Tag Archives: Paul Allen

Seattle quietly becomes clear No. 1 in big-city sales tax


Pending vote could hike up the rate even more. Continue reading

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Usual suspects around Seattle unusually rich, as usual


Same 10 grace new Forbes list of the world’s richest. Continue reading

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Fresh proof of ‘Seattle Freeze’ and ‘Seattle Nice’


Civic report and Seahawks fan conduct reinforce local personality traits Continue reading

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New ‘View of the World from 9th Avenue’ would include Seattle


City wasn’t on famous 1976 New Yorker cover Continue reading

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Forbes 400 list catches up with New To Seattle


Nordstrom family’s Anne Gittinger officially joins ritzy roster Continue reading

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In Seattle, the usual suspects again (plus two)


Anne Gittinger and Gabe Newell join roster of the world’s richest. Continue reading

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The usual suspects of Seattle (plus others)


Bruce Nordstrom climbs onto the Forbes 400 list, but what about his sister? Continue reading

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Latest novel about Seattle lampoons city’s persona


‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’, by Maria Semple, finds much fodder in local doings Continue reading

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Fifty shades of Seattle


New “mommy porn” trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey, is set along Puget Sound Continue reading

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The richest people in Seattle–a very long time ago


None of their descendants rank among the wealthiest today Continue reading

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