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June 7, 2021

Seattle home to new trial to test updated Moderna vaccine

Seattle is one of four cities taking part in a new Phase One clinical trial for an updated coronavirus vaccine.

The brand-new trial will test a Moderna vaccine that's been slightly altered to better protect against the coronavirus variant first found in South Africa.

The trial is taking place ...

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June 2, 2021

Toll rates on Seattle bridge could increase by 15%

Drivers in Seattle and Tacoma could soon be paying more in tolls to make up for revenue shortfalls brought the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Washington Transportation Commission met Tuesday to discuss the process for setting tolls on the state Route 520 bridge, state Route 99 tunnel and Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Earlier ...

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April 18, 2021

Seattle home to new trial to test updated Moderna

Seattle is one of four cities taking part in a new Phase One clinical trial for an updated coronavirus vaccine.

The brand-new trial will test a Moderna vaccine that's been slightly altered to better protect against the coronavirus variant first found in South Africa.

The trial is taking place ...

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March 23, 2021

Mortgage rates just moved sharply higher

Mortgage rates bounced higher again this week, making homebuying even more expensive at the start of the all-important spring market.

With home prices skyrocketing, any rise in rates knocks even more potential buyers out of the running, and yet somehow the housing market is more competitive than ever.

The average ...

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March 16, 2021

Next Phase Of Vaccinations To Begin March 22

Washington's next phase of vaccinations will begin later this month.

Speaking at a news conference Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that, based on current vaccination trajectories, the state could enter the next tier of vaccinations on March 22.

That next tier, Phase 1B2, makes a half dozen more groups ...

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March 13, 2021

New Mass Vaccination Site at Lumen Field

Partnering with Swedish, UW Medicine, First & Goal Inc. and state government, the city of Seattle announced plans to open a mass vaccination site at Lumen Field Event Center in mid-March. According to KIRO 7, the site will be able to initially administer 5,000 doses per week, and potentially ...

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Feb. 3, 2021

Study ranks Seattle as second most transient large

Seattle ranked as the second most transient large city across the U.S., according to a new study.

The study, from Construction Coverage, found 23.4% of the population moved throughout the year, a total of 175,193 movers. This includes the 113,430 people who moved within the same ...

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Feb. 2, 2021

Initial work on the Seattle Bridge is complete

The initial emergency stabilization of the West Seattle Bridge is complete, paving the way for the next phase of repairs expected to occur later this year.

Stabilization work included installing nearly 10 miles of steel cable inside hollow areas of the bridge to reinforce it's tension system along with ...

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Jan. 17, 2021

Tips for diversifying your portfolio with real estate projects

The capital markets has had its ups and down as investment opportunities dwindled owing to COVID-19 shocks. While most sectors have come under pressure amid stringent social distancing and lockdown measures, real estate has remained resilient for the better part of the year. As some investors offloaded stakes in a ...

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Jan. 13, 2021

Farmers market in Olympia opens for winter season

The winter season of the Olympia Farmers Market will be in full swing starting Saturday, Jan. 2, offering fresh and healthy seasonal produce options, along with an opportunity to support local growers and small businesses within the community.

Find a vast array of regionally sourced winter farm goods, pasture-fed meats ...

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