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Study: Chinook Salmon Are Key to Northwest Orcas All Year
Study: Chinook Salmon Are Key to Northwest Orcas All Year SEATTLE (AP) — For more than a decade, Brad Hanson and other researchers have tailed the Pacific Northwest's endangered killer whales in ...
TSA promotes COVID-19 safety guidance ahead of anticipated spring break travel spike
The Travel Security Administration announced Tuesday their continued efforts to maintain as much social distance as possible during ... throughout the surface and rail transportation modes." ...
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Our work isn't possible ... rail – to recovery will require federal investment alongside getting the pandemic under control. Though infrastructure spending isn’t cheap, experts say it can ...
Texas crisis exposes nation’s vulnerability to climate change
While it is not always possible to say precisely how global warming influenced ... water than they were designed to handle. One recent study found that most of California’s biggest dams were ...
Seattle police say suspect officers shot didn't know victims
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police on Thursday ... the department initially received and released information indicating a possible relationship between the victims and the suspect, but it now ...
Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way
Some areas received more than a foot of snow, and meteorologists say more is on the way early ... A 59-year-old man died Thursday from exposure at a Seattle light rail station.
How Will the Sharing Economy Change the Way Cities Function?
Technically, local code says that anyone receiving payment for providing a ride must have a commercial driver’s license, but Seattle officials ... scheduled to debate possible changes to its ...
Coronavirus fears in Pacific NW lead to rise in anti-Asian racism
Asian Americans in Seattle were ringing the alarm about the ... said he was harassed last week while taking the light rail to school. A man sitting across from Kim, who was wearing a face mask ...
Rail Advocates Still Pushing For Northwest Bullet Train Despite Anti-tax Mood
At the Cascadia Rail Summit, enthusiasm to build a bullet train capable of going from Seattle to Portland ... out the case for building an ultra-high-speed railway on dedicated track.
Report nixes hyperloop joining Vancouver and Portland but makes a case for ultra-high-speed rail across Cascadia
An “ultra-high-speed” rail line joining Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland would bring ... billion and could be completed by 2035. “This study is an important first step in examining the ...
A Streetcar Route Drives Typically Calm Arlington County into Conflict
“Arlington is the last place you would expect to see this happening,” says Christopher Zimmerman ... and commercial development, and make possible thousands of units of affordable housing.
More trains for NW may mean no more service
as a case study for east-of-the-mountains use of the Talgo trains, with lessons that can be applied to our proposal to add a second, daylight passenger-rail service to Spokane from Seattle.