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Home of the Day: Newport Hills Private View Retreat
Apr 22, 2017 4:00 am
By Christina Roberts, Broker
Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-lux...
Boeing hands out hundreds of layoff notices in Everett and across the Seattle region
Apr 22, 2017 12:29 am
Boeing Co. handed out 429 new layoff notices to Washington state workers Friday, with the biggest cuts coming to the aircraft manufacturer's widebody operations in Everett.
Of the 277 layoff notices ...
Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Community leader couple lists historic Laurelhurst estate for $3.25 million (Photos)
Apr 22, 2017 12:04 am
One of three original estates in Seattle?s Laurelhurst neighborhood is for sale.
5155 N.E. Latimer Place is a grand and glorious estate built in 1925. The estate started its life as a horse and carri...
WTIA auctions face time with leaders from Amazon, Tableau and other tech titans (Photos)
Apr 21, 2017 9:36 pm
The Washington Technology Industry Association hosted its first-ever fundraiser Wednesday with the help of some Seattle tech celebrities.
The Galaxy Gala raised $125,000 from more than 500 bidders wi...
Validated expands app that lets retailers pay for customer rides
Apr 21, 2017 9:07 pm
A Seattle-based app that lets shops and restaurants pay for their customers' Lyft and Uber rides is expanding into eight more cities.
Launched last year to serve Seattle and Portland, Validated is no...
John Kircher has big plans after buying out Crystal Mountain Ski Resort's owners
Apr 21, 2017 8:29 pm
Crystal Mountain Ski Resort CEO and President John Kircher is now the the sole owner, and he's got plans for more snow and better lifts.
Valued at $40 million, the resort was previously owned by Mich...
Sea-Tac Airport adds powered-up, Italian-designed seats (Photos)
Apr 21, 2017 6:02 pm
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is adding thousands of new seats with built-in power outlets in the first phase of a massive overhaul.
The 3,200 gate-area seats at Sea-Tac concourses B and C are...
Amazon expands brick-and-mortar bookstore to Silicon Valley
Apr 21, 2017 4:33 pm
Amazon Books is opening its first Silicon Valley location this year in San Jose.
The store will open its doors this summer in about 5,500 square feet of retail space. It?s the same strip of retail in...
Seattle mayor to send income tax for 'high-end households' to council
Apr 21, 2017 4:20 pm
Seattle's wealthiest residents may soon be required to pay income tax if a proposal by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is approved.
The mayor, who is running for re-election, reportedly proposed the tax duri...
Celgene research leader Dr. Rupert Vessey joins Juno board
Apr 21, 2017 3:46 pm
Juno Therapeutics Inc. has added Celgene Corp. President of Research and Early Development Dr. Rupert Vessey to the Seattle-based biotech's board.
Vessey will serve as as Celgene's designated appoint...
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Police pick up adorable intruders: A pair of pygmy goats
Apr 23, 2017 7:51 pm
BELFAST, Maine (AP) ? Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets. A Belfast police officer responded Sunday morni...
End of Sharks season could bring end to Thornton-Marleau era
Apr 23, 2017 7:40 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) ? After going through the handshake line of an early playoff loss, an emotional Patrick Marleau stood by the San Jose bench and looked up at the crowd at the Shark Tank. The end ...
Small earthquake rattles California coast near Santa Barbara
Apr 23, 2017 7:25 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) ? A small earthquake has rattled parts of the Southern California coast. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.6 quake hit just before 11 a.m. Sunday about 3 miles...
Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival
Apr 23, 2017 7:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) ? Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie “Dog Years” Saturday night in New York. It was a rar...
Repealing ACA not so easy, eh?
Apr 23, 2017 7:02 pm
The GOP has made promises to preserve the good in Obamacare but following through is not so easy.
If Congress wants tax reform, it has to be bipartisan effort
Apr 23, 2017 7:01 pm
We have a once in a generation opportunity to modernize our tax code if Republicans include Democrats in the legislative process.
Washington state relies on a rotten tax system
Apr 23, 2017 7:00 pm
An income tax would make Washington state and local governments more efficient and fair.
On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him
Apr 23, 2017 6:58 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) ? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened Israel’s annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II ...
US gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallon
Apr 23, 2017 6:40 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) ? The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey sa...
Rockets? Beverley fined $25,000 for confronting fan
Apr 23, 2017 6:34 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) ? The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team’s first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Th...