Carli Lloyd netted the fastest hat trick in World Cup history, male or female.
- Fire crews attacking blazes in all parts of state
- Budget setback squeezes UW’s plans for new computer-science building
- Cinema Books to close its doors on Roosevelt after 31 years
- Amazon as an adult: Two decades of online shopping
- Sound Transit planning heats up for light-rail expansion and public vote
- Search called off for man missing after boats collide near Point Defiance Park
St. Helens’ Crater Glacier is growing when most glaciers around the world are shrinking.
In this hot, dry summer, even the Queets rain forest in Olympic National Park is burning. It’s a rare spectacle, but one that could become more common with climate change.
- Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum ‘no’ vote
- Playground-hookup case fuels calls to change sex-offender registry
- Girl killed after being struck by jumping sturgeon in boat
- Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly
- Charleston suspect’s views draw attention to shadowy white-supremacy groups
- IRS unlikely to hit nonprofit-donor abuses in 2016
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- The Times recommends: Vandana Slatter for Bellevue City Council Position No. 5 | Editorial
- The Times recommends: Jennifer Robertson for Bellevue City Council Position No. 7 | Editorial
- The Girl Scouts’ inspiring example of moral courage | Leonard Pitts Jr. / Syndicated columnist
- Stand firm on nuke inspections | Trudy Rubin / Syndicated columnist
- Get rid of antibacterial soap and other unhealthy home products
- This Olympia house has been trucked, dragged and condemned, but it never looked better! | Northwest Living
- Get out of the gym and into the park for your summer workouts | Fit for Life
- How much water is too much for your lawn? | Ciscoe Morris
Go beyond the Empress hotel, Butchart Gardens and other well-known sights in the British Columbia capital and explore lovely small museums, gardens and even a castle.