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New Snoqualmie Bartell's, Safeway: ready, set opening SOON

After announcing last summer that a new Safeway and Bartell Drug’s would be coming to Snooqualmie Ridge for the summer of 2017, the large …

Woo hoo! Homer Simpson 'inducted' into Hall

Legendary 'Homer at the Bat' episode honored on 25th anniversary<p>COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Every now and again, Hall of Famer Wade Boggs will be walking …

Baseball

The Amazon effect: Metro adds buses to handle new flock of summer interns

However you measure it, Amazon’s impact on Seattle is indisputable. Here’s a new metric: summer interns. Amazon has so many that King County Metro …

University of Washington

No, Your Teen Doesn’t Hate You. It’s Just Summer.

As summer gets underway, teenagers may be home more often, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll see more of them. If they retreat to their rooms for hours or seem cagey about their plans, don’t take it personally. Following are four truths about teens that may help you and your adolescent …

Teens

Why Companies Like Uber Get Away With Bad Behavior

UBER has raised more money than any other tech start-up in history. It has achieved the highest valuation by far, almost $70 billion.<p>It has also undoubtedly lost more money, in less time, than any other young tech company. In 2016, it reportedly lost $2.8 billion, excluding separate, colossal …

Uber

David Bonderman Resigns From Uber Board After Sexist Remark

SAN FRANCISCO — David Bonderman, an Uber board member and partner at private equity firm TPG, is resigning from the board of the ride-hailing company after he made a disparaging remark about women at an Uber meeting on Tuesday.<p>At an Uber staff meeting earlier in the day, Arianna Huffington, another …

David Bonderman

Foodie School: landmark building becomes first-of-its-kind Snoqualmie Valley business, Heirloom Cookshop

There’s a lot happening inside one of the most iconic buildings in downtown Snoqualmie as a local business owner prepares to give the historic, …

Architecture

5 Best Washington Small Towns to Unplug

<i>written by Charyn Pfeuffer</i> | <i>featured photo courtesy of Salish Lodge & Spa</i><p>There’s no stop to the noise in our day-to-day lives. From social media to …

Seattle

Trickle-down workaholism in startups

“And then I said anyone not willing to break their backs working for me was a tourist!”If you want to understand why so many startups become infected …

Kobe Bryant

Third Gravitational Wave Detection, From Black-Hole Merger 3 Billion Light Years Away

The void is rocking and rolling with invisible cataclysms.<p>Astronomers said Thursday that they had felt space-time vibrations known as gravitational waves from the merger of a pair of mammoth black holes resulting in a pit of infinitely deep darkness weighing as much as 49 suns, some 3 billion …

Astrophysics

Cooperstown Celebrates 25th Anniversary of 'Homer at the Bat'

Joe Posnanski, in his column for MLB.com:<p>“It is with great humility I enter the Hall of Fame,” Simpson said in his recorded acceptance speech. “And …

John Gruber

Don’t Judge Montana for a Single Body Slam

BOZEMAN, Mont. — This might have been Montanans’ splashiest national publicity week since Butte’s Evel Knievel crashed his motorcycle jumping the Caesars Palace fountains.<p>On Wednesday, the night before the special election for Montana’s House seat singular, which, fun fact, used to belong to Pat …

Greg Gianforte

Nice One Dad!

Roger Moore, Who Played James Bond 007 Times, Dies at 89

Roger Moore, the dapper British actor who brought tongue-in-cheek humor to the James Bond persona in seven films, eclipsing his television career, which had included starring roles in at least five series, died on Tuesday in Switzerland. He was 89.<p>The death, attributed to cancer, was confirmed in a …

Entertainment

Scott Gilbertson: 'Kill Google AMP Before It Kills the Web'

Scott Gilbertson, writing for The Register:<p>Quite a few high-profile web developers have this year weighted in with criticism and some, following a …

‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It

SAN FRANCISCO — Evan Williams is the guy who opened up Pandora’s box. Until he came along, people had few places to go with their overflowing emotions and wild opinions, other than writing a letter to the newspaper or haranguing the neighbors.<p>Mr. Williams — a Twitter founder, a co-creator of …

Evan Williams

He Fell on Black Days

RIP Chris Cornell<p>I distinctly recall one day when I was 12 years old turning on MTV and finding not the music video I was looking for, but instead …

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Dead at the Age of 52

News came early this morning that Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and son of Seattle, has died. He was 52 years old.<p><i>The New York Times</i> …

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave Frontman, Dies at 52

Chris Cornell, the powerful, dynamic singer whose band Soundgarden was one of the architects of grunge music, died on Wednesday night in Detroit hours after the band had performed there. He was 52.<p>The death was a suicide by hanging, the Wayne County medical examiner’s office said in a statement …

Music

Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership

One More Thing<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely<p>Great (or Just Insane)<p>New Mothership<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership<p>by Steven Levy …

Architecture

Edward Snowden and Cory Doctorow Talk Sci-Fi and Reality

About half an hour into Cory Doctorow’s discussion of his new science-fiction novel, “Walkaway,” at the New York Public Library on Wednesday, the man interviewing him suddenly froze in midsentence.<p>The crowd murmured uncomfortably as technicians rushed to the stage to fix the video feed, which …

National Security Agency (NSA)

At a Besieged White House, Tempers Flare and Confusion Swirls

WASHINGTON — The bad-news stories slammed into the White House in pitiless succession on Tuesday, leaving President Trump’s battle-scarred West Wing aides staring at their flat screens in glassy-eyed shock.<p>The disclosure that Mr. Trump divulged classified intelligence to Russian officials that had …

The White House

In Ransomware Attack, Where Does Microsoft’s Responsibility Lie?

SEATTLE — When malicious software first became a serious problem on the internet about 15 years ago, most people agreed that the biggest villain, after the authors of the damaging code, was Microsoft.<p>As a new cyberattack continues to sweep across the globe, the company is once again at the center …

Microsoft

Signing Colin Kaepernick a great idea for Seahawks if price is right

If the Seahawks signed Colin Kaepernick, it would be a win for every party involved. Assuming, of course, the price was right.

NFL

Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials, who said Trump’s disclosures jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State.<p>The information …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Who is Publishing NSA and CIA Secrets, and Why?

There's something going on inside the intelligence communities in at least two countries, and we have no idea what it is.<p>Consider these three data …

Hacking Attack Has Security Experts Scrambling to Contain Fallout

Governments, companies and security experts from China to Britain raced on Saturday to contain the fallout from an audacious global cyberattack amid fears that if they did not succeed, companies would lose their data unless they met ransom demands.<p>The global efforts came less than a day after …

Security