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- Seattle's dizzying change? Get used to it
- Inside Mars Hill's massive meltdown
- Primary tallies spell trouble for Democrats
- Bertha: Wasting money while the Viaduct risks grow?
- New city transportation head: Can he match the city's goals with its resources?
- The puzzling state of Washington's economy
- Councilmember Mike O'Brien jumps into micro-housing fight
- The Daily Troll: Microhousing gets a setback. A pitch for housing families. Bill Gates ices himself for Lou Gehrig's disease.
- Court says state can ax pension perks
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- Tired of growth? Be careful what you wish for (40)
- New city transportation head: Can he match the city's goals with its resources? (33)
- Bertha: Wasting money while the Viaduct risks grow? (23)
- Seattle's dizzying change? Get used to it (22)
- Kshama Sawant’s anti-Israel campaign (48)
- Primary tallies spell trouble for Democrats (15)
- The puzzling state of Washington's economy (8)
- Council leader irked with SDOT's dropping work on bike plan (12)
- The Daily Troll: Microhousing gets a setback. A pitch for housing families. Bill Gates ices himself for Lou Gehrig's disease. (11)
- Want to change international climate change policy? Use your body. (8)
How Washington state helps Native Americans on health care
Cabinet Member Sylvia Burwell's visit to the Port Gamble S'Kallam Tribe illustrates what some states are getting right about the Affordable Care Act and what other states are getting wrong.
Is pay parking the future for park-and-ride lots?
Sound Transit has wrapped up a pilot project that used parking permits (free), real-time information on spot availability and rideshare promotions to try to make better use of existing capacity. But can pay parking be far behind?
Ice Bucket Challenge: Uh, really, these folks should have just donated
22 ways to have an Ice Bucket Fail.
Apartment construction fuels housing rebound
Construction of single-family homes and multi-family apartments is up for July, but the real, real estate boom is in the rental market. The surge in rental demand reflects an improving economy, which is helping more young workers move out on their own.
Uber hires Obama adviser David Plouffe
As its Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategy, Plouffe will be “bringing the expertise, wisdom, and strategic mindset to the next phase of the Uber movement," says Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.
Layoffs at Nathan Myhrvold's Intellectual Ventures
Citing "operational changes," the former Microsoft CEO's Bellevue-based company plans to lay off about 140 of its 700 staffers.
Cops shoot, kill black man near Ferguson
Two St. Louis police officers shot and killed an African-American man who was brandishing a knife. The incident took place a few miles from the Ferguson suburb.
Culture warriors' latest target: Advanced Placement history
And the head of the College Board is acting like someone who wants to back down over criticism about teaching "negative aspects" of U.S. history.
Coal plants in West: A declining species
Eleven years ago, America got half of its electricity from coal plants. The share is down to 39 percent, and falling.
SPD's pot-ticket specialist returns to the force
Chief O'Toole says the officer has apologized for his use of a coin flip to decide on who he would ticket.
Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board
The departure ends a 30-year association with the company and is just the latest in a series of board changes that have included the addition of Seattle entrepreneur John Stanton.
Biomed developers plan for major new SLU lab
A big new lab building has plans to break ground in South Lake Union.
Another night of chaos in Ferguson
Police retaliated yet again Monday night against protestors in Ferguson, Missouri.
Can't we get past party labels and look seriously at ideas like Paul Ryan's?
His latest plan is so bipartisan that the Washington Post immediately assumed that he isn't running for national office in 2016. But many progressives simply jumped on him.
Oregon bonanza from a freeze in Turkey?
The state produces 99 percent of the U.S. hazelnut crop. Turkey's hazelnut growers suffered losses that are still being determined.
Water skiing meets jet pack, and flyboarding takes off
An expensive new sport (which is also practiced around Seattle) is becoming increasingly popular on Minnesota's lakes.
The Ferguson shooting reconstructed
A look at the interaction between a young officer from a difficult family background and a young man with a quiet way and an uncertain future.
Solar farm burns birds in mid-flight
Federal wildlife investigators, who saw birds burn and fall as they flew through the Mojave Desert's BrightSource Energy plant last year, urge California officials to deny the company's application for an even bigger installation.
Missouri governor sends in National Guard
Gov. Jay Nixon said he would send the Missouri National Guard to Ferguson in an effort to end unrest in the wake of the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.
Ms tame Tigers, 8-1
Chris Young throws six scoreless innings, pitching Mariners back into second wild-card spot.
5 myths about presidential vacations
1. That they actually get them.
Last Elwha River dam gone in September
The last dam comes out next month and life is already returning to the river.
Feds order additional autopsy in Ferguson shooting
Noting “extraordinary circumstances,” U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered the federal medical examiner to perform an additional autopsy on Ferguson shooting victim Michael Brown. “This independent examination will take place as soon as possible,” said Holder.
Ross Douthat on warrior cops
The Pentagon-fueled militarization of local police forces, like the one in Ferguson, MO, is "a path to potential disaster, for cops and citizens alike."
Art amidst the ruins in Gaza
The fierce fighting in Gaza has unleashed a storm of creativity.
Flood season means new risks for Stillaguamish Valley
In the wake of last spring's deadly mudslide, officials are bracing for the upcoming flood season. They have two and a half months to prepare.
BNSF: Coal terminal won't block waterfront access
BNSF Railway promises to keep the Bellingham waterfront accessible even if the proposed export terminal at Cherry Point brings up to 18 more coal trains a day through the city. The big question is how.
5 things to know about Rick Perry's indictment
1. It wasn't just the veto that got the Gov in trouble.
Did Ballmer break rules in quest to make Lakeside a hoops powerhouse?
In helping to recruit basketball talent for Lakeside School, The Seattle Times finds that hoops fan Steve Ballmer uses questionable tactics that may have violated state rules.
Did Germany spy on John Kerry and Hillary?
According to Der Spiegel magazine, German intelligence services eavesdropped on calls between U.S. secretaries of state John Kerry and Hillary Clinton.
Salmon-eating cormorants under the gun in Oregon?
Officials in Astoria, Ore. charged with nursing Columbia River salmon back to health argue for shooting their cormorant predators.
Gov declares state of emergency in Ferguson
After a week of unrest, Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and ordered a curfew for the city.
Nazi resistor loses family in Gaza fighting, returns Israel's medal
During WWII, Dutch villager Henk Zanoli harbored a young Jewish boy for two years. On July 20, 2014, Israeli airstrikes killed six of Zanoli’s relatives in Gaza. On Thursday, Zanoli, now 91, returned the medal Israel had awarded him for saving Jews.
Mapping the militarization of local police
State and local police departments can get military equipment through a free Defense Department program. Pentagon data shows how ubiquitous assault rifles, grenade launchers, armored vehicles, body armor, etc. have become.
Art Thiel: Why Hawks could crush Chargers
An upgraded O-line performance helped the Seahawks pick up 243 yards rushing, including 4 TDs by quarterbacks.
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