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Catastrophic landslide hits Steelhead Haven, near Oso, Snohomish County, on March 22, 2014.

On Saturday, March 22, 2014, at about 10:37 a.m., a catastrophic landslide hits Steelhead Haven, near the community of Oso, between Arlington and Darrington in Snohomish County, with a loss of 43 live...

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Indianola-born sculptor Oscar Tuazon receives commission, to create a public art project for the Seattle waterfront, on March 25, 2014.

On March 25, 2014, sculptor Oscar Tuazon (b. 1975) receives a commission to create a public art project for the Seattle waterfront. The decision comes 12 days after Tuazon made a presentation to panel...

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Ann Hamilton receives $1 million commission, for creation of Seattle waterfront art installation, on March 26, 2014.

On March 26, 2014, Ann Hamilton (b. 1956) receives a $1 million commission -- the largest art call ever issued by the City of Seattle -- to create a permanent art installation on the Seattle waterfron...

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President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Sergeant Kyle White on May 13, 2014.

On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama (b. 1961) awards the Medal of Honor to former Sergeant Kyle White (b. 1987) in a White House ceremony. Sergeant White receives the Medal of Honor for his courag...

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The Seattle neighborhood of South Park celebrates opening of new South Park Bridge on June 29, 2014.

On June 29, 2014, the Seattle neighborhood of South Park celebrates the opening of the new South Park Bridge spanning the Duwamish Waterway. The opening ends a four-year period during which the South ...

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The Carlton Complex wildfire destroys 111 homes in and around the town of Pateros on the Columbia River on July 17, 2014.

On July 17, 2014, the Carlton Complex wildfire destroys 111 homes in and around the town of Pateros, located on the Columbia River in Okanogan County. Earlier that day, hot winds propel the fire towar...

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First Place Scholars in Seattle opens as Washington's first charter school on September 3, 2014.

On September 3, 2014, First Place Scholars, a private school in Seattle's Central Area serving homeless and traumatized students in kindergarten through 5th grade, becomes Washington's first charter s...

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Seattle quartet Industrial Revelation wins musical "Genius Award" at The Stranger's annual celebratory ceremony on October 18, 2014.

On Saturday evening, October 18, 2014, at The Stranger's 12th annual Genius Awards in the historic Moore Theatre at 936 Second Avenue in downtown Seattle, the jazz (and more) quartet Industrial Revela...

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Environmental restoration of Discovery Bay estuary reaches milestone with completion of Maynard nearshore restoration on November 8, 2014.

On November 8, 2014, after 10 years of planning and months of onsite work, the Maynard Nearshore Restoration Project at Discovery Bay in Jefferson County is completed. It marks a major milestone in on...

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City council names Capitol Hill neighborhood Seattle's first officially recognized Arts & Cultural District on November 17, 2014.

On November 17, 2014, the Seattle City Council approves a resolution creating an Arts & Cultural Districts program and naming Capitol Hill's Pike/Pine/12th Avenue neighborhood the city's first designa...

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Around 500 people attend "grand reopening" of newly expanded Fairwood Library, just east of Renton, on December 6, 2014.

On December 6, 2014, an estimated 500 people attend the "grand reopening" of the newly expanded Fairwood Library, just east of Renton. The library has been operating in a temporary storefront location...

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Seattle Seahawks lose Super Bowl 28-24 to New England Patriots on February 1, 2015.

On February 1, 2015, the Seattle Seahawks lose Super Bowl XLIX to the New England Patriots. The 28-24 loss is especially painful for the team and its fans because the Seahawks are just a yard away fro...

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