US appeals court reverses course, upholds Wash. ban on voting by prison inmates

9th Circuit upholds Wash. ban on voting by inmates

Seattle cartoonist who started “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” goes into hiding on advice of FBI

Seattle cartoonist goes into hiding on FBI advice

Lesbian flight nurse seeks reinstatement to Air Force Reserve following ‘don’t ask’ dismissal

Lesbian seeks reinstatement to Air Force in trial

Obama says Republicans hindering legislative effort to help small businesses with tax breaks

Barack Obama

APNewsBreak: Organizers say measure to legalize pot under Wash. law won’t qualify for ballot

Organizers: Wash. legal pot measure won’t qualify

In quirky Wash. primary, offbeat labels show big-party fatigue for some candidates

Big-party fatigue shows in quirky candidate labels

Seattle police guild defends officer who punched 17-year-old girl who shoved him

Seattle police guild defends officer’s teen punch

Gates Foundation, USAID offer cash for companies that help Haitians bank with cell phones

Gates Foundation, USAID offer prizes to help Haiti

Republican Dino Rossi to challenge incumbent Wash. Democrat Patty Murray in US Senate race

Repub. Rossi announces challenge to Sen. Murray

Immigration rally disrupts intersection in downtown Seattle, protests in front of ICE court

Immigration rally disrupts downtown Seattle

Washington state settles for $125,000 in lawsuit alleging inmate shackled during childbirth

WA settles with inmate shackled during childbirth

Seattle City Council calls for Arizona boycott over state’s new immigration law

Seattle City Council approves Arizona boycott

NC mayor’s plan to team with Vietnamese city riles some in ‘America’s most pro-military town’

Vietnamese sister city a hard sell in NC Army town

Sudanese aid worker sues over ‘forced disappearance’ in Guantanamo case

Sudanese man sues after release from Guantanamo

In 3-day operation, Census enumerators to attempt most accurate count yet of nation’s homeless

3-day effort aims for accurate census of homeless

Court OK’s Seattle police use of stun gun on pregnant woman stopped for school zone speeding

Court: Seattle police OK to stun pregnant woman

A complete list of winners in 76th annual National Headliner Awards

U.S. President Barack Obama

Federal appeals court ruling in case of gay Air Force major creates dilemma for Pentagon

Ruling on gay Air Force major creates dilemma

Starbucks sticks to gun policy, asks not to be put in ‘middle’ of debate

Starbucks asks not to be center of gun debate

Following outcry, city official relaxes ban on smoking, chewing in Seattle parks

After outcry, Seattle parks smoking ban is relaxed

Steamy espresso: Washington communities clamping down on scantily clad coffee baristas

Washington cities clamp down on bikini baristas

Judge won’t dismiss suit seeking damages over detention of US citizen by immigration officials

Judge won’t dismiss suit over US citizen detention

Wash. group sues over infiltration by civilian intelligence analyst working for Army

Wash. peace group sues over infiltration

SEATTLE — Members of an anti-war group are suing a civilian intelligence analyst working for the Army, as well as the city of Olympia and police officials, claiming their organization was illegally infiltrated and the information gathered was used to make wrongful arrests.

Children in Washington state will be ‘at hope,’ not at-risk, if lawmaker gets her way

Wash. lawmaker wants to banish negative language

Person with knowledge of talks: Carroll ‘not signed but very close’ to becoming Seahawks coach

AP Source: Seattle ‘very close’ to signing Carroll

Busy Seattle Seahawks spend day in California talking with Pete Carroll about becoming coach

Seahawks spend day talking to Carroll

SEATTLE — Seahawks chief executive officer Tod Leiweke was in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak with Pete Carroll about becoming Seattle’s next coach, and it looks as if the talks have intensified.

Wash. officials: Gunman lying in wait shoots 2 sheriff’s officers, seriously wounding them

2 sheriff’s officers badly hurt in Wash. shooting

Officials: Suspect killed in Wash. state shooting; 2 sheriff’s officials critically injured

2 sheriff’s officials shot in Washington state

2 sheriff’s deputies shot in Washington State’s Pierce County, airlifted to area hospitals

2 sheriff’s deputies shot in Washington state

Seattle police killing suspect pleads not guilty to murder, arson charges

Seattle police killing suspect pleads not guilty

High number of police killed by 2009 gunfire is ’cause for grave concern,’ expert says

Gun deaths tried to fray the thin blue line in ‘09

Activists sue Port of Olympia under Clean Water Act, say stormwater pollutes Budd Inlet

Port of Olympia sued over Budd Inlet pollution

Amazon says it’s working on audible menus and a bigger font for vision-impaired Kindle users

Amazon’s Kindle to get audible menus, bigger font

Months later, Bellingham raid ends in deportations, mixed signals from administration

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Police: Man accused of aiding in Wash. police killing bought cigar as he waited in truck

Man accused of aiding in Wash. police killing

6th accused aider in Washington police killing in court; bought cigar as he waited in truck

6th accused aider in Wash. police killing in court

More friends of Washington police killer charged with criminal assistance; more charges likely

More charges filed in Washington police killing

Friends of Washington police killer charged with criminal assistance; more charges likely

More charges likely in Wash. police killing

Lone Seattle policeman shoots, kills suspect in ambush of 4 officers at suburban coffee shop

Lone Seattle policeman kills slayings suspect

Seattle police shoot, kill suspect in coffee-shop slaying of 4 officers in Tacoma suburb

Seattle police kill suspect in officer slayings

Sheriff’s spokesman says Seattle police have fatally shot suspect in officer shooting

Sheriff’s spokesman: Police fatally shoot suspect

Is Washington shooting suspect Mike Huckabee’s Willie Horton? Case re-opens clemency questions

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