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Bidding wars for Seattle-area homes drop sharply in just 1 year

Bidding wars for homes on the market in the Seattle area have plummeted in the past year, reflecting a national trend, according to a new report released Wednesday. The report, by real estate brokerage Redfin, found that only 9. 4 percent of offers from Seattle-area homebuyers faced a bidding war in August.

Read the full story on KOMO News .

Street art in Seattle's SODO neighborhood earns worldwide attention

The two-mile stretch known as the SODO Track is home to murals by 60 artists.

Read the full story on KING5.

New smaller terminal will mean a tight squeeze for Seattle ferry passengers this fall

Millions of walk-on passengers who board state ferries at Colman Dock in Seattle will face a tight squeeze starting this fall when a new smaller terminal opens there. The smaller terminal, dubbed a "long-term temporary home" by ferry officials, will serve walk-on passengers while the 53-year-old terminal now in use is demolished and a new expanded terminal is built.

Read the full story on KOMO News .

King County and Seattle’s homeless-services merger moves forward, with questions

Seattle and King County are moving ahead with consolidation of their homeless services, but some regional cities remain skeptical.

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.

Sound Transit officers stop Seattle students on their way to first day of class

Fare enforcement officers stopped teens on their way to school. The students didn't have transit passes because they were going to pick them up at school.

Read the full story on KING5.

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