friday. The UW Board of Regents discussed official business during 24 of these “dinner meetings,” held at the home of the school’s president, between […]

Paxton aims to get on track vs. May, Twins

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Tech glitch disrupts Starbucks; stores reopen

15 photos Becky Monk Special Projects Editor- Puget Sound Business Journal Email  |  Twitter Coffee lovers, you are in luck. Starbucks is open again this morning after a massive technology glitch caused Starbucks, Evolution Fresh and Teavena stores to close early Friday evening — and lose what is expected to be millions of dollars. The […]

Man arrested for carrying golf club sues Seattle, SPD

SEATTLE — The man who made headlines earlier this year when he was arrested by Seattle police for carrying a golf club has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming bias was behind the arrest. All charges against William Wingate were dismissed months ago, but his story is far from over. Windage is now seeking […]

Puppies found in plastic bag likely still alive when dumped

TACOMA, Wash. — Investigators believe 11 pit bull puppies stuffed into a plastic bag were likely all alive when somebody dumped them in a Tacoma alley. A neighbor on a walk discovered two clear plastic bags in the alley at the intersection of Pacific Ave. and S. 40th St. About 10:30 Thursday morning. “I looked […]

Sawant Calls Affordable Housing Town Hall “Ground Zero” for a “Housing Justice” Movement

Last night, at city hall, council members Nick Licata and Kshama Sawant attempted to address mounting anxiety about rising rents. The lefty council duo hosted an affordable housing town hall where they called on both the public and other council members to get behind rent control as a viable option for tackling housing costs, despite […]

Hernandez dominant, Cruz goes deep as M’s beat Twins 2-0

SEATTLE (AP) — There was an extra twinge of disappointment for Felix Hernandez as he was Trevor Plouffe’s line drive fall into the grass of right field for a base hit. With how well he was pitching, Seattle’s ace knew there was the chance at something special Friday night. “I had the stuff to throw […]

Amazon Shares Surge On Optimism About Cloud-Computing Revenue

Amazon shares jumped more than 5 percent after the company provided results for its cloud-computing business for the first time and showed it to be more profitable than investors expected. Profits have long been elusive for Amazon, and the company posted another loss in the most recent quarter. Amazon said it had a net loss […]