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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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A bigger Burien Library opens, in a new building shared with City Hall, on June 13, 2009.

On June 13, 2009, a new Burien Library officially opens as part of Burien Town Square, a public-private development intended to revitalize the city's downtown core. The library shares a three-story bu...

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Seattle's light-rail era begins as Sound Transit's Central Link line carries its first passengers on July 18, 2009.

On July 18, 2009, Seattle's light-rail era begins as Sound Transit's Link light-rail trains carry their first passengers between downtown Seattle and Tukwila in south King County. The event, anticipat...

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Historic Seattle heat wave peaks at a record 103 degrees on July 29, 2009.

On July 29, 2009, a scorching weeklong heat wave across the Pacific Northwest peaks with record-high temperatures being set in various area towns. Seattle reaches 103 degrees Fahrenheit for the first ...

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Kimi and George Tanbara, MD Eastside Family Medical Clinic in Tacoma is held on July 29, 2009.

On July 29, 2009, a record-breaking 103-degree day in the Puget Sound region, a ribbon-cutting celebration is held in Tacoma's New Salishan neighborhood for the grand opening of the Kimi and George Ta...

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Citizens commemorate centennial of 1909 courthouse fire and rededicate the refurbished Snohomish County Courthouse on August 2, 2009.

On Sunday, August 2, 2009, Everett citizens celebrate the renewal of the 1911 Snohomish County courthouse with a tour of the facility, a display and program about its history, and a ribbon-cutting cer...

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Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels loses in the primary, Susan Hutchison leads for King County Executive, and city voters defeat a shopping bag fee on August 18, 2009.

On August 18, 2009, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels (b. 1955) finishes third in the primary election and loses his seat after two influential terms in which he built a national reputation as an environment...

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Jesse Higman, Speight Jenkins, Artist Trust, Northwest Tap Connection, and Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra receive Seattle Mayor's Arts Awards on September 4, 2009.

On September 4, 2009, visual artist Jesse Higman; Seattle Opera director Speight Jenkins (b. 1937); Artist Trust, a nonprofit providing support to individual artists; Northwest Tap Connection, an urba...

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Seattle's historic Paramount Theatre installs new marquee on October 7, 2009.

On October 7, 2009, workers install a sparkling new vertical marquee on the historic Paramount Theatre at 9th Avenue and Pine Street in Seattle. The marquee, fabricated by The Sign Factory of Kirkland...

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