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June 28, 2017 News



  • Progress on I-90 light-rail work - The Seattle Times

    The Seattle Times -  Standing within an Interstate 90 bridge pontoon, project manager Brawn Lausen, of Kiewit-Hoffman Construction, describes how four long cables of steel will be threaded through dozens of cell walls, cinching all 18 pontoons into one unit. This is ...
  • Seattle's most breathtaking heirloom trees - seattlepi.com

    seattlepi.com -  From humble seeds, Seattle's mighty trees have grown by the dozens. Dubbed “heritage trees” by City Hall, some of Seattle's notable trees took root before the city was founded. Their ancestries – the Pacific Northwest, of course, but also the East ...
  • South Carolina man charged in Belltown double homicide - The Seattle Times

    The Seattle Times -  Seattle police homicide detectives arrested a 46-year-old South Carolina man this month in connection with a double homicide in Belltown on January 26. The suspect, who waived extradition, is to be arraigned Thursday.
  • Seattle Workers Pay for the Minimum Wage - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

    Wall Street Journal (subscription) -  Some laws of economics are so obvious that they require hundreds of papers to prove, and a classic example is the minimum wage, which increases the cost of labor and in most cases prices some workers out of jobs. Fresh evidence comes from Seattle's ...
  • Lessons from Seattle's courageous minimum-wage experiment - Seattle Times

    Seattle Times -  On April 1, 2015, the ordinance raised the minimum wage for Seattle employees from the state's minimum of $9.47 to $11 for large employers. On Jan. 1, 2016, the second phase-in period started, when the minimum wage reached $13 for large employers ...
  • Wednesday Round-Up: ESPN Insider Ranks All 32 NFL Rosters - Seahawks.com

    Seahawks.com -  Spirit of 12 Partners · Symetra Heroes · A Better Seattle · Boeing Legion of Youth · H.S. Athlete of the Week · Stats for Kids · Youth Programs · Fuel Up To Play 60 · Jr. Sea Gals · Junior 12s Kids Club · Fitnessgram · Play 60 Challenge · Play 60 Tuesdays.
  • Real Estate Showdown: Seattle Vs. Boise - Patch.com

    Patch.com -  SEATTLE, WA - People of ordinary means got some bad news on Tuesday: home prices in Seattle increased for the eighth straight month, basically certifying Seattle as having the nation's most on-fire housing market. The median price of a home in Seattle ...
  • Seaport Alliance keeps up strong showing in May - Seattle Times

    Seattle Times -  Special to The Seattle Times. Import traffic at the Northwest Seaport Alliance, the pairing of the waterborne units of the Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma, rose a strong 10 percent last month, defying a troubling slowdown at some other West Coast ...
  • MLB Rookie Profile: Max Povse, RHP, Seattle Mariners - Minor League Ball (blog)

    Minor League Ball (blog) -  Back on June 18th the Seattle Mariners promoted right-handed pitcher Max Povse to the major league roster. He's only pitched in one game so far, giving up four hits and three runs in two-thirds of an inning against the Detroit Tigers on the 22nd, but ...
  • Can 'Rapid Rehousing' Work If Rents Keep Soaring in Seattle? - Seattle Weekly

    Seattle Weekly -  Rents in Seattle just keep rising, year after year, as do the number of Seattleites who sleep on the street. While the mayor's HALA plan aims to develop more affordable housing in the coming years, one of the city's more immediate efforts is moving ...
  • For Seattle mayoral candidate Jason Roberts, it's personal - MyNorthwest.com

    MyNorthwest.com -  Mayoral candidate Jason Roberts has history in Seattle. He was raised in the city, watched it grow, and has spent his working life in clubs and bars. As Seattle began losing people to the rising heroin epidemic, he felt the loss personally. “I lost my ...
  • Searching for Seattle's Soul in Scrappy Burien - Seattle Weekly

    Seattle Weekly -  He didn't have to: His breakfast comrades knew intrinsically that today was the grand opening of Burien Town Square, a mixed residential/retail/civic (new public library and City Hall) center that was to cement the rise of a southwesterly Seattle ...
  • Edmunds: Finding best July Fourth deals in bevy of offers - The Seattle Times

    The Seattle Times -  This photo provided by Honda North America shows the 2017 Honda Odyssey. The Odyssey offers great functionality and space. The second-row seats move forward for easy access, and the middle second-row seat even slides... (Honda North America via ...
  • Seattle to uphold Paris climate agreement - Dailyuw

    Dailyuw -  The city of Seattle voted unanimously June 12 to uphold the Paris climate agreement from which President Donald Trump has withdrawn the country. With the willing participation of 146 other countries, the decision by the United States, one of the most ...

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