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  1. Seattle's waterfront vision up in the air over tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Columbian

    Seattle officials have delayed action until next year on taxing downtown-property owners as much as $200 million to help pay for a new waterfront park and promenade, along with a new pedestrian connection to Pike Place Market. Until recently, Mayor Jenny Durkan's administration hoped to pass legislation by the end of the year that would create a local improvement district for the long-anticipated improvements.

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  2. How crews plan to pulverize the Alaskan Way ViaductRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Columbian

    Visitors to the Seattle waterfront will hear the crunch of breaking concrete this February, while demolition equipment pivots through clouds of dust and mist, flexing spiked jaws that will munch the six-story-high columns and slice through rebar. For the next 5 1/2 months, crews will demolish the Alaskan Way Viaduct, working on three to five sections at a time.

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  3. Seattle millennials least likely in nation to live with parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Columbian

    Kaila McLean, holding her dog Dewey, lives with her parents in Magnolia. She says she feels a little embarrassed to be 24 years old with a college degree and still living at home, but she's grateful for to have the option.

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  4. And now real work begins for Seattle NHL franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Columbian

    An engraved shovel stands at the ready before a ceremonial groundbreaking of a renovation of the arena at Seattle Center Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors gave final approval to Seattle's bid to add the hockey league's 32nd team a day earlier and play is expected to begin at the arena in 2021.

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  5. Burned-out bulbs born in China return for recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Columbian

    Perhaps you're digging out your Christmas lights to perform the annual ritual of plugging them in and counting the dead. Maybe you made a time-consuming and unsuccessful attempt to repair the half-working light sets, replacing a few burned-out bulbs, fiddling with the tiny fuses before giving up and adding them to the collection in the garage - a tangled ball of white and green plastic, wire and glass.

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  6. Seattle quake study shakes hopes for housing, park atop Roosevelt reservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | The Columbian

    Hopes that a park or housing will be built anytime soon on the site of Seattle's Roosevelt reservoir are collapsing because a new study by the city says water should continue to be stored at the site for emergency purposes in the event of a catastrophic earthquake. The uncovered reservoir - near Roosevelt High School, the Roosevelt light-rail station scheduled to open in 2021 and a cluster of new apartment buildings - has for years been under consideration for decommissioning and therefore has been eyed as a potential site for a park, housing or both.

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  7. House Speaker Frank Chopp to step down as leader next springRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The Columbian

    Longtime Washington state House Speaker Frank Chopp announced Tuesday that he will step down from his leadership post next spring, but will continue to serve in the chamber. The Seattle Democrat is the longest longest-serving speaker of the House.

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  8. Unsolved mystery of D.B. Cooper comes to the Kiggins stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The Columbian

    This undated FBI artist's sketch shows two renderings of the nondescript skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper - with and without shades. FBI The Boeing 727 hijacked by D.B. Cooper sits on a runway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport before taking off and heading south.

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  9. Sound Transit approves contract, raise for CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Columbian

    Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff received a three-year contract renewal and an 11 percent raise Thursday - to $365,000 a year - as board members called him the right person to steer its massive expansion program. Board members voted 14-1 to approve the 37-month deal, which Rogoff signed afterward.

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  10. Seattle area's hot hotel market begins to cool offRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | The Columbian

    The eight-story, 138-room Hotel Indigo is under construction at The Waterfront Vancouver. It will offer concierge service, valet, food delivery, dry cleaning and a dog-washing station.

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  11. Seattle to review totem poles for cultural sensitivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | The Columbian

    TV reports that the Seattle City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal for landmarks boards and city agencies to evaluate the public art works. The council would then engage with community members on the art's historical and cultural relevance to decide the next steps.

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  12. Uber, Lyft on pace to reach 31M trips in Seattle this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | The Columbian

    The two ride-hailing giants provided more than 91,000 rides in the Seattle area on an average day in the second quarter of this year. The Seattle Times reports Uber and Lyft are on pace to provide more than 31 million trips this year in the area.

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  13. Seattle's Jewish community mourns Pittsburgh shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | The Columbian

    News of the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue spread Saturday as Seattle's Jewish community started to gather for Sabbath services. Eleven people were killed, and six more wounded, when a man armed with a semiautomatic assault-style rifle and handguns entered the Tree of Life synagogue and began shooting.

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  14. Seattle Scandinavian cuisine comes backRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | The Columbian

    Roast beef, asparagus and juniper-smoked salmon are among the types of open-faced sandwiches served at Seattle's Freya Cafe. Katy Carroll for The Washington Post "New cuisine" took off all over Scandinavia in the past decade, delivering tasting menus of air-dried sea buckthorn and musk ox, hay-smoked duck and birchwood bouillon.

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  15. Seattle's waterfront-overhaul plan meets resistance from the people...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | The Columbian

    Seattle is negotiating with some downtown-property owners over a $200 million tax for the new park and promenade the city wants to build along the waterfront, along with a pedestrian connection to Pike Place Market. The talks could result in the city reducing the size of the assessment by tens of millions of dollars and making commitments related to maintaining the public space that's planned to be built after the Alaskan Way Viaduct is demolished.

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  16. Students: Build bus hubs at schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | The Columbian

    It's a common commuting lament among working parents: I'd love to take transit to work, many say, but I have to drop my kid off at school first, and taking the bus would take twice as long. But what if the school doubled as a transit hub - an informal park-and-ride where you drop your kid off, park your car and hop on the bus.

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  17. Seattle businesses respond to homelessness crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | The Columbian

    When timber-giant Weyerhaeuser moved its headquarters from Federal Way to Pioneer Square in Seattle in 2016, the company's chief administration officer, Denise Merle, said she was worried about the commute. Now, she worries about the safety of the streets between transit stops and work. 2 comments

  18. College Notebook: McBride goes across country to star for Morgan St. volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | The Columbian

    A two-time Columbian All-Region player of the year at Prairie, McBride has become a key member of the Morgan State volleyball team as a freshman. Sunday, the versatile six-footer had seven kills and 10 digs in a three-set win over Maryland Eastern Shore.

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  19. Seattle homeless camp that allows alcohol, drug use loses activist management groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | The Columbian

    An activist nonprofit group that manages Licton Springs, Seattle's only tiny-house village that allows homeless residents to use alcohol and drugs onsite, is ending its role there, leaving control of the site to the city and another nonprofit. The group known as SHARE/WHEEL, which for decades has defined a politically powerful and often controversial wing of homeless activism in Seattle, said it notified city officials Saturday that it will cease management of the Licton Springs tiny-house village off of Aurora Avenue in North Seattle by the morning of Oct. 22. That would end its tenure about five months before permanent closure of the site, which was announced by the city last month.

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  20. Bavarian city Leavenworth is worth the tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Columbian

    Leavenworth is a trip. Nestled against the far side of the Cascade mountains just a few hours east of Seattle, this little town does an impression of a Bavarian village with all its might.

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