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Updated 2018-06-25 03:19
Writer navigates tech’s male culture in Seattle with acerbic wit
Author and Amazon veteran Kristi Coulter has found her voice. Funny and feminist — with a viral essay under her belt and a book coming out next year — she talks with The Seattle Times about what it’s like to be a woman working in tech.The post Writer navigates tech’s male culture in Seattle with acerbic wit appeared first on News of Seattle.
Fighting back against Grandma’s gift gluttony
Mother of two won’t win this battle against her own mom, writes Carolyn Hax. What she can do is figure out ways to respond to her mom’s excesses that honor her values.The post Fighting back against Grandma’s gift gluttony appeared first on News of Seattle.
Arby’s buying Buffalo Wild Wings in deal valued at $2.4B
ATLANTA (AP) — Arby’s is buying casual dining chain Buffalo Wild Wings in a deal worth about $2.4 billion. Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. said Tuesday that it will pay $157 per share. That’s a 7 percent premium to Buffalo Wild Wings Inc.’s Monday closing price of $146.40. The companies put the transaction’s value at $2.9 […]The post Arby’s buying Buffalo Wild Wings in deal valued at $2.4B appeared first on News of Seattle.
Billionaire’s massive yacht turned away at Molokai harbor
HONOLULU (AP) — A billionaire was blocked from docking at a Molokai harbor after he tried to visit the island with his massive yacht. Hawaii News Now reports a group of residents and activists told the vessel’s crew on Friday that they were not welcome on Molokai, an island just northwest of Maui. The $195 […]The post Billionaire’s massive yacht turned away at Molokai harbor appeared first on News of Seattle.
Bali volcano spits ash 2 ½ miles in the sky, airport closed
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano with a deadly history continued to erupt Tuesday on Bali, one of the world’s most popular resort islands, spitting ash 4,000 meters (2 ½ miles) high and stranding tens of thousands of tourists for a second day. Lava was welling in its crater, but it remained unclear how bad […]The post Bali volcano spits ash 2 ½ miles in the sky, airport closed appeared first on News of Seattle.
History organization to use $500K gift to build clock tower
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A history organization says a $500,000 gift will go toward construction of a new tower home for a clock in southwest Ohio that dates to the late 1800s. The Dayton Daily News reports Dayton History said Monday that the gift from the Brethen Foundation will be used for a new tower […]The post History organization to use $500K gift to build clock tower appeared first on News of Seattle.
Peru’s abundant ruins feel the squeeze of urbanization
LIMA, Peru (AP) — From her small home near two golf courses and three slums, Gianina Rojas gazes up at a crumbling adobe pyramid, remnants of the vast Inca empire that flourished more than six centuries ago. Like many people in modern-day Peru, Rojas was born and raised among Incan sites that were built before […]The post Peru’s abundant ruins feel the squeeze of urbanization appeared first on News of Seattle.
Vermont’s state Christmas tree has special meaning to family
PITTSFORD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s state Christmas tree — a 40-foot blue spruce — has special meaning to one family. The tree grew in a yard in Pittsford after a boy brought the seedling home from a fair when he was 12. John Paul Greene-Eugair died in 1995 at age 16 of complications from cerebral […]The post Vermont’s state Christmas tree has special meaning to family appeared first on News of Seattle.
Seattle’s Coziest Dining Destinations
In the colder months, Seattle knows how to stay warm—and sated by good food and drink.The post Seattle’s Coziest Dining Destinations appeared first on News of Seattle.
A Whole New Meaning to “Until the Cows Come Home”
Cow roping, Seattle's Top Chefs, 3 days of udderly delicious delights - COWABUNGAThe post A Whole New Meaning to “Until the Cows Come Home” appeared first on News of Seattle.
Wild steelhead found in Oregon urban streams
Juvenile wild steelhead are taking refuge in tiny creeks, proving even the Rogue River Basin’s most urbanized streams still have a little wild left in them.The post Wild steelhead found in Oregon urban streams appeared first on News of Seattle.
Indonesian authorities have closed Bali’s airport for a 2nd day because of volcanic ash
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have closed Bali’s airport for a 2nd day because of volcanic ash.The post Indonesian authorities have closed Bali’s airport for a 2nd day because of volcanic ash appeared first on News of Seattle.
Dallas-Fort Worth airport gets federal money for runway work
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Officials at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport plan to use about $52 million in federal aid for runway and lighting improvements next year. Airport officials said Monday that $49.5 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration will be spent improving the airport’s busiest runway for arrivals. The runway will […]The post Dallas-Fort Worth airport gets federal money for runway work appeared first on News of Seattle.
Things To Do After Work: November 27–December 1
Cathy McClure dissects toys in 'Dispossessed,' John Waters brings his perverse holiday vision to town, and the official photographer for the Obama administration unveils a portrait of the presidency.The post Things To Do After Work: November 27–December 1 appeared first on News of Seattle.
7 Ways 2018 Will Be Better Than 2017
Call us incurable optimists, but the new year has to be an improvement on the past 12 months. Here’s what has us excited about kissing 2017 goodbye.The post 7 Ways 2018 Will Be Better Than 2017 appeared first on News of Seattle.
Franciscan Foundation- CHI Franciscan Health Signature Event
This year, CHI Franciscan Health celebrated and thanked the giving society members, generous individuals and corporations who, through their annual gifts, are ensuring exceptional healthcare for us all!The post Franciscan Foundation- CHI Franciscan Health Signature Event appeared first on News of Seattle.
I canceled my airline ticket within 24 hours. Where’s my refund?
When Ahmed Abdulrahim cancels a flight within 24 hours of booking it, he assumes he’ll have the money soon. Months later, he’s still waiting. Can his airline issue his refund?The post I canceled my airline ticket within 24 hours. Where’s my refund? appeared first on News of Seattle.
Demand for microbreweries grows in central North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Bismarck area is becoming a hot spot for North Dakota microbreweries. Bismarck, Mandan and the surrounding area could be home to six of the state’s nearly 20 microbreweries by next year, the Bismarck Tribune reported . “It’s definitely an exciting time to be a brewer,” said Dylan Hilfer-Schafer, co-founder of […]The post Demand for microbreweries grows in central North Dakota appeared first on News of Seattle.
Russell Wilson–Approved Juice Press Officially Opens in U Village Today
The Seattle Seahawks quarterback's favorite juicery makes its West Coast debut November 27.The post Russell Wilson–Approved Juice Press Officially Opens in U Village Today appeared first on News of Seattle.
4 New Happy Hours About Town
Tacos, tall boys, and burger slider flights to get you through the holidays.The post 4 New Happy Hours About Town appeared first on News of Seattle.
What We’re Eating Now: December 2017
This month’s favorites: fiery fried chicken, hearty toast, and one rice bowl to rule them all.The post What We’re Eating Now: December 2017 appeared first on News of Seattle.
Architect Wright’s winter home draws fans to Arizona desert
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — Each year when the sizzling temperatures finally dipped in the southern Arizona desert, architect Frank Lloyd Wright and a small band of young apprentices would start the annual cross-country migration from Spring Green, Wisconsin, just in time to escape the Midwestern snow. Twenty-six miles northeast of Phoenix, Wright’s students built the […]The post Architect Wright’s winter home draws fans to Arizona desert appeared first on News of Seattle.
With cryotherapy, the warmup comes after 3 minutes of shiver-your-timbers chills
Baby, it’s cold inside (-220 degrees F!), but the results might just be worth the deep freeze.The post With cryotherapy, the warmup comes after 3 minutes of shiver-your-timbers chills appeared first on News of Seattle.
Plane’s tires blow landing in New Jersey from Germany; no one hurt
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Passengers had a rough landing when their flight from Germany arrived in Newark, New Jersey, and the plane’s tires blew out. A spokesman for the airline says United Airlines Flight 961 was landing around 1:30 p.m. Sunday from Frankfurt when the Boeing 777-222 “experienced tire issues.” Passengers say some of the […]The post Plane’s tires blow landing in New Jersey from Germany; no one hurt appeared first on News of Seattle.
The recipe for successful divorced fatherhood
How do dads stay close to their children after a divorce? It depends on who you are in the relationship, writes Carolyn Hax.The post The recipe for successful divorced fatherhood appeared first on News of Seattle.
Strange, hissing bug more pet than pest
Of the hundreds of millions of items for sale online, one of the least expensive and most unusual is the Madagascar hissing cockroach. You can get one for $5.95 — plus shipping and handling. Best to order a few. These are not your everyday roach running for cover when the kitchen lights turn on, the […]The post Strange, hissing bug more pet than pest appeared first on News of Seattle.
Police search for 2 suspects after smash and grab at Bellevue Square
Police are looking for two suspects wanted in a smash and grab that happened Saturday night at a jewelry store in Bellevue Square Mall.The post Police search for 2 suspects after smash and grab at Bellevue Square appeared first on News of Seattle.
Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities ordered a mass evacuation of people Monday from an expanded danger zone around an erupting volcano on Bali that has forced the island’s international airport to close, stranding tens of thousands of travelers. Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of white and dark gray ash about 3,000 meters (9,800 […]The post Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport appeared first on News of Seattle.
Decision coming about future of New England shrimp fishing
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A decision is coming this week about whether New England’s long-shuttered shrimp fishery can reopen. New England shrimping, largely based in Maine, has been shut down since 2013. Regulators say the shrimp are suffering from poor reproduction and warming ocean temperatures. An arm of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is […]The post Decision coming about future of New England shrimp fishing appeared first on News of Seattle.
Bringing the fire to rural France
Francis Mallmann, an Argentine chef who finds joy in open flames and remote locales has brought his brand of cooking and his love of “asado” to Le Puy-Ste.-Réparade, a village in Provence, France.The post Bringing the fire to rural France appeared first on News of Seattle.
Greek police arrest 7 for selling bogus olive oil
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police have arrested seven people allegedly involved in fraudulently selling large quantities of adulterated sunflower oil as olive oil in Greece and abroad. A family of four and three of their relatives were found operating a workshop were they added a dye to turn the yellow sunflower seed oil into […]The post Greek police arrest 7 for selling bogus olive oil appeared first on News of Seattle.
Chinese premier in Hungary for regional summit
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — China’s premier has arrived in Hungary to participate in a summit with 16 countries from central and eastern Europe. Li Keqiang was met by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban upon his arrival at Budapest’s main airport on Sunday afternoon. China’s “new Silk Road” initiative of ports, railways and roads to expand […]The post Chinese premier in Hungary for regional summit appeared first on News of Seattle.
United Airlines flight to Newark diverted to London
LONDON (AP) — United Airlines says a flight from Munich to Newark has been diverted because of reports of a medical emergency on board. The airline said Flight 31 landed at London’s Heathrow Airport Sunday so paramedics could treat passengers who felt ill. The airline said all the passengers were released. It didn’t say how […]The post United Airlines flight to Newark diverted to London appeared first on News of Seattle.
What you need to know about diabetes
Type 2 diabetes can often be prevented if it’s caught before it becomes full-blown diabetes. A key element in prevention is watching watch you eat.The post What you need to know about diabetes appeared first on News of Seattle.
They want another kid but worry about the sacrifices
Carolyn Hax responds to a mother who’s worried that she and her husband will regret not just sucking it up and having another child.The post They want another kid but worry about the sacrifices appeared first on News of Seattle.
Italian government sets priorities in Alitalia sale
MILAN (AP) — Italy’s economic development minister says the top priority in evaluating offers for the bankrupt Alitalia airline is maintaining connections that bring tourists and business to the southern European nation. Carlo Calenda has told private Italian TV La7 on Sunday that the second priority was ensuring as little public money as possible is […]The post Italian government sets priorities in Alitalia sale appeared first on News of Seattle.
Drugs for pain and depression added up to a dangerous cocktail
Joe and Teresa Graedon answer readers’ questions. This week: mixing pain relievers with antidepressants; how to get the most out of vitamin D; allergy relief.The post Drugs for pain and depression added up to a dangerous cocktail appeared first on News of Seattle.
Rant & Rave: shout-out to military nurse, 95, and thumbs-down to Husky fans who litter
Readers rave about military nurse raising 12th Man flag, aggressive bus drivers, park users, timely holiday decorations, pulling over speeding daughter; rant about Husky fans’ litter, rental bikes, Charles MansonThe post Rant & Rave: shout-out to military nurse, 95, and thumbs-down to Husky fans who litter appeared first on News of Seattle.
Expect wet and windy through Sunday night
The National Weather Service expects that a breezy Saturday night will become a more windy Sunday morning.The post Expect wet and windy through Sunday night appeared first on News of Seattle.
Bellevue Square briefly locked down after burglary
Bellevue Square was briefly locked down Saturday after a smash-and-grab burglary at a jewelry store.The post Bellevue Square briefly locked down after burglary appeared first on News of Seattle.
Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash; Lombok airport closes
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has rumbled to life with eruptions that dusted nearby resorts and villages with ash and forced the closure of the small international airport on neighboring Lombok island as towering gray plumes drifted east. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three times early […]The post Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash; Lombok airport closes appeared first on News of Seattle.
Erupting Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash, flights continue
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has rumbled into life with a series of eruptions that temporarily disrupted some international flights to the popular tourist destination and dusted nearby resorts and villages with a thin layer of ash. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three times early Sunday, […]The post Erupting Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash, flights continue appeared first on News of Seattle.
Erupting Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash; flights continue
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has rumbled into life with a series of eruptions that temporarily disrupted some international flights to the popular tourist destination and dusted nearby resorts and villages with a thin layer of ash. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three times early Sunday, […]The post Erupting Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash; flights continue appeared first on News of Seattle.
Popular shooting site in Washington wildlife area sends some visitors running for cover
The Wenas Wildlife Area attracts more target shooters than any other wildlife area in Washington state. But as some fear for their safety and the state has moved to impose restrictions, shooters worry about too many rules.The post Popular shooting site in Washington wildlife area sends some visitors running for cover appeared first on News of Seattle.
Homes teeter on edge of swollen Skagit River
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Las Vegas looks outside the casinos to draw in millennials
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in their pursuit of coveted millennial visitors with new attractions designed to wow them, provide them Instagram-worthy moments and maybe even get them to gamble a little. In 2018, a zip line across the street from Caesars Palace and an e-sports arena at […]The post Las Vegas looks outside the casinos to draw in millennials appeared first on News of Seattle.
James Franco’s The Disaster Artist Is Screening in Seattle
You've seen 'The Room.' Now it's time to see the making of 'The Room.'The post James Franco’s <em>The Disaster Artist</em> Is Screening in Seattle appeared first on News of Seattle.
How to battle a deluge of weight comments
Carolyn Hax offers ways to deal with a sister-in-law’s constant critiques about her appearance.The post How to battle a deluge of weight comments appeared first on News of Seattle.
Indiana amusement park adding $3.5M in attractions for kids
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — A southwestern Indiana amusement park is spending $3.5 million to add new attractions for children that will debut next spring. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari says an elephant-themed water play area called Tembo Falls and Tembo Tides is being added to the park. Park president Matt Eckert tells the Evansville […]The post Indiana amusement park adding $3.5M in attractions for kids appeared first on News of Seattle.
Public TV pledge anchor, ‘KCTS Cooks’ host George Ray dies at 85
George Ray introduced recipes, persuaded viewers to buy bluegrass music, and cast his affable personality across airwaves for some 50 years.The post Public TV pledge anchor, ‘KCTS Cooks’ host George Ray dies at 85 appeared first on News of Seattle.
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