Downtown Newswire (Page 5)

Downtown Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Downtown (Seattle, WA). (Page 5)

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  1. Mayor Murray to open parking lots for homeless living in carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday an emergency order to fast-track two "safe" parking lots for homeless people living in vehicles. The order, issued under powers the mayor invoked when he declared a state of emergency of homelessness in November, aims to open one lot in Ballard and another in Delridge, with room for up to 50 vehicles and sanitation and garbage service, as well as case management services for residents, Murray's office said in a news release.

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  2. Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal lands: Another blow to Big CoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The federal government will stop issuing new coal leases on federal lands, mainly in Wyoming and Montana, as the Obama administration reviews coal's impact on climate change as well as the price that big coal companies are paying America's taxpayers. Announced by U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, the move is another blow to Big Coal.

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  3. City of Seattle looks to pay $10,000 for bridge artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Ships pass under the Fremont Bridge during the Parade of Historic Fishing Schooners on Feb. 13, 2014, beginning at Fishermen's Terminal and concluding at MOHAI in Seattle. The eight-boat parade consisted only of operational historic wooden fishing schooners - some more than 100 years old - responsible for seafood on dinner tables nationwide.

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  4. Sound Transit pushing hard on light rail progress in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sound Transit is aiming to have a banner year with not just the opening of two new light rail stops -- at Capitol Hill and the University of Washington -- but also with a third station, more tunneling and other projects. King County Executive and Sound Transit board chair Dow Constantine Wednesday announced goals for the year and introduced the organization's new CEO, Peter Rogoff, at the site of the future Roosevelt station.

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  5. In sickness and health: Seattle neighborhoods rankedRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Click through for a look at how Seattle's neighborhoods compare in three key health measures - the percentage of residents who describe themselves as being in fair or poor health, as being physically inactive during the past 30 days, and as smokers. Click through for a look at how Seattle's neighborhoods compare in three key health measures - the percentage of residents who describe themselves as being in fair or poor health, as being physically ... more Seattle residents were asked to describe their general health.

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  6. Dick's Drive-In founder Dick Spady dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Dick's Drive-In co-founder Dick Spady, pictured at his 90th birthday party in October 2013 at the chain's Wallingford restaurant. Dick's Drive-In co-founder Dick Spady, pictured at his 90th birthday party in October 2013 at the chain's Wallingford restaurant.

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  7. Arch Coal, partner in proposed Longview coal export terminal, files for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Arch Coal, the nation's second-largest coal producer, and a partner in a big proposed coal-export terminal in Longview, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday. Its filing means producers of 25 percent of America's coal are now in bankruptcy.

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  8. Bill Clinton stops by SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    As president of the United States and ex-president, Bill Clinton has now visited both locations of the Elliott Bay Book Co., its old Pioneer Square location and its more recent digs on Capitol Hill. The 42nd president was in Seattle on Friday to do a fundraiser for the spouse he hopes to make the 45th president.

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  9. Open houses for Jan. 9 - 10, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The first home, 2128 34th Ave. W., is listed for $515,000. The three bedroom, one bathroom home features a daylight basement and a large attached garage.

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  10. Bill Clinton visits Seattle on Friday for Hillary Clinton and another closed-door fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Ex-President Bill Clinton will speak at a Hillary-Clinton-for-president fundraiser on Friday at the Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill, the latest in a cycle of private Clinton money events. The 42nd president was in the Northwest 13 times while in the White House, always doing a scheduled or spontaneous public event - he was famous for rallies and walk-throughs at the Pike Place Market - and continuing the tradition on post-presidential visits to the region.

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  11. Angry radicals? Nothing new in the Pacific NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Oregon Territory was freshly minted when a handful there started dreaming of a "Pacific Republic." One 1912 history describes it as being "well understood" in the territory that plotters were waiting for the Union to falter in the Civil War before founding a new nation in the Western U.S. The treason didn't quite pan out.

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  12. Jim McDermott: The doctor hangs it up after 13 terms in Congress and a 45 year political careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., is set to announce his retirement Monday after 13 terms on the "other" Capitol Hill. McDermott has been dubbed Seattle's "Congressman for life" after winning 13 terms, usually piling up 200,000 or more votes, despite furious conservative reaction to his opposition to the 2003 U.S. War on Iraq.

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  13. AP Source: Democratic Rep. McDermott to announce retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this June 16, 2015 file photo, Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  14. Frosty Seattle takes the polar bear plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    PJ Sheehy warms up next to a fire after her very first West Seattle Polar Bear Swim on New Year's Day at Alki Beach, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. PJ Sheehy warms up next to a fire after her very first West Seattle Polar Bear Swim on New Year's Day at Alki Beach, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.

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  15. Seattle's top brunch spots, according to YelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Which brunch spots do diners love most? Yelp compiled a list of the best local, non-chain breakfast and brunch joints in Seattle based on the number of reviews and the ratings issued by Yelpers. Check out the top 30 and tell is if you agree.

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  16. Zagat's best burgers of SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Who has Seattle's best burgers? Zagat says it knows and has recently issued a Top 10 list based on its 2015 best burger survey. Check out some of its selections, or view the full list here.

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  17. Barbecue joints of SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    RoRo BBQ and Grill, Wallingford: One of Seattle's better-known barbecue joints, its name is taken from owner Rob's young niece's attempt to say his name. You can "spike" a variety of sandwiches with bacon or a hot link.

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  18. Bertha testing moves ahead, set to tunnel out of access pit soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A construction worker walks over Bertha's launching pit during a press update event on the Highway 99 tunnel boring machine on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. A construction worker walks over Bertha's launching pit during a press update event on the Highway 99 tunnel boring machine on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.

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  19. The 'Dogist' blog and book makes dogs look humanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This May 19, 2015 photo provided by Artisan Books shows Piggy, a 2-year-old Boston Terrier, standing up to photographer Elias Weiss Friedman, in New York. Photos taken first for his blog, "The Dogist," now have been collected in Friedman's new book of the same name.

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  20. State: 'Ride the Ducks' allowed limited return to Seattle streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Seattle Police officers look under a "Ride the Ducks" tourist vehicle as a tire and wheel from the bus sits nearby before the bus is loaded onto a flatbed tow truck Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, after it was involved in a fatal crash with a charter passenger bus earlier in the day in Seattle.

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