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CLT products could be a game changer for Northwest wood products industry

By DYLAN DARLING

Advocates of engineered wood say it has the potential to become a major product in commercial construction.


Lucas museum may go outside Chicago

The wife of “Star Wars” creator George Lucas says opposition to a Chicago lakefront museum by a parks advocacy group has prompted a search outside the city for a site.


Ore. tribe building $11M plant for pot

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs has broken ground on a new marijuana-growing facility that is set to be Oregon's first tribal-owned marijuana grow operation.


Vulcan pays $45M for 3-acre site in Bellevue

By JOURNAL STAFF

Vulcan Real Estate made its first purchase in downtown Bellevue: a 3.44-acre site at 117 106th Ave. N.E. that includes a shopping center called Bellevue Plaza.


Here’s the scoop: more doggie restrooms at airports

By WILLIAM MATHIS

All larger airports will have to install a pet relief area by August; Sea-Tac already has one.


Oregon county needs 70-bed jail, committee says

Dozens of convicted offenders in Crook County have been set free because of a lack of jail space.


Feds: Poor maintenance led to fatal DC subway fire

By BEN NUCKOLS

Trains full of passengers were routinely sent into tunnels to figure out where smoke was coming from.


Rio panel investigates $10B Olympic projects

By JENNY BARCHFIELD

The commission will examine contracts for stadiums, highways and other projects, and hear expert testimony on whether the structures are technically sound.


Lead levels down at Tacoma schools

Officials say further testing at three Tacoma elementary schools that previously had high levels of lead in their drinking water indicates the water is now safe to drink.


Ford pickup probe ends without recall

U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into power brake assist failures in Ford F-150 pickup trucks without seeking a recall.


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Half of the new Lake Washington floating bridge is open to traffic and the other half will open later this month.






NWCB 2016 Outstanding Project of the Year Awards
Contractor: Performance Contracting

Contractor: Performance Contracting

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Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association
2016 Excellence in Concrete Construction
Award Winners

Bellevue Youth Theatre

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



Half of the new Lake Washington floating bridge is open to traffic and the other half will open later this month.


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