Seattle (i/siˈætəl/) is a West Coast seaport city and the seat of King County. With an estimated 662,400 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. In July 2013 it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States, and remained in the top five in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area of around 3.6 million inhabitants is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the third largest port in North America in terms of container handling as of 2015.

The Seattle area was previously inhabited by Native Americans for at least 4,000 years before the first permanent European settlers.Arthur A. Denny and his group of travelers, subsequently known as the Denny Party, arrived from Illinois via Portland, Oregon on the schooner Exact at Alki Point on November 13, 1851. The settlement was moved to the eastern shore of Elliott Bay and named "Seattle" in 1852, after Chief Si'ahl of the local Duwamish and Suquamish tribes.

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R.A. Long alum Jim Caple passes away

TDN 04 Oct 2023
R.A ... The former Lumberjack of the class of 1980, studied journalism at the University of Washington before working as a sports reporter at The Seattle Times-Post Intelligencer and the St ... .......

NFL Odds: Witherspoon Rises Up The Board For Defensive Rookie Of The Year

Sportslens 04 Oct 2023
NFL Odds. Witherspoon Rises Up The Board For Defensive Rookie Of The Year - originally posted on Some thought that the Seattle Seahawks reached when they drafted Devon Witherspoon 5th overall in the 2023 NFL Draft ... It was the first interception of Witherspoon’s career, and capped off a dominant night for Seattle’s defense....

Which students get into advanced math? Texas is using test scores to limit bias

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DALLAS (AP) — When Tha Cung looked over his sixth-grade class schedule, he took notice of the math block ... Members of the Collaborative are, The Associated Press, The Christian Science Monitor, The Dallas Morning News, The Hechinger Report, Idaho Education News, The Post and Courier in South Carolina, and The Seattle Times ... studying at Harvard....

Giants vs. Seahawks prediction, odds: ‘Monday Night Football’ pick, best bets

New York Post 03 Oct 2023
The Seattle Seahawks and New York Giants close out Week 4 of the NFL card on “Monday Night Football” at Met Life Stadium ... Carolina’s Andy Dalton posted 361 yards through the air against Seattle in Week 3, but the Seahawks outlasted the Panthers, 37-27....

Former ESPN reporter dies at 61

Cleveland 03 Oct 2023
Caple worked as a baseball reporter for ESPN, the St. Paul Pioneer-Press, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and most recently, The Athletic ... RELATED ... In 2000, Caple moved back to Seattle and wrote for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer before joining ESPN, where he worked from 2001 to 2017, covering baseball, the Olympics, tennis, cycling and more ... .......

Seahawks’ Witherspoon Drops Brutally Honest One-Liner About Daniel Jones

Sports Illustrated 03 Oct 2023
After helping the Seahawks defense shut down Daniel Jones and the Giants, Seattle rookie cornerback Devon Witherspoon kept it short and sweet while giving a post-game analysis of the quarterback’s play ... But, while Seattle shined as a unit, it was Witherspoon who turned in a ......

Geno Smith leaves Giants' game vs. Seahawks with knee injury, return is questionable 03 Oct 2023
Smith then spent several minutes in the blue medical tent on the Seattle sideline before leaving and walking to the Seahawks' locker room ... in a touchdown to give Seattle a 14-3 lead....

Giants’ Evan Neal blocks teammate in humiliating loss to Seahawks

New York Post 03 Oct 2023
As Jones readied to hurl the ball, Giants tight end Darren Waller attempted to block Seattle linebacker Derick Hall — only to be shoved from behind by his teammate, offensive tackle Evan Neal ... Giants tight end Darren Waller walks off the field following the team’s loss to Seattle at MetLife Stadium.Charles Wenzelberg / New York Post....

The scary question Giants now face

New York Post 03 Oct 2023
Giants fans had little to cheer about in Monday night’s loss to Seattle.Charles Wenzelberg / New York Post ... Robert Sabo for NY Post ... Sterling Shepard leaves the field after the Giants’ loss to the Seahawks on Monday night.Charles Wenzelberg / New York Post....

Tom Hanks warns of ad with AI imposter

The Manila Times 03 Oct 2023
The message had received more than 111,700 "likes" since the Academy Award-winning actor of 1993's "Philadelphia" and 1994's "Forrest Gump," as well the star of hits like 1988's "Big" and 1993's "Sleepless in Seattle," posted it to his 9.5 million followers on Instagram on Sunday....

'Bear killed for being a bear': Netizens fume as Grizzly euthanized after deadly attack on ...

Hindustan Times 03 Oct 2023
The tragedy came to light recently after the park's Facebook Page shared a post detailing the horrific incident. A grizzly bear roams an exhibit at the Woodland Park Zoo, closed for nearly three months because of the coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Seattle (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) (AP)....

Dreadful offensive line leaves Daniel Jones out to dry versus Seahawks: ‘No excuse’

New York Post 03 Oct 2023
More On. new york giants ... Daniel Jones sacked during the fourth quarter when the Giants played the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football.Robert Sabo for NY Post ... Daniel Jones reacts on the bench during the fourth quarter.Charles Wenzelberg / New York Post ... “Why it works so well for the Eagles is their offensive line,” one NFL source told The Post....

Longtime ESPN MLB writer Jim Caple dead at 61

New York Post 03 Oct 2023
Caple covered 20 World Series and six Olympics games for ESPN, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and the St ... He was creative, funny, inventive and passionate about the art of storytelling,” his former ESPN colleague Jerry Crasnick told The Post ... saw,” Stark told The Post....

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