Stories tagged: Seattle
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city’s bid to land …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Remember the scene in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” when the retractable floor over the gym swimming pool slides open during a dance? Residents at Trilogy at Tehaleh, an active-adult community …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
The permanent closure of Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct will happen in January and not this fall as previously expected.
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s budget proposal for 2019 and 2020, unveiled Monday, would boost the city’s overall spending by about $300 million next year.
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Newly released text conversations between Mayor Jenny Durkan and a union boss and a multimillionaire entrepreneur underscore how dire polling results helped drive Seattle officials to abruptly flip-flop on the …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Don Wong knew Bruce Lee. As young men, they worked at Ruby Chow’s restaurant together. When Wong, leading the Wing Luke Museum’s “Bruce Lee’s Chinatown Tour” describes his connection with …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
‘Airplane of opportunity’? Richard Russell raised pilot’s suspicions a year before Sea-Tac plane heist
A commercial airline pilot says he encountered Richard Russell – the Horizon Air baggage handler who stole a passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took it for a wild …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
Seattle-based PCC Community Markets says it will stop selling all chinook salmon products caught in Northwest waters to help critically endangered orcas.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A 17-day strike that delayed major construction projects around Western Washington has apparently ended.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 2:13 p.m.
The minimum wage increases that started four years ago in SeaTac are spreading across the country, but economists continue to study – and disagree about – the impact of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says December is the earliest the Board of Governors will vote on potential expansion to Seattle. In an interview with The Associated Press at the …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A group of workers at Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market planned to email colleagues at the organic grocer’s stores announcing a push to organize.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
The owner of a building that houses an iconic Seattle music venue has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming it failed to follow proper protocols when officials approved a …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
The investment group hoping to bring an expansion NHL franchise to Seattle for the 2020 season has announced a new set of local investors including Seattle Sounders majority owner Adrian …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
The three-year-old orca, J50, fell behind her family and went missing for more than three days. She was spotted Monday morning with her mom.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Five major oil companies want a climate change lawsuit by King County thrown out.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
With Labor Day here, the movement that created the holiday flexed its muscle in Seattle, where the landscape has been transformed in the last few years by labor-backed measures protecting …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
Matt Oppenheimer, a Boise native, sees potential for Remitly, a tech startup which facilitates the cross-border money transfers, to help immigrants send money home to their families.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 12:49 p.m.
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.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Seattle is taking a harsher stance against protesters who block traffic, after several demonstrations involving dozens of people closed off downtown streets earlier this year.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
Alaska Airlines will offer daily nonstop flights between Ohio’s capital city and Seattle in March when the airline joins the lineup at a Columbus airport.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
In the survey of 148 Native American and Alaska Native women, more than half the women — 53 percent — were homeless at the time they answered the questions.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
For Subsplash, a small Seattle-based maker of social apps for churches, the decision to open a second campus in Wenatchee this fall was easy. The Central Washington town has better …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Seattle police said they’re looking for a man caught on surveillance video cutting brake lines on bike-share bicycles in an act that could endanger riders.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a “Liberty or Death” rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated.
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
The Washington State Patrol said a handcuffed drunken-driving suspect is dead after jumping from the Highway 520 floating bridge into Lake Washington.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
An environmental conservation group has sued the federal government, alleging it failed to meet its obligation to protect the habitat of endangered southern-resident killer whales on the West Coast.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Conservationists fear recent logging at the Canadian headwaters of the Skagit River, the premier salmon producer of Puget Sound, will open the door to mining down the road.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
A Washington state judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by young activists who argued the state is violating their rights by failing to protect them from climate change.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 11:21 a.m.
As Trump considers penalties, Seattle-area immigrants turn down public benefits they’re entitled to claim
Immigrants are withdrawing their children from health care and turning down food stamps as the Trump administration considers penalizing those who use public benefits — even if they’re legally in …