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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

The tiny house movement: One couple's story

Two 30-year-olds tell about building a 140-square-foot house in Snohomish: “Our house probably cost less than our Honda Fit. And it's nice because both are paid off.”

HERALD (EVERETT)

Tibetan-themed hotel for Belltown: Peace, harmony and 41 stories?

In addition to a 141-room hotel, there will be 342 residential units in the Potala Tower Seattle.

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Vancouver most family-friendly city in North America

Since the 1990s, Vancouver, B.C. has made a concerted effort to restructure its downtown to attract families.

THE ATLANTIC

Man drowns in Green Lake

One man drowned and another is listed in critical condition after nearly drowning in Green Lake Thursday night. 

KIRO-TV

Cyclist hit by semi-truck survives

A cyclist was hit by a semi-truck in Sodo on Monday and dragged a short distance before fire officials were called to the scene to extract the 26-year-old man from underneath the truck. The cyclist was listed in stable condition.

KOMO-TV
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