Pacific Northwest

DENVER | Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West

DENVER  — President Donald Trump on Friday ordered the government to speed up environmental reviews and streamline regulations that he says are hindering work on major water projects in the Western United States. Trump signed a memorandum aimed at helping the Central Valley Project and the California State Water Project in California, the Klamath Irrigation … Continue reading DENVER | Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West

SEATTLE | Paul Allen was major part of sports landscape in Northwest

SEATTLE— No one had more influence on professional sports in the Pacific Northwest than Paul Allen. But though he was the owner of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and partial owner of Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders, Allen usually shied away from the spotlight sought by others in his same … Continue reading SEATTLE | Paul Allen was major part of sports landscape in Northwest

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Announces Participation in the 2018 Bisnow Multifamily Annual Conference Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE/ SEPTEMBER 08, 2018 (STL.News) Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR), the Pacific Northwest’s largest affiliate within the global real estate network, announced that its President & CEO, Dean Jones will be participating in the Bisnow Multifamily Annual Conference Pacific Northwest presented by BMAC Pacific Northwest on September 12th at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, … Continue reading Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Announces Participation in the 2018 Bisnow Multifamily Annual Conference Pacific Northwest

Adair Homes Publishes First-Time Homebuilder’s Guide

VANCOUVER, Wash./ Aug. 6, 2018 (STL.News)– Adair Homes, Inc., a leading on-your-lot builder that specializes in affordable custom homes in the Pacific Northwest, today announced it is publishing a guide to help new owners avoid common mistakes when going through the homebuilding process for the first time. The e-book, First-Time Homebuilder’s Guide: 8 Mistakes To … Continue reading Adair Homes Publishes First-Time Homebuilder’s Guide

PORTLAND, Ore.  | Tractor operator dies trying to suppress Oregon wildfire

PORTLAND, Ore.  —A tractor operator who was killed in a wildfire that scorched 70 square miles (181 kilometers) in little more than 24 hours in the Pacific Northwest appears to have died trying to restrain it, police said. The blaze east of Portland, Oregon, and near the city of The Dalles started Tuesday and spread … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore.  | Tractor operator dies trying to suppress Oregon wildfire

Engineer says he misjudged train location in fatal wreck

SEATTLE/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — An engineer told investigators he misjudged the location of an Amtrak train before it derailed in Washington state on a new high-speed route while traveling at nearly 80 mph — more than twice the speed limit around a curve, the National Transportation Safety Board disclosed Thursday. In an NTSB summary of … Continue reading Engineer says he misjudged train location in fatal wreck

The Latest: Cold causing delays for Boston’s transit system

BOSTON/December 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on a deep freeze across the country. (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The frigid conditions in Boston are taking their toll on the nation’s fifth-largest transit system. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has spent heavily to winterize what’s known as the “T” since it was crippled by record-breaking … Continue reading The Latest: Cold causing delays for Boston’s transit system