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

    Sunday | 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. 1 comment

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

    Tuesday Oct 16 | 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.


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

    Monday Oct 15 | 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.


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

    Sunday Oct 14 | 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.


  5. In Our View: Cheers & JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Columbian

    Cheers: To The Portland Loo. The new Vancouver Waterfront Park includes the latest innovation in public toilets.


  6. A tunnel-rescue drill sounds sirens in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Columbian

    A tow truck backs up near emergency vehicles, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, following an emergency drill inside the tunnel that will eventually replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle.


  7. Seattle homeless services providers see mixed results, some to face penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | The Columbian

    Seattle homeless-service providers are helping more homeless people off the streets this year than last, but 35 percent fell short of new performance targets in their contracts, according to data released on Friday. City officials said Friday that Seattle would impose financial penalties for missing contracted goals intended to boost the number of people who found "permanent exits" from homelessness, ending months of speculation among service providers, some of which have previously asked city officials to reconsider how performance figures are calculated.


  8. New Seattle tunnel is finished, undergoing testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Columbian

    The Alaskan Way Viaduct, the raised two-level highway that runs along Seattle's downtown waterfront, is seen from the air on Aug. 3, 2006. Ted S.Warren/Associated Press files Motorists and bus riders will have a few more months to enjoy the commoner's view of Puget Sound from the Alaskan Way Viaduct, because the state has postponed its demise until Jan. 11. On that date, the elevated highway permanently closes after 55 years and a damaging 2001 earthquake - which also provided a political opportunity to remove the doubled-deck concrete structure from the tourist-attraction waterfront.


  9. Closure of Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Columbian

    The permanent closure of Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct will happen in January and not this fall as previously expected. Multiple news outlets report Washington Department of Transportation officials said Monday the state plans to shut down the elevated highway through the city on Jan. 11. During a three-week transition following the closure, interchange ramps will be connected to a new four-lane tunnel that officials say will open in February.


  10. Vision for Port of Vancouvera s Terminal 1 takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Columbian

    The public was offered its first look at initial designs for the future Terminal 1, the Port of Vancouver's oldest property. During a workshop after Tuesday's Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners meeting, architects working with the port described the vision of transforming Terminal 1 as it becoming a beacon, gateway and front porch of the port, Vancouver and Washington state.


  11. Broken economics in child care workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | The Columbian

    Teacher Fatuma Yusuf interacts with children on the playground at the Wallingford Child Care Center in Seattle on Aug. 27. A dire workforce crisis in a booming U.S. economy is forcing many in the child care industry to turn to business tactics more closely resembling Wall Street than Sesame Street. Non-compete and "hold-harmless" legal agreements, college tuition incentives for workers and steep waiting-list fees for parents are fast becoming the norm.


  12. Lee's tour of Seattlea s Chinatown a personal lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | The Columbian

    Don Wong knew Bruce Lee. As young men, they worked at Ruby Chow's restaurant together.


  13. After wildfires, Washington's outdoors industry braces for smoky summers aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | The Columbian

    With recent wildfire smoke causing locals to stay indoors and tourists to cancel plans, Washington state's outdoors industry is grappling with financial losses, and facing with uncertainty what may become the new normal for Washington summers. Campbell's Resort on Lake Chelan reported several cancellations and webcam footage showed nearly empty beaches Argosy Cruises temporarily suspended operations for a day and several kayak-rental businesses closed, and Seattle Parks and Recreation's concierge program canceled several park activities.


  14. Officials investigating cluster of HIV infections in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | The Columbian

    Public health officials say they are concerned about a number of new HIV infections among people described as being homeless, heterosexuals and drug users in North Seattle. Dr. Matthew Golden with the health department's HIV/STD program says the cluster is unusual and worrying and says the numbers suggest an increase in HIV among heterosexuals who inject drugs.


  15. Top Shelf's patio seating sets precedentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | The Columbian

    Top Shelf Martinis on Main reconfigured its outdoor seating area on Aug. 17, resolving a monthslong dispute and becoming the first non-Seattle bar in the state to occupy a "detached" patio. The modification, a result of conflicting requirements between the state's Liquor and Cannabis Board and the city of Vancouver, turned out to be a testament to flexibility, said owner Daren Morgan - and it shows that communication is key when working with two different sets of rulebooks.


  16. Free tourist buses now ply Seattle's hectic waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Columbian

    Tourists and commuters along Seattle's Alaskan Way can now take a free bus past the construction barricades and cab queues, all the way to Seattle Center or Pioneer Square, until Oct. 1. Blue-and-orange buses show up every 25 minutes from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and serve nine stops between Seattle Center, Colman Dock and King Street Station. The pilot project began in late July and may be revived next summer depending on ridership.


  17. Starbucks opens Italian-style Princi bakery in Seattle, its firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Columbian

    Starbucks' latest bet on artisanal baking as a stand-alone proposition gets its first test with the opening Tuesday of a Princi location in Seattle. The Italian-style bakery on Westlake Avenue about a block south of Denny Way will feature breakfasts including baked eggs and pastries; pizzas, soups, salads and sandwiches at lunch; deserts and breads.


  18. New streetcars may be too big to fit tracks in Seattle, mayora s office saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | The Columbian

    The new streetcars that Seattle ordered to expand the downtown streetcar system are heavier and longer than the ones the city now operates, and it's unclear if they'll work on the current track and fit in the maintenance barn, Mayor Jenny Durkan's office said Tuesday. The Seattle Department of Transportation ordered 10 new streetcars in the fall, at a cost of $52 million, as it planned to link the two existing streetcar lines with a new line along First Avenue through downtown.


  19. Seattle least air-conditioned U.S. cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | The Columbian

    If it's true that misery loves company, then Seattle is a great place to be during a heat wave. At least you know that most of your neighbors are suffering just like you.


  20. Seattle again tops in nation for cranesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | The Columbian

    Seattle is the crane capital of America for the third year in a row, as construction across the city has rebounded strongly from a relative lull in early 2018. Seattle had held steady at 60 or so cranes over the last few years, but it had dipped to 45 in the last count six months ago, according to Rider Levett Bucknall, which counts cranes in big cities across the world twice a year.


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