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Rainier Valley , Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA) include 98118.

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3 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog

First Hill Streetcar ready for November rides?

We don't yet know exactly when the first First Hill Streetcar will travel Broadway. But we're getting there.


7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Gerding Edlen aims for $500M payoff on apartment portfolio

Gerding Edlen has hired CBRE to market a 788-unit apartment portfolio amassed through its Green Cities series of funds, led by Molly Bordonaro. Real Estate Alert projects the portfolio could command $500 million or more than $600,000 per unit.


10 hrs ago | The Stranger

Bike Traffic Triples Thanks to New Protected Bike Lane

Although new traffic signals on Second Avenue instruct drivers not to turn left when cyclists have right-of-way, many drivers have failed to obey the rules. The first three days after a protected bicycle lane opened on Second Avenue in downtown Seattle, the number of bicycles using the thoroughfare jumped to 1,099 cyclists a day , according electronic counters monitored by the Seattle Department of Transportation.


14 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

You can help! Here's where West Seattle firefighters will ask...

This year's edition of the International Association of Fire Fighters "Fill the Boot" fundraising drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is coming up this Thursday and Friday, 9 am-6 pm September 18-19, and we asked organizers where in West Seattle you'll see firefighters joining in. Here's the list compiled for us by Sandy Elfers of the MDA: Station #11 - Westwood Village Station #29 - California and Admiral Station #32 - California and Alaska Station #36 - Alki Beach and/or Avalon/Spokane Station #37 - By the station, 35th/Holden The IAFF and MDA have partnered for 60 years.


14 hrs ago | Ballard News-Tribune

Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth plans business improvement area for Ballard

The Ballard District Council met on Wednesday, September 10, after taking a summer break in August. Topics up for discussion were the City's budget and use of funds, parking changes in Ballard, and a presentation from Mike Stewart - Executive Director of the Ballard Chamber of Commerce - updating the council on the Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth's next move.


14 hrs ago | Ballard News-Tribune

Port of Seattle hosts Ship Canal 101

The Port of Seattle was courteous enough to invite the Ballard News-Tribune out on the water of the Lake Washington Ship Canal for their annual Ship Canal 101 tour. Over one hundred guests boarded the Argosy Lady Mary on a sunny afternoon September 10th.


15 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

West Seattle Tuesday: 'Fauntleroy Boulevard' briefing at...

With the clouds returning, we might not see much of a sunset tonight - so we're sharing photos received after last night's show! They're interspersed with today/tonight highlights ahead from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar : TODDLER STORY TIME: 10:30 am at West Seattle Branch Library , bring the 2- and 3-year-olds for stories, songs, and rhymes. Free.


20 hrs ago | Business Journal

Miami builder turns up the heat with Seattle acquisition in white-hot SLU

A company called Crescent Heights is the latest to stake a claim to a development site in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle. On Friday, Miami-based Crescent Heights paid Cassieford Co.


Yesterday | Kirkland Reporter

New SR 520 HOV lanes open for business through Kirkland

This morning's commute greeted carpoolers and bus riders with brand new HOV lanes on State Route 520 between Bellevue and Medina on the Kirkland boundary. Crews working on the this morning, Sept.


Mon Sep 15, 2014

Seattle Times

Full speed ahead for high-speed Internet in Seattle

A plan that would allow CenturyLink and potentially other providers to compete for high-speed Internet service in Seattle deserves support from the full city council. IN a tech town like Seattle, slow Internet service should be as unthinkable as weak, tepid coffee.


Redmond Neighborhood Blog

Washington's Most Wanted Felon Jesse Tyler Arrested by Redmond Police

11, 2014, in Seattle. Tyler was one of the top 12 auto theft suspects wanted by the Major Crimes Task Force.


WSTM-TV Syracuse

Mother of 4 raped sleeping Washington state man, prosecutors say

Police have issued an arrest warrant for Chantae Marie Gilman, a mother of four who prosecutors believe raped a man as he slept in West Seattle. The victim told police he went to bed in his home the night before the assault and woke up to find Gilman, a stranger, on top of him.



The Best Beer Gardens in Seattle

Populuxe Brewing This brewery calls itself "the biggest little brewery in Ballard," and lives up to the claim by offering a tiny tasting room and an expansive beer garden. Don't expect anything too fancy, just a gravel lot with picnic tables and some large, wooden cable spools surrounded by a mishmash of chairs.


Capitol Hill Blog

In legal battle over stripped 'Bettie Page' branding, fashion chain shutters Broadway boutique

Broadway's old state liquor store location will again be empty. Tatyana Boutique , the Las Vegas-based women's fashion chain stripped of its right to use the Bettie Page name this summer, has suddenly closed its Capitol Hill store.


Crain's New York Business

Money flows into data hubs

Daniel Meltzer of Sabey Data Centers is in charge of leasing the former Verizon switching center at 375 Pearl St. The million-square-foot, 32-story building has undergone a $200 million upgrade aimed at making it a state-of-the-art data center. Google's expansion inside its New York City headquarters has sent big-name tenants like Barnes & Noble and Nike looking for new locations.


Sat Sep 13, 2014


Rare corpse flower draws crowds in Seattle

A rare corpse flower growing at the Volunteer Park Conservatory is drawing crowds in Seattle. A naming contest in August dubbed the flower "Edgar Allen Pew" in honor of the unmistakable stench released by the flower as it blooms.


Viewing Feed

Metro announces proposed February service cuts

The Metro service cuts that were approved by Council this summer are set to be followed up by another round of cuts in February next year. Acting upon the recommendations of an Ad-Hoc Committee, King County Executive Dow Constantine sent the Council a proposal for February service changes last week that is set to reduce 169,000 hours of Metro Transit service.


The Stranger

Mayor Murray Requested an Investigation Into Nickelsville's Relocation Plan. Why?

Mayor Ed Murray placed the future of Nickelsville in doubt by intervening and requesting that officials "investigate" the homeless encampment's proposed move from the Central District to Dearborn Avenue, records show - and at least one Seattle City Council member wants to know why. The Department of Planning and Development now says it's "close to a yes" on providing Nickelsville with a temporary permit to move to their chosen location on Dearborn Avenue near Interstate 5 - but that's a reversal from two weeks ago, when officials told me they were unlikely to give the camp the go-ahead on the move.


The Knot

Remember the Proposal on Top of a Bus? Now They're Married

We feature our favorite proposals all the time on the blog, and some of them are so romantic that they just stick with us. About a year ago when Jeanne Sickel proposed to her then-girlfriend Alissa Haslam on top of a bus and the video went viral it really caught our attention.



Seattle Center Festal Presents Seattle Fiestas Patrias This Weekend

Music, dance, delectable foods and Gritos de Dolores celebrate Latin American independence at Seattle Center Festl: Seattle Fiestas Patrias, 12 p.m.-8 p.m. today, Sept. 13 and 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Sept.



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