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Haroon Saleem is sworn in as mayor of Granite Falls on December 16, 2009.

On December 16, 2009, Haroon Saleem (b. 1954), proprietor of the Timberline Café, is sworn in as the mayor of Granite Falls in Snohomish County. A native of Pakistan and a Muslim, Saleem defeat...

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Sound Transit's Link light rail connecting downtown Seattle with Sea-Tac International Airport reaches SeaTac/Airport Station on December 19, 2009.

On December 19, 2009, Sound Transit's Link light rail connecting Seattle with Sea-Tac International Airport reaches SeaTac/Airport Station. The inaugural ribbon-cutting attended by some 500 celebrants...

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Somali Weekend School (Seattle) holds first classes on January 8, 2010.

On January 8, 2010, the Somali Weekend School holds its first classes. The privately organized school is is held in West Seattle in space provided by the Denny International Middle School at 8402 30th...

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New Sammamish Library building opens on January 9, 2010.

On January 9, 2010, a new public library opens in the city of Sammamish in eastern King County. The new Sammamish Library, located in the Sammamish Commons on 228th Avenue SE, replaces an older librar...

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British Columbia announces official approval of name "Salish Sea" on February 9, 2010.

On February 9, 2010, the government of British Columbia announces the province's adoption of "Salish Sea" as an overlay name for the combined inland marine waters of Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de...

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Somali TV on Seattle Cable Access Network releases a video explaining Census 2010 to Somali American viewers on March 28, 2010.

On March 28, 2010, Somali TV releases a video explaining Census 2010 to Somali American viewers. Somali TV is a weekly Somali-language show that airs on the Seattle Cable Access Network.The video is p...

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Explosion and fire at the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes kills seven refinery workers on April 2, 2010.

Early Friday morning, on April 2, 2010, an explosion and fire erupt in the Naphtha Hydrotreater Unit at the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes, killing seven refinery workers in the process of returning the...

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Seattle's Elliott Bay Book Co. moves from longtime Pioneer Square location to Capitol Hill and reopens on April 14, 2010.

On Wednesday April 14, 2010, Seattle's beloved Elliott Bay Book Company marks its bittersweet relocation to 1521 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill with a "soft" re-opening celebration. The store -- which ha...

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The Snoqualmie Tribe holds a blessing ceremony for the canoe Northern Dipper on April 22, 2010.

On April 22, 2010, the Snoqualmie Tribe holds a blessing ceremony at Lake Sammamish State Park for the Northern Dipper, its newly built ocean-going canoe. The canoe will be used that summer during Can...

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Nearly one-third of deployed U.S. nuclear weapons are based within 20 miles of downtown Seattle in 2010.

On May 3, 2010, the Pentagon discloses that the nation's gradually shrinking nuclear weapons arsenal now comprises 5,113 nuclear warheads. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which closely tracks d...

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Ken Griffey Jr. retires from baseball on June 2, 2010, ending the most accomplished and celebrated career in Seattle Mariners history.

On June 2, 2010, with a surprise announcement just a few hours before a game, Ken Griffey Jr. (b. 1969) retires from baseball, ending the most accomplished and celebrated career in Seattle Mariners hi...

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The annual Peace Arch celebration returns on June 13, 2010.

On June 13, 2010, the annual Peace Arch celebration, known informally as "Hands Across the Border," returns to Peace Arch Park (located on the U.S.-Canadian border between Blaine, Washington, and Doug...

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