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October 13, 2012 at 9:35 AM

Morning memo/Saturday: Showers return … Seawall vote … Sports arena lawsuit

Weather: In a word: Wet. Showers are likely throughout the day and don’t expect the clouds to dissipate much. Tonight and Sunday will be pretty much the same.  The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Traffic map and cams. Saving the seawall: Seattle voters will be asked Nov. 6 to approve a More

Comments | More in Traffic & Transit, Weather Beat | Topics: Metropolitan King County Council, Seattle City Council, Sen. Maria Cantwell

August 23, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Seattle, Tacoma ports will survive Panama Canal widening, USDOT boss says

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood chose Seattle’s Harbor Island on Thursday morning to announce creation of a Freight Policy Council. His goal is to propose corridor improvements for U.S. ports and a strategy to better move freight. U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell joined LaHood in the warehouse of PCC Logistics, where LaHood referred to her as “the freight senator.” She faces a…


Comments | More in Business/Technology, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Port of Seattle, Ray LaHood, Sen. Maria Cantwell

June 15, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Boat washed ashore may be from Japanese tsunami

Courtesy of the Washington Department of Ecology An approximately 20-foot boat that washed ashore Friday at Cape Disappointment State Park in Pacific County is being studied to see if it was swept from one of last year’s Japanese tsunamis. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  is working with the Japanese consulate in Seattle to…


Comments | Topics: Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, Japanese consulate