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The first Trump Tower? It was at 400 Second St., Seattle. This building was owned by Frederick Trump, the grandfather of presidential candidate Donald Trump.  - Washington State Archives

The first 'Trump Tower'? It was in Seattle

  • Apr 28, 2016 at 4:02PM

Frederick Trump, grandfather of presidential candidate Donald Trump, emigrated the U.S. from Germany in 1885 at the age of 16. Soon after his arrival in Seattle in 1891, he purchased a restaurant, which also offered “private rooms for ladies,” located in Seattle’s red-light district.

 

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Neighbors angered by foot path’s closure

  • Apr 25, 2016 at 9:00AM updated Apr 26, 2016 at 9:53AM

For more than 40 years, the informal foot path at the end of James Street had been the public’s only access to the beach in northeast Suquamish. At the end of March, Kitsap County Public Works fenced off the path with a $1,500, 40-foot-long, eight-foot-high chain link fence put up at taxpayers’ expense.

Pedestrian struck by moving vehicle in downtown Poulsbo crosswalk

  • Apr 25, 2016 at 5:25PM

At about 4 p.m. April 25, Fabiola Sanso crossed Front Street from Hot Shots Java to meet her husband, in a parked car across the street, and was struck in the crosswalk by a VW Passat that was backing up.

361 acres, 765 homes: Residents concerned about Arborwood’s impacts on wetlands, traffic

  • Apr 14, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Apr 25, 2016 at 3:23PM

A new community, Arborwood, is proposed between White Horse Golf Club and Kingston. But residents didn’t put out the welcome mat at a neighborhood meeting on April 13.

Back rent vs. black mold: Three businesses appeal eviction, say building conditions are hazardous

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 10:58AM

Jung Shin, owner of a shopping center on Viking Avenue, is suing to evict three business owners, claiming they owe her several years of back rent. The business owners, however, say Shin relieved them of rent payments until she repaired the leaking roof — work that was never completely done and has, they say, caused black mold, damage to inventory, and jeopardized the health of customers and employees.

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