...on the Old and New courses at Walton Heath to lead all qualifiers.The U.S. Open is June 18-21 at Chambers Bay outside Seattle.The other players earning spots in the 36-hole qualifier were: Shiv Kapur, John Parry, Alex Noren, Lucas Bjerregaard...

Protester gets off Shell ship with Coast Guard's help

SEATTLE - One of two protesters who affixed themselves...oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained...plans that have drawn large protests in Seattle, where a massive, floating drill rig...

Woman protesting drilling leaves Shell ship in Washington harbor after hanging on since Friday

...Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.Student activist Chiara...proposal also has drawn large protests in Seattle, where a massive, floating drill rig...activists in kayaks swarmed Elliott Bay in Seattle to protest Shell's plans.

Documentary 'Discovering Dave ? Spirit Captured in Clay' on Edgefield slave potter wins acclaim

...best documentary at the South Carolina Cultural Film Festival this month and has been screened at festivals in San Diego, Seattle and several South Carolina coastal cities.The documentary focuses on the story of David Drake, a craftsman who created beautiful...

Action sports retailer Zumeiz opens store in Augusta Mall

A Seattle-based action sports retailer has opened a new store at Augusta Mall.Zumiez opened Friday in the mall's lower level near Macy's...

Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: 'He's been a great asset'

...201 batting average, 29th in the majors ahead of only Texas, according to STATS. Their 20 RBIs are tied for last with Seattle."Things have to get better. But defensively we went from probably one of the worst in the American League to one of the...

Activists take stand against Arctic oil drilling

SEATTLE - The arrival in Seattle on Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil...climate change.Activists paddling out in kayaks to meet the rig off Seattle's picturesque waterfront said it's their moment to stand against...

Augusta scores in middle of AARP 'livability' index

...the city at a recent AARP conference in Seattle attended by more than 6,000 where the...defended the taxpayer-funded trip to Seattle and an earlier conference trip to Washington...eight miles after training each day in Seattle," he said. "They are concerned about...

Golfers make light of Chambers Bay warnings

...Maybe to a fault.The USGA's executive director played host to a preview of the mysterious U.S. Open course south of Seattle and suggested that even the best in golf will have little chance unless they arrive early and play often."The idea of coming...

Former GreenJackets manager Goff named Marlins bench coach

...friends, and Jennings said he wouldn't have considered the managerial position without Goff by his side, according to reports.Goff has previous bench coach experience with the Seattle Mariners, where he was also a first base coach.