Archives for July 2017

Monthly Archives: July 2017

Seattle Great Wheel
Sports

Great Wheel, Space Needle, Other Iconic Seattle Structures Light Up Orange for WNBA All-Star Weekend

A host of famous and iconic Seattle buildings will be turning their lights orange, the color of the WNBA, Friday night in recognition of Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017, set to tipoff at 12:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, July 22 at KeyArena. ...
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Sports

Sue Bird Confirms She’s Gay, Dating Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe

Sue Bird is gay and is currently dating soccer star Megan Rapinoe. ...
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Sports

Seattle Storm Unable to Keep Up Hot Start

Seattle found themselves flipping roles with the Sky in the second quarter as they were outscored 30-13 including a last second shot by Chicago forward Tamera Young. ...
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Entertainment

Apple’s Upgraded MacBook is Worth the Wait

Apple is presenting refreshing updates of its 12-inch MacBook, MacBook pro and MacBook air. The site is actually encouraging all those who wish to purchase a MacBook to wait for the new MacBook to hit the market. ...
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Politics

Refund Equality Act Introduced to Provide Equal Tax Treatment for Married Same-Sex Couples

The Refund Equality Act would permit same-sex couples to amend their tax returns, allowing them to file jointly and to secure an estimated total of $67 million in refunds to which they are entitled. ...
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Politics

House Votes to Block Pentagon from Banning Funding for Gender Transition

Transgender troops currently in the military have been able to serve openly since last year. The policy also allows them to receive any treatment deemed medically necessary, including surgery and hormone therapy. ...
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Politics

DelBene’s Fix for Survivors of Child Abuse Clears House in Must-Pass Legislation

The House Friday passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018, which included Congresswoman Suzan DelBene’s (WA-01) bipartisan Child Abuse Accountability Enhancement Act to close a legal loophole that denies justice for some survivors of child abuse. ...
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Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird goes up for a shot against the Connecticut Sun on July 12 at KeyArena. Photo: Virginia Lopez
Sports

Storm Can’t Overcome Hot Sun 83-79

The WNBA Seattle Storm and Connecticut Sun had a game of runs as they each fought for the win in their game on July 12 at KeyArena. ...
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Photo: DeAndra Perrigo
Editorial Health

America, Take A Good, Hard Look At What You’re Doing To Working Mothers

Americans may have the edge on Olympic medals, fast food chains and Broadway musicals, but we’re severely lacking in the parental leave department. ...
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Sue Bird/Storm Photo
Sports

Sue Bird Ties Tamika Catchings for 10th WNBA All-Star Selection Title

Sue Bird has been named to a WNBA record-tying 10th WNBA All-Star selection, the league announced Tuesday. ...
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