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Atlas Obscura

Tree Grate Museum
Atlas Obscura
When the Seattle Transit Tunnel was developed in the late 1980s, the Metropolitan Transit Authority partnered with an artist to help bring the infrastructure project to life, quite literally. Five different varieties of trees—Oak, Ginko, Linden ...

Biker's death near Seattle is Washington's first cougar fatality in 94 years
A starving cougar mauled one cyclist to death and seriously injured another over the weekend in North Bend, Washington, about 30 miles east of Seattle, while the two mountain bikers were on an early morning ride through the woods, authorities said ...
'Something was wrong with this cougar': Animal that killed biker, injured another was emaciatedWashington Post
Cougar Attacks Mountain Bikers Near Seattle, Killing One and Injuring AnotherTIME
Mountain lion kills one man, injures another east of SeattleUSA TODAY
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Outside Magazine

“I got attacked by a mountain lion”: Emergency call recordings detail brutal cougar attack in Washington
The Denver Post
SEATTLE — Recordings of emergency calls after a fatal cougar attack in Washington state last weekend detail how dispatchers calmly struggled to figure out exactly where the surviving victim was — and how worried he was about his friend. Isaac ...
What Really Caused Washington's Cougar AttackOutside Magazine
Bloodied cougar attack victim begs for help in harrowing 911 call after his pal was dragged away to his deathThe Sun
Emergency call: 'I got attacked by a mountain lion'Sacramento Bee

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14 vehicles destroyed in central Washington brush fire
Seattle Times
SELAH, Yakima County — Authorities say 14 vehicles were destroyed in a brush fire in central Washington. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the fire scorched about a half square mile near Selah on Tuesday. Selah Deputy Fire Chief Jim Lange says the ...

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2018 NCAA Softball Tournament: Previewing the Seattle Super Regional between Washington, Alabama
The Pac-12 and the SEC are pitted against each other as the No. 5 Washington Huskies take on the No. 12 Alabama Crimson Tide in the Seattle Super Regional in the 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament.

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Washington Post

Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax
Washington Post
SEATTLE — Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness. Just days after the Seattle City Council ...
Big Corporations Pledge To Fund Seattle Head Tax Repeal
Seattle's New Employee Tax Will Drive Out Corporations, Not the HomelessNational Review

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KIRO Seattle

Beware of bats: King County health officials urge caution after rabies case confirmed at UW
Seattle Times
A few people have received emergency medical help after a University of Washington student carried a rabies-infected bat more than one mile from Husky Stadium to his fraternity house Saturday afternoon after the sick animal bit him and latched onto his ...
1 person bitten by rabid bat at University of WashingtonKIRO Seattle

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Seattle is the fastest growing city that is actually a city
Irvine, California, at expanding at 4.2% and Henderson, Nevada, at 3.6% topped the list, which was limited to those with more than 200,000 residents. Seattle, Washington grew fastest among cities with at least 500,000. The data show that Americans ...

Seattle's head tax is bad for Washington business, panelists say
The Spokesman-Review
Seattle's “head tax” could have implications for all of Washington, state Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, said Wednesday. Schoesler, Matt McIlwain, managing director at Madrona Venture Group, and Jason Mercier, director for the Center for Government ...