Stories tagged: Paul Allen
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Paul Allen’s colossal Stratolaunch plane emerges from its lair
Paul Allen’s monstrous Stratolaunch airplane finally rolled out of its hangar in Mojave, Calif., Wednesday, showing off its complete twin-hulled majesty for the first time.
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Paul Allen goes digital to save world’s most-endangered animals
If he has his way, Paul Allen will have 90,000 square miles of African territory covered with smart sensors and drones by the end of this year to bring hyper-connectivity …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Paul Allen to donate $30M to permanent housing for homeless
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen will donate $30 million toward the development of a new housing facility for people who are homeless in Seattle.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Paul Allen gives $40 million to University of Washington computer science program
Seattle billionaire Paul Allen announced he is donating $40 million to the University of Washington’s computer-science efforts, and Microsoft kicked in another $10 million in Allen’s honor, giving the new …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Museum puts recollections of Pearl Harbor, other battles online
With the help of a software billionaire, an Everett museum is preserving both the memories of World War II veterans and the planes and tanks they fought in.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
Grant helps Millwood upgrade rail crossing
The railroad crossing at Marguerite Road in Millwood is getting $450,000 worth of safety upgrades
Sun., June 26, 2016
Paul Allen’s giant plane takes shape in the desert, but its market is unclear
In the high Mojave Desert, the airframe of Paul Allen’s giant, mysterious plane for carrying rockets into space is approaching completion.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Paul Allen gives $500,000 toward Seattle station’s new home
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 toward Seattle public radio station KEXP to help it pay for its new home at Seattle Center. The money pushes the station’s fundraising …
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016
Froma Harrop: Donors concentrating research on coasts, upper Midwest
Conservatives’ squeeze on widely dispersed federal funds hurts their constituents.
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
John Blanchette: 12th Man movement first found traction at EWU
On those thick, laborious August afternoons, John Yarno would look beyond the fence and see something that made the practice burden a little lighter. Faces.
Sat., Jan. 31, 2015, 7:09 p.m.
Spokane’s love of Seahawks began in Cheney
On Sunday, the Seahawks play in their third Super Bowl and second in 12. Spokane’s love of the team, which bloomed as fans watched the team practice at its training …
Sat., Jan. 25, 2014
Owner Allen gushes about Seahawks, Trail Blazers
PORTLAND – With the Seattle Seahawks just 10 days away from the Super Bowl and the Portland Trail Blazers among the top teams in the NBA’s Western Conference, Paul Allen …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014, 8:29 p.m.
Seahawks owner Allen enjoying NBA season, too
With the Seattle Seahawks just 10 days away from the Super Bowl and the Portland Trail Blazers among the top teams in the NBA’s Western Conference, Paul Allen was happy …
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
West Plains man’s real-life ‘Seahawk’ opens football games
You might call David Knutson a walking cliché. First, he turned his movie-inspired boyhood passion into a profession. His success in the latter got him noticed by some high-profile folks …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013
Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research
Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen said Thursday he will pay for a two-year, $2.4 million study into whether repeated blows to the head can lead to dementia. …
Sun., March 3, 2013
Ex-bodyguards suing Paul Allen, company
SEATTLE – More than a dozen former members of billionaire Paul Allen’s security detail have sued or settled with the co-founder of Microsoft and investment company Vulcan, with some alleging …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012
World-renowned aircraft designer at home in Coeur d’Alene
Burt Rutan is the ultimate fly guy. After creating innovative and eye-catching aircraft for 40 years, Rutan has amassed enough awards and aerospace trophies to fill two wall bookcases in …
Fri., March 30, 2012
Allen rebuts report that he’ll sell Blazers
NBA: Billionaire Paul Allen (pictured above) is emphatically refuting reports that he is entertaining offers for the Portland Trail Blazers. Allen went to Twitter on Thursday to rebut the report, …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011
CdA spaceship maker teams up with Allen
The gathering Tuesday in Seattle featured two major figures in the new era of aerospace travel: billionaire Paul Allen and spacecraft designer Burt Rutan, who now hails from Coeur d’Alene. …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2011, 11:39 a.m.
New giant plane to launch people, cargo into orbit
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan announced today they’re building a giant airplane and spaceship to zip people and cargo into orbit.
Fri., Dec. 3, 2010
Allen’s $26 million gift will go to WSU’s animal health school
SEATTLE – Washington State University is getting a $26 million donation from its richest dropout, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the school said Thursday. The gift for the university’s School for …
Thu., Dec. 2, 2010, 11:58 a.m.
Paul Allen to give $26 million to WSU’s animal school
Washington State University is getting a $26 million donation from its richest dropout, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the school said today.
Fri., Aug. 27, 2010, 12:46 p.m.
Paul Allen sues Google, Apple, other tech companies
Microsoft Corp. co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen is suing nearly a dozen major technology companies, including Google Inc. and Apple Inc., alleging that they infringed on four Web technology patents …
Mon., Nov. 16, 2009, 5:36 p.m.
Microsoft co-founder Allen treated for lymphoma
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Fri., Jan. 16, 2009
In brief: Crude oil prices continue to tumble
Oil prices flirted with five-year lows Thursday as unemployment benefit claims rose and OPEC cut demand expectations for 2009. Any belief that energy prices had bottomed out were wiped away …