Library Search Results

Your search found :
and
Per Page:

Kenneth Milette of Newport is sentenced in federal court on December 17, 2008, for illegally possessing and selling Indian artifacts.

On December 17, 2008, Kenneth L. Milette of Newport in Pend Oreille County is sentenced in federal court in Spokane for illegally possessing and selling Indian and historic artifacts he has taken from...

Read More

Two weeks of wicked winter weather whack Washington beginning on December 17, 2008.

On December 17, 2008, record cold temperatures and snowfalls east of the Cascade Mountains kick off what will become nearly two weeks of wild weather that eventually impacts most of the state. Spokane...

Read More

Seattle's Duwamish Tribe celebrates new Longhouse and Cultural Center on January 3, 2009.

On January 3, 2009, members and descendants of Seattle's First People, the Duwamish Tribe, held a Grand Opening ceremony at their beautiful new Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center (4705 West Margin...

Read More

Royal Alley-Barnes becomes executive director of Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center on January 7, 2009.

On January 7, 2009, Royal Alley-Barnes (b. 1946), a veteran administrator with the Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation, becomes executive director of the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center ...

Read More

Hearst Corporation puts the Seattle Post-Intelligencer up for sale on January 9, 2009.

On January 9, 2009, the Hearst Corporation, owner of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, announces that the newspaper is up for sale. The P-I's parent company states that unless a buyer is found within 60...

Read More

Fire severely damages the landmark Alki Homestead restaurant on January 16, 2009.

Early Friday morning on January 16, 2009, a fire breaks out at the Alki Homestead restaurant in West Seattle. The Seattle Fire Department responds quickly to a report of smoke coming from the buildin...

Read More

King County Library System's Carnation Library officially opens on January 31, 2009.

On January 31, 2009, the King County Library System (KCLS) and the City of Carnation dedicate the new $3.7 million Carnation Library, built on the site of its previous building at 4804 Tolt Avenue in ...

Read More

Schooner Wawona is towed to breaking yard on March 4, 2009.

On March 4, 2009, the the lumber-carrying and cod-fishing schooner Wawona, her masts cut to stumps and name board askew on the crumbling stern, is towed from her longtime berth in Waterway 4 in South ...

Read More

Seattle Post-Intelligencer publishes its final edition on March 17, 2009.

On March 17, 2009, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer publishes its final edition, bringing an end to a history that began 146 years earlier, on a hand-cranked wooden press in a frontier town of only a fe...

Read More

Sounders FC makes Major League Soccer debut on March 19, 2009.

On March 19, 2009, Sounders FC makes its Major League Soccer debut, beating the New York Red Bulls 3-0 before a capacity crowd at Qwest Field. It is a rousing start for an expansion team, and not only...

Read More

James Hakel ends his tenure as official Historylink director of libations on April 23, 2009.

On April 23, 2009, bartender James Hakel (b. 1981) ends his tenure as official director of libations for Historylink.org. Hakel, who has overseen Historylink's weekly staff meetings at the Red Lion Ho...

Read More

Avista Utilities, the Sierra Club, and the Center for Environmental Law & Policy work out a dam-relicensing agreement to restore full-time flows to Spokane's Spokane Falls on May 6, 2009.

On May 6, 2009, Avista Utilities, the Sierra Club and the Center for Environmental Law & Policy work out a dam-relicensing agreement that restores full-time flows to the Spokane Falls in downtown Spok...

Read More