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San Francisco Chronicle
Thompson Seattle hotelDestination Hotels, a Colorado-based operator of high-end resorts, small hotels
Thompson Seattle hotel
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
Destination Hotels, a Colorado-based operator of high-end resorts, small hotels and vacation residences. The new Thompson Seattle is the brand’s first in the Pacific Northwest. The appeal: The glass “lantern” exterior on the 12-story hotel acts... Read more
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The Columbian
Cheers & Jeersor swimming ability, water activities call for some common-sense safety measure
Cheers & Jeers
The Columbian / Posted 23 hours ago
or swimming ability, water activities call for some common-sense safety measures. Cheers: To the rights of tenants. The Seattle City Council has passed a bill that forbids landlords from increasing rent on properties that violate the city’s core... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
A Different View of PowerSEATTLE - Seattle City Light wants you to know how they keep their power flowin
A Different View of Power
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE - Seattle City Light wants you to know how they keep their power flowing. They have set up boat tours of their Skagit Hydroelectric power project. The project created two lakes and three dams that provides the city of Seattle with 20 percent... Read more
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The Seattle Times
50 Seattle rape, sex-abuse cases stalled for years on detective’s deskspokesman. Of the 14 cases cleared by Smith, eight were referred to King Count
50 Seattle rape, sex-abuse cases stalled for years on detective’s desk
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
spokesman. Of the 14 cases cleared by Smith, eight were referred to King County prosecutors and one was sent to the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, said Merner. Three child-abuse cases were closed as unfounded and one rape case was closed... Read more
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Crosscut
The orcas are starving“Seattle liberals” didn’t care about the needs of their agrarian neighbors on t
The orcas are starving
Crosscut / Posted 2 days ago
“Seattle liberals” didn’t care about the needs of their agrarian neighbors on the dry side of the Cascades. When the Seattle City Council passed a resolution supporting the dams’ removal, 11 communities and two counties passed resolutions... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Local reaction to Scotus’ immigration rulingsaid Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. This is our civil right’s movement. This is our
Local reaction to Scotus’ immigration ruling
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
said Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. This is our civil right’s movement. This is our time, and we will not go away,” said Seattle City Council member Lorena Gonzalez. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said there are more than 100,000... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle’s public utilities director to step downHoffman would not be giving interviews about his decision to leave city governm
Seattle’s public utilities director to step down
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
Hoffman would not be giving interviews about his decision to leave city government. Hoffman’s departure comes as SPU and Seattle City Light officials work to meet a fall deadline for the launch of a complex new billing system for utilities... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Q&A on Seattle’s proposed housing affordability policyThe Seattle City Council is considering legislation that would require develope
Q&A on Seattle’s proposed housing affordability policy
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Seattle City Council is considering legislation that would require developers of multifamily housing to include some affordable units in their projects or pay the city to help build the units elsewhere. The legislation would take effect in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Chris Hansen’s best chance at Seattle arena may be to pursue private funding, NHL firstmust get its arena situation worked out before the league takes another look he
Chris Hansen’s best chance at Seattle arena may be to pursue private funding, NHL first
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
must get its arena situation worked out before the league takes another look here. That took a hit last month when the Seattle City Council voted 5-4 against giving up part of Occidental Avenue South to entrepreneur Chris Hansen so he can build... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle Archivist retiring after three decadeshas touched, examined and studied pieces of Seattle’s history dating back to it
Seattle Archivist retiring after three decades
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
has touched, examined and studied pieces of Seattle’s history dating back to its founding nearly 150 years ago. Cline, the Seattle city archivist, is retiring after 31 years. Cline has helped build a collection of documents that tells the city’s... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The next $15: Seattle’s latest labor movement is about scheduling — and powerand rent, “one time… just once.” Meanwhile, she’s trying to save up to go to la
The next $15: Seattle’s latest labor movement is about scheduling — and power
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
and rent, “one time… just once.” Meanwhile, she’s trying to save up to go to law school. Judges for the event included Seattle City Councilmembers Mike O’Brien and Lisa Herbold, as well as M. Lorena González’s community relations liaison,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Woman punched by Seattle officer settles suit for $195,000punched by a Seattle police during her arrest in June 2014 has settled her civi
Woman punched by Seattle officer settles suit for $195,000
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
punched by a Seattle police during her arrest in June 2014 has settled her civil lawsuit against the city for $195,000, the Seattle City Attorney’s Office said. The amount includes attorneys’ fees for Miyekko Durden-Bosley, according to Kimberly... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Kirkland, North Seattle light-rail stops could pick up voters for Sound Transit expansioncondos, but you have affordable housing for families, two or three bedrooms, wh
Kirkland, North Seattle light-rail stops could pick up voters for Sound Transit expansion
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
condos, but you have affordable housing for families, two or three bedrooms, where you can walk to a transit stop,” said Seattle City Councilmember Debora Juárez. Both stations look like a done deal among transit-board members, who vote Thursday... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Over the weekend, the 'People's Summit' delved into what comes nextand author Naomi Klein, political scientist Frances Fox Piven, Democratic Rep.
Over the weekend, the 'People's Summit' delved into what comes next
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
and author Naomi Klein, political scientist Frances Fox Piven, Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, National Domestic Workers Alliance director Ai-jen Poo, and socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant. Go To Top 50 M... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Utility-pole surveillance: Public needs assurance from the FBIMocek, a founding member of the Center for Open Policing, wanted to know the lo
Utility-pole surveillance: Public needs assurance from the FBI
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
Mocek, a founding member of the Center for Open Policing, wanted to know the locations of cameras installed by the FBI on Seattle City Light utility poles. U.S. District Judge Richard Jones ruled against release of the locations, writing that... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Bergen blossoms in Ballard: Flora Metamorphicae on display at Secret Garden Books to celebrate summerenough of them. Fortunately for all, the sister city group is sending them on s
Bergen blossoms in Ballard: Flora Metamorphicae on display at Secret Garden Books to celebrate summer
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
enough of them. Fortunately for all, the sister city group is sending them on series of rotating exhibits before landing at Seattle City Hall in October, and one stop will be Secret Garden Books on Market Street.SBSCA member Gail Engler first got... Read more
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examiner.com
Exclusive: 'What I learned posing as a communist at the People's Summit'important to the movement, such as the "Robin Hood Tax," "prison reform," i.e.,
Exclusive: 'What I learned posing as a communist at the People's Summit'
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
important to the movement, such as the "Robin Hood Tax," "prison reform," i.e., emptying the prisons or the "Fight for 15." Seattle City Council Woman and member of the "Socialist Alternative" Kshama Sawant, Francis Fox Piven and Bhaskar Sunkara,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Airbnb, other short-term rental hosts speak against proposed Seattle rulesrental platforms such as Airbnb showed up en masse Wednesday at City Hall to sp
Airbnb, other short-term rental hosts speak against proposed Seattle rules
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
rental platforms such as Airbnb showed up en masse Wednesday at City Hall to speak out against new regulations proposed by Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess and Mayor Ed Murray. The short-term rental hosts warned council members the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Factory, tomb, theater: The Satori Group makes an immersive play in a 109-old Georgetown steam plantthrough the steam plant on a recent afternoon, it seemed like a combination of
Factory, tomb, theater: The Satori Group makes an immersive play in a 109-old Georgetown steam plant
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
through the steam plant on a recent afternoon, it seemed like a combination of factory and crypt. But now, thanks to Seattle City Light environmental analyst Mike Aronowitz — who describes the plant as his “passion side-project” — it’s also... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle City Council considers Airbnb regulationsSEATTLE -- A Seattle City Council committee will consider regulating the use of
Seattle City Council considers Airbnb regulations
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE -- A Seattle City Council committee will consider regulating the use of websites like Airbnb on Wednesday. Affordable housing advocates say the online marketplace makes it difficult for people to find places to live in Seattle. Mayor Ed... Read more
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The Columbian
Judge blocks Seattle from releasing FBI surveillance infothat they are being monitored. The FBI had provided information about its use o
Judge blocks Seattle from releasing FBI surveillance info
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
that they are being monitored. The FBI had provided information about its use of the cameras to the city’s public utility, Seattle City Light, since 2013 under a promise of confidentiality, but only to prevent the cameras from being removed or... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle’s ice-cream czarina Molly Moon Neitzel to address D.C. women’s summitspeech will be focused on the importance of paid family leave, which she has of
Seattle’s ice-cream czarina Molly Moon Neitzel to address D.C. women’s summit
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
speech will be focused on the importance of paid family leave, which she has offered to her employees since the Seattle City Council approved it for city employees last year. Later this month, Neitzel will be part of a diplomatic trip... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Judge blocks Seattle from revealing locations of FBI’s hidden cameras on utility polesA federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing Seattle Cit
Judge blocks Seattle from revealing locations of FBI’s hidden cameras on utility poles
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing Seattle City Light from disclosing the location of FBI cameras and other surveillance equipment hidden on some of the city’s utility poles. U.S. District Judge Richard Jones said in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillanceis suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says c
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations. Seattle City Light is planning to release documents about where the FBI has placed six hidden surveillance cameras on utility... Read more
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Salon.com
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillanceis suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says c
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations. Seattle City Light is planning to release documents about where the FBI has placed six hidden surveillance cameras on utility... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillanceis suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says c
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations. Seattle City Light is planning to release documents about where the FBI has placed six hidden surveillance cameras on utility... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillanceis suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says c
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations. Seattle City Light is planning to release documents about where the FBI has placed six hidden surveillance cameras on utility... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillanceis suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says c
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations. Seattle City Light is planning to release documents about where the FBI has placed six hidden surveillance cameras on utility... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillanceis suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says c
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations. Seattle City Light is planning to release documents about where the FBI has placed six hidden surveillance cameras on utility... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillanceis suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says c
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 12 days ago
is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations. Seattle City Light is planning to release documents about where the FBI has placed six hidden surveillance cameras on utility... Read more
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The Seattle Times
No need to water down ethics code for Seattle City CouncilCouncil is mulling significant changes to zoning codes that could be a gold min
No need to water down ethics code for Seattle City Council
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
Council is mulling significant changes to zoning codes that could be a gold mine for selected property tracts. All nine Seattle City Council members are property owners. Combined, those ingredients are ripe for conflicts of interest for council... Read more
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Crosscut
Will police reform advocates be gaveled down again?If you’d told members of the Community Police Commission a year ago that in Jun
Will police reform advocates be gaveled down again?
Crosscut / Posted 16 days ago
If you’d told members of the Community Police Commission a year ago that in June of 2016, the Seattle City Council still would not have passed legislation around police accountability, they’d have slammed the door in your face. But here we are, and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Garfield teacher pepper-sprayed by Seattle police to receive $100,000 settlementpayment to Hagopian’s attorneys. The Seattle Police Department’s handling of t
Garfield teacher pepper-sprayed by Seattle police to receive $100,000 settlement
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
payment to Hagopian’s attorneys. The Seattle Police Department’s handling of the incident sparked controversy when Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and then-Councilmember Nick Licata joined with Hagopian at a news conference in... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
O’Brien proposes legislation to open door for more cottages and small dwellingsare treated like camper trailers. You cannot live in a tiny house on wheels (or
O’Brien proposes legislation to open door for more cottages and small dwellings
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
are treated like camper trailers. You cannot live in a tiny house on wheels (or similar equipment such as RVs and boats) in Seattle city limits. If your tiny house has wheels you need to follow parking rules for large vehicles,” states the Seattle... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Mayor asks Council to approve Pacific Place Garage saleto go toward new North Precinct Police Station project Mayor Ed Murray announc
Mayor asks Council to approve Pacific Place Garage sale
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
to go toward new North Precinct Police Station project Mayor Ed Murray announced today he is sending legislation to the Seattle City Council to authorize the sale of Pacific Place Garage to MPH PP Garage LLC, at a purchase price of $87... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle park to be named after Donnie ChinSEATTLE - The Seattle City Council voted 8-0 on Monday to rename a park after D
Seattle park to be named after Donnie Chin
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council voted 8-0 on Monday to rename a park after Donnie Chin. The small park, near 7th and Lane, will be renamed the Donnie Chin International Children's Park, in honor of the community activist. Chin, known by many in... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle park to be named after Donnie ChinSEATTLE - The Seattle City Council voted 8-0 on Monday to rename a park after D
Seattle park to be named after Donnie Chin
KING5 Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council voted 8-0 on Monday to rename a park after Donnie Chin. The small park, near 7th and Lane, will be renamed the Donnie Chin International Children's Park, in honor of the community activist. Chin, known by many in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Landlords blocked from raising rents on Seattle apartments with safety violationsto raise the rent on units that don’t meet basic maintenance standards under le
Landlords blocked from raising rents on Seattle apartments with safety violations
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
to raise the rent on units that don’t meet basic maintenance standards under legislation passed unanimously Monday by the Seattle City Council. Tenant-rights advocates cheered the bill’s approval and said it helped balance the power between... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
How safe are oil trains?The train that derailed in Oregon was 96 cars. Already, there is political fal
How safe are oil trains?
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 20 days ago
The train that derailed in Oregon was 96 cars. Already, there is political fallout from today's derailment. KING 5 has received statements from Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Maria Cantwell, Seattle City Councilman Mike O'Brien. Copyright 201... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
How safe are oil trains?The train that derailed in Oregon was 96 cars. Already, there is political fal
How safe are oil trains?
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
The train that derailed in Oregon was 96 cars. Already, there is political fallout from today's derailment. KING 5 has received statements from Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Maria Cantwell, Seattle City Councilman Mike O'Brien. Copyright 201... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle University should have been prepared for protestthem. On April 14, Kelly and her letter were highlighted during a march on the
Seattle University should have been prepared for protest
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
them. On April 14, Kelly and her letter were highlighted during a march on the campus organized by SEIU and involving Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant. The protest called for “job security” for faculty. Less than a month later,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle weighs rules for work schedulesaround when I have to be at Safeway week to week,” he said. Stories from worke
Seattle weighs rules for work schedules
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
around when I have to be at Safeway week to week,” he said. Stories from workers such as Cole are spurring some Seattle City Council members and Mayor Ed Murray to devise a scheduling law that could affect thousands of workers and many... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
How safe are oil trains?The train that derailed in Oregon was 96 cars. Already, there is political fal
How safe are oil trains?
KING5 Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
The train that derailed in Oregon was 96 cars. Already, there is political fallout from today's derailment. KING 5 has received statements from Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Maria Cantwell, Seattle City Councilman Mike O'Brien. Copyright 201... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Labor dispute at Hyatt hotel leads to canceled state contractPine. Pine said many organizations have chosen to join the boycott against the
Labor dispute at Hyatt hotel leads to canceled state contract
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
Pine. Pine said many organizations have chosen to join the boycott against the hotel, which has also drawn support from Seattle City Council members and state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler. The council hasn’t yet found a new meeting... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle police launch program that hears gunshots in cityEd Murray says the equipment will only be installed in neighborhoods where resi
Seattle police launch program that hears gunshots in city
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
Ed Murray says the equipment will only be installed in neighborhoods where residents agree to it and that it will not be used as surveillance. A number of Seattle City Council members endorsed the program as well as gun-s... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Utility: Crew oversight to blame for Seattle blackoutSeattle City Light says an oversight by its workers was to blame for a downtown
Utility: Crew oversight to blame for Seattle blackout
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
Seattle City Light says an oversight by its workers was to blame for a downtown blackout that snarled traffic and trapped people in elevators last week. Larry Weis, the utility's general manager, said Thursday the mistake happened when crews were... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwestto preserve the legacy George Benson created for us with the waterfront streetc
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwest
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 22 days ago
to preserve the legacy George Benson created for us with the waterfront streetcar.” The streetcar line got its name from Seattle City Councilmember George Benson, who went looking for the cars in Melbourne, Australia in 1982. Gibbs said the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle police launch program that hears gunshots in cityonly be installed in neighborhoods where residents agree to it and that it will
Seattle police launch program that hears gunshots in city
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 22 days ago
only be installed in neighborhoods where residents agree to it and that it will not be used as surveillance. A number of Seattle City Council members endorsed the program as well as gun-safety advocates. Information from: Seattle... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Fear and uncertainly inside ‘The Jungle’that still cares about you. We want to bring solutions to you,’” said Jeff Lill
Fear and uncertainly inside ‘The Jungle’
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
that still cares about you. We want to bring solutions to you,’” said Jeff Lilley, UGM’s president. Earlier this week, the Seattle City Council and the Mayor’s Office agreed on a slightly altered approach to clearing the camp after some council... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle’s Mayor pushing for gunshot detection cameras that pinpoints gunshots before 911could curb gun violence. Gunshot detection technology is already in use in doz
Seattle’s Mayor pushing for gunshot detection cameras that pinpoints gunshots before 911
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
could curb gun violence. Gunshot detection technology is already in use in dozens of cities across the US and on Thursday, Seattle city leaders pushed to get a pilot program going. If the mayor gets the gunshot detection technology approved the... Read more
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