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Board: BNSF Railway Can Require Coal-Dust Suppression
The federal Surface Transportation Board has decided that BNSF Railway can require coal shippers to use certain methods to reduce the amount of coal dust lost from rail cars leaving coal mines in Wyoming and Montana.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014: How Nirvana Made Grunge Fashion Good
Nirvana's brief, bombastic musical legacy will be formally venerated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this April - the list of inductees, which also include KISS, Peter Gabriel , Hall & Oats , Linda Rondstadt and Cat Stevens , was announced Monday.
Great Bend Tribune
OTR for Dec. 18, 2013
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made four ambulance runs Monday. At 7:54 p.m. they responded to a possible car fire at 810 Fry St. They found no fire but a belt had broken, causing the vehicle it to overheat.
The Washington Post
Liquor privatization fight heads to Oregon
Big retail stores in Oregon will push to privatize state-controlled liquor sales on the ballot next year, duplicating an effort by retailers in Washington State that led to one of the most expensive political battles in history.
Seattle's comeback mayors
He definitely broke some china. But McGinn's passion for change, fiscal restraint and regular-guy charisma is making us all nostalgic.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
12-year-old Seattle girl says she was raped in Roxhill Park
A 12-year-old West Seattle girl says she was raped last week while walking through Roxhill Park.
Seattle's Panama Hotel serves International District guests for...
A 104-year-old International District B&B, the Panama Hotel, survived Seattle's stringent fire codes by retrofitting with sprinklers.
Capitol Hill Blog
A look back at Capitol Hill's mayor: Mike McGinn, groundbreaker
His administration helped to line up the funding to make it happen and he was there to help break ground early in 2013 but Candidate McGinn in those days, the future mayor of Seattle stopped by Capitol Hill Garage Sale Day in 2009 Love him or hate him, Mayor Mike McGinn was Capitol Hill's mayor.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
New York Daily News
Great exhibits, food and more make Seattle a must
For a colorful cultural experience, check out the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit at the Seattle Center.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
City, community work to save Magnolia Blvd. landscape
The longstanding Magnolia Boulevard Vegetation Management Plan , done in 1998, has only been minimally carried out until last year and this summer, when major work was completed in September.
Saturday Memo: Mercer closed ... Inslee wants Boeing vote ... Health-insurance advice
Traffic: Stretches of Aurora Avenue North and eastbound Mercer Street will be closed to traffic until 5 a.m. Monday.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Seattle Gay News
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis enthrall local crowd with flawless show
This week, he and collaborator/producer Ryan Lewis performed three consecutive sold out concerts at Key Arena.
The Daily Troll: Inslee wants a Boeing vote. King County too powerful? The subway to Ballard.
If a vote actually takes place on - prospects uncertain - Boeing and IAM may both come out ahead in the proposed contract to win 777X assembly work here.
Fantastical dance antics ahead with Lelavision, ‘Next Fest NW’
Seattle dancer-choreographer Coleman Pester whose troupe, Tectonic Marrow Society, performs at Velocity Dance Center's "Next Fest NW 2013: Touch."
History Leads: Holiday shopping in 1913
Newspapers of Ballard are not exempt. Even the Ballard News Tribune has suffered and relished its own oddities.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
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An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the recent history of the CIA - but all in secret, an Associated Press investigation found.
‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ poster sale, other holiday chestnuts
"Merry Christmas, movie house!" Let's put all rumors of that ill-advised sequel to bed, and, for a 43rd year, join the Grand Illusion in celebrating the holidays with Frank Capra's 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life."
The Ballard News Tribune visited him at his family business, Ballard Oil, for coffee as the sun rose over the docks and explored Aakervik's 70 years of community service and experience living in Ballard.
Giving seafood, giving hope
Here we are midway through December and the holiday season is in full swing. It's easy to get cynical about the rampant commercialism surrounding Christmas.