Pierce County officials learned a valuable lesson earlier this month when they tried to direct a pair of returning osprey to a new nesting perch on the Chambers Bay waterfront: Don't mess with Mother Nature.
The NFL announced its schedule Wednesday. The Seahawks open the season at home against the Green Bay Packers. They will also play on Monday night at the Washington Redskins, and will travel to San Francisco for a Thanksgiving night game.
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera allegedly shot two deaf, mute and unarmed Iraqi boys in March 2007. He is stationed at Fort Richardson, Alaska. Joint Base Lewis-McChord is hosting his court-martial hearings.