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  1. Seattle's Bullitt Center exceeds its green goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Columbian

    When the Bullitt Center opened in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood two years ago, the six-story office building was hailed as one of the greenest on the planet. Now, Bullitt has the data to prove it.

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  2. Go, Saturday: Long Beach Razor Clam Festival, Couve CoutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Columbian

    "Death on the Downbeat," presented by the Oregon Symphony, 8 p.m. Featuring classic film music and a murder mystery. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, Portland; $20 to $40.

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  3. Ivan Doig, chronicler of American West, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Columbian

    Ivan Doig, an award-winning author whose books set in his native Montana made him one of the most respected writers of the American West, has died. He was 75. Geoff Kloske, the publisher of Riverhead Books, said in a statement that Doig died Thursday of multiple myeloma at his Seattle home.

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  4. Seattle, Tacoma ports miss alliance deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Columbian

    Turns out, combining the cargo operations at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma is every bit as complicated as the commissioners predicted when they announced their intention to form a seaport alliance six months ago. Port of Tacoma commissioners approved an extension March 19, and the Port of Seattle approved it March 24 - one week before the draft Seaport Alliance agreement was scheduled to be made public and sent to the Federal Maritime Commission for approval.

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  5. Cord-blood donations gaining interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Columbian

    Like other first-time parents, Carl Field and Christy Olsen Field had dozens of details to finalize as they prepared for their son's birth last August. But unlike most parents in Seattle and elsewhere, the Ballard couple made sure to stress one crucial item on the birth-plan checklist: Donate the baby's umbilical cord blood to a public cord-blood bank.

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  6. Save the Date: Tulips, Broadway sounds, plus alpacas and other crittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Columbian

    This might be the weekend to pick tulips from Woodland's Holland American Bulb Farm, 1066 S. Pekin Road. The "you pick" fields have been opened early thanks to the rush of winter sunshine.

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  7. Oil terminal foes set public forum for April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Columbian

    Opponents of a plan to build the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver are inviting the public to a forum aimed at detailing what they see as the project's threats to public safety and spelling out how people can help defeat it. The event, "Southwest Washington - the Oil Industry's Sacrifice Zone," kicks off at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St. in Vancouver.

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  8. Kalakala souvenirs sold outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Columbian

    Stewart Weston knew things were going to be nuts Friday morning as soon as he turned off Pacific Avenue onto 140th Street South. It was only 6 a.m. - two hours before the sale of salvaged Kalakala parts was supposed to begin - but the street in front of the Rhine Demolition yard in Parkland was already jammed.

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  9. Oregon St. women earn Pac-12 regular-season titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The Columbian

    Sydney Weise had 23 points, including a season-high seven 3-pointers, and No. 7 Oregon State clinched the Pac-12 regular-season title outright in the final game with a 73-55 victory over No.

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  10. New rules on fuels take aim at carbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Columbian

    Washington is following the lead of other West Coast states in cutting greenhouse gas tailpipe emissions as part of the global effort to combat climate change. The Department of Ecology and Office of Financial Management are in the midst of a rulemaking effort that will radically alter the types of fuels and vehicles being used today.

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  11. Amanda Knox engaged, but future still stuck in the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Columbian

    For an ordinary 27-year-old Seattleite, a wedding would be a pivot to a new life. The future Mr. Knox is Colin Sutherland, also 27, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York.

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  12. Sysco to sell 11 distribution centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Columbian

    Food supply company Sysco said it would sell 11 distribution centers to Performance Foods Group in order to alleviate Federal Trade Commission concerns over its pending $3.5 billion acquisition of rival U.S. Foods. Sysco President and CEO Bill DeLaney said in a statement on the distribution center plans that the company has worked over the past year with the FTC to help the agency better understand the highly competitive U.S. food service distribution industry and the customer benefits that would result from the deal.

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  13. Washington may bring back the cigar barRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Columbian

    F.K. Kirsten manager Paul Durocher displays a box of cigars Monday in a room-sized humidor at the store in Seattle. In the years since Washington voters approved a statewide smoking ban nearly a decade ago, cigar smokers are thin on options for places to light up and smoke.

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  14. In Our View: Tunnel Woes Beg DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Columbian

    Although their proposal amounts to little more than grasping at straws, Republican Sens. Michael Baumgartner and Doug Ericksen have, at the least, sparked a necessary discussion in Olympia. Baumgartner and Ericksen have proposed a bill that calls for the state to shut down a long-stalled tunnel project in Seattle.

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  15. Senate bill calls for end to Seattle tunnel projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Columbian

    Two state senators say it's time to scrap the stalled Seattle tunnel project and bury Bertha, the broken-down $80 million state-of-the-art drilling machine, so the transportation department can find alternatives to fix or replace the viaduct that carries traffic along the city's waterfront. Republican Sens. Michael Baumgartner and Doug Ericksen introduced a bill Tuesday that says the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project has failed "and the project as it is currently designed cannot be justified financially."

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  16. In Our View: K-12 Will Win in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Columbian

    At the risk of getting ahead of ourselves, we'll go ahead and hand out the trophy. The winner and new champion from the 2015 session of the Washington Legislature will, undoubtedly, be K-12 education.

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  17. Tunnel repair rattles Seattle residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Columbian

    Each time Mike Petrone wrestles the newly stuck door open and heads to the basement underneath J&M Cafe in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square, he finds a new crack, a new leak, deeper sinking of a concrete walkway. "That doubled in size in the past three or four months," Petrone said, pointing to a diagonal crack running up one of the basement's outside walls.

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  18. Schumer to Dems: Make government help workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Columbian

    The Senate Democrats' top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining rights, progressive taxes and more. At a Washington news conference, New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer said his party erred five years ago by putting health care reform ahead of economic priorities.

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  19. In Seattle, a march, 'die-ins' and police pelted with rocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Columbian

    Demonstrators shut down a portion of Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle Monday night as the protest over the Ferguson grand- jury ruling erupted into violence. Police used pepper spray and blast devices to try to keep protesters away from the freeway near Seventh Avenue and Madison Street around 10 p.m. However, a handful managed to make it onto the freeway, blocking the interstate until officers herded them off.

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  20. Notebook: Bjorkstrand leaves his mark on WinterhawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Columbian

    This week: at Everett, 7:35 p.m. Friday; host Everett, 5 p.m. Sunday ; at Kamloops, 7 p.m. Wednesday; at Kelowna, 7:05 p.m. Nov. 21. Where they stand: At 8-11-0-2, the Winterhawks are last in the U.S. Division with 18 points from 21 games. They trail Spokane and Seattle by one point.

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