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 Seattle, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Seattle is the largest city in the U.S. state of Washington and in the Pacific Northwest with a total estimated population of 569 101 as of 2003.
Seattle's climate is mild with the temperature moderated by the sea and protected from winds and storms by the mountains.
In March 2004 Seattle was recognized in a report by the United States Department of Housing and Urban as one of the seven cities the United States that are leading the toward reducing chronic homelessness.
www.freeglossary.com /Seattle   (3731 words)

  
 Seattle, Washington - www.1-seattle.com
Seattle's worldwide reputation for rain derives from the fact that it is cloudy an average of 226 days per year (vs. 132 in New York City) and the fact that most of its precipitation falls as drizzle or light rain, as Seattle is in the rain shadow of the Olympic mountains.
Seattle has an educated population: of Seattle's population over the age of 25, 47.2% (vs. a national average of 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher; 93% (vs. 80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Seattle is often thought of as the home of grunge rock musicians like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Temple of the Dog, and Mudhoney, all of whom reached vast audiences in the early 1990s.
www.1-seattle.com   (6905 words)

  
 Top20Seattle.com - Your Top20Guide to Seattle, WA.
Seattle does not even have its own jail, contracting out the few misdemeanor inmates it convicts to either the King County Jail (which is located downtown), the Yakima County Jail, or (for short-term holdings) the Renton City Jail.
Seattle has an educated population: of Seattle's population over 25, 36% (vs. a national average of 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher; 93% (vs. 80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Seattle was also the hometown of Jimi Hendrix, Duff McKagan(Guns 'n Roses) and Quincy Jones, while Ann and Nancy Wilson of the band Heart, often attributed to Seattle, were actually from the neighboring suburb of Bellevue.
top20seattle.com   (4934 words)

  
 Seattle, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seattle's hottest recorded temperature was 102 °F (38.9 °C) on July 20, 1994; the coldest recorded temperature was 0 °F (-17.7 °C) on January 31, 1950.
Seattle is often thought of as the home of grunge rock musicians like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Green River, and Mudhoney, all of whom reached vast audiences in the early 1990s.
Seattle's performance poetry scene blossomed with the importation of the poetry slam from Chicago (its origin) by transplant Paul Granert.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seattle,_Washington   (7635 words)

  
 A Look at the City of Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Seattle has almost been sent into permanent decline by the aftermaths of its worst periods as a company town, but has typically used those periods to successfully rebuild infrastructure.
Seattle's leading newspapers are the daily Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer; they share their advertising and business departments under a Joint Operating Agreement, which (as of 2004) the Times is seeking to terminate.
Seattle's schools desegregated without a court order, but continue to struggle to achieve racial balance in a demographically divided city (the south part of town being much more ethnically diverse than the north).
www.juiceenewsdaily.com /0405/travel/seattle.html   (2854 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Seattle is known as the birthplace of grunge music, and it has a reputation for heavy coffee consumption because of the many coffee companies that were founded there, including Starbucks and Tully's Coffee.
Seattle's robust economy and multi-cultural backgrounds has attracted immigrants from all over the world.The median income for a household in the city is $45,736, and the median income for a family is $62,195.
Seattle has an educated population: of Seattle's population over 25, 47% (vs. a national average of 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher; 93% (vs. 80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/seattle   (6318 words)

  
 HistoryLink.org: The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History
Seattle was firmly established as the largest city in the new state, with rival Tacoma a close but fading second.
Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma were the top three cities, but Vancouver knocked Bellevue out of the number-four slot, due to annexations.
On October 21, 1962, President Kennedy was scheduled to preside over the closing of Seattle's Century 21 World's Fair, but he cancelled at the last moment due to a bad "cold." The nation and world soon learned that the real reason Kennedy stayed in the other Washington was the discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba.
www.historylink.org   (1250 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Education: Draft plan to list Seattle School District closures
Seattle Public Schools today is expected to release a detailed plan for restructuring the cash-strapped district, including a highly anticipated list of schools that could be closed in the fall of 2006.
The list of Seattle schools facing possible closure will be posted at seattletimes.com by 5 p.m.
The neighborhood around the school is expected to lose 33 percent of its school-age children by 2014, a projection which increases its vulnerability to closure.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/education/2002246776_schools20m.html   (675 words)

  
 UW Press: Reading Seattle Questions
Make a list of all of the neighborhoods these writers mention and describe.
Does Seattle's diversity make it difficult to generalize about the culture of the city, as some authors have done, or is it relatively easy to make such generalizations?
Does Seattle seem to be largely a city in a remote part of the United States, or is it rather an important gateway to Alaska, Asia, and the Philippines?
www.washington.edu /uwpress/books/readingseattle.html   (3798 words)

  
 Department of Neighborhoods
The Department of Neighborhoods’ P-Patch Program, in conjunction with the not -for- profit P-Patch Trust, provides community garden space for residents of 44 Seattle neighborhoods.
There are programs to serve low-income, disabled, youth and non-English speaking populations.
P-Patch gardeners show their concern for the value of fresh organic vegetables by supplying 7 to 10 tons of produce to Seattle food banks each year.
www.seattle.gov /neighborhoods/ppatch   (89 words)

  
 Ben & Sarah's Web Site: Things to do around Seattle
Seattle Center: Check out the musical water fountain (don't forget your towel!) and the grounds surrounding the Space Needle.
Seattle Space Needle: Be sure to visit the Space Needle on a clear day
Museum of Flight: Stop by the Hats and Boots while you are in the neighborhood.
students.washington.edu /porkchop/wedding/thingstodo.htm   (685 words)

  
 Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Neighborhoods - Seattle (Central)
The heart of old and new Seattle offers something for everyone, from trendy Belltown to historic Pioneer Square and the diverse Central Area.
The area's close-in neighborhoods have distinct personalities with attitudes to match.
· Seattle's new slogan has some residents asking: Metronatural...
seattlepi.nwsource.com /webtowns/seattle.asp   (268 words)

  
 Internet Seattle Guide - Neighborhoods
Here are details about Seattle's neighborhoods, and the locations of
Seattle Environmental Grant Central Station // Seattle Neighborhood Matching Fund Program //
Lists: US Archives // US Manuscript Collections // US Primary Source Repositories
www.halcyon.com /tmend/seattle2.htm   (1680 words)

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