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Rebecca Griego is killed on the University of Washington campus on April 2, 2007.

On the morning of Monday, April 2, 2007, the deranged ex-boyfriend of University of Washington employee Rebecca Jane Griego (1981-2007) kills her at the UW's Gould Hall before fatally shooting himself...

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Walla Walla sweet onions become Washington's official state vegetable on April 20, 2007.

On April 20, 2007, Washington Governor Christine Gregoire signs House bill No. 1556 designating Walla Walla sweet onions the state's official vegetable. Passed unanimously by the House and by a 42-3 ...

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Communications Department faculty open 50-year-old time capsule and find bawdy items at University of Washington in Seattle on April 26, 2007.

On April 26, 2007, faculty members of the University of Washington Department of Communications open a time capsule that was sealed within the walls of the Communication Building in 1957. Attendees at...

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Seattle newspapers settle legal dispute, extending their Joint Operating Agreement, on April 15, 2007.

On April 15, 2007, The Seattle Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer settle a four-year-old legal dispute and agree to extend their Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) for at least nine years. The sett...

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Elizabeth Sandvig is announced as recipient of the Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement on June 22, 2007.

On June 22, 2007, the Artist Trust announces that Elizabeth Sandvig (b. 1937) has been selected as a recipient of the Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement. The award is given annuall...

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New Tacoma Narrows Bridge is dedicated on July 15, 2007.

On July 15, 2007, the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge is dedicated. The day-long celebration attracts some 60,000 people. The suspension bridge with its concrete towers will open to vehicular traffic the ne...

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Northwest Indian canoes return to site of Point Elliott Treaty on July 26, 2007.

On July 26, 2007, about 40 tribal canoes from Puget Sound, the Washington coast, and Vancouver Island land at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo south of Everett as part of the 2007 Intertribal Canoe Journey...

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Queen Anne Branch, The Seattle Public Library, reopens after renovations on August 25, 2007.

On August 25, 2007, the Queen Anne Branch, The Seattle Public Library, reopens after a $853,523 renovation. It is the 23rd project completed as part of Libraries For All, a $196.4 million bond issue p...

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Clarence Acox Jr., Earshot Jazz and John Gilbreath, Jean Griffith, the Seattle Art Museum and Mimi Gardner Gates, the Longhouse Media Native Lens program, Massive Monkees, and Richard Hugo House receive Seattle Mayor's Arts Awards on August 31, 2007.

On August 31, 2007, the fifth annual Seattle Mayor's Arts Awards presentation takes place at Seattle Center in conjunction with the opening of Bumbershoot, Seattle's music and arts festival. A crowd o...

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Makah whalers harpoon and shoot a gray whale in an unauthorized hunt on September 8, 2007.

On September 8, 2007, five Makah whalers harpoon and then shoot a gray whale in the Strait of Juan de Fuca off their reservation on the Olympic Peninsula. The whale hunt, conducted without permission ...

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Forks celebrates Stephenie Meyer Day on September 13, 2007.

On September 13, 2007, Forks celebrates Stephenie Meyer Day. The Forks City Council adopted a resolution proclaiming the day in honor of the author whose vampire novels set in Forks are a teen phenome...

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Historic Messenger of Peace railroad chapel car begins long road to restoration on September 13, 2007.

On September 13, 2007, the Messenger of Peace, a wood railroad passenger car modified for use as a traveling church, arrives by truck at Snoqualmie, Washington, for the start of an estimated six-year ...

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