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Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 9:32 pm
Using a phone when you can't hear or speak? Here's who makes it possible
Seattle Times - ... the man said, kind of delighted, and from May's computer screen at Purple Communications ' call center in downtown Seattle, Annette Quiroga signed - and May interpreted - her way to a large cheese pizza. Quiroga is not deaf herself. She manages the ... Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 11:58 am
Police release sketch of person of interest in deadly Seattle shooting
KOMO News - The Seattle Police Department has released a sketch of a person of interest in the shooting that left a 47-year-old man dead April 6 in downtown Seattle. Read more...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 -- 2:05 pm
'Pineapple express' bringing $70 million hotel to downtown Seattle
Business Journal - Pineapple Hospitality Co. President Michelle Barnet said Thursday that she plans to develop a hotel tower at Second Avenue and Virginia Street. Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 8:51 pm
Under the microscope: Metro’s big transit vote
Seattle Times - Interstate 5 traffic is congested much of the time, seen here as commuters head north and south under Yesler Way in downtown Seattle. Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 5:13 am
Capitol Hill Block Party readies for 18th annual neighborhood...
Capitol Hill Blog - ... and from the festival could be improved this year with some added transportation options. For the first time, the First Hill Streetcar could be in the mix. Lajeunesse said CHBP would also attempt to deploy valet bike parking this year. He also said ... Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 11:14 pm
WA: Two Held, Gun and Knife Seized After Threat on Metro Driver
Mass Transit - ... the youth with the knife and gun presumably was booked. After a Metro bus driver was shot and wounded in downtown Seattle in August 2013, King County and Metro Transit described the shooting and subsequent boarding of another bus by the gunman as an ... Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 3:10 pm
Feds are hunting for big new FAA office space, maybe in Seattle
Business Journal - Officials hope to lease space for a large new office for the Federal Aviation Administration within this area, including an extra red chunk on the map for downtown Seattle. Read more...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Homeless women fight to keep temporary shelter open
KING-TV Seattle - ... for the next five months. Since October, Mohler has stayed at the winter shelter at Plymouth Church in downtown Seattle. The shelter was scheduled to close April 1st, but was extended until April 18th. A WHEEL spokesperson said the winter shelter ... Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 11:56 am
Traffic snarls coming to Snoqualmie Pass
Seattle Times - ... 9 a.m April 26., on a four-mile stretch of the the freeway. Night work will close some lanes on I-5 near downtown Seattle. Three northbound lanes will close at Yesler Way from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday. Then in the southbound direction, two ... Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 6:42 am
A better Seattle requires neighborliness
Capitol Hill Times - ... groups interested in the community happenings and improvements, like the Capitol Hill Community Council, the First Hill Improvement Association, and Miller Park Neighbors, are a good place to start. The umbrella to those groups, the East District ... Read more...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- 9:27 am
Seattlites can still receive care if they missed ACA enrollment
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - Don't have health care? Missed the Affordable Care Act's sign-up deadline? Can you get to First Hill? You'll be okay. Read more...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 -- 4:24 am
Measles' path in Seattle
CNN - ... to its website"), she made a stop at Lynden Wine and Spirits before checking into the Best Western in downtown Seattle at 7:15 p.m. She then took in the Kings of Leon concert at Key Arena -- about a 20-minute walk from the hotel -- until midnight. ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 -- 6:50 pm
Washington state has measles exposure alert
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - ... to its website"), she made a stop at Lynden Wine and Spirits before checking into the Best Western in downtown Seattle at 7:15 p.m. She then took in the Kings of Leon concert at Key Arena -- about a 20-minute walk from the hotel -- until midnight. ... Read more...
Monday, April 7, 2014 -- 9:22 am
The Morning News
The Stranger - ... with the country potentially poised on the cusp of a new political era." 47-Year-Old Man Shot Dead in Downtown Seattle : "Witnesses told police after 2 a.m., two men were fighting at Fifth Avenue and Olive Way," reports KIRO . "Then they said one of ... Read more...
Sunday, April 6, 2014 -- 12:16 pm
Seattle Police investigate fatal downtown shooting
KREM-TV Spokane - Police are searching for a gunman after a fatal shooting in downtown Seattle early Sunday. Read more...
Sunday, April 6, 2014 -- 12:04 pm
Man shot dead in downtown Seattle
Seattle Times - A 47-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Seattle early Sunday, following an argument, according to Seattle police. Read more...
Sunday, April 6, 2014 -- 3:14 am
Deadly shooting in Downtown Seattle
NWCN.com - Police responded to the scene at 5th AVenue and Olive Way shortly after 2 a.m. Officers found a man shot in the head. Investigators say two men were walking down the street and got into a heated argument. The suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim before running off. Read more...
Friday, April 4, 2014 -- 5:32 pm
Open houses, April 5 and 6
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - We'll start in West Seattle, with 2208 Walnut Ave. S.W. The 3,980-square-foot house, built in 1960, has three bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms, two fireplaces, two kitchens, a family room, decks, and 180-degree views of Downtown Seattle, the Space Needle, Elliott Bay and the Cascade Mountains on a 12,200-square-foot lot. Read more...
Friday, April 4, 2014 -- 12:46 pm
Seattle Bike Share program prepares for late summer launch
KOMO News - Expect to see more even more bikes in downtown Seattle soon, with plans for a new Bike Share program set to roll out in late summer. Read more...
Friday, April 4, 2014 -- 10:37 am
Kitty Kitty Bang Bang will headline at the Seattle BunnyCon 2014...
Seattle Gay News - ... to LeClair, 'On the day before Easter over one thousand of us will be hopping from bar to bar through downtown Seattle from noon until 2 a.m. for Seattle BunnyCon! Why? To have a good time and spread springtime cheer and creativity! This event ... Read more...

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