'I don't think it's really sunk in.' UW seniors prepare for Husky Stadium farewell

Myles Gaskin was shaking. During the first plays of his football career at Washington, he couldn’t stop. He was shaking when he was in the game. He was shaking when he was on the bench. It was nerve-wracking being on the field at Husky Stadium, the place he’d wanted to play since he was a …

Rockets get back to .500, rout Warriors in Green's return

James Harden scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference finals. The Rockets (7-7), who announced before the game that they were “parting ways” with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony, have won three straight and six of their last eight …

UPDATE: Lime recall doesn't affect its Tacoma scooter fleet

It’s another week of troubling safety headlines for Lime e-scooters, this time over a recall dealing with scooter baseboards. Its Okai manufactured scooters, which the company warned earlier might break apart after repeated abuse, now are being examined for coming apart during regular use. Lime has decided to take the Okai-made scooters out of circulation …

Seahawks game day in LA: Chance for upset at Rams could be decided in pregame

Update: 12:03 p.m.: Chris Carson and D.J. Fluker are inactive. Tough got tougher for the Seahawks. Good morning from hazy, smoky Los Angeles. The nearby wildfires west of the city that forced the Rams to cancel practice and threatened the homes of 20 coaches and players will be on the minds of most inside the …

Live high school football scores, state playoffs opening round

Live high school football scores from the South Sound and beyond. Games at 7 p.m. Friday unless otherwise noted. The losers of state playoff games are out. The WIAA high school football seeding committees ranked teams and populated the brackets following the district playoffs. CLASS 4A SIGN ME UP! Mead vs. Graham-Kapowsin, 1 p.m. Saturday …

The Latest: Half of Washington state vote ballots still out

The Latest on Election Day in Washington state (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Democrat Maria Cantwell won re-election to the U.S. Senate from Washington, easily beating Republican Susan Hutchison. Cantwell outdistanced Hutchison, a former Seattle TV anchor and state GOP party chairwoman. SIGN ME UP! Cantwell, a former tech executive who previously served one term …

Here's what to watch as Washington voters cast their midterm election ballots

Here are the highlights: CARBON TAX AMONG HIGH-PROFLE MEASURES Initiative 1631 would charge large carbon emitters fees on fossil fuels used or sold in the state or electricity generated within the state starting in 2020. Opponents have raised more than $31 million, mostly from oil companies, a state record for statewide initiatives, to fight the …

Three key starters are questionable for Seahawks' game against Chargers

The Seahawks had three key starters listed as questionable on their Friday injury report for Sunday’s pivotal matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers: ▪ Linebacker K.J. Wright (knee) ▪ Safety Bradley McDougald (knee) ▪ Running back Chris Carson (hip) SIGN ME UP! But coach Pete Carroll seemed confident after Friday’s practice that all three would …