City explores ways to increase street food vendors
Seattle is on the verge of altering its permitting requirements to encourage street-level vendors, an idea with plenty of appeal – but one that also leaves its own set of questions.
University of Washington awarded $120 million defense contract
The U.S. Navy Friday awarded a $120.4 million contract to the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory. The contract will pay for for up to 657,115 staff hours through April 2015 on research, development and engineering in seven areas.
Seattle-Portland among seven U.S. business centers for software and technology
High education levels, low cost of living, and lax fiscal policies have made Seattle and Portland a popular location for new ventures in software and technology. Northwest business culture is dominated by an emphasis on innovation, sustainable development and lifestyle enhancement.
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