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.
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.