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Seattle's South Lake Union Streetcar begins service on December 12, 2007.

On December 12, 2007, the South Lake Union Streetcar begins service on a 1.3-mile route through Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. Operated by King County Metro, the South Lake Union Streetcar m...

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The Washington Software Alliance unveils new name, the Washington Technology Industry Association, on February 7, 2008.

On February 7, 2008, the Washington Software Alliance (WSA) holds its annual Industry Achievement Awards event at the Seattle Westin Hotel's ballroom. The trade group's new CEO, Ken Myer (b. 1957), ma...

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Chinatown Gate is dedicated in Seattle on February 9, 2008.

On February 9, 2008, at 10 a.m., Seattle's new Chinatown Gate is dedicated. The gate, located at S King Street and 5th Avenue S and designed by a group including Kirkland architect Paul Wu, is made of...

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Seattle branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco closes its downtown location on February 20, 2008.

On February 20, 2008 the Seattle Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco closes its building in downtown Seattle. Operations move to a new location in Renton at the former Longacres Racetr...

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Four local women buy Seattle Storm for $10 million on February 29, 2008.

On February 29, 2008 -- a Leap Day -- the Seattle Storm is sold to four local women, ending months of uncertainty about the team's future. The sellers, a group of Oklahoma businessmen headed by Clayto...

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To protect marine mammals, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Betty Fletcher on February 29, 2008, upholds injunction limiting use of sonar in naval exercises.

On February 29, 2008, federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Betty Fletcher (1923-2012), writing for a three-judge panel, refuses to overturn an injunction halting naval exercises off the coast ...

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Northwest African American Museum opens on March 8, 2008.

On March 8, 2008, the Pacific Northwest African American Museum opens, welcoming an estimated 3,000 visitors. The museum, housed in Seattle's old Colman School building at 2300 S Massachusetts Street...

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Mountlake Terrace High School announces plans to return to traditional educational model, abandoning experimental "small schools" program, on March 29, 2008.

On March 29, 2008, Mountlake Terrace High School Principal Greg Schwab announces the end of a five-year experiment -- largely funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation -- that had turned the sch...

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Local investors buy Seattle's historic Immigration and Naturalization Service Building on April 11, 2008.

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Building at 815 Airport Way S is sold on April 11, 2008, for $4.4 million in an online auction to INS Holdings LLC, a group of Seattle-area develo...

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Seattle SuperSonics play final home game on April 13, 2008.

On April 13, 2008, the Seattle SuperSonics play their final NBA game in Seattle, thus ending a 41-year run as one of the city's most successful sports franchises. A KeyArena crowd of 15,000 -- huge by...

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One of Western Washington's latest lowland snowfalls on record begins on April 18, 2008.

Beginning on Friday, April 18, 2008, it snows in parts of the lowlands of western Washington. Accumulations reach 10 inches in one part of southern Snohomish County, though most areas receive less sn...

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To help preserve and provide affordable spaces for artists and arts organizations, Seattle City Council establishes Cultural Overlay District Advisory Committee in May 2008.

In May 2008, the Seattle City Council establishes the Cultural Overlay District Advisory Committee (CODAC) to formulate plans to preserve and provide accessible and affordable spaces for artists and a...

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