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SEATTLE (AP) — A lone gunman armed with a shotgun opened fire Thursday in a building at a small Seattle university, killing one person before he was subdued by a student as he tried to reload, police said.
Firefighters. They risk their lives to rescue dogs from frozen lakes. They know how to perform mouth-to-snout resuscitation. And they help carry your best friend away from rising floodwaters because they "don't just rescue two-legged victims."And of course, these brave men and women go into burning homes to save not just man, but man's best friend. The Seattle Fire Department tweeted ...
The owner wanted to maximize site use by creating multiple residences, so she hired b9 Architects to design a double family residence. First, the original 1930s home was completely deconstructed by Seattle's RE Store to salvage as many parts as possible for
(Seattle, WA ? May 28, 2014) Three re-development projects in Tacoma, Washington, will receive a total of $600,000 in Brownfields funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Quickly approaching its 20th anniversary, EPA?s Brownfields Program encourages cleanup and redevelopment of Amer...
In an effort to reduce the amount of polluted runoff reaching Puget Sound, the Port of Seattle is hosting a two-year study site for two unique metal boxes, which will bloom into rain gardens and help reduce pollutants.
No one was injured in the landslide which damaged some homes.
OLYMPIA Wash. (Reuters) - The Washington state county where a mudslide killed dozens of people in March has backed off a plan to temporarily ban home building in landslide-prone areas because of fears it would unduly dampen development, county officials said on Tuesday. A proposed six-month ban was originally put forward by Snohomish County Council Chairman Dave Somers after the mudslide nea...
Hundreds of peaceful demonstrators marched in Seattle on May Day for immigrant rights and a minimum wage increase, but a smaller group of sometimes-masked protesters kept police busy as the sun went down. ...
PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A sample of albacore tuna caught off the shores of Oregon and Washington state have small levels of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, researchers said on Tuesday.
Three Seattle firms agree to settle violations with EPA and protect local waters from stormwater (WA)
EPA: Cases resolved as part Agency?s Puget Sound Initiative(Seattle, WA ? April 30, 2014) As part of ongoing federal and state efforts to restore Puget Sound, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing enforcement actions against three Seattle-area companies for discharging industrial st...