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California to give 40% of vaccine doses to vulnerable areas

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and JANIE HAR

California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for people who live in the most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus and get the state's economy open more quickly.

SDOT now has 25 mph limits on 415 miles of arterial roads

By JOURNAL STAFF

If there's a yellow or white stripe down any road in Seattle, there's now a good chance the speed limit will be 25 miles per hour.



155 Green Lake units approved, then appealed to Hearing Examiner

By BRIAN MILLER

The third of three Green Lake sites associated with the old Vitamilk dairy has been bound for apartment development for several years. CollinsWoerman's seven-story, 155-unit plan for the corner at 420 N.E. 72nd St. received its design approval in January, but it was then appealed to the city Hearing Examiner.

Recently opened Seattle apartments almost fully leased

By JOURNAL STAFF

The 29-unit Sienna Apartments opened on Jan. 15 at 207 18th Ave. in Seattle's Central District neighborhood.



260 Hillman City units take shape near MLK, with brave buyer sought

By BRIAN MILLER

Two apartment buildings are planned on a challenging, undeveloped site in the Rainier Valley


Mortgate rates higher, now 3.02%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates were steady to higher this week, as the benchmark 30-year loan breached the 3% mark for the first time since July 2020. Rates remain near historic lows as the economy strains toward recovery in the pandemic's wake.


Avenue 55 sells Port of Tacoma industrial buildings for $61M

By BRIAN MILLER

In two related sales at the Port of Tacoma, the first two completed phases of Avenue 55's Portside industrial development have sold for about $61.3 million to CBRE-managed partnerships.

Alexandria pays $45M for offices

By JOURNAL STAFF

In its third recent major investment in the area, Alexandria Real Estate Equities has paid $45 million for the Canyon Park Heights building at 21540 30th Drive S.E. in Bothell.


Hatchery to rely on native steelhead

A fish hatchery in Snohomish County has said it will stop importing steelhead trout from the Columbia River and instead rely on native fish.


CBO expects federal debt to double over next 30 years

By JOSH BOAK

The Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday that persistent budget deficits will cause the federal debt to double in size over the next 30 years.


Vaccine eligibility to expand March 22

Workers in agriculture and grocery stores will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 22, as will those in law enforcement and others included in the next eligibility phase that focuses on workers in certain congregate settings, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday.


New push for deal on infrastructure

President Joe Biden tried to maintain bipartisan momentum for a new infrastructure program by meeting Thursday with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House.


Tribes, EPA sue phosphate mine

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes have each sued a phosphate mining company owned by Monsanto over toxic waste that experts believe has poisoned plants, water and animals in eastern Idaho.


Tech pulls stocks lower as bond yields increase

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA

Technology companies led another broad sell-off on Wall Street Thursday as a spike in bond yields put more pressure on the market's high-flying stocks.


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