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Nelly Korda shoots an 81, sent packing early again at Women’s PGA Championship
Author: LUKE OLSON, Associated Press

SAMMAMISH — Nelly Korda was sent packing early again Friday in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, another shocking downfall after a dominating run.


Ridgefield Raptors Road Report: Bend Elks 6, Ridgefield 0
Author: Jeff Klein

Friday’s Game: Bend Elks 6, Ridgefield Raptors 0 (click here for boxscore)


Oilers beat Panthers 5-1 to force Game 7 in Stanley Cup Final
Author: STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer

EDMONTON, Alberta — Connor McDavid was held without a point, so Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers’ other top players stepped up to put them one win from the Stanley Cup.


Gene therapy may cure rare diseasesBut drugmakers have few incentives, leaving families desperate for effective treatments
Author: LAURA UNGAR, Associated Press

Robin Alderman faces an agonizing reality: Gene therapy might cure her son Camden’s rare, inherited immune deficiency. But it’s not available to him.


At least 6 heat-related deaths in metro Phoenix so far this year
Author: ANITA SNOW, Associated Press

PHOENIX — At least six people have died from heat-related causes this year so far in sizzling metro Phoenix, where the temperatures this week hit 115 degrees, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health reported this week.


Woman who fell awarded $13M
Author: David Kroman, The Seattle Times (TNS)

SEATTLE—A King County jury has ordered the city of Seattle and the owners of a Queen Anne apartment building to pay a 53-year-old ultramarathon runner $13.1 million after she fell and severely injured herself on a sidewalk in 2021.


FEMA ready for an extreme hurricane and wildfire season
Author: REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The head of the Homeland Security Department said Friday that the agency tasked with responding to disasters across the country is prepared as it goes into what is expected to be an intense hurricane and wildfire season but he’s concerned about looming budget shortfalls.


Up to $100M coming for psychiatric patient housing
Author: Jayati Ramakrishnan, The Seattle Times

Up to $100 million could soon be poured into building housing for patients recently released from Washington’s state psychiatric hospitals, with the hope that increasing housing supply will stop patients from returning to the criminal justice system.


Washington State News

Petar Musa, FC Dallas meet Sounders, seek first road win
(Photo credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports) Unbeaten under interim coach Peter Luccin, FC Dallas will set out for their first road victory of the season when they visit the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Dallas is 0-6-3 in away matches, with a league-low three road points. However, Saturday marks the team's first road match since Luccin took over the coaching duties from Nico Estevez on June 9. The Toros (5-8-5, 20
Tim Anderson hits walk-off single as Marlins top Mariners in 10th
(Photo credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports) Tim Anderson lined a walk-off single in the 10th inning as the host Miami Marlins defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Friday night. On a first-pitch fastball by reliever Austin Voth (2-1), Anderson singled to left fielder Dominic Canzone, who made a strong throw home. But catcher Cal Raleigh couldn't come up with a short hop, and automatic runner Jake Burger came in to score.