Puget Sound

Jack Knox: Top guns’ phallic sky-writing raises The Rumbles

Give the U.S. navy pilots this: They may give Vancouver Island the Rumbles, but at least they don’t draw penises in our skies.Can’t say as much for …

Canadian News

Mayor-elect Durkan’s surprising choice for deputy mayor

Incoming Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said she’ll set her own agenda for policy, including transportation. But her choice for deputy mayor, transit …

Cities

Families of those shot by police speak out for I-940

<b>Initiative 940</b> hopes to change Washington state policy so fatal police shootings happen less and so there’s more accountability when they occur. …

Policing

US Navy confirms its jets drew penises in the sky over Washington

The US Navy has taken credit for getting creative in the skies above rural Washington, where residents have complained that the imagery above their …

Military

Table for 1,000? Feast Your Eyes on Pics of This Stunning Traveling Dinner Series

And now you can buy a ticket that helps people in need.<p>You might call the Outstanding in the Field dinner series a sort of traveling culinary circus: …

Bravo TV

PSCWRT Speaker Review - Second Request

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Pacific Northwest

Why Some Siblings Become Neighbors

When Liz Willis was a freshman at Texas A&M and her older sister Kim Coates was in her first year of medical school, they lived together in a place near College Station, Texas.<p>It lasted one semester.<p>“She didn’t like my pizza boxes,” says Ms. Willis. “She stole all my clothes,” counters Ms. …

Real Estate

The Perfect Day in Seattle

With its infamous reputation for being rainy and wet, Seattle might conjure a gloomy cityscape with grunge playing in the background. However, when I …

Seattle

Community Radio in Seattle Fights Back Against Corporate Behemoths and Mainstream Christian Programming

How eight new low-power FM neighborhood radio stations got onto the air, and why you should listen. by Amber CortesEngineer Pete Tridish is buried in …

Seattle

Atlantic Media / Allstate Regional Renewal Poll of Puget Sound Area Shows Optimism, Concern Over Rapid Growth

Most residents are optimistic about region’s direction amid concerns around managing rapid growth and preserving affordability<p>SEATTLE (November 14, 2017) – Half of residents believe the Puget Sound area is growing into a “world class” region in terms of economic opportunities and quality of life, …

Pacific Northwest

Conservation Group Sues Cooke Aquaculture Over Salmon Release

Escaped fish have been found as far south as Puget Sound and as far north as Vancouver Island. by Katie HerzogAtlantic salmon/escape artist Jeff J …

Seattle

Microsoft pledges to cut carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030 - Microsoft on the Issues

At Microsoft, we believe climate change is an urgent problem that demands a global response from all industries. We are committed to doing our part …

Climate

Escaped Atlantic salmon have disappeared from Puget Sound, but legal fight begins

Atlantic salmon spilled into Puget Sound last summer appear to be gone — but the spill is far from forgotten as conservationists file suit.

Salmon

Seattle U overwhelms Div III Puget Sound in 121-70 win

Richaud Gittens scored a career-high 26 points, including four 3-pointers, to help propel Seattle U past NCAA Division III Puget Sound for a 121-70 …

Sports

Lamborghini rental ends poorly in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Maybe that extra insurance car rental agents push isn’t always a bad idea.<p>A Bellevue driver may soon find out after bashing a …

Pacific Northwest

As It Departs The Skies, How The 747 Changed International Travel

United and Delta will retire the 747 this year, which means no North American passenger airlines will operate the "Queen of the Sky."

Aviation

Lake Washington water taxi service could be on its way

A fast ferry could connect Seattle and Renton by around 2020<p>A private developer is planning to run a water taxi across Lake Union between Renton and Seattle.<p>Last week, Seco Development announced that they’re working on running a passenger-only ferry between Renton and Southport—where Seco’s offices …

Seattle

Seattle home prices jump nearly 18 percent; West Bellevue median hits $2.6 million

There’s a 2 in 3 chance that a house in King County now costs more than half a million dollars.

Real Estate

John Oliver: Cities Vying for Amazon Are Throwing Money Down a Hole

New Jersey offered $7 billion in taxbreaks. New Jersey should talk to Seattle. by Katie HerzogJeff Bezos and/or his stunt double. Last Week Tonight …

John Oliver

Scientists get robots ready to study Antarctic ice shelves from below, with $2M boost from Paul Allen

Researchers from the University of Washington and Columbia University are getting ready for an unprecedented months-long campaign to study …

Science

It's Called Vertical Farming, And It Could Be The Future Of Agriculture

The concept sounds like science fiction: instead of spreading out across acres and acres, the farms of the future will grow lettuce and strawberries inside climate-controlled, light-controlled cylinders. Less land, less water, but year-round light and perfectly controlled moisture.<p>The California …

Farming

Snow Advisory issued for Puget Sound region for Saturday night as second storm approaches

SEATTLE -- It was quite the sight to see snow this early in November on Friday around Western Washington, and now it appears we'll do it all over …

Weather

Piere is aboard Finchatton

Today we’re at Turffontein for one of our big feature race meetings on Highveld with the R1-million Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile the main …

News (South Africa)

Atlantic Salmon Net Pens Don’t Belong in Puget Sound - The Cleanest Line

By Kurt Beardslee | Nov 2, 2017 November 2, 2017<p>Amidst all of the commotion, the subtle shift would have been easy to miss. Behind me in the waters …

Pacific Northwest

Temps drop 10 degrees in an hour ahead of Friday morning’s Seattle-area snow

What was the temperature this time last year? It was 65 degrees and we set a record on Nov. 8 for having the latest 70-plus-degree day of the year.

Weather

Puget Sound WUD 2017

The world is changing and the climate of well-balanced and open society is not as prevalent as many of us would like. Technology is developing …

Usability

10 Game-Changing Policies and Drivers Affecting Development in the Puget Sound [SPONSORED]

Sponsored by Realogics, Inc.<p>Perhaps it’s living together in a place of such abundant beauty and economic opportunity that brings out so many …

Pacific Northwest

Why Seattle Is More Excited For Halloween This Year Than In The Past 11 Years

A vast majority of Seattle trick or treaters are going to experience something entirely new this year: A clear sky.<p>That might not sound like much to …

Halloween

The bottleneck in Seattle’s homeless shelters that leaves thousands on the streets

The Seattle Times is launching Project Homeless, a community-funded initiative to explore the causes of homelessness, explain what the region is …

Housing

Visit Seattle Enlists Its Big Tech Companies to Reposition City to Meeting Planners

The Visit Seattle convention and visitors bureau hosted its inaugural Event Innovation Forum last month, connecting senior meeting planners from …

Pacific Northwest