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Work on Bertha's repair pit halted after shell-material discovery

blogs.seattletimes.com — Digging work for tunnel machine Bertha's repair access vault was stopped Thursday after archaeologists monitoring the excavation found a deposit containing shell material. The discovery may indicate the presence of cultural materials and requires further evaluation, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Though no artifacts or human remains were found, the department follows...
Oct 23, 2014

Another Bertha problem: Work on the tunnel's repair pit was halted today after officials found tribal shell material seati.ms/1nBqSFA

Work on Bertha’s repair pit halted after discovery of shells

seattletimes.com — Originally published October 23, 2014 at 9:02 PM | Page modified October 23, 2014 at 10:05 PM Excavation stopped Thursday at the big repair vault next to tunneling machine Bertha after a deposit of shells was found that could indicate the presence of historic activity from indigenous tribes or early settlers.
Oct 24, 2014

Work on Bertha’s repair pit halted after discovery of shells | Local News | The Seattle Times seattletimes.com/html/localnews…

Death of a bypass in crowded Issaquah

seattletimes.com — Originally published February 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM | Page modified February 25, 2008 at 11:25 AM City officials in Issaquah have killed a proposed bypass road, leaving their city in a exasperating dilemma. Issaquah is one of King County's fastest-growing cities.

Suspect arrested in South Park shooting

blogs.seattletimes.com — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a Sept. 28 shooting that injured one man in Seattle's South Park neighborhood, police said. Seattle police and King County sheriff's deputies arrested the 21-year-old suspect Thursday afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department. On Sept. 28, a man was shot in the chest and leg multiple times...
Oct 23, 2014

Here's what we know about the arrest of a suspect in the Sept. 28 South Park shooting: bit.ly/1vVlpeb

Paul Allen pledges $100 million to fight Ebola

blogs.seattletimes.com — Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has upped his pledge in the fight against expanding Ebola crisis to $100 million, and the Seattle billionaire urged other philanthropists to quickly follow suit. "Ebola is not somebody else's problem. It is ours," Allen wrote on his website this afternoon.