Downtown Newswire (Page 5)

Downtown Newswire (Page 5)

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

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  1. Bertha making progress, tunnels 73 feet since repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Alaskan Way Viaduct is on track to close for two weeks in March, if tunnel-boring machine Bertha keeps up its progress. Tunnel-boring machine Bertha has broken through its concrete access vault and is now tunneling beneath Seattle, the Washington State Department of Transportation said in a Thursday update.

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  2. Fort Worden's busy future: pub, dinner theater, culinary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Visit Fort Worden State Park here and you can do most of what you'd expect from a state park - hike in the woods, walk the beach or just park your RV or tent at a campsite overlooking the Olympics. But here you can also check into accommodations ranging from a budget dormitory to a three-bedroom apartment with a view.

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  3. AP source: Rep. Jim McDermott of Seattle to announce retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. speaks at a June news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  4. Glowing brains: John Bavaro's post-stroke digital paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Now is the time when people take measure of the departing year and lay their plans for a fresh start. They may even, depending on how bad their year has been, be inspired to raise themselves, phoenix-like, from the ashes.

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  5. 2 injured in fire at Seattle homeless apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Two people are being treated for unspecified injuries after a fire at a West Seattle apartment building, said Lt. Sue Stangl, a spokeswoman for the Seattle Fire Department.

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  6. Seattle police seek killer of popular art teacher, youth mentorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Seattle Times

    He's described as a gentle soul, a man with quiet strength who committed his life to teaching art and woodworking to low-income and immigrant middle-school children as a means to prepare them for life's greater challenges. Now, those who knew Brent McDonald say his unsolved slaying on a Belltown sidewalk early Sunday leaves a void in the Central District's cultural-arts community - and an even bigger one for his longtime partner and her daughter, who he helped to raise.

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  7. Ski report: Another winter storm packing plenty of snow, and Alpental ...Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | Seattle Times

    All lanes of EB Hwy. 18 blocked due to semi spinout near Weyerhaeuser Way. SB I-405 backed up miles from NE Park.

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  8. Fishing report: Try for hatchery steelhead at Tokul CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Broaden your fishing time during the holidays by getting out to your favorite waterways for a variety of fish and shellfish. While hatchery steelhead fishing options were limited due to recent floods and heavy rainstorms, there are some places to get your fix.

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  9. Warmth and intimacy from The Flavr Blue, with Macklemore sidekick Hollis Wong-WearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Seattle Times

    That message is appropriate for another trio born out of hip-hop, Seattle's The Flavr Blue - Hollis Wong-Wear , Lace Cadence and Parker Joe - who celebrate the release of their romantic EP, "Love Notes," Thursday at Chop Suey. Though the three musicians came from hip-hop, on the new album they are rebelling from the four-on-the-floor, boom-bap of rap and embracing a more spacious sound, with reverb guitars and big synthesizer swells.

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  10. $6M venture stake for Seattle virtual-reality startupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The startup has designs on creating Web-based tools to improve virtual-reality video for film and television studios and other media companies, said Forest Key, Pixvana's chief executive and one of its co-founders. Investors in the funding round announced on Monday include Madrona Venture Group, Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital, and former Microsoft executive and current Madrona adviser S. "Soma" Somasegar.

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  11. The Week Ahead: Christmas ships, New York Voices, Baroque VespersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Frank Capra's 1946 holiday classic settles in for its annual run at the Grand Illusion, through Dec. 31. It's a glorious tradition - now in its 45th year. For showtimes, see Page H6.

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  12. UW Huskies to host five recruits on campus this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Seattle Times

    In Jacob Eason and Mique Juarez , the Huskies have already hosted two prominent national recruits this week. This weekend, five more recruits are scheduled to visit the UW campus.

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  13. 'St. Marks is Dead': the hip history of a Manhattan streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Ada Calhoun successfully challenges the criticism often aimed at the teaching of history: that it's a boring list of names, dates and places. In "St.

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  14. Your week in Seattle music: Muse, Baauer and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Respected composer, pianist and ambient musician A'lafur Arnalds forms one half, alongside Janus Rasmussen, of electronic duo Kiasmos. The duo's gently undulating, melodic-minded techno scans as a more beat-driven analogue to Arnalds' other, piano- and string-heavy work-a welcome counterpoint in a genre often defined by austere minimalism.

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  15. Taylor Mac's impish subversion of right-wing musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Taylor Mac is a man of many talents - singer, performance artist, director, playwright and, as On the Boards puts it, a "bedazzled shaman" and "holy fool." All of them will be on display as he brings his "Songs of the American Right" to the theater this week.

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  16. Seattle-area weather updates: Flooding eases; mudslide danger persists; roads closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Power crews were at the scene on the Issaquah-Hobart Road south of Tiger Mountain Road Southeast, on Thursday where a power pole snapped during Wednesday's storm. The risk of mudslides around Western Washington is expected to remain high during a string of wet days lasting into next week.

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  17. The Westy, best of breed for new sports barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Three miles south of The Junction in West Seattle, a former appliance space that once posted a "VCR repair" sign now houses The Westy, an inconspicuous sports bar that isn't easy to spot unless you roll your car windows down during game time. Chants of "Sea, Hawks" are heard a block away.

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  18. Man pleads guilty to killing woman in Wallingford in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A Renton man pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old woman whose body was found in October 2013 in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood. Uriel Boyd, 34, also pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm in the slaying of Jowanna Gooden in a dispute over damage to his car, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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  19. Clouds part and fans march to help KEXP christen new studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A warm and celebratory feeling suffused Seattle Center's Northwest Rooms Wednesday morning as about 200 fans, supporters and staff members of KEXP 90.3 FM christened the radio station's new broadcast studio. "Long live everything in Washington State," regaled Robyn Hitchcock in his song, "Viva SeaTac," as morning show DJ John Richards, standing in the station's new broadcast booth, cued up the first record from the new location - appropriately, at 9:03 a.m. It was a signature moment for the 43-year-old nonprofit, which has been raising funds for the move since 2012 and has so far made $13.7 million of its $15 million goal.

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  20. Seattle's Rainier Beach, Cleveland high schools among state's most improvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Seattle's Rainier Beach High School, which has increased its graduation rate by 25 percentage points since 2011, has for the first time won a state School of Distinction award, joining 90 other schools judged tops in the state for improvement. Thirty-six of those schools are in the Puget Sound region.

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