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Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 11:26 pm
Assessing oil train hazards, city emergency officials call for tunnel upgrades
Crosscut.com - ... recommending that BNSF Railway Co. make safety upgrades inside the mile-long rail tunnel running underneath downtown Seattle, which serves as a major conduit for northbound trainloads of flammable petroleum crude oil. In a report that will be ... Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 12:37 pm
Miami builder turns up the heat with Seattle acquisition in white-hot SLU
Business Journal - A company called Crescent Heights is the latest to stake a claim to a development site in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle. On Friday, Miami-based Crescent Heights paid Cassieford Co. Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 7:24 am
Police cars collide in downtown Seattle
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Seattle police are investigating after two patrol cars responding to an emergency back-up call collided in downtown Seattle on Sunday. Police say two officers were responding to a request for help when their patrol cars collided at the intersection of Pike Street and 7th Ave. They suffered minor injuries. Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 12:45 am
Everett church tries to weather Mars Hill's internal issues
HeraldNet - ... have a home here for years. Plans have surfaced for Mars Hill to close or consolidate some churches. The downtown Seattle and University District Mars Hill churches are slated for closure, and members have been asked to attend the Ballard area ... Read more...
Friday, September 12, 2014 -- 2:48 pm
Metro announces proposed February service cuts
Viewing Feed - ... daily between Ballard and North Beach through Sunset Hill and Loyal Heights) and Route 62 (which connects Downtown Seattle to Ballard via South Lake Union, Seattle Pacific University, and Interbay). In terms of the proposed February cuts, our ... Read more...
Friday, September 12, 2014 -- 2:23 pm
Laid-off Mars Hill pastor: Praying church will be led to 'repentance'
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... return to Father, Son and Holy spirit from what seems to have become Father, Son, Holy Media." Mars Hill's downtown Seattle church. This location and one in the U District will be consolidated at a Ballard location as the church sees a decline in ... Read more...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 -- 9:46 pm
Seattle soccer star DeAndre Yedlin is a goal-oriented hero
Seattle Times - ... She wound up leaving Rivers while pregnant. Rivers was arrested in June 1993 for distributing cocaine in downtown Seattle and sentenced to 14 months in prison. She was on her own, unable to work while caring for DeAndre. Within a month, she was ... Read more...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 -- 11:56 am
Amazon submits plans for another two office towers on fourth downtown Seattle block
Business Journal - Amazon.com is planning to build two new office buildings in downtown Seattle, according to preliminary plans that the company has submitted to the city. The buildings are planned for a block next to where Amazon is building a three-block campus that will total 3.3 million square feet of office. Read more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 11:33 am
Elderly, fixed income tenants forced out of First Hill tower
KOMO News - ... A fixed income. It shouldn't have been a surprise. A That's what happens when you rent. A Especially in downtown Seattle. A If they insist on renting downtown instead of a more affordable area, or buying somewhere, there are lots of SHAG apartments ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 7:57 am
With eye on 2016 Capitol Hill light rail, plans readied to integrate Metro, Sound Transit service
Capitol Hill Blog - ... local service and regional connections - setting the stage for the start-up of University Link service from downtown Seattle to Capitol Hill and the University of Washington in early 2016. The planning comes as transportation budgets continue to be ... Read more...
Monday, September 8, 2014 -- 7:26 pm
Daily Troll: Mars Hill at a crossroads. 2nd Ave.'s bike lane makeover. UW prof wins Lasker Award.
Crosscut.com - ... people," said church spokesperson Justin Dean. "Some of this is our own sinning ... our own mistakes." Most downtown Seattle bike commuters are well acquainted with the confusing and, at times, terrifying 2nd Ave. experience. On Monday morning, two ... Read more...
Monday, September 8, 2014 -- 11:29 am
Pastor Mark Driscoll Wrote Women Were Created to Be a 'Home' for the Male Penis
The Stranger - ... This weekend, as Christopher mentioned in the Morning News , MHC announced that three branches are closing (downtown Seattle, the University District, one in Phoenix) and a fourth is on the brink, all due to steep declines in attendance and giving ... Read more...
Monday, September 8, 2014 -- 10:39 am
A cash-strapped Mars Hill closes 2 Seattle churches, 1 in Phoenix
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Mars Hill's downtown Seattle church. This location and one in the U District will be consolidated at a Ballard location as the church sees a decline in giving and attendance. Read more...
Monday, September 8, 2014 -- 7:19 am
WA: Revised 2nd Avenue Bike Lane Signals Change for Drivers, Riders
Mass Transit - ... Seattle's new transportation director. "It feels safer right now to bike in midtown Manhattan than in downtown Seattle. It feels safer right now to bike in downtown Chicago than in downtown Seattle." The safety-demonstration project follows more ... Read more...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 -- 6:55 pm
A last hurrah with a big splash
Seattle Times - ... International Airport, according to the National Weather Service. Sunday's forecast high is 82 in downtown Seattle. Ryan Falls of West Seattle does a flip off of a diving board during a toasty day on the last open swim weekend of the season. ... Read more...
Friday, September 5, 2014 -- 4:15 pm
Stonebridge buys site for planned 300-room Seattle hotel near future Amazon.com campus
Business Journal - This rendering shows the early design of a hotel planned for the northwest corner of Terry Avenue and Howell Street in downtown Seattle. Rendering was downloaded on Sept. Read more...
Friday, September 5, 2014 -- 12:42 pm
Stonebridge buys site for 300-room Seattle hotel near future Amazon.com campus
Business Journal - This rendering shows the early design of a hotel planned for the northwest corner of Terry Avenue and Howell Street in downtown Seattle. Rendering was downloaded on Sept. Read more...
Friday, September 5, 2014 -- 10:03 am
Want to join Seattle hotel boom? That'll be $15.5 million, please
Business Journal - Stonebridge Cos. this week bought a downtown Seattle surface parking lot where it's planning a 17-story hotel. Read more...
Friday, September 5, 2014 -- 5:32 am
Broadway bikeway - now serving 600+ trips a day - will help shape a safer 2nd Ave
Capitol Hill Blog - Friday evening, a memorial ride and walk is planned to honor Sher Kung , the 31-year-old woman who died last week after being hit by a truck as she biked on the dangerous 2nd Ave in downtown Seattle. According to a city bike planner, learnings from Capitol Hill's Broadway bikeway - currently serving more than 600 trips a day - will help make 2nd Ave a safer street for everybody. Read more...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 -- 12:03 pm
Metro advises Seahawks fans to plan ahead when riding to season opener
Viewing Feed - Metro is advsing Seahawks fans and commuters to plan ahead this afternoon as tens of thousands of people are expected to head to downtown Seattle to cheer on our Seahawks at their season opener. Riders should allow plenty of travel time or revise travel plans if necessary to avoid possibly significant traffic delays and crowded buses. Read more...




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