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Saving Jordan Creek

In certain places, it's easy to forget about Jordan Creek: its lower reaches run between parking lots, shopping complexes, and the airport.
Amazon opens its first bookstore as extension of website

SEATTLE (AP) - Online retail giant Amazon opened its first brick-and-mortar bookstore on Tuesday, two decades after it began selling books over the Internet and helped drive a number of shops out of business.
Nation and World
Ex-treasurer sentenced in theft from Seattle Indian Services

SEATTLE - The former treasurer of the Seattle Indian Services Commission has been sentenced to two months in jail after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $14,000 from the organization.
Seattle woman charged in death of boyfriend's toddler son

SEATTLE (AP) - King County prosecutors have charged a 20-year-old Seattle woman accused of kicking her boyfriend's 17-month son to death. The Seattle Times reported Alicia Goemaat was charged on Tuesday with second-degree murder.
Nation and World
Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

...strong public interest in the disclosure of the documents requested.?Äu---¬©2015 The Seattle TimesVisit The Seattle Times at www.seattletimes.comDistributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC._____Topics: t000002488,t000002458...
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WWII-era tugboat sinks in Gastineau Channel Seattle's Lake Union. Owned by a man named Jerry Brown, the Challenger's unique setup was featured in the Seattle Times and numerous travel publications. Contemporary advertising described "yacht-like comfort" aboard the boat...
Longtime Seattle Times travel writer Stanton Patty dies

SEATTLE - To Seattle Times readers of the mid-20th century, he was Mr. Alaska, that columnist so keenly tuned into the world of bush pilots and sourdough miners.
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Fire season is bad enough in Alaska and the West that Washington, D.C., must act when it comes to forest management.
6 protesting drilling arrested in Seattle

...arrested at the port, not six, and that the BNSF spokesman's first name is Gus, not Gun.___Information from: The Seattle Times,
Despite protests, Arctic drill prep continues

SEATTLE - Neither a protest by hundreds of demonstrators nor a permit violation notice from the city will halt Royal Dutch Shell's use of a Seattle seaport terminal as it prepares for exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean, spokesmen say.


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