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Hing Hay Park will expand and get a stage

The city of Seattle will seek construction bids this summer to renovate and expand Hing Hay Park in the Chinatown-International District.


Once a miracle plant, yellow tuft now a menace

By RUTH LONGORIA KINGSLAND

The flowering invasive weed has traveled up and down the Illinois River and is considered a menace that's keeping local volunteers on their toes trying to control and eradicate the invasive, self-pollinating, perennial plant.


eTuk USA: America is ready for ‘rickshaws'

By THOMAS PEIPERT

The company says its eco-friendly vehicles will be the next hip mode of transportation for urban dwellers and tourists making a short trip.

Federal data show more pipeline leaks

By HENRY C. JACKSON and DAVID A. LIEB

The Associated Press says since 2009, the annual number of significant accidents on oil and petroleum pipelines has shot up by almost 60 percent.


$35M cleanup nears start in Bellingham

A $35 million environmental cleanup effort of a polluted Bellingham waterfront site could begin as early as July.


Hunters to kill salmon-eating birds

Government hunters are scouting an island at the mouth of the Columbia River as they prepare to shoot thousands of hungry seabirds to reduce the numbers of baby salmon they eat.


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“ALL RISE’s 2421 Miles,” is a new site-specific 52,000-square-foot earthwork by New York artist Molly Dilworth.

GLY Construction used 600 workers to make two record-setting concrete pours earlier this year in Bellevue. Find out how they did it.

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