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Environmental activists in kayaks protest the arrival of the Polar Pioneer, an oil drilling rig owned by Shell Oil. The rig is part of a fleet that will lead a controversial oil-exploration effort off Alaska's North Slope.  (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

Kayakers Protest As Arctic Drill Rig Moors Off Seattle

As a massive oil drill rig moved into Seattle, about two dozen activists in kayaks paddled to the middle of Elliott Bay, linked boats and unfurled a banner to make a stand against Royal Dutch Shell’s plan to open a new frontier of fossil fuel exploration in the Arctic Ocean.

CBS Seattle–05/15/2015

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Shell: Drill Rigs Coming To Seattle Despite Pleas For Delay

Royal Dutch Shell is forging ahead with plans to park two Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle, risking possible fines from the city and ignoring port commissioners who have asked Shell to wait.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2015

File image of protesters against Shell drilling operations (Photo credit: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Arctic Drilling Protesters Set Up At Shell Seattle Facility

Activists who don’t want Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic are protesting at the company’s Seattle fuel transfer station.

CBS Seattle–05/12/2015

The Shell logo (Photo credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Shell Clears Major Hurdle For Arctic Drilling

Just days ahead of a planned protest of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the company on Monday cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to drill off Alaska’s northwestern coast.

05/11/2015

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Best Bars To Spend Your Tax Return/Celebrate End Of Tax Day In Seattle

Celebrate receiving your tax refund at any of these Seattle bars that offers a high-end happy hour and a variety of fun activities.

04/09/2015

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Man Rescued Along Seattle Waterfront

A Seattle Fire Department spokesman says firefighters have rescued a man from rocks along the downtown waterfront near the Seattle Aquarium.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2015

A Seattle Police Boat on Lake Washington (Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

Naked Man Flees Police In Seattle, Jumps Into Elliot Bay

Police say a naked man who ran from officers on Seattle’s waterfront was fleeing a hospital where he had been taken for a medical evaluation

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

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Icebreaker Returning To Seattle From Antarctica

The Coast Guard says the icebreaker Polar Star is returning to Seattle Friday after a 108-day deployment to help resupply McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

CBS Seattle–03/21/2014

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Best Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Seattle

Summertime means eating outdoors as much as possible! Whether you want to meet a friend for drinks, or have a romantic dinner with beautiful Seattle views, here are some of the places we think are ‘tops’ for rooftop dining!

07/24/2012