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2 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Times

What's driving the sharp increases in rent

Here we are again, fellow Capitol Hill renters - smack in the middle of the "bummer in the summer".


6 hrs ago | Viewing Feed

Metro bus meets dump truck in minor collision Thursday morning

The right lane of southbound 15th Avenue Northwest was blocked for a time early Thursday morning at Northwest 56th Street after an incident involving a King County Metro bus and a dump truck.


9 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill

Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists.


9 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

FREE Solar Workshop is tonight - Thursday, July 24 - in West Seattle

If you missed the first one in Burien, fear not - there will be another free Solar Workshop tonight - Thursday, July 24 - at Dakota Place Park, 4304 SW Dakota Street in West Seattle.


9 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Oil train cars derail at Seattle rail yard; no spill, but some alarmed

CORRECTS DATE TO JULY 24, NOT JULY 14 - An investigator photographs the scene where a locomotive and cars carrying crude oil went off the track beneath the Magnolia Bridge in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle, Thursday morning, July 24, 2014.


14 hrs ago | Space Ref

Most Precise Measurement Yet of an Extrasolar Planet's Size

Thanks to NASA's Kepler and Spitzer Space Telescopes, scientists have made the most precise measurement ever of the radius of a planet outside our solar system.


18 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

Pronto! Cycle Share set to launch in Capitol Hill this fall

Launching in Autumn of this year, "Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share" is coming to Capitol Hill, with as many as 10 share stations planned around the neighborhood.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Onion exposes Seattle, peeling away the layers to our self-absorbed heart

Is Cano the next Junior? Well, he's expected to be that and much much more for our beleaguered Mariners.


KTRE-TV Lufkin

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.


St. Petersburg Times

'Rocky Mountaineer' takes riders through Canada's natural beauty

Snuggling into my comfortable window seat beneath the panorama viewing dome, I enter my state of bliss.


Seattle Times

Your week in Seattle music: Mötley Crüe, Chris Isaak and more

Also featuring: two Seattle-area summer-music festivals, a golden-voiced country music hitmaker, and an indie-pop band from the MySpace era.



Obama fundraising amid many challenges

In Roslyn Heights construction work on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between x37/Willis Ave and x36/Searingtown Rd in North Hills In Roslyn Heights construction work on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between x37/Willis Ave and x36/Searingtown Rd in North Hills In Merrick road construction.


The Stranger

Now Open: Pork Knuckles, Jazz, and More

BELL + WHETE Belltown: Somewhat bizarrely, this sibling of Local 360 celebrates the cuisine of the conquering Normans of yore, including "modern interpretations of old world dishes, such as pottage with fried bread, house cured ham + sausages, pork knuckles, venison, boar , and roasted fowl," from chef Forrest Brunton .


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Press


A leading music school in Washington State, The Academy of Music Northwest provides different levels of rigorous college-prep music classes and extensive performance opportunities for talented young musicians between the ages of 4 -18.



Hear Christopher Denny Triumph Over His Past in 'Watch Me Shine'

It's been nearly seven years since Little Rock native Christopher Denny released his debut album, Age Old Hunger .


The 'gun-toting' governor versus the glad-handing president

When Barack Obama visits the liberal ATM machine again today in Seattle , it is not likely he will be answering questions about federal support for eastern Washington wildfire operations, nor about yesterday's decision by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to take decisive action against the tidal wave of illegal immigration along the state's border with ... (more)


Oh, the things you can eat

Raw, vegan, gluten-free, paleo. In Seattle, where elimination diets abound, I'm a convinced and happy omnivore.


The Daily Troll: I-90 traffic: Could've been worse. Wildfires ease a...

The Daily Troll: I-90 traffic: Could've been worse. Wildfires ease a bit. New home for City Attorney offices.


Viewing Feed

Ballard bus routes slated for deletion in approved September cuts

The King County Council unanimously approved a compromise plan on Monday to move forward with Metro service reductions for September of this year, and February of 2015, while also deferring an additional 200,000 hours of reductions originally slated for June and September 2015, pending the adoption of the King County budget for 2015/2016.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


President Barack Obama to speak at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Thursday

In the midst of a 24-hour fundraising swing through Los Angeles, President Barack Obama will speak Thursday at Los Angeles Trade- Technical College, and a limited number of free tickets will be available to the public beginning tomorrow.



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