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Washington mom saves toddler running to hug black bear

A mother in Washington state sprinted between a cub and her own child before the toddler could give it a bear hug. Samantha Martin of Redmond, Washington followed two-year-old Juniper outside Thursday after her daughter managed to sneak out the patio door, according to video from local outlet FOX 13.
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Joao Paulo: Seattle Sounders midfielder undergoes ACL surgery

Seattle Sounders midfielder Joao Paulo has undergone successful reconstruction surgery on his right ACL, the club announced Friday. The Brazilian has been a key part of Brian Schmetzer's team over the last couple of years, figuring among the best midfielders in Major League Soccer. But Joao Paulo came out of...

Calgary Flames: The Failed Calle Jarnkrok Experiment

After having already added Tyler Toffoli in the middle of February, Calgary Flames fans’ eagerness for a Stanley Cup run increased even further after general manager Brad Treliving announced the acquisition of Calle Jarnkrok less than a week before the trade deadline. The excitement around the acquisition seemed fitting...

Fantasy Baseball May 28 Round Up: Joc Pederson & Tommy Pham Scuffle Over Fantasy Football Dispute

As we enter the final few days of Week 7 Your fantasy baseball season we should take a moment to recognize that to be successful you can't be complacent. If you find yourself sitting at the top of your fantasy baseball standings you should still always be looking to improve your roster. Finding the right opportunity to buy low or sell high, attacking the fantasy baseball waiver wire, and exploring fantasy baseball trades is all part of being a great fantasy baseball manager. The same goes for those who find themselves struggling. Don't give up, there is still plenty of time to turn your season around. For most, the fantasy baseball season is 20-plus weeks long. Be aggressive, don't be afraid to trade players to improve your team, and be active on the waiver wire. With that said, let's take a look at some of the top performances and new stories from Friday's slate.

Grunge Supergroup 3rd Secret Share Video for ‘Rhythm of the Ride’

A few months ago, members of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden formed a new group called 3rd Secret and out of seemingly nowhere, dropped a new album. The secrets keep coming as Krist Novoselic, Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron-led vehicle shared a new video for “Rhythm of the Ride.” The song was recorded by Erik Friend and mixed by longtime Seattle producer Jack Endino.

Liberty storm back, but fall short to Storm in overtime

When your offense is stuck in the mud, it’s hard to come out of it. You try to find something, anything that’ll get you back on the right track. When it does open back up, good things can happen. It’s a slow, sometimes fitful process, but you have to keep at it in order to win.

COVID testing sites to re-open in Auburn, Federal Way

COVID-19 testing sites in Federal Way and Auburn are poised to re-open after Public Health Seattle & King County (PHSKC) relinquishes control this June. Earlier in May, PHSKC announced it would cease its operation of testing sites in various King County cities including Auburn, Federal Way and Tukwila. Instead of letting the sites shut down entirely, various community partners have stepped in to take over the operation of the sites, according to PHSKC.

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Has One of the Biggest High-Tech Industries in the Country

America's high-tech sector has been a key driver of economic growth in recent years - and this will likely continue. STEM fields - those in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - are critical for the U.S. to remain competitive globally. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which refers to STEM careers as "tomorrow's jobs," employment in STEM occupations is projected to grow by 10.5% between 2020 and 2030, compared to 7.5% growth in non-STEM jobs.

Olympia Launches Permitting System for Vehicles Parked on Ensign Road

The City of Olympia has turned to a new permitting system to limit the number of parked vehicles on Ensign Road. Various motor homes, campers and trailers have been parked on the road, creating issues for drivers and emergency vehicles passing through. The city implemented the new system as it moved to clean the road on Wednesday.

Mariners hammer Verlander for 4 HRs in 6-1 win over Astros

SEATTLE — After being shut down by Justin Verlander twice already this season, the approach by the Seattle Mariners this time around was to be overly aggressive. “I said it to the club before the game, ‘If it looks like you can hit it hard, swing at it. Take our chances,’” Seattle manager Scott Servais said. “And that’s what we did tonight.”

Kitsap County seeks solution as RVs fill Silverdale lot: 'All I want is a place to live'

SILVERDALE — Georgina Gariepy moved to Washington in 2018 to be closer to her grandchildren. But when Kitsap officials said that parking her bedroom trailer at her daughter's house just outside Bremerton violated county code, the 55-year-old had to vacate, destination unknown.  Thus began, in parking lots and road shoulders around the peninsula, a continuous search for...