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Seattle Opera Gets A New General Director

Christina Scheppelmann, who’s currently the artistic head of one of the top opera houses in Europe, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain, will become general director of Seattle Opera in August, succeeding Aidan Lang, who announced last fall that he would be leaving at the end of this season to become general director of the Welsh National Opera. – Seattle Times
Tags: Art, Europe, Music, Seattle, Seattle Opera, Barcelona Spain, Aidan Lang, Christina Scheppelmann, 03.21.19, Gran Teatre del Liceu


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


Snohomish County Judge Says Lawsuit V. “Safe-Storage” Gun Law ‘Ripe For Determination

Opinion Snohomish County Judge Says Lawsuit V. “Safe-Storage” Gun Law ‘Ripe For Determination BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- A Snohomish County Superior Court judge will allow a lawsuit challenging a so-called “safe storage” ordinance in the City of Edmonds to proceed, ruling that all plaintiffs in the case have standing to challenge the ordinance as a violation of Washington State’s 35-year-old preemption law that placed sole authority for firearms regulation in the hands of the Legislatu...
Tags: Guns, Lawsuits, Washington State, Seattle, Nra, Legislature, King County Superior Court, State Supreme Court, Edmonds, The Foundation, Snohomish County Superior Court, Second Amendment Foundation, Farris, Gun Rights News, Preemption Laws, Alan M Gottlieb


Seattle is dying

http://komonews.com/news/local/komo-...attle-is-dying Third in three part series on homeless and drugs, other parts can be clicked on there. TV goes for shock value but that is still shocking title. Though i live an hour and a half away I haven't gone down there in a decade. I know things are bad but not sure how much is hype. Looks like 1 hour segments.
Tags: Weapon, Seattle, Urban Survival


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


An Amazon Air plane crashed in February, killing all 3 people on board. Weeks earlier, several pilots said they thought an accident was inevitable.

An Amazon Air plane called CustomAir Obsession crashed on February 23, killing all three people on board. The cause of the crash remains unknown. In conversations with Business Insider before the crash, several pilots who fly planes for Amazon Air said they thought an accident was inevitable. These planes aren't owned by Amazon, and the people maintaining and flying these jumbo jets aren't Amazon employees. They're employees of Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdin...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Texas, China, US, America, Trends, UPS, Atlas, George Bush, Delta, Bob, Houston, DHL, Seattle, Faa


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 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


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


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


UC Irvine eager for chance to avenge last year’s loss to Kansas State

If there’s one thing that UC Irvine enjoys, it’s avenging a past loss. Last year’s loss to Cal State Fullerton in the Big West Tournament championship game only made this season’s 28-point win over the Titans in the title rematch that much sweeter. When the Anteaters watched the bracket reveal on Selection Sunday, their anticipation grew as they waited for Louisville’s opponent to be revealed. The Cardinals beat UCI in the NCAA Tournament four years ago in Seattle, and that potential pairing had...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Manhattan, College sports, Ncaa, Honda, Seattle, Cal State Fullerton, Turner, Louisville, Wade, Cardinals, UCI, Kansas State, Wildcats


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


Best dispensaries in Seattle

There are plenty of things Seattle is known for. The birth of grunge and Amazon, for example, and as the location for a bunch of scenes in 50 Shades of Grey. Also the unsettling connection to serial killers. Increasingly, however, it’s known for world-class cannabis shops. Whether you’re just passing through or you’re looking to make Seattle your home, Seattle is a city where cannabis lovers can be forever satisfied. These are the best recreational cannabis dispensaries in Seattle. 1. Have ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Washington, US, Cannabis, Seattle, Denver, All, Ike, Blanchard, Belltown, Eisenberg, Lake City Way, Ian Eisenberg, Martin Luther King Jr Way, Dispensaries


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


Bill Gates is $9.5 billion richer than he was a year ago, worth over $100 billion, but not just from Microsoft (MSFT)

Bill Gates is one of the world's biggest philanthropists who has given away billions of dollars of his money. That's why so many people think that Gates' personal wealth is shrinking as he gives his money away. But it isn't. Gates is astoundingly rich and getting richer all the time. And he just joined a two-man club of people worth more than $100 billion. Bill Gates is one of the world's biggest philanthropists. He and his wife Melinda have given away a whopping $45.5 billion...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Bill Gates, SEC, Warren Buffett, Bill, Seattle, Gates, Samsung Galaxy, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda, Charles Simonyi, Michael Larson


Starbucks to test recyclable, compostable cups and redesign stores

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year. Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver, British Colombia, will help test the cups, which use fiber, paper and other materials in place of plastic liners. Seattle-based Starbucks was expected to announce the test program Wednesday at its annual shareholders meeting. The company also said it plans to redesign its stores as it adapts to increasing mobile pick-up and delivery orders....
Tags: Sport, Colombia, Soccer, Howard Schultz, Starbucks, Seattle, New York San Francisco Seattle London


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


Did you know MLB Opening Day was today in Tokyo? Ichiro, Mariners top A’s

TOKYO — Ichiro drew all the cheers. Most everyone else on the Seattle Mariners did all the hitting. A crowd that came to salute Ichiro Suzuki in his homeland saw Domingo Santana deliver the biggest hit at the Tokyo Dome, a grand slam that sent Seattle over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 on Wednesday in the Major League Baseball opener. Batting ninth and knowing he’d get two plate appearances, Ichiro popped up and worked a walk. The 45-year-old star took his spot in right field to begin the bottom of ...
Tags: Japan, Sports, Toronto, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Tokyo, Oakland Athletics, Athletics, North America, Oakland, Seattle, Major League Baseball, Beckham, Mariners


Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year.
Tags: Finance, Article, Starbucks, Associated Press, Seattle, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, A93c1a37-b041-5318-a3b7-bf1557a7fe5d


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