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Architect says design will give these 28 small units lots of light
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Construction is scheduled to begin in September on a 28-unit apartment building at 5253 15th Ave. N.E. in the University District.

City seeks comments on how keep freight moving

By JOURNAL STAFF

A new draft plan highlights $394 million in freight improvements in the 2015 Levy to Move Seattle.

‘Middle Fork' to replace hanging car sculpture in entrance lobby at SAM

By JOURNAL STAFF

“Middle Fork,” a large sculpture by Seattle artist John Grade that is shaped like an old-growth hemlock, will be installed in Seattle Art Museum's main entrance lobby early next year.

GSA to transfer or sell 9 buildings in Auburn

By JOURNAL STAFF

The U.S. General Services Administration said it plans to dispose of 75 acres in an office complex it owns in Auburn.

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Oregon officials crack down on lead levels in Portland air

Health officials said the levels of lead found at a daycare center were capable of permanently lowering a child's IQ.



Elevated levels can decrease performance and lead to lethargy, headaches and even death.




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Business
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Stocks close slightly lower
Gender-neutral bathrooms promoted on Yale campus
City seeks comments on how keep freight moving

Construction
Spanish town prays for road repairs
Bridge worker's truck found in Hood Canal
Georgia and S.C. start seeking permits for $4.5B joint seaport
Architect says design will give these 28 small units lots of light
Iowa landowners sue to block $3.8B oil pipeline
Report: Branches on power line started fatal 2015 Twisp fire
Longview terminal hearings start today
Planned Parenthood starts $5M facility

Environment
$18M redesign for refuge expected to help plants, animals and humans
Spokane college tests high for lead
East Coast saltmarsh sparrow going fast
Texas may tap toilets for future water
Marine center opens on Coos Bay
More Tacoma yards will get new soil
Oregon county has plan for popular park
Wildfires good for mushroom hunters
Bellevue group going on i-Sustain trip
Alaska town rebuilding after 2015 fire
New NYC buses have Wi-Fi but lack tech to avoid pedestrians
Oregon officials crack down on lead levels in Portland air
Early start for wildfire season here
Saudis spend big creating a post-oil future

Real Estate
Suquamish join $2B federal land buyback
GSA to transfer or sell 9 buildings in Auburn

$18M redesign for refuge expected to help plants, animals and humans

By DAMEON PESANTI

For the past 29 years, Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge has provided some much-needed respite for migratory waterfowl and concrete-fatigued urbanites alike, but things at the site are far from perfect.


Asaskusa Tourist Information Center in Tokyo, Japan, was designed by Kengo Kuma & Associates and completed in 2012.



Our wet climate poses health, life-safety and structural concerns on buildings made with cross-laminated timber panels.



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