A small plane towed a banner over downtown Seattle Monday that reads, "Hey Amazon, it's not you, it's us." The message is believed to be a jab from Little Rock, Arkansas, which recently pulled out of a nationwide search by the online giant to locate a second headquarters. The city is using its "breakup" to launching new branding campaign.
Pierce County Parks & Recreation Natural Lands Steward Jessica Stone said it will take five years to remove roughly 250 diseased trees from Spanaway Park. The county’s bill this year comes out to $95,000.
Now that the tunneling machine Bertha’s work is complete, it’s possible to fly a drone with a video camera from end-to-end inside Seattle’s SR 99 tunnel. In two minutes, you’ll see two miles of ongoing construction work. The upper roadway of the tunnel’s double-deck highway is more than 85% complete. Up next? Installation of the lower roadway, and all the systems it takes to operate a modern tunnel. Video courtesy of WSDOT.
The Heron's Key retirement community opens in Gig Harbor with duplex homes, apartments, assisted-care rooms and medical supported living units designed to allow for transitions in future living needs all under one roof.
"This development … will turn an underutilized City of Tacoma parking lot into a thriving community for approximately 300 people, with 34 affordable units and ground-level retail amenities," says mayor Marilyn Strickland.
The Amazon U.S. fulfillment network consists of more than 50 fulfillment centers, over 20 sortation centers and more than 90,000 full-time employees. The company is hiring around 2,500 people in the South Sound for the holiday shopping season.
Recently released video shows Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen's surprise to discover that their parents' dog Izzy was uninjured in a ferocious wildfire that destroyed their Santa Rosa neighborhood.