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March 18, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Monorail resumes service; 5th Avenue reopens after crash

UPDATE, 7:10 p.m. | Broad Street has reopened in both directions between Denny Way and Fifth Avenue North, SDOT said. UPDATE, 4:05 p.m. | The Seattle Monorail has resumed service and will remain open until 9 p.m. this evening. Fifth Avenue North by Seattle Center is now open in both directions. Broad Street remains closed…


Comments | Topics: helicopter crash, Seattle Center

February 4, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Tickets to Seahawks’ CenturyLink Field celebration are hot

Tickets to the Seahawks’ post-parade celebration at CenturyLink Field tomorrow afternoon are already becoming hot property. One seller on Craigslist is offering four tickets to the event for $100 each. There are also several listings on the site by people who want to purchase tickets to the event. Season ticket holders had until noon today to reserve tickets…


Comments | More in General news, Sports | Topics: celebration, CenturyLink, hot property

January 27, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Seattle, Denver mayors make Super Bowl bet

Even politicians can have an open, friendly wager. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock promised each other local goods and philanthropic gestures today, depending on which city’s team wins the Super Bowl. If the Broncos win Sunday, Murray will have to fork over a road bike from Rodriguez Bicycles, and some salmon and Dungeness crab. A blown…


Comments | Topics: Broncos, Ed Murray, Seahawks