Apparently extending his conract to multi-year deal. Not sure about this news, many wanting him out at end of last year. Granted, M's having a decent season, mainly from Cano trade & mid season trades.

“Since Jack took over after the 2008 season, we have been building toward our ultimate goal, which is to win the World Series,” Mariners President and COO Kevin Mather said in the team’s announcement. “We believe, with the efforts of Jack and his staff, we are now well-positioned as an organization to be a contender for many years to come.”
http://blog.seattlepi.com/baseball/2...ciks-contract/