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A South Lake Union photography gallery is featuring a rare showing of Ansel Adams' work, but the breathtaking nature prints by Seattle photographer Johsel Namkung are the real showstealers.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Hiker hoisted to safety after sliding under bridge
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Search party for missing Mount Rainier hiker scaled back to six people .
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