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Rainier Beach High not a landmark; $238M replacement planned

By JOURNAL STAFF

Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board recently declined to nominate Rainier Beach High School as a city landmark.


Honolulu group pays $60M for 188 DuPont apartments

By BRIAN MILLER

Clock Tower Village, at 1090 Ross Ave. in DuPont, has sold for a little under $60 million, according to Pierce County records. The seller was Sunroad Clock Tower Apartments LLC of San Diego, which acquired the 188-unit property in 2018 for $47 million.



Congress passes bill to ban some Chinese goods

By BEN FOX

A bipartisan bill aimed at keeping goods out of the U.S. that are made with the forced labor of detained ethnic minorities in China passed overwhelmingly Tuesday in the House of Representatives despite concerns about the potential effects on global commerce


Saratoga's Ballard apartment ready for final design review

By BRIAN MILLER

Property owner Saratoga Capital and architect GGLO are now planning a 75-unit apartment project at 1761 N.W. 57th St. in Ballard. The proposal for the corner, at 20th Avenue Northwest, will have its likely final administrative design review in November.


Plans take shape for Hamlin Robinson School expansion on Oberto block in Rainier Valley

By BRIAN MILLER

Hamlin Robinson School bought the Oberto store property last year for just over $4.1 million. It's directly east of the school's existing campus in the Rainier Valley.



Home sales rise 2.4% in August

By MATT OTT

The median price for an existing single-family home breached $300K for the first time.


With 95% homes hit, feds say no need for census extension

By MIKE SCHNEIDER

With the number of U.S. households counted topping 95%, there is no reason for a judge to order the U.S. Census Bureau to extend by a month the head count of every U.S. resident, government attorneys said in court papers Tuesday.


Nike sees surge in online sales

Nike appears to have recovered from its pandemic slump, posting a solid quarterly profit driven by soaring online sales of its sneakers and workout apparel.


12 cities pledge to divest fossil fuel

Ten cities around the world on Tuesday joined New York and London in committing to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of efforts to combat climate change.


Billions on the line as Tokyo tries to keep Olympics sponsors

By STEPHEN WADE

A recent poll said two-thirds of domestic sponsors were undecided about extending for another year.


New push to retire Native team names

The first Native American woman elected to the Washington state House of Representatives says she is drafting legislation to remove Native-themed mascots and team names at public schools. This has been a goal of Native American leaders, but has new-found momentum after the Washington, DC, NFL football team's name change.


UK man gets prison for hacking US companies

A British man who was part of a hacking collective called The Dark Overlord was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for helping the group steal information from several companies in the U.S., including Missouri, Illinois and Georgia.


Oregon firms may sue over virus rules

Several Oregon businesses have threatened a class action lawsuit against the state over COVID-19 restrictions implemented by Gov. Kate Brown to slow the pandemic.


Brookfield, retailers cutting workforces

Brookfield Properties, one of the nation's largest mall operators, is cutting 20% of its workforce in its retail division, as the pandemic has accelerated online shopping and resulted in a string of store closings.


Wall Street halts 4-day losing streak

By STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA

Stocks on Wall Street shrugged off an early slide and closed higher Tuesday, halting the first four-day losing streak since the market was selling off in the early days of the pandemic.


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