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Best Out of Town Holiday Events December 7 – 9

Just a short drive from Seattle, there’s a host of holiday happenings for the whole family! Enjoy lighted boat parades, winter ales, Dickens characters and a whole Bavarian town filled with fun!

12/03/2012

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Northwest Longshore Workers Say They Don’t Want To Strike

Longshore workers said Monday they don’t want to strike at grain terminals in the region and they want to continue contract talks with terminal owners beyond a Wednesday deadline.

CBS Seattle–11/27/2012

Monday's massive storm made things look similar to this scene from 2006 when water from the Snoqualmie River bloced access to a bridge which crosses the river.  (Photo by Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

Record-Breaking Northwest Storm Pounds Region, Kills One

Residents in Washington and Oregon braced for more wet weather after a fierce storm swamped streets, toppled trees and large trucks, cut power to nearly 50,000 residents, and caused at least one death.

CBS Seattle–11/20/2012

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Bartenders Rally to Help Famous Seattle Barman

Bartender Murray Stenson is credited with reviving the classic cocktail scene in the Northwest, and has endeared himself to legions of drinkers and bartenders. Now, facing thousands of dollars in hospital bills for heart surgery, bartenders around the country are planning ways to help.

11/01/2012

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Guide to WA Hard Cider Distilleries

If you are new to hard cider, it’s worth a try. Locally grown apples have put the Northwest on the map for delicious hard apple cider. Here are some of our favorite Washington cider makers.

10/11/2012

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Nordstrom Announces Support of Gay Marriage

The Seattle-based company sent out an email Thursday morning to its 56,000 employees, saying “is our belief that our gay and lesbian employees are entitled to the same rights and protections marriage provides under the law as all other employees.”

10/11/2012

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US News Names Columbia Gorge One of America’s Best Fall Drives

According to an article in USNews.com, the Northwest ranks right up there with New England when it comes to lush fall color and beautiful road trips.

10/01/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle – September 28 – 30

Chocolate and apples, Oktoberfest and the best of Italy, wooden boats and Washington history…. that’s what this weekend is made of! Take a look and make your plans!

09/25/2012

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Best of Taste of Tulalip 2012

It’s the most talked about wine and food event in the Northwest, and it’s coming to the Tulalip Casino and Resort on November 9 and 10!

09/24/2012

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Guide to Seattle’s Best Crime Writers

Looking for a good mystery or crime novel? Seattle has had it’s share of headline-making news when it comes to crime, and we have the authors to tell the stories. Here are some of our favorites.

09/16/2012

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