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Union members picket outside Weyerhaeuser headquarters in Seattle

Weyerhaeuser lists four locations in Washington and Oregon on its website as major production hubs. The strike is having an impact at all four of the locations. SEATTLE — Striking union...

Business owner hopeful bridge reopening brings people back to West Seattle

The closure of the West Seattle Bridge essentially cut off some businesses from customers who live outside the neighborhood. SEATTLE — Businesses in West Seattle have been battling a double whammy...

Parents fear Seattle Public Schools enrollment drop could impact quality of education

According to data from the district's budget meeting, the enrollment rate is predicted to drop by several hundred to about a thousand each year until 2026. SEATTLE — Across the U.S....

Mariners' Hatback Bar & Grille designed to honor Seattle sports history

The Mariners have taken what was once Pyramid Brewing and transformed it into a restaurant and taproom celebrating Seattle sports history. SEATTLE — Seattle sports fans rejoice! There’s a new restaurant,...

Many bird exhibits in western Washington closed to the public over bird flu concerns

At least 32 backyard flocks have been affected by bird flu in Washington state. Several places across the region have pulled their bird exhibits to protect animals. SEATTLE — Avian influenza,...

One of the largest flocks of Vaux’s swifts in North America expected to descend upon Monroe

Thousands of Vaux’s swifts descend upon Frank Wagner Elementary in Monroe to roost every year. The event has become famous among bird watchers. MONROE, Wash. — Every evening at dusk, typically...

Are wine grapes the new 'apple' of Washington?

The acreage and general revenue from apples outpace grapes, but the wine industry and wine tourism bring billions of dollars to Washington state each year. WOODINVILLE, Wash. — Washington’s wine industry...

Nurses picket for better working conditions at Seattle Children's hospital

Seattle Children’s nurses rallied outside hospitals Tuesday morning to call attention to pay, working conditions and staffing shortages. SEATTLE — Hundreds of nurses and supporters gathered outside Seattle Children’s hospital on...

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