Wed, 08/24/05

With increasing numbers of fishermen losing their jobs due to fishing restrictions, a new survey has been conducted to help them find new employment.

The Ballard based, Deep Sea Fishermen's Union of the Pacific (DSFU), has surveyed crab…MORE

Wed, 08/24/05

As part of Mayor Greg Nickels' citywide Restore Our Waters Strategy, a new $300,000 grant program was approved last week that is expected to benefit the quality of the city's aquatic habitat, plus create and finance partnerships between the city…MORE

Wed, 08/24/05

Swedish Medical Center's plan to retool their benefits and new retirement plans have been met with great opposition from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Swedish is one of the last of its kind to offer a traditional pension plan…MORE

Wed, 08/24/05

An average of 26 pedestrians die in King County each year as a result of crashes involving motor vehicles, according to a report by Public Health - Seattle & King County.

The report calls for increased pedestrian safety education and…MORE

Wed, 08/24/05

Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers took Ballard Locks visitors back in time last weekend as they re-enacted the experiences of explorers Lewis and Clark.

Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were authorized by President…MORE


Wed, 08/24/05

With a smile that lights up the air around her, Grace Mason O'Neill takes up her sewing every Thursday morning at the American Cancer Society's Discovery Shop on California Avenue.

She is called "Amazing Grace" not only because of her…MORE

Wed, 08/24/05

None in West Seattle, but 20 state liquor stores elsewhere will participate in a two-year pilot program beginning Sept. 4 to determine if Sunday sales are economically feasible.

The Sunday sales pilot program was established by the…MORE

Wed, 08/24/05

A few minutes after a corps of Seattle city department heads outlined the fact taxes would not soar nor would services be severely curtailed in the unincorporated North Highline area of it annexed to the city, a report on four focus groups showed…MORE


Tue, 08/23/05

Times/News Correspondent

With unanimous approval by the Burien council members last week, the city's first hotel - with a projected value of $70 million - is on the road to becoming a reality.

"This new hotel will change the entire…MORE


Tue, 08/23/05

Editor's Note: With Highline schools set to resume classes on Wednesday, Sept. 7, Times/News reporter Eric Mathison recently talked with new Superintendent John Welch. Welch, previously deputy superintendent, replaced the retiring Dr. Joe…MORE

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