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SEATTLE | Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

SEATTLE (AP) — Researchers say a London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant. It’s the second such success since “Berlin patient” Timothy Ray Brown more than a decade ago. Such transplants are dangerous and have failed in other patients. The new findings were published online Monday by … Continue reading SEATTLE | Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

SEATTLE | The Latest: Inslee wouldn’t declare climate-change emergency

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee‘s announcement he’s running for president (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he wouldn’t declare a national emergency over climate change at this point if he is elected president. Inslee announced his Democratic bid for the White House on Friday in Seattle … Continue reading SEATTLE | The Latest: Inslee wouldn’t declare climate-change emergency

Senate confirms circuit court nominee over Dem objections

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for a lifetime seat on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was confirmed in a party-line vote Tuesday as Republicans broke a longstanding tradition by approving someone opposed by both of his home-state senators. Eric Miller, a Seattle attorney and former clerk for conservative Supreme Court Justice … Continue reading Senate confirms circuit court nominee over Dem objections

SEATTLE | REI leader resigns over undisclosed relationship

SEATTLE (AP) — Outdoor retailer REI says its president and CEO has resigned for failing to disclose a relationship with the head of another organization in the outdoor industry. REI officials at their Kent, Washington, headquarters said Tuesday that Jerry Stritzke will leave March 15. The company says Stritzke resigned after an outside investigation into … Continue reading SEATTLE | REI leader resigns over undisclosed relationship

SEATTLE | Snow slams Northwest again and even Hawaii gets some

SEATTLE (AP) — Schools closed across Washington state and the Legislature canceled all hearings Monday with winter snowstorms pummeling the Northwest again as a larger weather system wreaked havoc in the region and even brought snow to Hawaii. Seattle’s metro area had already been hit by three snow storms this month and the National Weather … Continue reading SEATTLE | Snow slams Northwest again and even Hawaii gets some

SEATTLE | Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way

SEATTLE (AP) — Residents of the Pacific Northwest took to neighborhood hills with skis, sleds or even just laundry baskets Saturday to celebrate an unusual dump of snow in a region more accustomed to winter rain. Some areas received more than a foot of snow, and meteorologists say more is on the way early next … Continue reading SEATTLE | Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way

SEATTLE | Snowstorm buries Northwest, with more on the way

SEATTLE (AP) — A winter storm that blanketed Washington state with snow and forced the cancellation of more than 200 flights moved south into Oregon as meteorologists warned Saturday that yet more was on the way. In Seattle, where heavy snowfall is a rarity, residents cleared out grocery store shelves and left work early Friday … Continue reading SEATTLE | Snowstorm buries Northwest, with more on the way

SEATTLE | Snow storm wallops Seattle, people rescued in Sierra Nevada

SEATTLE (AP) — A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters during the nation’s latest bout with winter weather. Snow began falling north of Seattle with some areas recording 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow before … Continue reading SEATTLE | Snow storm wallops Seattle, people rescued in Sierra Nevada

Seattle’s Historic “Grande Dame” Estate Comes Available for $4.795 Million

  SEATTLE/ FEBRUARY 05, 2019 (STL.News) Laura Halliday, senior luxury real estate advisor with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) has listed Skinner Mansion, a gracious estate sited prominently upon the legendary “Millionaires’ Row,” for $4.795 million on the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. At $460 per square foot, it carries one of the highest values per … Continue reading Seattle’s Historic “Grande Dame” Estate Comes Available for $4.795 Million

Homeowners Consumer Center Now Urges a Home Purchaser in a Top 200 US Metro Area to Get a Plumbing Inspection to Ensure the Proposed Home Does Not Need a Complete Plumbing Pipe Replacement

  WASHINGTON/ Jan. 24, 2019 (STL.News) The Homeowners Consumer Center is now urging a prospective home purchaser in a top 200 US metro area to retain the services of a reputable local plumber for an inspection to ensure the proposed home does need substantial plumbing repairs or a complete plumbing system replacement also known as … Continue reading Homeowners Consumer Center Now Urges a Home Purchaser in a Top 200 US Metro Area to Get a Plumbing Inspection to Ensure the Proposed Home Does Not Need a Complete Plumbing Pipe Replacement

SEATTLE | Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation

SEATTLE— Google and Facebook are being ordered by a Washington state judge to pay $455,000 for a campaign finance violation case, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Tuesday. Google will pay $217,000 and Facebook will pay $238,000 in response to two lawsuits filed in June that accused the tech firms of not obeying the … Continue reading SEATTLE | Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation

Washington News: SEATTLE, City of Seattle Files Audit of Crisis Intervention Efforts that Demonstrate Sustained Compliance with Consent Decree

Independent Analysis by Department of Justice and Federal Monitor Validates Conclusion SEATTLE, Wn. – On Monday, in accordance with the Court-approved plan for demonstrating sustained compliance for two years, the City of Seattle filed an audit of crisis intervention reforms required by the consent decree it entered into with the Department of Justice (DOJ). The … Continue reading Washington News: SEATTLE, City of Seattle Files Audit of Crisis Intervention Efforts that Demonstrate Sustained Compliance with Consent Decree

CHICAGO | AP source: McCann agrees to 1-year contract with White Sox

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox answered one of their offseason questions on Friday, agreeing to a $2.5 million, one-year contract with catcher James McCann. The White Sox had an opening at the position after trading Omar Narvaez to Seattle on Nov. 30 for reliever Alex Colome. They also lost Kevan Smith when he was … Continue reading CHICAGO | AP source: McCann agrees to 1-year contract with White Sox

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty & BDR Urban Introduce 96-Unit Condominium “Encore at Columbia Station”; Attainable Transit-Oriented Housing For-Sale in Seattle

  SEATTLE/ DECEMBER 07, 2018 (STL.News) Executives of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) and BDR Urban jointly announce the listing agreement for Encore at Columbia Station Condominiums – a planned 96-unit community located at 4689 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South in Columbia City. The new multifamily residences will be located adjacent to the Columbia … Continue reading Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty & BDR Urban Introduce 96-Unit Condominium “Encore at Columbia Station”; Attainable Transit-Oriented Housing For-Sale in Seattle

Zillow Announces Nine New Canadian Listing Partners

  SEATTLE/ Dec. 4, 2018 (STL.News) Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today it has signed listing agreements with additional brokers and franchisors in Canada including HomeLife Real Estate Canada, Sage Real Estate, and Your Choice Realty. All new partners will display listings on Zillow’s mobile app and website, … Continue reading Zillow Announces Nine New Canadian Listing Partners

Take a Peek Inside Santa’s $765,000 Custom North Pole Home

  SEATTLE/ Nov. 26, 2018 (STL.News) Santa Claus’ home and state-of-the-art toy workshop at the North Pole is currently worth an estimated $764,389 after gaining 7.6 percent in value over the past year, according to Zillow®. Santa and Mrs. Claus claimed their home on Zillow in 2016, updating the home facts on the 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom … Continue reading Take a Peek Inside Santa’s $765,000 Custom North Pole Home

Redfin Launches Concierge Home-Selling Service in Seattle

  SEATTLE/ Nov. 19, 2018 (STL.News) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, will now offer Redfin Concierge service to home sellers in the Seattle metro area. With Redfin Concierge, sellers get all the services and benefits of Redfin’s home-selling offering, plus Redfin will handle improvements to prepare the home to sell. … Continue reading Redfin Launches Concierge Home-Selling Service in Seattle

Redfin and Notarize Partner to Offer Fully-Digital Home Closings

  SEATTLE/ Nov. 14, 2018 (STL.News) Redfin, the next-generation real estate brokerage, and Notarize, the first company to enable an entirely online mortgage closing process, are working together to let customers close a home purchase completely online. Online closings are now available to customers of Title Forward, Redfin’s title and settlement company, and Redfin Mortgage, … Continue reading Redfin and Notarize Partner to Offer Fully-Digital Home Closings

The Latest: Fowler strip sack helps Rams up lead on Seattle

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): 7:10 p.m. Newly acquired Rams defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. has bounced back from a pair of penalties to force a turnover in helping Los Angeles build a 36-24 lead over NFC West rival Seattle. Fowler forced a fumble while sacking Russell Wilson and … Continue reading The Latest: Fowler strip sack helps Rams up lead on Seattle

Seattle’s Premier Urban Residential Building Unveiled At Ascent

  SEATTLE/ Oct. 30, 2018 (STL.News)– Ascent South Lake Union, Seattle’s premier urban residential building by national multifamily developer Greystar, has completed construction and begun welcoming its first residents to the 25-story building located in the vibrant neighborhood of South Lake Union. Comprised of 251 contemporary high-rise apartment homes inspired by the merging of modernity … Continue reading Seattle’s Premier Urban Residential Building Unveiled At Ascent

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Diaz, Hader win Reliever of the Year

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Seattle’s Edwin Diaz and Milwaukee’s Josh Hader were given the Reliever of the Year Awards in each league, honors named after Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman. Diaz led the big leagues with 57 saves, and Hader won as … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Diaz, Hader win Reliever of the Year

SEATTLE | Young climate activists say their lawsuit should go to trial

SEATTLE  — Young activists who are suing the U.S. government in a high-profile climate change lawsuit say the case poses important constitutional questions that should fully be evaluated at trial next week. The 21 young people issued a response Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily put the trial on hold. Lawyers for the young … Continue reading SEATTLE | Young climate activists say their lawsuit should go to trial

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

Seahawks face Raiders in first London game of season

Seattle faces the Oakland Raiders in Wembley Stadium on Sunday for the NFL’s first London game of the season, and the Seahawks’ first regular-season appearance overseas. Pete Carroll will be looking to break a tie with Mike Holmgren (90) as the winningest coach in Seahawks franchise history, and Russell Wilson is 25-6 after a loss … Continue reading Seahawks face Raiders in first London game of season

NEW YORK | Prospective Seattle owners make expansion pitch to NHL

NEW YORK — The final sales pitch for an NHL expansion team in Seattle is on. Members of Seattle’s potential ownership group and Mayor Jenny Durkan are presenting their case to the Board of Governors’ executive committee at the league office. If the executive committee moves the process forward, the board could vote as soon … Continue reading NEW YORK | Prospective Seattle owners make expansion pitch to NHL

SEATTLE | Latest hurdle in grueling US daycare hunt: waitlist fees

SEATTLE — Even before Tricia Schalekamp knew the baby growing inside her was a boy, she embarked on the search for child care with urgency and intensity. She visited two dozen centers in the Seattle area, created spreadsheets with notes and paid at least $500 in nonrefundable waiting list fees. In the end, she was … Continue reading SEATTLE | Latest hurdle in grueling US daycare hunt: waitlist fees

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

SEATTLE | Teacher strikes, unrest hit West Coast as unions flex muscle

SEATTLE — Fights over teacher salaries and working conditions are escalating along the West Coast, emboldened in part by the momentum from widespread teacher strikes in more conservative states. The teachers in these blue states — with robust teachers’ unions, the right to strike and legislatures that are generally more supportive of education funding — … Continue reading SEATTLE | Teacher strikes, unrest hit West Coast as unions flex muscle

SEATTLE | Sue Bird’s big 4th quarter leads Storm past Mercury 94-84

SEATTLE — Sue Bird was on the brink of seeing maybe her last good chance at getting to the WNBA Finals evaporate. She was playing with a broken nose, her team was playing from behind for almost all of Game 5, and against her rival and friend that never loses in these situations. And to … Continue reading SEATTLE | Sue Bird’s big 4th quarter leads Storm past Mercury 94-84