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Six big trees will be getting a ride into their new home: the spheres
Photo by Jordan Stead/Amazon Stories
After an eight-day delay, this 55-foot ficus tree from California was finally dropped into place last week inside one of the glass-and-steel spheres on Amazon's Denny Triangle campus.

Mill Creek eyes housing for big site on Broadway

By BRIAN MILLER

Preliminary plans by Weber Thompson show two six-story buildings with 224 units on the Bonney-Watson Funeral Home site.

$45M Chambers Bay resort team reaches a deal with Pierce County

By BENJAMIN MINNICK

Pierce County and Chambers Bay Development LLC have cleared another hurdle in developing a $45 million resort at Chambers Bay Regional Park with the signing of a memorandum of understanding.

Firm stops selling panels used on London high-rise

By DANICA KIRKA

Arconic previously had warned that such panels posed a fire risk on tall buildings.


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Interior OKs survey for Alaska wilderness road

By DAN JOLING

A national wildlife refuge stands between the town of King Cove and an all-weather airport in Cold Bay.


Engineers use replica of big California dam to decide how best to fix cracked spillway

By BRADY McCOMBS

The proposed $300 million reconstruction is set to be done by November, when water levels above the dam will start to rise again.




TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
Alaska Air to offer special eclipse flight

Business
How health care promises compare with legislation
New study: Seattle's $15 wage has cost city jobs
2 insurers to sell plans in Klickitat
Why tax overhaul is a tough job for GOP
Willows Inn owes $149K in back pay
Stocks close mostly higher
Buffett buys 10% of real estate firm
Bezos' rocket plant set for Alabama

Construction
Firm stops selling panels used on London high-rise
Six big trees will be getting a ride into their new home: the spheres
75 other U.K. buildings have flammable panels like those on Grenfell Tower
700-space garage planned for Boise

Environment
Evans, Bradley talk about Elwha dams
Interior OKs survey for Alaska wilderness road
U.S. mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy
Court blocks $1.4B timber class action
Bad news in Bend: Cheatgrass outbreak
Jackson Hole adds rock climbing feature
Worldwide demand for coal plummets
14 Idaho lake lots sell for $7.8M
Ancient cedar grove reopens after fire
Engineers use replica of big California dam to decide how best to fix cracked spillway
Bloomberg launches $17M city contest; top prize $5M
$16B water tunnel project in California gets first OK

Real Estate
Bellevue offices sell for $5.7M
Mill Creek eyes housing for big site on Broadway
$45M Chambers Bay resort team reaches a deal with Pierce County

Evans, Bradley talk about Elwha dams

NatureBridge, a national nonprofit focused on environmental science education in national parks, is putting on an event Wednesday at Benaroya Hall at 7:30 p.m. about removing the Elwha dams, with Bill Bradley, former Democratic U.S. senator; and Dan Evans, former Republican U.S. senator and governor of Washington leading the discussion.



While some have declared the malls of America all but dead, developers and online retailers are redefining what it means to shop.

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Unused building? Consider housing homeless families there
Renters seek buildings that reflect their lifestyles
Affordable housing gets a boost from impact investors
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When it comes to apartments, one size doesn’t fit all
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CEO gone, Uber tries to clean up its act
Experts see uphill fight against age-related job discrimination
Insurance exchanges holding up — barely
Energy stocks dive anew
New towers create a construction tango in downtown Seattle



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