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The great indoors: A ‘hobby farm’ with a history

Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 18, 1978

By Joan Mann

Venerable 73-year-old farmhouse with ten bedrooms is the home of Pat Brunton. It also is a Maple Valley institution. 739 more words


Developing an Agile Brand Strategy

With a constant stream of retail company voluntary arrangements (CVA’s) we have been witnessing recently, changes in leadership goes with the territory which we’re seeing as a wider trend too. 633 more words

High Streets

Room and Recovery

I was back in Mauville before I knew it, not that I really wanted to but it was the closest point where I could heal my pokémon, something I did as fast as humanly possible. 29 more words


The Newcastle mine

Originally published in the Seattle Daily Intelligencer, June 16, 1881

Newcastle, as most of our readers well know, is a coal mining town situated in the mountains, about twenty-two miles from Seattle. 936 more words


Berlin Wall Memorial Diary

Part of the original Wall at Bernauer Strasse

Seeing the 220 meters of the original Berlin Wall at the memorial on Bernauer Strasse during 2018 triggered memories of my first visit to that city, in 1991, when long stretches of the Wall had yet to be taken down. 1,268 more words


Put in big pumps: Black Diamond mine getting in new machinery

Originally published in The Seatte Daily Times, June 15, 1900

The recent flooding of mine cut down output temporarily; this a banner coal year

“We are steadily at work pumping out our lower mine at Black Diamond,” said Manager… 585 more words


Annual Conference of the Regional Studies Association Irish Branch

The WDC is sponsoring this year’s Annual Conference of the Irish Branch of the Regional Studies Association. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘City Led Regional Development and Peripheral Regions’ and takes place on Friday, 7th September at IT Sligo… 475 more words

Regional Development