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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Light rail service restored; security threat was groundless

A security threat that turned out to be baseless stalled light-rail service to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this afternoon.The Central Link light rail temporarily stalled operations between the Tukwila International Boulevard and Sea-Tac Airport ... [Published Seattle Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Oil Trains Crowding NW Grain Shippers

Byline: Angel GonzA lez; Seattle Times business reporterA surge in oil trains hauling North Dakota's energy bonanza is interfering with grain shipments to Pacific Northwest ports, prompting fears of a chronic crisis in which railcars carrying fossil fuels ... [Published HighBeam Research - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

FX treasurer exits Maple Leaf Foods

Risk manager at the Canadian food giant has left his FX role and is understood to be looking for a new position in the industryJeff Cheah, a foreign exchange risk manager in the treasury team at Maple Leaf Foods, has left the firm.Cheah, who had been ... [Published FX Week - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Puget Sound council study cites economic impact of proposed BNSF-served coal terminal

The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) late last week released a new study on the economic effects of a proposed coal terminal in Cherry Point, Wash., that would be served by BNSF Railway Co.Pacific International Terminals plans to build the Gateway ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle Airport Authority Raises Wages, But Short Of $15

Hourly minimum wage for airfield support workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will raise to $11.22 in January 2015, and $13 in January 2017, after a final vote by the Port of Seattle Commission last Tuesday.The wage increase applies to about ... [Published AviationPros.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Parks and Proposition 1: Oh, how to vote?

I've been of two minds about Proposition 1, the Seattle Parks District measure on the  August 5  ballot. If it passes, it will bring in major changes in how parks are overseen and funded. A new taxing district would be created and managed by members of ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coal trains pose economic, traffic worries for Puget Sound region

A loaded coal trains passes Safeco Field in Seattle. Paul K. Anderson, Chuckanut Conservancy.It’s all about the trains. Again.Much of the Northwest's discussion of proposals to export coal to China has focused on the potential problems from transporting ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

John Okamoto announced as Human Services Department head

Mayor Ed Murray announced John Okamoto as the new acting Human Services Department (HSD) head on July 23. Okamoto is replacing interim HSD director Catherine Lester. From 2008-2012, Okamoto served as the Executive Director of the Washington Education ... [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Oil trains crowd out grain shipments to NW ports

A surge in oil trains hauling North Dakota’s energy bonanza is interfering with grain shipments to Pacific Northwest ports, prompting fears of a chronic crisis in which railcars carrying fossil fuels crowd out other products and disrupt exports.Washington ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Wheat, Coal, farmer
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Port of Seattle statement on Gateway Pacific Terminal Report

The Puget Sound Regional Council released a study today that identifies how much train traffic could increase if the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal near Bellingham were built.  The study found that Everett, Auburn, Algona, Pacific and Fife would be ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Trade Expert Discusses China, Exports and Competitiveness

by It is impossible for us to have a conversation of any real depth about the United States’ trade agenda without China being front and center. From our home base in Washington State, that focus becomes even more immediate.Not only is China our largest ... [Published Nyhus Communications - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Way man pleads not guilty to killing colleague at SeaTac airport

A Federal Way man pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to first-degree manslaughter charges after he allegedly slapped a Korean Airline manager, who died when he hit his head on concrete from the blow on July 6.Taumailelei Mapusua Jr., 27, is still being held ... [Published Federal Way Mirror - Jul 24 2014]

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"We also need to pay attention to the safety, environmental and traffic impacts on our communities" said Bryant
"You know you are probably in a good place when some people are saying you didn't go far enough, and others that say we went too far" she said
"My wife Gretchen [a survivor of childhood leukemia] often says, 'doctors and medical science healed my body, but camp saved my life,'" says Gus Peterson
"We're already seeing a system under strain, and we have very, very small amounts relative to what's planned" de Place said

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Light rail service restored; security threat wa... [Published Seattle Times - 13 hours ago]
Oil Trains Crowding NW Grain Shippers [Published HighBeam Research - 21 hours ago]
Everett woman, 89, still missing after 2 weeks [Published HeraldNet - Jul 30 2014]
Paul Schell's Seattle legacy [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 30 2014]
FX treasurer exits Maple Leaf Foods [Published FX Week - Jul 30 2014]
Former Seattle mayor Schell, who made his mark ... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Jul 29 2014]
Puget Sound council study cites economic impact... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jul 29 2014]
Seattle Airport Authority Raises Wages, But Sho... [Published AviationPros.com - Jul 29 2014]
Bonanza of North Dakota crude rail shipments cr... [Published Cargo Business News - Jul 29 2014]
Parks and Proposition 1: Oh, how to vote? [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 28 2014]
Paul Schell: Visionaries don't always make the ... [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 28 2014]
Huskies mourn death of longtime athletic depart... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 28 2014]
John Okamoto announced as Human Services Depart... [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
Coal trains pose economic, traffic worries for ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 28 2014]
Doing Good: Fitting In At Camp Goodtimes [Published ParentMap - Jul 28 2014]
Paul Schell remembered for vision, mayoral term... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 28 2014]
Paul Schell recalled for vision, mayoral term m... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 28 2014]
Oil trains crowd out grain shipments to NW port... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 27 2014]
Oil trains crowd out grain shipments to NW ports [Published Seattle Times - Jul 27 2014]
Columbia River: Why it may be time to let some ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 25 2014]
Marysville faces traffic nightmare with more tr... [Published HeraldNet - Jul 25 2014]
Port of Seattle statement on Gateway Pacific Te... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 25 2014]
Latest coal terminal study: Impacts to Central ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Trade Expert Discusses China, Exports and Compe... [Published Nyhus Communications - Jul 24 2014]
King County to start $15-per-hour minimum wage ... [Published Real Change News - Jul 24 2014]
Federal Way man pleads not guilty to killing co... [Published Federal Way Mirror - Jul 24 2014]
7/23/2014-Mayor Murray names new acting Human S... [Published Seattle.gov - Jul 23 2014]
Seattle-Tacoma to introduce minimum wage for staff [Published Airport World - Jul 23 2014]
Quality Jobs Initiative means better wages, bro... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 23 2014]
Industry experts, business owners call for acti... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 23 2014]
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Morning News: The Trans Issue Is Out! Also Stuf... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 25 2014]
blackboard1965 / Shutterstock.com Don't forget the T in LGBT, y'all, this flag is for everyone. GO READ THE QUEER ISSUE! Every year, we put out a Queer Issue on a different theme. This year, the theme is trans issues , and it's chock full of new ...
Beekeepers are breeding a race of superbees at ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 16 2014]
It’s a sunny June day and I’m standing in a lovely meadow. Birds are singing, flowers are in bloom, and the temptation to lay out a blanket and have a picnic is strong. In fact, if not for the occasional roar of a 747 overhead, you would never guess ...
APL’s Recovery is Hobbled by Losses From 12-yea... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 12 2014]
APL Columbia, Image courtesy Port of Seattle By Mike Wackett The extent of the decline in containership time charter hire rates in the past 10 years has been highlighted again with the sub-let of a trio of surplus panamax ships by APL, the loss-making ...
The Golden Age Of Maps [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 26 2014]
by Tracy R. Walsh According to  Susan Schulten, it was WWII: More Americans came into contact with maps during the Second World War than in any previous moment in American history. From the elaborate and innovative inserts in the National Geographic to ...
Officials Responding After Seattle Jetway Collapse [Published TIME.com - May 13 2014]
(SEATAC, Wash.) — Television reports say a jetway to a Southwest Airlines flight has collapsed at Seattle-Tacoma International airport. It’s unclear if anyone was on the jetway at the time or whether anyone was injured. Seattle television news footage ...
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Alaska Airlines Pledges $1.5 Million for Job Tr... [Published Financial Services - May 07 2014]
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