A close-up look at Forbidden Farms' marijuana growing operation in Shelton and the processing facility on the Tacoma Tideflats. Owned by the Balduff brothers Garrett and Taylor, the premium producer even supplies cannabis connoisseur Willie Nelson.
Medicine Creek Analytics, the marijuana testing lab owned by the Puyallup Tribe on Pacific Highway in Fife, will help maintain quality control now that the tribe has signed a compact with the state to sell and grow medical and recreational marijuana. Tribal chairman Bill Sterud and scientific director Aaron Stancik PhD discuss the lab's mission and the potential value of medical marijuana.
KP Healing Center on State Route 302 on the Key Peninsula is closing on June 30, 2016, as Washington State aligns the unregulated medical market with the regulated licensed market. Store clerk Chad Oliveira talks about what he thinks this means to his customers. “It’s kind of weird,” he said.
Seattle’s new SR 99 tunnel has a stacked roadway inside. Crews recently finished pouring the upper southbound roadway. Now the lower northbound road is under construction as shown in this time-lapse footage. Unlike the top deck, the lower surface is built with concrete panels constructed off-site, each one weighing 22 tons. The pre-made panels are trucked into the tunnel, lifted with a specialized crane and joined together to create a functioning highway. The tunnel was created by the huge drilling machine Bertha as part of the $3.2 billion Alaska Way Viaduct Replacement Program that is scheduled to be complete in 2023. Video courtesy of WSDOT.