Seattle Seawalls No Longer a Shore Thing
Bulkheads and other forms of ‘armoring’ line 92 percent of Seattle’s marine shoreline. Removing these can help restore habitat for endangered species—but can also erode land. Not surprisingly, some homeowners are resisting
walled off Most of Seattle’s marine shoreline has some kind of armoring like this seawall in West Seattle. Armoring is sometimes necessary but can also degrade habitat for for bugs, birds and fish
Seattle Companies Seek Opportunities in Virtual Reality
Virtual reality offers a different way to see the world. Seattle companies are jumping on board—and believe it will change the way we live
In the not-too-distant future, virtual reality may immerse kids in educational experiences and help them explore the universe in a whole new way
Value-Based Health Plans: Healing Medicine?
Our medical costs are out of control. Some local companies are trying value-based health plans. Are they the answer?
Sabrina McKinney faced an important decision two years ago. It was Boeing’s annual open enrollment period, when employees choose a health plan for the following year. McKinney, now in her 39th year with the company, chose something new: a “value-based” health plan. It meant a small monthly health insurance deduction from her paycheck and access…
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Arts: Picture Perfect
Robin Layton is nothing short of a Seattle treasure
Much like capturing the perfect moment on film, photographer Robin Layton’s life is a series of moments that are almost hard to believe. Some would call them coincidences, and others, instances of fate. Remember that iconic photo of a grinning Ken Griffey sliding across home plate (“The Smile at the Bottom of the Pile”) to…
Sea-Tac drops in latest J.D. Power survey
Airport rankings fall from last year
A friend who recently flew out of Sea-Tac International Airport told tales of long lines, unhappy fellow passengers, and an unfortunate bag mix-up. He literally had to buy a new suit for a business meeting once he reached his destination. I heard a similar story from another friend whose family flew internationally on vacation this…