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Injured Kittitas police officer, released from Seattle hospital, faces long recovery

The Kittitas police officer wounded in a shootout that killed a local deputy and a suspect was released from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Saturday, joined by his pregnant wife and with a vow to return to the police force one day.
Tags: Crime, Local News, Northwest


Amazon finds an alternative workforce through Northwest Center, a Seattle nonprofit helping people with disabilities

Northwest Center has helped scores of people with disabilities find employment with Amazon in the Seattle area with a model it hopes other employers will emulate.
Tags: Amazon, Business


Amazon real estate exec says Bellevue plan not affected by New York exit

Some real estate sources have seen Bellevue as a possible spillover location for the erstwhile New York HQ2. But an Amazon executive said the growth planned for New York will not end up in the Seattle area.
Tags: Amazon, Business, Real Estate


City removes homeless camp near Seattle’s Fremont Troll that was site of overdoses

Five people overdosed in the encampment, along with two others nearby, on Jan. 17. One person died.
Tags: Local News, Local Politics, Project Homeless


Forgiving library fines sends wrong message to children

Re: “Seattle’s library plan needs scrutiny”: The idea of forgiving library fines for overdue articles is misguided. We are subtly telling children that avoiding rules is OK. We should never do this. If we want to void the fine, which is admirable, it should happen only when an individual goes in person to a library […]
Tags: Letters to the Editor, Northwest Voices, Opinion


City of Seattle’s math

Seattle city levies seem to double each time they are renewed.
Tags: Opinion


Police release video of Capitol Hill standoff that ended when officers shot man

Seattle police officers shot and wounded a man on Capitol Hill Tuesday night after they say he pointed a handgun at them.
Tags: Crime, Local News


Podcast: U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Medicare for All and how to pay for it

In the podcast interview, Seattle's Democratic congresswoman explains her single-payer health-care legislation and answers questions on other controversies, including the 2020 presidential race and calls to break up Amazon and other tech giants.
Tags: Health, Amazon, News, Local Politics, Seattle, Local News, Pramila Jayapal, Nation & World Politics


DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max (BA)

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reported. The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process. Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot-training manuals ...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, China, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Canada, Britain, Seattle, Boeing, Doj, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, US Department of Justice DOJ


Seattle transit moves through the driven snow, through the years

Trolleys and buses make their way down snowy University Way, in 1937 and 2019.
Tags: News, Life, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, University Way


Seattle’s G. Willow Wilson delivers an enchanting, resonant fable in ‘The Bird King’

"The Bird King," is an enchanting historical fantasy adventure that combines an unconventional love story with a thoughtful exploration of faith and religious tolerance.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Seattle, G Willow Wilson


FBI Joins Criminal Investigation Into Boeing 737 MAX

The FBI has joined the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a Wednesday Seattle Times report. The FBI’s Seattle field office is close to the 737 plant and the Federal Aviation Administration offices, where officials partook in the certification process for the planes, two of which crashed in recent months. Criminal investigations into the aviation industry are exceedingly rare in America and point to the seriousness of the f...
Tags: News, America, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle Times, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Kate Riga, FBI Joins Criminal Investigation Into Boeing


One of Capitol Hill’s best happy hours just got better. Also, here are five others to hit

Poppy, one of Seattle's best vegetarian happy hours, now runs bar discounts all night. The list of happy-hour places to try also includes Queen Anne Beerhall, Feed Co. Burgers and Moon Tree Sushi and Tapas.
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Queen Anne Beerhall Feed Co Burgers


Seattle-area music and nightlife events, March 22-28: Maren Morris, Catfish and the Bottlemen and more

Almost every night of the week, Seattle’s stages offer a roster of regional indie-folk artists, do-it-yourself punk bands and homegrown comedians, as well as nationally touring pop stars. To that end, choosing something for your night out can be a daunting task. This weekly guide can help by filtering for recommended shows, select dates and […]
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Events, Seattle, Nightlife, Maren Morris Catfish


FBI Involved In Boeing 737 MAX Investigation

The FBI is involved in the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a Wednesday Seattle Times report. The FBI’s Seattle field office is close to the 737 plant and the Federal Aviation Administration offices, where officials partook in the certification process for the planes, two of which crashed in recent months. Criminal investigations into the aviation industry are exceedingly rare in America and point to the seriousness of t...
Tags: News, America, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle Times, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Kate Riga


Toronto! I'm at the Metro Reference Library tonight at 7PM with my new book RADICALIZED! Next up: Chicago, San Francisco, Portland/Ft Vancouver...

We had a hell of an event last night at The Strand in NYC, and I'm about to head to the airport for my flight to Toronto for tonight's event at the Metro Reference Library, hosted by the Globe & Mail's Barry Hertz; then it's Chicago's C2E2 festival and then to Berkeley for an event with the writer and photographer Richard Kadrey, and then the at Fort Vancouver's Clark College (just outside of Portland, OR); and then the tour takes me to Seattle and Anaheim! I hope you'll come out and say hi! ...
Tags: Post, Happy Mutants, Science Fiction, News, Toronto, Events, Chicago, Vancouver, Seattle, Berkeley, Anaheim, Portland OR, Clark College, Fort Vancouver, Richard Kadrey, Barry Hertz


Toronto! I'm at the Metro Reference Library tonight at 7PM with my new book RADICALIZED! Next up: Chicago, San Francisco, Portland/Ft Washington...

We had a hell of an event last night at The Strand in NYC, and I'm about to head to the airport for my flight to Toronto for tonight's event at the Metro Reference Library, hosted by the Globe & Mail's Barry Hertz; then it's Chicago's C2E2 festival and then to Berkeley for an event with the writer and photographer Richard Kadrey, and then the at Fort Washington's Clark College (just outside of Portland, OR); and then the tour takes me to Seattle and Anaheim! I hope you'll come out and say hi!...
Tags: Post, Happy Mutants, Science Fiction, News, Washington, Toronto, Events, Chicago, Seattle, Berkeley, Anaheim, Portland OR, Fort Washington, Clark College, Richard Kadrey, Barry Hertz


Seattle police investigating shooting in Cal Anderson Park

Police are investigating after one person was shot in Cal Anderson Park Wednesday night, according to Seattle Police Department.
Tags: Crime, News, Seattle, Local News, Cal Anderson Park


Postseason play doesn’t help Seattle U’s slump, which ends season in 73-68 defeat against Presbyterian

Playing in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, a notch below even the College Basketball Invitational, which Seattle U played in last year, the Redhawks (18-15) fell to Presbyterian College 73-68 Wednesday night in the Redhawk Center.
Tags: News, Sports, Seattle, Seattle University, Redhawks, Presbyterian College, Seattle U


After infighting at Seattle’s tiny-house villages, activist leaders get the boot

The staff of a Seattle homeless activist group is being kicked out of three city-funded tiny-house villages in an increasingly acrimonious dispute over how the camps are run. As a result, longtime homeless activist Scott Morrow and others involved with the nonprofit Nickelsville will no longer draw salaries through city contracts with the Low Income […]
Tags: News, Seattle, Project Homeless, Nickelsville, Scott Morrow


Outside of Seattle, in nearby Kitsap County, homelessness is rising too

Kitsap County's 2019 count saw a 17 percent increase in the number of homeless people living outside, which an official said might reflect a more accurate count than previous years.
Tags: News, Seattle, Kitsap County, Project Homeless


The abundant alders and maples at Discovery Park speak to an ecological succession worth discovering

You can really see the forest through the trees at Seattle’s largest park, a prime site for natural history and plant-watching.
Tags: Garden, News, Life, Lifestyle, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, Discovery Park


Live Q&A: What do you want to ask Seattle’s new transportation director, Sam Zimbabwe?

Seattle has a new transportation director. Sam Zimbabwe, confirmed by the Seattle City Council last month as director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), comes to Seattle from Washington, D.C., where he worked as an associate director of policy, planning and sustainability, before becoming chief project delivery officer. He faces new challenges here. Traffic […]
Tags: News, Washington, Local Politics, Seattle, Local News, Puget Sound, Seattle City Council, Traffic Lab, Seattle Department of Transportation SDOT, Sam Zimbabwe


The 4 latest Seattle restaurant closures — plus 3 switcheroos

Ballard Pizza Company in South Lake Union, Aoki, Kanak and Elysian Tangletown are no more — but plenty of new places are opening, while other spots undergo reinvention.
Tags: Business, News, Life, Food & Drink, Seattle, Local Business


A famous Korean fried chicken chain hits Seattle — with long lines. Can’t wait? Here are 43 other new openings to check out

The hot new restaurant opening this month is a Korean fried chicken chain on First Hill. Expect long lines. Plus, an all-you-can-eat-sushi spot opens in the northend.
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Seattle, First Hill Expect


Seattle Jewish Film Festival 2019 spotlights ‘Leonard Bernstein: Larger Than Life’

The Seattle Jewish Film Festival, March 23-31 and April 6-7, showcases dozens of films at locations around Seattle and the Eastside. Among the highlights: “Leonard Bernstein: Larger Than Life,” which will screen on March 31.
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Seattle, Leonard Bernstein


Suddenly New Zealand Becomes Nation Of ‘Sheeple’

Opinion Farmer and former candidate John Hart is reportedly among New Zealanders who have voluntarily turned over semi-auto firearms in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attack. (Screen snip, YouTube, CBC) New Zealand – -(AmmoLand.com)- Sheep ranching is big business in New Zealand, but after perusing news coverage in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque attacks, it may be difficult to tell the sheep from the people as some gun owners have voluntarily turned in their semiautomatic rifl...
Tags: Guns, Wikipedia, America, Cnn, New Zealand, Green Party, Seattle, Christchurch, Hart, Masterton, John Hart, Gun Rights News, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Alliance for Gun Responsibility, CNN Hart


Seattle police investigating officer-involved shooting in Capitol Hill

The shooting occurred in the 1600 block of Melrose Avenue.
Tags: News, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Local News


Get ready, Kirkland: Shake Shack is officially coming to the Eastside

Shake Shack made its Seattle debut last year to much fanfare. By fall, Shake Shack will bring its signature burgers and crinkle-cut fries to the Eastside.
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Seattle, Shake Shack


What happened to Seattle?

Four years ago, my family had to relocate to Kansas. Our plan: Return to the Pacific Northwest as soon as our daughter graduated from high school. We left our boat in Anacortes, paying moorage and maintenance that supports the local economy, and we return every summer. This past week, we returned for a brief trip […]
Tags: News, Opinion, Kansas, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Anacortes, Letters to the Editor, Northwest Voices



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