6 hours ago

Buffalo soldier’s mission now is to keep unit’s story alive

...fight and defend,” said Andre Q. Williams, of Lawton, Okla., current president of the National 9th and 10th (Horse) Calvary Association of the Buffalo Soldiers. Cole was the founder of the Los Angeles...

    Buffalo soldier's mission now is to keep unit's story alive
    MABLETON, Ga. (AP) - Harold S. Cole grew up hearing stories of the legendary buffalo soldiers. Cole, 93, is one of the oldest surviving members of the all-black horse cavalry and infantry units he always admired, serving from 1942 until...
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12 hours ago

Take a last look as Rainier Square tumbles down; second-tallest building in Seattle will rise there

...is louder than the morning traffic going by. I’m standing at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Union Street watching the wrecking ball come down on the shopping center adjacent to Rainier Tower. People...

    Take a last look as Rainier Square tumbles down; second-tallest building in Seattle will rise there
    Sketched Nov. 14 and 15 The sound of cranes digging in the rubble and pounding on half-demolished walls is louder than the morning traffic going by. I'm standing at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Union Street watching the wrecking...
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46 hours ago

Swedish Health’s ambitious Seattle plans involved a developer with a stake in their success

...parcels across the street from the hospital that’s held by a Sabey entity called 16th & Cherry LLC, which is now seeking to build a 47-unit apartment complex...

    Swedish Health's ambitious Seattle plans involved a developer with a stake in their success
    Real-estate developer David Sabey's support of Swedish's Cherry Hill campus has had broad benefits for Swedish - and for Sabey. But as hospital executives draw a benefactor close, that relationship can complicate efforts to maintain control over medical programs. Share story As he was leaving Swedish Health's Cherry Hill campus one evening earlier this year, Dr. Charles Cobbs received a call on his cellphone.
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2 days ago

Don’t like eggnog? 5 great Seattle-area spots for holiday drinks

Revolution Wine, 518 E. Pike St., Seattle, 425-283-9085, revolutionwineshop.com

1518 First Ave. S., (Sodo) Seattle; 206-624-0501

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501 Fairview Ave. N., (SLU) Seattle; not open until Dec. 19

    Don't like eggnog? 5 great Seattle-area spots for holiday drinks
    Asked & Answered: A reader who hates eggnog wishes for holiday-themed cocktails of the non-nog variety. Reporter Tan Vinh has suggestions. Share story An eggnog-hating reader requested some bars doing holiday-themed cocktails that don't involve eggnog. Scrooge! But we obliged anyway. This acclaimed Belltown bar boasts the best and most-elaborate Christmas-drink list in the city.
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2 days ago

Community calendar: holiday markets, Art under $100, and more events

...21-23; zoo open 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.95-$14.95 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org...

FRI Neighborhood vendors, live music, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Occidental Square, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (downtownseattle.org/holidays).

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FRI-SUN Native American arts and crafts market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle (206-431-1582 or facebook.com/events/1450432641671440/).

SAT Vintage holiday decorations, furniture, linens, fabric, housewares, jewelry, 35 vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $3 (averyvintagemarket.com).

SAT Music, dance, local handmade arts and crafts vendors, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, John C. Little Sr. Park, 6961 37th Ave. S., Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).

SAT Art sale and raffles, all ages art lab, food trucks, 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; free/VIP admission 1-2 p.m. $20 (southparkarts.org/).

SUN Eat, drink, shop local and handmade by 25 artists, live music, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, The Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (facebook.com/events/1538015719596853/).

SUN Food truck festival, food and craft vendors, holiday themed activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Fremont Sunday Market, North 34th Street and Evanston Avenue North, Seattle (facebook.com/events/1953770621615268/).

FRI The Salvation Army and KOMO raise money and collect new, unwrapped toys for families in need this holiday season Friday, KOMO Plaza, 140 Fourth Ave. N., Seattle (866-944-3838 or komonews.com/station/donate-to-the-komo-toy-drive).

SUN Bowling, silent auction, holiday shop, cocktails, benefits local pets in need of emergency veterinary care; 3 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10-$25 (frankiesfriends.org/washington).

FRI Dance lesson, 7:15 p.m.; dance to Cajun, swing, zydeco, holiday music; bar available, 8 p.m. Friday, Fraternal Order of Eagles #1, 8201 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle; $10 (gatorboyproductions.com/).

SAT Dance to the salsa and Latin jazz of Mamba Cadillac, 3 p.m. Saturday, Artspace Hiawatha, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-861-2500 or MyWorldDance.com).

SAT Dance with music by the Buckaroosters, singles and couples, all ages welcome, 7 p.m. Saturday, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle; $15 (206-781-1238 or nwdance.net).

DEC. 21 Restaurant fifth anniversary celebration with five special pasta dishes, $20/plate, $12/tasting portion, $50/five tasting portions, 5 p.m. Dec. 21, Agrodolce, 709 N 35th St, Seattle; reservations recommended (206-547-9707 or agrodolcerestaurant.net).

FRI All ages event, preregister kids to get a toy, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle (206-684-4788 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).

FRI Arts and crafts projects, holiday pictures, treats, for all ages, 6 p.m. Friday, International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle; $2/per child (206-233-0042 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).

SAT Treats, games, cookie decorating, for all ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E., Seattle (206-684-4753 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).

SAT Holiday activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Yesler Terrace Community Center, 917 Yesler Way, Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).

SAT Empathy theme to brighten the world, celebrate humanity’s accomplishments, reflect on our past, and consider the future with food, light, song, and camaraderie, 4-9 p.m. Saturday, University Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle (facebook.com/events/294609727722923/).

SAT Pancakes, sausage, visit from Santa, 10 a.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $15 by reservation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

SAT Tour four decorated 19th Century buildings and homes with historically costumed docents, seasonal music, holiday treats, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Old Consulate Inn, 313 Walker Street, Port Townsend; $15, reservations recommended (op-s.net/yule).

...Dec. 20; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21; 3 p.m. Dec. 23, Waterways Cruises, 2441 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; $36.95-$62.95 (206-223-2060 or /waterwayscruises.com/holiday-cruises-festive...

THRU DEC. 26 Teddy bear wonderland, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free, donations for Seattle Children’s Hospital suggested (fairmont.com/seattle/activities-services/events-calendar/).

ONGOING Holiday lights, decorations, a Seattle tradition since 1949, 4-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 4-9:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays through Dec. 31; Winter Solstice pedestrian night, Nov. 21; Northeast Park Road and Ravenna Boulevard, Seattle; food bank donations welcome.

...through Jan. 15; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...

...of Horror Film,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$33 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

...5 p.m. Wednesdays thru Sundays, until 7 p.m. Thursdays, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; $5-$7 (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org...

FRI Decorate gingerbread house, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. N.W., Seattle; $5 (206-684-4093 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).

SUN A Puerto Rican cultural celebration with singers, dancers, music, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).

FRI-SUN Based the classic 1946 Frank Capra film, as a live 1940s radio broadcast, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $18-$20 (206-937-1394 or twelfthnightproductions.org).

...p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Feb., Douglass-Truth Branch Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle (206-684-4704 or spl.org/locations/douglass-truth-branch...

MON Presentation and discussion to increase understanding and move us toward more tolerant attitudes and positive communication; 2 p.m. Monday, The Brig Studio at Magnuson Park, 6344 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; free (206-525-6378 or nestseattle.org/news-events/).

TUE Industry Panel for all ages, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-414-8325 or abbeyarts.me).

    Community calendar: holiday markets, Art under $100, and more events
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Dec. 15-21, 2017. Share story FRI-SUN Adoption fees waived on all cats ages 1 and older, 11 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Seattle Humane, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-274-1500 or seattlehumane.org).
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3 days ago

Charges refiled against man accused of killing college professor in Pioneer Square in 2013

The couple was walking near Third Avenue South and South Jackson Street on Sept. 13, 2013, when Jackson allegedly began stabbing Ito, according to the charges. When...

    Charges refiled against man accused of killing college professor in Pioneer Square
    Donnell Jackson was found incompetent to stand trial for the unprovoked knife attack on Shoreline Community College Professor Troy Wolff in September 2013. Doctors at a psychiatric hospital now say his mental state has improved.
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3 days ago

Police: Man caps North Seattle crime spree by crashing into University District home

About 20 minutes later, the same man reportedly broke into a house in the 4700 block of 11th Avenue Northeast. Police said he then entered a car dealership on the same block and sped away in a stolen Audi.

Shortly thereafter, the suspect struck several parked vehicles in the 5300 block of Ninth Avenue Northeast and crashed into the front porch of a house, trapping the suspect.

    Police: Man caps North Seattle crime spree by crashing into University District home
    The suspect allegedly threatened a bus driver, broke into a house, stole an Audi from a car dealership and crashed into a University District home. Share story A man was critically injured Monday night after threatening a bus driver, breaking into a house, stealing an Audi from a car dealership and crashing into a University District home, police said.
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4 days ago

One injured after stolen Audi crashes into University District home

The car struck a home near the intersection of Northeast 53rd Street and Ninth Avenue Northeast, trapping the driver of the vehicle and striking a natural-gas line at the home.

    One injured after stolen Audi crashes into University District home
    The driver, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was trapped in the vehicle, which lodged under the porch and struck a natural-gas line outside the home. Share story One person was critically injured after a stolen vehicle crashed into a home in Seattle's University District Monday night, according to Seattle police.
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4 days ago

Anchorage police arrest suspect in apartment shooting death

The suspect was arrested about 11 blocks away in the area of 20th Avenue and Juneau Street.

    Anchorage police arrest suspect in apartment shooting death
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police have arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting at an apartment. Police say a 20-year-old man faces multiple charges. Charging documents were not immediately available. A warrant was issued for the suspect's arrest after...
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4 days ago

NJ Transit buses diverting after explosion in Manhattan

Passengers were evacuated as a precaution from the subway line where the explosion happened, near 40th Street and Eighth Avenue.

    NJ Transit buses diverting after explosion in Manhattan
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Transit buses headed to the Port Authority Bus Terminal are diverting to other locations following an explosion in New York City. NJ Transit says buses are taking passengers to Secaucus and Hoboken. From there,...
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5 days ago

Seattle police investigate downtown shooting

Seattle detectives are investigating a shooting at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street at 10 p.m. Saturday night that left a man in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center with gunshot wounds to the face.

    Seattle police investigate downtown shooting
    Seattle detectives are investigating a shooting at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street at 10 p.m. Saturday night that left a man in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center with gunshot wounds to the face. Witnesses called 911 and later told police they saw the victim and another man arguing when a third person approached and shot the victim at close range.
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Dec 08

1 hospitalized following shooting in Rainier Valley

One person  has been taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening wounds, police said. The shooting was reported at Rainier Avenue South and South Genesee Street.

    1 hospitalized following shooting in Rainier Valley
    One person has been taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening wounds, police said.
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Dec 08

Annie Leibovitz, Khizr Khan, Jonathan Sposato among authors giving talks this week

...Improv’s Andrew McMasters, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Jet City Improv (5510 University Way N.E., Seattle); tickets are $5 and available through townhallseattle.org...

...Changed the Way the World Eats.” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Impact Hub (220 Second Ave. S., Seattle); tickets are $5 and available through townhallseattle.org...

    Annie Leibovitz, Khizr Khan, Jonathan Sposato among authors giving talks this week
    Here are notable author events for the week of Dec. 8-14. Share story An acclaimed photographer, a chimp expert and a rock musician with stories to tell - these are just three of the authors in town this week. Here's a partial list; for complete listings, see the website of your favorite bookstore or venue.
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