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STP: We would have immediately helped with toppled fish truck if the city had asked

March 30th, 2015 - Seattle Times

As city officials review their response to a toppled fish truck, a Seattle Tunnel Partners executive says his team was eager to help.


City clarifies questions on minimum wage law

March 30th, 2015 - Seattle Times

Seattle provides answers on paying minors, temp workers and employees who receive a portion of service charges.


Bertha’s cutter face expected to be out of tunnel vault later today

March 30th, 2015 - Seattle Times

The front of tunnel-boring machine Bertha is on pace to emerge from its deep access vault late Monday afternoon, after a trouble-free day of crane tests and hoisting.


Jury finds Molly Conley shooter guilty of manslaughter

March 30th, 2015 - Seattle Times

A man who killed a Seattle teen during a drive-by shooting spree nearly two years ago has been found guilty of manslaughter and nine other charges, but avoided a conviction on first-degree murder.


Over 300 sign up to speak against teacher evaluation bill

March 30th, 2015 - Seattle Times

More than 300 people signed up to testify at a House Education Committee hearing on a bill that would require school districts to consider student test scores as a factor in teacher evaluations.


Cougar killed after trying to enter dog door

March 30th, 2015 - Seattle Times

A young male cougar was shot and killed after it prowled around one Winthrop-area residence, then ran to a neighboring home and tried to get in through its dog door two weeks ago.


Slow, careful lift has started: Bertha’s cutter will rise from pit

March 30th, 2015 - Seattle Times

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has decided to keep the viaduct open to traffic during the delicate operation, which started Monday.


Choreographed lift to shift Bertha’s cutter to repair site

March 29th, 2015 - Seattle Times

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has decided to keep the viaduct open to traffic during the delicate operation, which might take place as soon as Monday.


Best gift to a kid is a helping hand

March 29th, 2015 - Seattle Times

Prosecutor’s life story illustrates the need for a little help from other people.


Most state schools opt out of survey questions about sex

March 29th, 2015 - Seattle Times

Spokane schools, like many others in Washington, are opting out of a state survey that asks teens tough questions about sex.


Taking Palm Sunday to a Queen Anne block

March 29th, 2015 - Seattle Times

Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry professor Mark Taylor, right, led a procession as part of a Palm Sunday service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Seattle


Mayor Murray to ban City Hall travel to Indiana, citing law he calls ‘discriminatory’

March 28th, 2015 - Seattle Times

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he’ll ban city-government travel to Indiana, after Indiana’s passage of a law some see as potentially legalizing discrimination against gays.


New First Hill streetcars readied for test runs

March 28th, 2015 - Seattle Times

New streetcars will be tested in April and May along the two-mile First Hill line, to begin service this summer.


$6M Ellison Foundation gift to launch new UW Alzheimer’s project

March 28th, 2015 - Seattle Times

A Bellevue family that lost three members to Alzheimer’s disease has donated $6 million to the University of Washington to focus on new research, diagnosis and potential treatments.


Obamacare spurs some colleges to drop student health coverage

March 28th, 2015 - Seattle Times

The federal health-care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health-insurance business.


Seattle, Eastside road closures to slow weekend traffic

March 27th, 2015 - Seattle Times

Closures at Highway 99 and a westbound I-90 detour will cause congestion around the Seattle-Bellevue area.


Des Moines landslide endangers 3 houses

March 27th, 2015 - Seattle Times

Three houses were evacuated Friday after a big landslide in Des Moines damaged at least one of them atop a hill above Puget Sound.


Premera negligent in data breach, 5 lawsuits claim

March 27th, 2015 - Seattle Times

The computer-security breach that hit the Mountlake Terrace-based health insurer continues to reverberate as the insurer attempts to answer questions over what happened and how it’s responding.


Inslee’s carbon tax absent in House Dems’ budget

March 27th, 2015 - Seattle Times

House Democrats propose to raise $1.5 billion in new revenue over the next two years to pay for the state’s education and social-service spending. A capital-gains tax is included in their budget plan — but not the governor’s proposed tax on big carbon polluters.


Sheriff’s deputy in steroids case allowed to remain on force

March 27th, 2015 - Seattle Times

King County Sheriff rules that deputy who bought steroids from disgraced former King County sheriff’s deputy Darrion Holiwell can remain on the force.


 






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