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New Redmond bike park helps riders build skills with jump lines


Redmond recently opened a two-acre park for BMX and mountain bike riders on forested property adjacent to Hartman Park. The site is at the end of 172nd Avenue Northeast, off of Northeast 104th Street.

Live Nation clashing with neighbors over Gorge Amphitheatre expansion


Residents want the two-lane roads from I-90 expanded to reduce horrendous congestion on concert weekends, and county officials are studying the idea.

Last winter's chill leaves road salt supplies low and prices soaring


The reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.

City looking for $200M to cut from waterfront


Plans may be delayed for a new Pier 62/63, the pool barge and Blanchard Street overlook.

Cleanup planned after explosion at Kodiak launch site

The Army continues to restrict public access to Fossil Beach and other areas around the Kodiak Launch Complex one month after a rocket carrying an experimental strike weapon exploded after takeoff.

New taxes eyed for state parks

A task force appointed by the governor recommends bringing back two unpopular taxes to help fund Washington state parks and the outdoor recreation industry.

Shooing birds from old bridge in California could cost millions

Efforts to relocate protected birds so the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge can be torn down could cost the state more than $30 million, a newspaper said Monday.

Pot industry lobby is small but growing fast


In Washington state, the industry's contributions are channeled into reducing the tax rate on pot and kicking some marijuana revenue back to cities and counties.

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Here’s one big way: They don’t like to drive much and that’s having a big impact on transit and real estate. To learn more watch a live webcast Sept. 16.

The model was used by developers to lessen the tax burden associated with hiring a general contractor to build a speculative building.

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