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SOME things are clear on election night

As of 11:50 p.m. election night, most Seattle and King County votes haven’t been counted yet. But some people don’t know that, and are already proclaiming McGinn over Mallahan. Way too early, guys. Those were the ballots that arrived early. Historically, … Continue reading

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Out with the viaduct … in with I-605?

Replacing the viaduct with the surface-and-transit option could stall traffic downtown and encourage highway construction elsewhere. The current mayoral race has placed the viaduct-replacement issue squarely back into the public limelight after most of us thought the issue had been … Continue reading

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The case for the deep bore tunnel

Right now, a drill rig is outside on First Avenue, testing soil conditions for the deep bore tunnel.  The plan is far from certain obviously, but progress of any kind is exciting! Meanwhile it’s working its way through the legislature. This is a good time … Continue reading

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