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New community library planned for Woodland

By EMMA HINCHLIFFE

A new 7,500-square-foot community library is planned for Woodland, a small city in both Clark and Cowlitz counties located around 20 miles north of Vancouver.

Seattle plans to require mandatory seismic upgrades

By JOURNAL STAFF

The city of Seattle is moving ahead with plans to adopt a mandatory earthquake retrofit ordinance for the city's 1,100 Unreinforced Masonry Buildings (URMs) and recently announced its intent to adopt such an ordinance in the fall of 2024.


$5M sale on Queen Anne Hill

By JOURNAL STAFF

A small old mixed-use building at 600 W. Crockett St. sold for almost $5.2 million, according to King County records.


MUP issued for 191 Rainier Valley units near station

By BRIAN MILLER

The city recently approved the final design for a 191-unit workforce housing project near Othello Station. Now Nitze-Stagen says that it also has a master use permit at 4001 S. Willow St.



New MOHAI exhibit celebrates Black architects and designers in Seattle and beyond

By EMMA HINCHLIFFE

From the Ground Up: Black Architects and Designers opens at MOHAI this Saturday Feb. 4.



States mull rules to tackle teacher shortage

By JESSE BEDAYN

The idea for an Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact was first proposed by the U.S. Department of Defense and is designed, in part, to support military spouses. It would effectively allow teaching licenses to be viable across members of the compact, cutting through the current 50-state patchwork of disparate requirements.


Hong Kong tries to win back tourists

By KANIS LEUNG

Hong Kong will give away air tickets and vouchers to woo tourists back to the international financial hub, racing to catch up with other popular travel destinations in a fierce regional competition.


REI lays off 167 over ‘uncertainty'

Outdoor company REI has laid off more than 100 people from its headquarters in and around Seattle, citing “increasing uncertainty” and a need to be profitable.


Portland city workers on strike

More than 600 city employees in Portland walked off the job on Thursday as they went on strike for better pay.


Amazon beats Q4 revenue estimates

Amazon reported worse-than-expected profits, but its revenue beat expectations boosted by sales in its cloud-computing unit AWS.


Apple reports sales decline

Apple has posted its first quarterly revenue drop in nearly four years.


Starbucks misses revenue estimates

Starbucks reported lower-than-expected sales in its fiscal first quarter, hurt by COVID restrictions in China and lower consumer demand in other markets.


Facebook leads tech surge

By STAN CHOE

Wall Street's bang to start the year got even bigger Thursday, as tech stocks and a surge for Facebook's parent company led the market higher.


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