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Rare bumble bee may be making a comeback in Pacific northwest

Bombus occidentalis used to be the most common bumble bee species in the Pacific Northwest, but in the mid 1990s it became one of the rarest. Now, according to an article in the Journal of Insect Science offers, it may be making a comeback. read more

Google to test self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington this month

Just like America's current generation of hipsters, Google's self-driving project is moving to the Pacific Northwest. See also: This strange-looking EV is powered by something called 'electrolyte fuel' Google announced Wednesday that it has selected Kirkland, Washington as the latest city in which the tech giant will test its self-driving cars. Show More Summary

Can slow creep along thrust faults help forecast megaquakes?

In Japan and areas like the Pacific Northwest where megathrust earthquakes are common, scientists may be able to better forecast large quakes based on periodic increases and decreases in the rate of slow, quiet slipping along the fa...

‘Captain Fantastic’ Gets Summer Release From Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street has staked out a July 8 release date for Captain Fantastic, its Sundance drama starring Viggo Mortensen. He plays a father in the forests of the Pacific Northwest who is raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education. Show More Summary

Why Not To Judge Your Writing

It's that time of year when I'll begin judging submissions for the Pacific Northwest Writer's Association's yearly writing contest. I'm happy to lend a hand because I know the contest often serves as a valuable career steppingstone for the winners, and that all the writers value the feedback they receive on their submissions. Show More Summary

High-tech river studies reveal benefits of habitat restoration for fish

An emerging research method to gauge the benefits of stream restoration for salmon and other native fish is revealing improvements in fish numbers, survival and reproduction in key rivers across the Pacific Northwest, according to a new research paper describing the approach, known as intensively monitored watersheds, or IMWs. read more

Watch the Boeing 737 MAX Make Its First Flight in Seattle

Sometime in the next 15 to 45 minutes, Boeing will operate the first test flight of the 737 MAX here in the Pacific Northwest. The clock is counting down to 9:00 AM although weather could impact the actual departure time. You can follow along with a live video stream of the test flight as well as 2D […] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.

Judge Finds Against Pacific Northwest Ballet In Dispute With Transit Agency

“A King County Superior Court judge has ruled that Sound Transit may pay fair-market value for a ballet school in the route of the planned East Link light rail in Bellevue and not the higher replacement value the school sought.”

Balloon Juice Bunker Standoff Update Day 24: The Gray Zone Pushes Back and Other Tales of the Pacific Northwest

——–UPDATE——– As BettyC intimated a few minutes ago, Ammon Bundy and 8 others have been taken into custody after exchanging gunfire with the FBI. It is unclear who began the firefight at the traffic stop. No reports yet on whether anyone was injured. —————————- We are now in Day 24 of the standoff at the […]

Mike And The Melvins – “Chicken ‘N’ Dump”

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

In 1998, the North Dakota noise-rock duo godheadSilo broke up, and that band’s frontman Mike Kunka headed out on tour with Pacific Northwest sludge-rock gods Melvins. During that tour, Kunka and the Melvins agreed to make an album together. They started working on it in 1999, and Sub Pop agreed to release the record. But […]

Should Public Transit Pay Pacific Northwest Ballet School To Relocate?

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Eastside school features studios framed in soaring glass and steel, ‘floating’ floors to absorb dancers’ leaps and pirouettes, expanses of mirrors, and barres to give even the youngest girls in leotards the surroundings of a professional ballerina. But the industrial warehouse building the ballet has so carefully transformed is directly in […]

Pacific Northwest Beach Wedding Inspiration

Sometimes, photography really is a true work of art. This imaginative wedding inspiration comes to you from the gentle shores of Washington. We are smitten with the perfect array of blue hues, from the moody sky to the turquoise glasses delicately set atop the reception tablescape. Show More Summary

Ports America’s West Coast Strategy Dumps Oakland Port

New Jersey-based stevedore and terminal operating company Ports America will invest in Los Angeles, Long Beach, the Pacific Northwest and western Canada as part of West Coast expansion strategy, but it will terminate a 50-year lease with the Port of Oakland. Show More Summary

THE BEST DISASTER-PREP IS MOVING OUT OF THE DANGER ZONES: Pacific Northwest in fear of massive eart…

THE BEST DISASTER-PREP IS MOVING OUT OF THE DANGER ZONES: Pacific Northwest in fear of massive earthquake, tsunami.

Mini Tsunami Hits Washington Coast Amid Fears Of Mega-Earthquake And Tsunami That Could Devastate Pacific NorthWest Coast [Video]

A mini-tsunami, which experts have identified as a “sneaker wave,” occurred in the Pacific Beach area of the Washington Coast last weekend. Residents of the Joe Creek area and beach captured footage showing the freak wave coming in and filling up the entire creek and beach. Show More Summary

Pacific Northwest braces for massive earthquake, tsunami

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Like the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunamis that killed nearly 16,000 people, seismologists say an impending disaster is coming

Restored Seattle-Area Midcentury Charmer Asks $1.1M

A graduate of Seattle's Lincoln High School and the UW's School of Architecture, Alfred Fenwick Simonson designed buildings across the Pacific Northwest from banks to gas stations to warehouses and houses. One...

Nature Through the Lens of Dylan Furst

Dylan Furst is an outdoor adventure and lifestyle photographer based in Bellingham, Washington USA, his backyard here in the Pacific Northwest which has heavily influenced his style as a photographer. For More from Dylan Furst visit his instagram @fursty and his website nature photography instagram

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